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Job Summary

Groton, CT
Other/Not Classified
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Reference Code

Manager Business Partner, Research Materials

About the Job

We are seeking an experienced professional to join the Research Materials group within the Molecule Design BT organization as a Business Partner. The selected candidate will be responsible for delivering impactful IT solutions to enable industry-leading compound management and distribution capabilities for Pfizer R&D.

Role Responsibilities

Business Partnership

  • Partner with Research project teams to understand their needs and challenges and proactively identify ways in which information technology can address them
  • Build and manage relationships with key stakeholders at multiple levels in the organization, prioritizing requirements and managing expectations as needed
  • Develop a deep understanding of relevant business and data workflows and become established as a technical expert in the relevant systems

Project delivery

  • Conduct business analysis activities necessary to identify a business need, problem or opportunity, define the nature of a solution that meets the need, and articulate the investment necessary to deliver that solution.
  • Collaborate with business customers, solution delivery providers and shared service groups to implement quality solutions that deliver the expected business value and maintain necessary service levels


  • Accountable for a portfolio of Research Materials-focused applications and ensures these deliver expected business value
  • Accountable for the responsible management of project and support budget, including the forecasting and tracking of project expenses and accruals
  • Accountable for audit and inspection readiness of applications (if required)



  • Degree in computer science, information technology, life sciences, or related field (Graduate degree preferred)
  • 5+ years’ experience delivering information technology solutions in the biopharmaceutical realm
  • Specific experience in or supporting Research Materials / Sample Logistics strongly preferred
  • Excellent skills in leadership, strategic planning. relationship management, verbal and written communications, business analysis, project management, customer focus
  • Ability to communicate and negotiate with individuals and groups at multiple levels across the organization
  • Experience in delivering IT solutions using software development lifecycle
  • Experience in vendor relationship management and in budget management
  • Practical technical skills, including the ability to understand and troubleshoot technical aspect of applications, curate data and perform at least some basic scripting or coding (e.g. Pipeline Pilot, SQL, etc.)


  • Software development experience and capabilities


  • Ability to enter Research Laboratories in support of hardware and software installations, support and troubleshooting.


  • Ability to periodically travel globally and within the US in support of project meetings and vendor negotiations.

EEO & Employment Eligibility

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status.  Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA.   Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

Sunshine Act

Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider’s name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure.  Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act.  Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government.  If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

Other Job Details:

  • Last Date to Apply for Job: July 17, 2018

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.


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