Sr. Manager, External Communications, IDM

13 Jun 2022
13 Jul 2022
Full Time
Contract Type

Role Summary

This role will oversee key external communications priorities and issues in International Developed Markets (IDM) for our Hospital business. The Hospital business is responsible for our Covid-19 oral antiviral treatment, which is a top priority for Pfizer. The role requires partnership with multiple cross-functional teams spanning IDM and Global teams, close coordination with country communication leads, as well as other interrelated corporate affairs functions (e.g., policy & public affairs, media relations). The candidate will be a member of the Hospital IDM Leadership Team and will provide counsel and thought leadership support to the Hospital IDM Regional President and Leadership Team.

Role Responsibilities
  • Serving as the external communications point of contact for Hospital IDM Regional President and Leadership Team
  • Coordinating and implementing external comms strategy, managing brand milestone communications and supporting issues management communications across the region
  • Representing the views of the countries and ensure IDM country requirements are incorporated into global plans.
  • Developing thought leadership/executive visibility plans for IDM Regional President
  • Seasoned communications professional with proven pharmaceutical industry experience in global product communications, media relations or public relations preferable.
  • Experience in Marketing and/or PR required.
  • Proved track record of effective matrix working with well established relationships across Corporate Affairs and the IDM external communication network.
  • Experience in developing, leading and implementing communications and public relations plans.
  • Demonstrated track record of leadership project management, organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent written, oral, communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to develop, implement and measure success of PR and communications plans.
  • Ability to work effectively across functions and levels across highly matrixed organization and manage multiple projects against tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work closely with Pfizer leaders, demonstrating poise and executive presence.
  • Demonstrates a proactive, strategic approach focused on delivering high value communications that drive our reputation and revenue.
  • Issue management and agency management experience critical
  • A good working understanding of the media landscape and healthcare and regulatory systems in IDM

Work Location Assignment: Flexible

The closing deadline for applications is June 27th.

All applicants must have the relevant authorisation to live and work in the UK.

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