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We are recruiting to fill the place under:

Job Title:
Senior Manager, Global Health Partnership – West Africa
Job ref.: 4764828
Location: Lagos
Job kind: Full-time
Role Summary

  • The Global Health Partnership (GHP) Account Lead – West Africa, will assist allow profitable industrial entry applications in West Africa for Pfizer’s Prevenar 13 program with Gavi the Vaccine Alliance, Clinton Health Access Initiative partnership on oncology therapies, and Gates Foundation partnership on Sayana Press.
  • In addition, the lead will assist present nation experience and insights throughout West Africa to assist inform the potential for new above nation donor funded partnerships that may contribute to the GHP workforce mission of “improving the health of the underserved through partnerships that enable broader access to Pfizer’s medicines and vaccines”.
  • The West Africa Account Lead will instantly contribute to assist pull by means of of accounts which have a worth of doubtless greater than $80 million in annual gross sales in 2019 and embrace roughly 10 international locations throughout the western a part of sub-Saharan Africa.
  • The lead is a key member of the GHP workforce that allows entry to Prevenar 13, Sayana Press, Depo Provera, a sub-set of Oncology merchandise and future BD alternatives to international locations throughout the Emerging Markets by means of partnerships with key public well being stakeholders.
  • The lead will report back to the GHP Lead who relies at NYHQ and is a part of the Emerging Markets Leadership Team inside the Pfizer Biopharmaceuticals Group. In addition, the function will collaborate and work very carefully with the general Africa Gavi Account Lead in Nairobi and the New Business and Sayana Press Account Lead in New York.

Role Responsibilities
Stakeholder engagement – inside & exterior:

  • Collaborate with and lead matrix groups of assorted regional and native colleagues, equivalent to: PGS, regulatory, PHI, industrial, market intelligence, medical, authorized, and so forth. to tell, search and/or remedy points associated to GHP merchandise/applications implementation
  • Enhance partnerships with regional/native colleagues (e.g. Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) native colleagues) and different related exterior companions together with native Health Authorities and ensures that Pfizer is positioned as an revolutionary and moral supplier of public well being care options
  • Key account growth – Establishing Pfizer’s relationships within the Gavi international locations with nation immunization program implementers (EPI managers) and UNICEF nation officers to allow mid and long-term success of Pfizer’s PCV 13 Gavi enterprise in Gavi eligible international locations in Francophone Africa.
  • Understanding and growing long-term plans to affect nationwide decision frameworks for upkeep of PCV 13 applications in addition to new PCV 13 introductions.
  • Active member of the Vaccines, Family Planning, Oncology and New Business GHP workforce committees
  • Works carefully with the GHP Category/Portfolio Lead in New York in managing the class on the regional/nation stage.
  • Collaborates on an ongoing foundation with PBG Regional Therapeutic Area Leads and Country Brand Leads and Country Category Leaders and Country Managers to assist profitable execution of GHP applications throughout West Africa

Business Strategy & Program Execution:

  • Manage all funds and operations associated to Pfizer-sponsored GHP initiatives in West Africa.
  • Accountable for tailoring and implementing Vaccines/Family Planning/Oncology/New Business tactical applications and portfolio particular buyer/stakeholder experiences to satisfy regional/native wants
  • Management of the operational supply of PCV 13 volumes into the West African beneath the PCV 13 Gavi program in addition to points administration, together with engagement of Ministries of Health employees to make sure forecasted demand materializes.
  • Support the implementation of final mile supply initiatives in Francophone African international locations with low vaccination charges by means of partnerships with chosen CSOs.
  • Collaborate with native vaccines industrial groups in participating international locations’ vaccination program managers and vaccination technical committees, in partnership with Medical, to assist profitable transition of PCV 13 international locations from partial to totally self-financing fashions for their vaccines.
  • Establish and observe key efficiency indicators for partnerships and investments to make sure desired impression is being achieved whereas making suggestions on enhancements as wanted to assist optimum enterprise efficiency
  • Identify new regional/native market alternatives primarily based on buyer’s wants & literature searches in alignment with the GHP imaginative and prescient and goal.
  • Enhance partnerships with immunization program implementers and vaccine technical committees, in partnership with Medical, in PCV13 international locations in danger for change to PCV10.
  • Engage EPI and vaccine technical committees from PCV 10 (Synflorix) international locations with the goal of introducing Prevenar 13 into the nationwide immunization applications primarily based on proof pushed choices.
  • Identify and prioritize partnerships with native and regional tutorial societies to advance the significance of stopping pneumococcal illness in Gavi eligible international locations to incorporate on-going heath care employee coaching wants.


  • Understanding of the crucial significance of working with integrity and reaching targets in a compliant means
  • Experience partnering efficiently with exterior stakeholders to realize widespread targets
  • Ability to work seamlessly throughout people of many backgrounds, motivations, cultures, languages and time zones
  • Experience influencing others to seek out widespread floor and advance collectively towards a shared objective
  • Previous expertise working with nation colleagues in addition to the important thing cross-functional companions together with Commercial, Corporate Responsibility, Legal, Medical and Regulatory capabilities is desired
  • Minimum of 5 years of expertise within the pharmaceutical business
  • Must be bilingual in French and English.  Other languages (e.g., Portuguese) a plus.
  • Ideal candidate has had expertise working in numerous cultures and international locations
  • Prior industrial / P&L accountability most popular
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Advanced degree most popular (MBA, MPH, MD, PhD and so forth.)
  • Non-standard work schedule, journey or setting necessities
  • International journey required as much as 20%
  • Expertise in complicated downside fixing and constructing assist for new approaches to doing enterprise
  • Understanding of world public well being setting and associated stakeholders and willingness to develop experience in partnering with associated stakeholders
  • Previous expertise in a number of of the next areas is crucial: household planning, oncology, vaccines, entry challenges, public well being impression technique
  • Capable of working thoughtfully in ambiguity, with out full data, to satisfy an goal
  • Ability to work successfully throughout a extremely matrixed group whereas figuring out the necessity to adequately interact with capabilities related to reaching enterprise aims round a widespread goal
  • Excellent communicator, each verbal and written, to inside and exterior audiences, together with these with opposing viewpoints
  • Proven means to be each strategic and ahead considering to plan for the longer term in addition to tactical to allow profitable execution of short-term targets
  • Prior observe file of success collaborating with industrial groups to generate new enterprise
  • Experience working efficiently with exterior businesses to create narrative for model or enterprise is essential
  • Established means to prioritize the allocation of assets as a way to obtain a outlined set of aims is vital

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