Portfolio Director

The Metrics & Analytics Portfolio Director role serves to provide an analytical strategy encompassing the project development data managed and maintained by Project Managers and Planners in GPD PPM, in support of the department's efforts to drive GPD's mission of continuous improvement and motto that "Time is Life".   This will include: Designing and executing a comprehensive suite metrics of metrics detailing Pfizer's development project portfolio performance. Management of the Submissions Operating Committee ("Submissions OpCo") Development of data visualization platforms for metrics Analysis and insight into performance improvement ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES The core responsibilities of the position encompass developing and executing the Asset/Project-level portfolio performance metrics strategy for GPD. The principle role of the position is to provide an analytical strategy encompassing the project development data managed and maintained by Project Managers and Planners in GPD PPM, in support of the department's efforts to drive GPD's mission of continuous improvement and motto that "Time is Life". Performance Metrics: The core of the metrics strategy will center on a comprehensive approach to measuring cycle times across the Pfizer development spectrum.   The role will examine current metrics & broaden those that we assess to further our ability to comprehensively assess and communicate GPD's performance over time. The role will include assessing appropriate external and internal benchmarks against which to measure performance. In conjunction with the PPM Planning organization, the role will develop an analytical framework for assessing portfolio-wide performance against plan, examining the collected variance of individual projects against planned dates. The position will integrate and rationalize efforts with other deliverables, and seek to provide a comprehensive offering across the full development spectrum. Additional performance metrics may include life-of-project performance vs planned budget (in conjunction with Finance) and portfolio volume assessments. Submissions management Analytics for submissions and approval will be a particular emphasis.   The position will focus on designing and producing a data package that provides comprehensive information regarding the progress of Pfizer's submission process improvement efforts. Included in the close focus on submission metrics, the position will be responsible for managing Submissions OpCo, the forum for reviewing and prioritizing operational plans for submissions.    This will maintain a tight link between submissions targets and performance. Data Visualization Platform Development The position will build upon a platform in place for measuring clinical, submission, and approval cycle times.  The role will further develop the platforms capability for metrics collection & display, and broaden the utilization of these data by stakeholders. Coordinate with partner functions to develop tools & processes to collect data for Pfizer assets. Establish steady-state operation of the performance measures, providing timely availability of accurate data Develop portfolio tools, processes and reports to assist Project Managers, Planners, Asset Team Leaders, and other partners in managing programs and portfolios. Portfolio Intelligence: Utilizing the capabilities put in place, the Metrics & Analytics Portfolio Director will compile, analyze, and publish portfolio insights to detail GPD's performance in delivering the portfolio. Portfolio insights will include briefs that analyze key findings, materials for presentations by Chief Development Officer, and will include integration & alignment with other Enterprise metrics reports. The Metric & Analytics Director will Identify, recommend and implement process improvement opportunities to ensure optimal portfolio management within the Category. QUALIFICATIONS Advanced degreepreferred (MBA, or Master's level degree in statistics or Data Science). 10 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, with at least 5 years of experience in drug development. Skilled in data management and data visualization techniques and applications. Technical experience and deep/current knowledge of the drug development process. Experience managing a portfolio of projects and delivery on multiple simultaneous workstreams. Demonstrated success in negotiating the environment of a highly matrix-based organization. Track record of delivering individual and team goals exceeding expectations. Ability to synthesize data and information from multiple sources to assess and analyze portfolio progress and performance, and recommend process improvements. 4724301
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
8 - 10 years

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