Pfizer Inc. Vendor Operations Lead in Collegeville, Pennsylvania

Reference #: 1601578 The Vendor Operations Lead will be Pfizer' s expert on external preferred provider clinical trial execution resourcing algorithms, processes and systems as well as be accountable for providing transparency into preferred provider resourcing assumptions and estimates to various Pfizer internal stakeholders. This role also serves as a key SME for the development, maintenance, and enhancement of Pfizer's Clinical Outsourcing Study Template (COST) tool, which is a global application, leveraged by multiple stakeholders across GPD and Business Unit stakeholders within which all new study Request for Proposal bids are initiated. The individual will become an expert on the operational components and competitiveness of the preferred provider study bids as well as drive key operational metrics critical to measuring operational effectiveness. This position will be responsible for developing and presenting critical analyses (some independently derived and others in response to specific requests) pertaining to Clinical Study Work Orders, Change Orders, Resource forecasts, Resource reports, metrics and overall cost competitiveness of CRO bids/estimates.Key job responsibilities include:Independently interprets internal/external business challenges and applies technical interpretation to meet business needs as internal business models/sourcing strategies change and appropriately evaluates impacts to existing algorithm structuresIs an advanced technical expert on developing, monitoring and providing recommended changes to external provider resourcing algorithms, as well as corresponding systems and business processesApplies advanced business knowledge of resourcing algorithms, cost/budget estimates, savings opportunities and affiliated assumptions in response to ad hoc requests from Executive Management within the Operations Center of Excellence (COE), Clinical Development and Operations or other Pfizer stakeholders.Applies advanced technical expertise and business knowledge in verifying and challenging preferred provider resourcing estimates an... For full info follow application link. 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.