Pfizer Medical Manager Central America and Caribbean (CAC) in Escazu, Costa Rica

  • Provides support and the necessary medical and scientific information of Pfizer products to internal and external customers assuring compliance with Corporate and Local Procedures and applicable regulations.

  • Collaborates with Drug Safety Unit, Global/Regional Therapeutic Areas and Regulatory Affairs in preparation of the Risk Management Plan of the products under her/his responsibility

  • Management of the whole process of the Pfizer Non-Sponsored Research (IIRs, Clinical trial data Access request and Competitive Grant Programs for IIRs), Clinical and Research Collaborations and Non- Interventional / Local and Regional Interventional Studies (different from BE studies) corresponding to the therapeutic area under his or her responsibility following major milestones and budget.

  • Provide guidance with regards to do's and don'ts to commercial colleagues, be role model with regards to Compliance.

  • Be the official spoke person with MD for their portfolio of products to media and healthcare authorities.

  • Manage and coach MSLs and/or other direct reports.(if any)

  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with KOLs and academic centers to be partnes in CME projects

  • Manage Medical Affaires annual budget as planned.

  • Develop the Medical Affaires annual local plan, aligned to brand objective(s), and coordinate derived tactics

  • MARKETING

  • Full scientific involvement during the setup of new products, working together with Business Analytics and Insights area.

  • Collaborates during product launch process, including his/her participation in Strategic Planning/New Product meetings providing scientific support.

  • Collaborates with CBL/CPL in designing marketing campaigns during POA and throughout the year by providing medical and scientific knowledge during the development of Promotional Materials and/or activities of Pfizer products for the assigned therapeutic area.

  • Reviews and validates scientific contents of the activities sponsored by Marketing and Customer Engagement Programs together with the CBL/CPL.

  • Maintains close communication with Medical Associations, Ministry of Health and Academic Institutions for projects regarding Medical Areas, including Continuous Medical Education Programs.

  • Develops with Key Opinion Leaders material for scientific presentations of the products entrusted.

  • Collaborate in the trainings of their portfolio of products under their responsibility.

  • Coordinates Medical aspects of scientific events (educational and/or promotional), selecting speakers and assuring ethics and scientific content (Communication management to Sales Force, Media, Opinion Leaders for Continuous Medical Education Programs.

  • Train the trainers and to their commercial colleagues on product and disease knowdlege of their portfolio of products. Validate training materials.

  • Maintains close communication with Regional Team members of Pfizer products for the assigned therapeutic area, actively participating in teleconferences and in the annual meetings MM/PP (Medical Managers/Product Physician meeting).

  • Provides input, feedback, and collaborates in Market Research activities as needed.

  • Provides medical and scientific support to Corporate Affairs area in relation to public dissemination of Pfizer products for the assigned therapeutic area.

  • Actively participates in POA and Pre-POA business meetings and other medical trainings.

  • Actively participates in authoring or reviewing medical papers.

  • Strategically coordinates, develops and implements Advisory Boards and speaker trainings with continuous focus on business needs.

  • Periodic field work activities /visits with physicians now in separate sessions from Sales Representatives.

  • REGULATORY

  • Reviews/validates and approves the updated Local Product Documents (LPDs) and Package Inserts of assigned products in accordance with the corporate information and with Local Regulatory requirements.

  • Supports the Regulatory Affairs Department during the process of product registration in the country, including preparation meetings with the Regulatory Authorities.

  • Prepares the Medical and Scientific information that will be submitted to national, local and private/government formularies and listings

  • Coordinates the preparation of Medical and Scientific dossier to include new therapeutic indications, formulations, and second and third brands together with the Regulatory Affairs and Medical information Departments, guaranteeing that the Product Information is consistent with the LPD (Local Product Document), International Product Information, Summary Product Characteristics, United States Product Information (USPI); as well as in adherence with the Pfizer SOPs and Local Regulations.

  • MEDICAL INFORMATION AND PHARMACOVIGILANCE

  • Follow-up with the Drug Safety Unit on any topic about Adverse Events (Spontaneous and/or within Clinical Trials) that may require his/her medical support.

  • Close interaction with Medical Information supporting dossiers and promotional material needs

  • QUALITY STANDARDS

  • Complies with Training Curricula.

  • Attend all the required training meetings according to established timelines.

  • Knowledge and full participation on the Inspection Readiness Process and the applicable procedures before, during and after corporate audits or regulatory inspections

Technical

  • Technically updated in local regulations

  • Fluency in English ( both written and spoken)

  • Ability to prepare presentations and deliver public speeches

  • Ability to teach and train

  • Abilities in negotiation and effective communication

  • Excellent abilities in strategic and interpersonal influence

  • Knowledge of scientific, ethical, regulatory and legal aspects which allow the conduction of research trials in human beings.

  • Handle computer software, specifically Microsoft Office, internet and other basic electronic tools

  • ManagerialLeadership:

  • Maintain focus on performance

  • Contribute to an inclusive atmosphere

  • Encourage open discussion and debate

  • Handle change

  • Develop his/her colleagues

  • Alignment through Pfizer Organizational :

  • Integrity

  • Innovation

  • Respect for People

  • Customer focus oriented

  • Teamwork

  • Leadership

  • Performance

  • Community Functionality:

  • Strategic thinking

  • Analytical thinking

  • Good planning and organization

  • Judgment for decision-making

  • Initiative

  • Focus on business

  • Set priorities

  • Good communication

  • Teamwork

  • Leadership

  • Focus on results

  • Sense of urgency

  • Business traveling

  • Certifications

  • A minimum of 3 years' experience in positions within clinical practice or linked with medical affairs, R&D, medical-marketing, marketing, clinical research or medical direction, preferably within the pharmaceutical industry.

  • Education

  • Medical knowledge in the assigned medical area of the products entrusted.

  • Medical degree required: preferably specialty

  • Experience

  • Experience in project & budget administration and management.

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