Pfizer Clinical Trial Metrics Analyst in Cambridge, Massachusetts

ROLE SUMMARY

The Clinical Trial Metrics Analyst will provide expertise in the analysis, interpretation and presentation of performance intelligence that drives decision-making and process improvements in the operational execution of our clinical trial portfolio. There are two roles posted, one role will have a focus area in metrics and analysis supporting biometrics, and the other with a specific focus on investigator site / country operational metrics. Qualified candidates are detail oriented, trained analysts, able to manage the technical aspects of data extraction and curation while also possessing strong analytical based presentation skills. Further, individual must thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with the ability to respond to multiple, conflicting business needs with urgency and accuracy.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

As an analyst:

  • Apply business expertise to the definition and use of performance metrics that measure, control and improve operational processes across the portfolio including clinical trial execution as well as regulatory operations.

  • Partner with GPD Leaders to define and implement appropriate measures and establish performance targets in line with Pfizer's vision and goals.

  • Synthesize data (both internal and external sources) to get a clear understanding of our current performance and trends across multiple perspectives including, but not limited to, quality, speed, cost and productivity.

  • Enable sound decision making by Teams, Leadership and Governance by providing performance analyses, business insights and recommendations based on accurate and timely information.

  • Provide expert input to respond directly or indirectly to new business questions and challenges from leadership, while anticipating future needs and proactively addressing as appropriate.

  • Monitor benchmarking, collaborations and outsourced activities to develop strategies and approaches that ensure Pfizer continues as an industry leader.

  • Liaise with stakeholders to measure process control, mitigate operational risk, confirm the effectiveness of process improvement, and identify opportunities for further optimization.

  • Leverage a variety of communication tools and techniques to provide analyses, business insights and recommendations to ensure proper interpretation of metric results to enable sound decision making by Leadership and Governance.

  • Design, implement and maintain reports (tools, performance dashboards and presentations) for stakeholders to receive consistent updates, integrating intelligence based on analytical findings or via liaising with subject matter experts.

  • Possess strong business acumen and ability to navigate across functional lines, progress deliverables when there is ambiguity, anticipate business needs and demonstrate flexibility by adapting to changing business.

  • Quickly and urgently extract and manipulate data from complex, unstructured sources to respond to ad hoc business questions

  • Is naturally curious and seeks to understand the root cause an context behind the numbers

As a Team Member:

  • Champion a work environment that encourages innovation and strong customer relationship management.

  • Share learnings, cross-train and mentor peers

  • Demonstrate expertise in specific area of focus, however "connect dots" between full spectrum of work the team supports to ensure continuity and alignment

  • Build trust and credibility with stakeholders and peers

QUALIFICATIONS

  • MBA, MS/BS in a relevant discipline preferred

  • 10 years working in Pharmaceutical industry in an analyst capacity.

  • Demonstrated expertise in the manipulation of large data sets, integration of data across multiple sources and data structuring to facilitate analyses.

  • Candidate should have strong technical skills including (at a minimum)

  • Expertise in Microsoft Office applications (Excel / PowerPoint)

  • Demonstrated expertise in at least one data visualization tool (e.g. Spotfire, Tableau)

  • Demonstrated expertise in at least one extraction/manipulation technique / tool (ex. Pipeline Pilot, Alteryx).

  • Strong track record for delivery

  • Experience of drug discovery and development in a global matrix organization.

  • Detailed knowledge of clinical trial and regulatory operations processes, data and supporting systems and tools.

  • Recognized metrics and business performance analytics expertise.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. Effective presentation and facilitation skills.

  • Able to work and collaborate effectively as a trusted partner with stakeholders.

  • Conversant with the long term strategy of the business and is able to leverage this in order to prioritize activities and answer key business questions.

  • High competency in disassembling complex problems, developing pragmatic solutions and providing guidance based on analytical output.

  • Able to make complex decisions that require assessing and choosing amongst multiple options, amidst competing priorities, and in ambiguous situations, to timelines and with available resource.

  • Seeks quality information and provides analyses and recommendations supported by facts. Able to effectively visualize patterns to identify KPI's.

  • Contributes to a learning environment by sharing knowledge and best practices within and across the organization.

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EEO & Employment Eligibility

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Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

Last Date to Apply for Job: January 30th 2019

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