Pfizer Global Data Dissemination, Publications, and Transparency Lead in New York City, New York


The Global Data Dissemination, Publications, and Transparency Lead will set and execute Pfizer's global publications strategy for advancing the body of scientific knowledge and ensure this is done in an innovative way, coordinating activities of all parties internal and external to Pfizer to ensure timely, high quality publications. The Lead will also direct the strategic development of activities and resources in support of global transparency requirements pertaining to clinical trial registration, data sharing and disclosure, and Health Care Provider (HCP) payment/financial disclosure. This position reports to the Chief Medical Officer for Pfizer.

This is a highly visible, critical position which requires strategic thinking, leadership and exceptional communication skills.


Strategic Thinking:

  • Accountable for creating, delivering and implementing integrated strategic plans across the Global Data Dissemination, Publications and Transparency areas consistent with the overarching strategy of Worldwide Medical & Safety (WMS) and the Pfizer enterprise.

  • Drives Pfizer's global publications strategy and execution across Business Units, establishing a standardized and coordinated approach to publishing clinical trial results as well as important insights into Pfizer medicines and the diseases they are designed to treat or prevent.

  • Establishes best-in-industry standards of excellence for both quality and cycle times for presentation and publication of clinical trial results, doing so in the most efficient and cost-effective fashion possible and tailored to the importance and urgency of each situation.

  • Develops the tools and resources needed to communicate medical concepts and clinical trial information in ways that are relevant and meaningful for a wide array of constituents, including patients.

  • Acts effectively to ensure that HCP payment disclosures provide not only all required information within the allotted time frame but also includes information regarding the basis for those payments that puts these into the proper context.

  • Displays foresight and mental agility to rapidly adapt strategy across each of these domains based on compelling events in the scientific, clinical, regulatory, or policy landscape.


  • Serves as an active contributor to the WMS Leadership Team, building and developing capabilities across WMS.

  • Provides thought leadership on strategic issues related to the various domains of the Global Data Dissemination, Publications and Transparency platform, working closely with key stakeholders across the enterprise and beyond.

  • Optimizes engagement across divisions at Pfizer (WMS, Medical Affairs colleagues across Pfizer Business Units, Patient Health & Impact, Global Product Development, Corporate Affairs, Legal, Compliance and other stakeholders) that interface with the domains of the Global Data Dissemination, Publications and Transparency platform to ensure adherence to regulatory requirements and identify efficiencies .

  • Builds and owns processes and SOPs to ensure consistency, accuracy, and timeliness of data for public disclosure.

  • Leads and participates in cross-industry initiatives related to clinical trial disclosure and data transparency.

  • Develops the members of the Global Data Dissemination, Publications and Transparency team, ensuring they achieve their full potential and have the necessary skills, capabilities, and experiences to excel in these areas.

  • Models leadership behavior and inspires team to achieve goals with quality, compliance, speed, insight, and creativity.

  • Acts decisively making effective decisions with urgency and removes barriers that hinder productivity.

  • Accountable for ensuring projects are managed cost-effectively and per budget/timeline, can make trade-offs as necessary, and takes appropriate actions to de-risk decisions.

  • Ensures that projects are appropriately prioritized and receive the necessary resources and support.

  • Ability to communicate and foster collaborative relationships with internal and external key stakeholders.


  • Persuasive and influential communicator with exceptional influencing skills that demonstrates strong thought partnership and creates effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including physicians, professional societies, regulatory bodies and academic institutions.

  • Communicates and plans internal and external communications related to clinical trial disclosure and evolving regulations/policies.

  • Effectively informs and influences key internal stakeholders (including all levels of management as appropriate).

  • Able to clearly and accurately articulate strategy and tactics in a way that is appropriate for a wide array of audiences.

  • Encourages transparency and fosters an open dialogue with all stakeholders (inside and outside of Pfizer).


Education and Experience

  • Education: Bachelor degree required

  • Advanced degree in scientific or medical field preferred. If advanced degree is in a different discipline, experience and demonstrated ability in medical communication and/or publishing is required.

  • Proven ability to lead, motivate, inspire and develop diverse, cross-functional teams that operate across geographies in a highly matrixed, multi-cultural global organization.

  • At least 15 years of relevant experience in the pharmaceutical, academic and/or medical research environments in one or more domain.

  • An organized, independent, self-motivated individual with exceptional presentation, written and oral communication skills able to tailor presentations to knowledge level of the audience to suit their needs and maximize understanding on the topic.

  • Executive presence and ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization.

  • Knowledgeable of the clinical, commercial, regulatory and environmental issues that impact the Global Data Dissemination, Publications and Transparency domains.

  • Strong understanding of US and EU requirements for clinical trial disclosure as well as other related policies.

  • Familiarity and ease working with and discussing scientific data.

  • Proven ability to devise and manage metrics/scorecards to measure effectiveness and document impact of initiatives.

  • Must have excellent customer-service orientation and ability to think innovatively and creatively.

Sunshine Act

Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider's name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure. Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act. Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government. If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

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.

This job is eligible for Relocation package

This job is eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

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