Manufacturing / FMCG / Industrial

Latest Job Vacancies at Pfizer, 13th March, 2019

Pfizer – Good health is vital to all of us, and finding sustainable solutions to the most pressing health care challenges of our world cannot wait. That’s why we at Pfizer are committed to applying science and our global resources to improve health and well-being at every stage of life. We strive to provide access to safe, effective and affordable medicines and related health care services to the people who need them.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: Regulatory Affairs Administrator
Ref No: 4738566
Location: Lagos
Job type: Full Time
Reports to: Cluster Regulatory Lead, Sub Saharan Africa
Division/Business Line: Global Product Development(GPD)
Sub Division: Global Regulatory Affairs (GRA) International, Africa Middle East
Department Name: GRA International, Sub Saharan Africa Cluster,

Job Summary

  • To support SSA Cluster Regulatory Lead and Country Regulatory colleagues to implement processes.

Job Responsibilities

  • Minute taking where required.
  • Arranging Team Events where required.
  • General administrative duties including Faxing, photocopying, scanning, sorting and distributing post.
  • Ordering and maintaining department stationery stocks.
  • Sending packages via Courier and tracking where required.
  • Electronic Filing of Regulatory Documentation.
  • Processing Financial requests using various Pfizer systems.
  • Assisting with Department specific system requests.


  • Minimum of 2-3 years of undergraduate training in sciences.
  • Demonstrates good administrative skills.
  • Expresses ideas and information clearly, creatively and persuasively when speaking and writing.
  • Ability to manage own time effectively.
  • Must be self-motivated to achieve high quality results within defined timeframes.


  • Proficient in the Microsoft Word packages and Outlook.

Organizational Relationships:

  • Collaborating and interacting with Country Regulatory Managers, Commercial, Sales, Medical and Supply chain teams.

Interested and qualified candidate should:Click here to apply


Job Title: Medical Representative
Ref No: 4739889
Location: Jos, Plateau
Job type: Full Time

Role Purpose

  • The candidate will be responsible executing the business strtaegy in the Northern territory.  Jobs at this level work with some support from manager/colleagues/field trainers.
  • They are competent at planning and organizing so as to meet business plan objectives. Some involvement in project work may be required.

Key Accountabilities 
Product Promotion & Sales:

  • Promote products to designated customers in order to achieve territory plan objectives.
  • Effective selling skills.
  • Achievement of territory plan objectives.
  • Call rate
  • Coverage and frequency.
  • Market Share of National Average
  • Change in Market Share of National Average.
  • % growth in Market Share of National Average.
  • ‘Special event’ meetings.

Customer Relations:

  • Build relationships with target customers to enhance territory knowledge to gain product endorsement to generate sales.
  • Customer rapport.
  • Coverage and frequency.
  • Up to date customer records.
  • Development of key opinion leaders.
  • Hospital referral patterns.
  • Distributor information and support
  • Coordination with distributor reps to ensure timely pick up and supplies of orders from customers.
  • Timely response to customer queries on product / medical information and other activities relating to company and own duties.

Business Planning and Management:

  • Diagnosis of situation of territory e.g. local politics, PCG’s, local initiatives leading to subsequent design and implementation of territory business plan to achieve business objectives.
  • Production of workable business plan with objectives.
  • Business plan implemented/updated as necessary.
  • Achievement of objectives outlined in plan.
  • Demonstration that territory knowledge has been acted on.

Market Intelligence:

  • Feedback to Team and Head Office of relevant competitor activity or local issues to ensure appropriate action can be taken.
  • Competitor knowledge/activities and products, campaigns – key issues identified and fed back.
  • Local situations are known e.g. political, formularies, budgets, PCG’s, new developments.
  • Parallel trade and fakes report in line with the agreed standards and time lines to the regulatory department.
  • Adverse event monitoring and reports.

Interested and qualified candidate should:Click here to apply



Job Title: 
Country Brand Manager
Ref No: 218493
Location: Lagos
Job type: Full Time

Position Summary

  • Development of all marketing and promotional activities for the allocated brands and portfolios, with the main objective of ensuring that the best strategies and tools are made available to all customer facing colleagues, that allows for maximum patient impact.
  • Ensure that the strategies encompass all sectors (private & public) and channels of distribution.


  • Deliver on revenue and IBA of brands and portfolios within the scope of management:
    • Ensure high integrity and accuracy of forecasts
    • Ensure mitigation plans are developed, as required, to reach financial objectives
    • Work with GSC (SA demand planning) to optimize brand forecasts and reduce obsolescence
  • Manage expense budgets:
    • DME Budgets (Direct Marketing Expenses/ including A&P) -Set up; monitor and track ROI of marketing expenditure and programs
    • Manage OME (other marketing expense) budgets, allocated for T&E (Travel and Entertainment)

Brand/TA/Channel management, strategy and tactical plan development:

  • Development of strategies, promotional campaigns and programs, through maximizing customer insights and ensuring maximum patient impact:
    • Align to global strategies as appropriate
    • Provide accurate analysis of data for each brand, to support proposed strategy
    • Ensure the brands are being managed according to life cycle requirements
    • Take responsibility for brand requirements in the various channels and deliver the correct content to fulfill the promotional requirements within those channels (eg: script generation at doctor level, retail messaging etc)
  • Develop plans and core materials in line with the tactical plan (supporting the channel strategies):
    • Drive cross-functional brand leadership through the core brand team
    • Take accountibility for ensuring that all content and/or promotion materials and items for promotional purposes are delivered timeously
  • Review pricing and make recommendations for yearly SEP increases; tender opportunities and price reduction – depending on market dynamics, working closely with H&V (Health and Value function, who oversee pricing)
  • Advance proposals for major strategy change to senior management

Alignment across functions and stakeholder management:

  • Align key internal stakeholders – medical, marketing, management, SMS (Sales and Marketing Services), sales, H&V/ Access; Legal and BA – to drive business objectives, develop strategies and tactics for the brand and/ or TA:
    • Lead the efforts to understand and address opportunities and challenges
    • Establish effective peer relationships and strong cross-functional collaboration and communication
  • Collaborate with sales to roll out and drive effective execution of campaigns and programs
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with identified opinion leaders (private and public sectors)
  • Vendor management (in accordance with policy)

Position Responsibilities 

  • Brand revenue achievement, across all channels
  • Development of strategy and tactical plans
  • Delivery of materials and content for customer facing colleagues and channel activities
  • Brand forecasting
  • Management of expenses
  • Vendor management for brand specific initiatives
  • Compliance

Shared Accountability:

  • Develop country Op Plan; revenue targets, brand expense allocations, in conjunction with sales and management
  • Channel marketing (retail/ state KA) – ensure that clear inputs on the customer journey for brands are shared and development of tactics is done.
  • Long-range demand forecasting with demand planning and manager
  • Revenue adjustments, as needed for LEs (latest estimates), with sales, business finance and manager
  • KOL development – in conjunction with sales and medical
  • On-boarding of new PSRs and identifying upskilling requirements with market changes – training and medical

Education and Experience 

  • 2 – 5 years pharmaceutical experience
  • 1 – 2 years marketing experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Proficiency in English

Technical Skills Requirements
Expected Technical skills required and/or preferred.

Candidates to demonstrate these competencies:

  • Demonstrates business acumen
  • Acts decisively
  • Seizes accountability
  • Holds people accountable
  • Leads change
  • Self-awareness
  • Commits to “One Pfizer”
  • Builds effective teams (cross-functional)

Candidate needs to demonstrate these commercial /management competencies:

  • Broad knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry and healthcare environment including:
    • Pricing, reimbursement, regulatory requirements and market and policy trends (this can be in the learning phase)
  • Ability to analyze, define and convey complex concepts and strategies in verbal and written communication (candidate needs to be able to apply this competency)
  • Able to develop a strategy, plan activities and effectively execute to the sales force (candidate needs to be able to apply this competency)
  • Proven ability to perform effectively in a complex, changing environment, and the professional maturity to deal with ambiguity
  • Strong interpersonal skills are required, as well as excellent verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Well-organized with the ability to be flexible, prioritize multiple demands and effectively perform in a matrix organization (this can be in the learning phase)
  • Demonstrated track record of ability to influence others
  • Strategic skills, including creativity and effectiveness in identifying and addressing major strategic challenges (e.g. new competition, shifting market environment) and the ability to balance short-term needs with long-term vision for a brand
  • Be able to develop performance metrics (can be in the learning phase) Demonstrated collaboration/negotiation.

Interested and qualified candidate should:Click here to apply


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

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