PFIZER (NIGERIA) VACANCIES | Dialysis World Nigeria - DWN
Date Posted: 26/Oct/2015   Deadline: 27/Oct/2015

At Pfizer (Nigeria), we apply science and our global resources to bring therapies to people that extend and significantly improve their lives. We strive to set the standard for quality, safety and value in the discovery, development and manufacture of health care products. Our global portfolio includes medicines and vaccines as well as many of the world's best-known consumer health care products. Every day, Pfizer colleagues work across developed and emerging markets to advance wellness, prevention, treatments and cures that challenge the most feared diseases of our time.

All over the world, Pfizer colleagues work together to positively impact health for everyone, everywhere. Our colleagues have the opportunity to grow and develop a career that offers both individual and company success; be part of an ownership culture that values diversity and where all colleagues are energized and engaged; and the ability to impact the health and lives of millions of people.  Pfizer, a global leader in the biopharmaceutical industry, is continuously seeking top talent who are inspired by our purpose to innovate to bring therapies to patients that significantly improve their lives.

Pfizer Nigeria is currently recruiting to fill the following position:

Position: Director, Non-MD Oncology Clinician

Job ID: 1021566

Location: Nigeria

Job Description:

Applies clinical development knowledge to transform clinical research ideas into high quality clinical answers.

Contributes to the development of clinical strategies and the creation of the Clinical Development Plan

Designs efficient/innovative clinical studies in close collaboration with statistics, translational oncology, and clinical pharmacology colleagues

Delivers high quality clinical documents (e.g. protocols, clinical reports, clinical components of IB’s and regulatory submissions) in compliance with regulatory standards

Serves as a single point of accountability for the design and execution of clinical studies  by closely collaborating with the Study Team

Ensures appropriate data review, interpretation and reporting in collaboration with other functional groups.

Reviews and tracks emerging efficacy and safety data and keeps Clinical Lead informed of changes in the efficacy/safety as they occur and take action as appropriate

Presents clinical trial results internally and to the scientific community and prepare manuscripts

May manage other clinicians as direct reports.   




Clinical Leads contribute to the creation and maintenance of the Safety Risk Plan (SRP) for the program In close collaboration with the Medical Monitor for the study.

Clinical Leads in Early Development are responsible for the Safety Surveillance and Risk Management (SSRM) component of the compound development plan until achievement of POC, in agreement with SAF09 and with support from WSS in a consultation model, and if the CL is not a physician a Medical Monitor is appointed to support this effort The CL works in close collaboration with the Medical Monitor for the study

May sit on the Publication Sub-Committee and contributes to designing the publication strategy for the compound

Assists in the preparation of the clinical content of regulatory submissions/documents (e.g. NDA, MAA, IND, sNDA, IB, AR/DSRU, label changes, Core Data Sheet, Package Insert)

May participate in discussions with regulators and with the resolution of clinical queries from drug regulatory agencies; leads or contributes to writing and reviewing responses to regulatory queries

Provides input in the preparation and execution of meetings with HAs

Works with (Global) Clinical Lead and (Asset) Team Lead to assure that the assigned study(ies) fulfills its role(s) in the overall development plan

Provides clinical input to other departments (e.g. WRD, Safety Sciences, Commercial) to support development efforts as needed

May organize expert panel, consultant or advisory board meetings to provide input to clinical plans

May be an active member of an alliance partnership team

Represents the clinical line on project-related teams and cross-divisional committees (e.g. TRC, PRC, IOBU-SDMC)

Reviews IIR proposals

Interfaces with other Pfizer sites, other TAs and other functions to share best practices, as appropriate.


Motivates and engages colleagues to understand a disease, and communicates commitment and excitement about an indication and/or mechanism of action

May coach and mentor less experienced Clinicians and clinical study sub-team members

May manage direct reports, including performance management and career development (recruiting, retaining and developing top talent)

Study Planning and Facilitation:

Drives study protocol creation from outline to final protocol

Authors study outlines and contributes clinical expertise to development of clinical protocols

Champions novel approaches in study designs and through application of enhanced trial design, ensures the most efficient clinical protocols are developed

Is responsible for review and approval of the Informed Consent Document (ICD)

Provides clinical input to the CRF design, statistical analysis plan, monitoring guidelines, and drug supply planning

Supports other lines  (e.g., Development Operations ) to ensure that they provide adequate support for the study and the overall development plan

Works  with Development Operations and AP to identify, evaluate and select clinical sites and investigators with appropriate qualifications, patient populations, and recruitment strategy to meet goals in a time and cost effective manner

Liaises with IOBU-SDMC, eDMC and Steering Committee as required by the protocol

May lead compassionate use programs

Study Analysis and Reporting:

Works with bio-metrics and other clinical staff (e.g., clinical PK/PD) in the review and interpretation of data

 Authors/Co-authors abstracts, posters, presentations and publications   


Bachelors or higher degree (RN, or equivalent) in field of Health Sciences or MD.  Advanced degree preferred.

3+ years of experience in Oncology including efforts on Clinical Study Reports, Clinical trial authorship, Investigator Brochure authorship/updates, and Annual Reports.

Pharmaceutical industry experience in Oncology preferred.

Extensive knowledge of the clinical development process, understand concepts of Phase I-IV and principles of study design.

Experience in all phases of the clinical trial including study start, conduct and reporting, and full understanding of the principles of GCP

Ability to work proactively and independently, organize tasks, time and priorities of self and others; ability to multi-task

Fluency in written and spoken English

Effective verbal and written communication skills in relating to colleagues and associates both inside and outside of the organization

Expertise in risk management and contingency planning is required.

International clinical trial experience desirable.

Method of Application:

All potential job applicants should click on link attached below:

Pfizer (Nigeria) Job Application Link

Application Deadline: 27th October, 2015

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