Pfizer Senior Manager, International Policy (Latin America, Africa, and Middle East) in New York City, New York


The Senior Manager, International Policy (Latin America, Africa, Middle East) will report to the Senior Director, International Policy (Emerging Markets) and be responsible for developing and supporting policy and analysis to advance Pfizer's business objectives with a focus on Latin America, Africa, and the Middle East.

  • The Senior Manager will contribute to tracking, anticipating, and understanding policy proposals that relate to pricing and reimbursement, healthcare reform, innovation, intellectual property, and regulatory reform.

  • The Senior Manager will support preparation of material and content for public affairs colleagues to work with governments and other regional and in country stakeholders on pricing and reimbursement topics, as well as our role and contribution to innovation, health and growth in Latin America, Africa, and Middle East countries.

  • The role requires a good working knowledge of international healthcare policy issues and environment, excellent research and writing skills, as well as the ability to apply those to assigned projects and themes.


Work with the Senior Director, International Policy and relevant colleagues across the organization to:

  • Manage and contribute to internal projects aligned with International Policy's areas of responsibility and address regional and global policy issues.

  • Support development of high quality policy analysis, research, and financial analysis to identify opportunities and mitigate business risks to Pfizer.

  • Proactively track policy trends to support and inform policy engagement in Latin America, Africa, and Middle East countries.

  • Design and execute research programs internally, and with external vendors, to advance Pfizer's policy agenda

  • Coordinate relevant policy inputs for briefing materials, talking points, presentations, and analyses for senior leadership for both internal and external audiences.

  • Engage internally across functions to develop and align on one-Pfizer policy positions (key interface points include: International Public Affairs, U.S. and EU Government Affairs, Regional Public Affairs, Regulatory, Legal, Communications and Media, and PHI).

  • Lead the implementation of policy positions as appropriate.

  • Represent Pfizer on key industry trade association and other working groups and committees.


  • 6 years of experience in public policy, market access, strategy or consulting related to policy, government relations, and/or corporate affairs, with experience during that time in emerging markets policy.

  • Good working knowledge of international healthcare issues, as well as knowledge of pharmaceutical pricing and reimbursement issues.

  • B.A./B.S. required; advanced degree strongly preferred.

  • Strong research and writing skills including experience synthesizing policy analysis for internal and external stakeholders.

  • Strong capacity/proven track record for sharp strategic analysis and understanding, including incorporating policy and public affairs components into issue and policy analysis.

  • Candidate must have strong organizational skills and attention to detail, and a proven ability to manage projects independently.

  • Candidate must possess excellent presentation, written, oral, communication skills and interpersonal skills, as well as a proven ability to work well as part of a team.

  • Ability to translate complex information into clear and concise messages.

  • Ability to work against tight deadlines and maintain professionalism under pressure.

  • Must be confident, decisive and adept at navigating a fast-paced and evolving environment with competing priorities and stakeholders.

  • Must demonstrate excellent networking and relationship-building skills and the ability to interact with confidence with various levels and functions.

  • Must be a strategic thinker able to tackle complex issues and develop innovative solutions that advance Pfizer's policy priorities and earn the trust of patients, customers and stakeholders.


Significant local travel. International travel required (25%).

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Other Job Details:

  • Last Date to Apply for Job: May 22nd, 2018

  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

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