Manager, WTOC Portfolio & Budget Operations
Pfizer Inc 1,434 reviews - New York, NY

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All over the world, Pfizer colleagues are working together to positively impact health for everyone, everywhere. Each position at Pfizer touches and contributes to the success of our business and our world. That’s why, as one of the global leaders in the biopharmaceutical industry, Pfizer is committed to seeking out inspired new talent who share our core values and mission of making the world a healthier place.

Role Description
This role is responsible for working with the Worldwide Training and Organizational Capability (WTOC) Leadership Team to manage the development, tracking and reporting of the organizations project portfolio and budget to optimize for providing financial leadership and managing the operations finance activities for the
WTOC group.

This person will serve as the primary contact for projects and operations for the WTOC organization including the annual
budgeting process, monthly reporting and forecasting, escalating issues, mitigating risks,
and continuous process improvement as well as ensuring accurate accounting of
operations and project expenses.


Budget Operations:
oPoint of contact for Finance within WTOC and budget custodian
oWorking with head Strategy Integration, lead annual budgeting process
oWork with finance to actively maintain WTOC annual budget up-to-date to reflect changes in business conditions. As a result, provide the insight to analyze and surface budget risks and opportunities for the potential redeployment of funds or give-backs to organization
oProvide insight to WTOC and advice on operations strategy and projects

Monthly Reporting:
oTrack and report monthly Operational budget variance analysis and forecast for regular financial reviews
oIdentify and communicate the operational drivers around results and develop and use appropriate metrics for each WTOC area
oResponsible for the data and financial integrity of WTOC's reported monthly expenses, including driving awareness to WTOC teams of key budget processes

Project Portfolio Management
oDevelop, track and report WTOC operational and project portfolios
oWork with WTOC LT to proactively manage portfolio allocation to ensure alignment with integrated talent strategy
oWork with WTOC communications and iDiscover teams to ensure coordination and successful delivery of projects against integrated talent strategy
oWork with WTOC LT and project managers to effectively scope, track and report key project information
oApply expertise across the complete project lifecycle, lead project sessions such as estimation and scheduling/planning
oEncourage the active use of a strong risk management framework with the project teams and stakeholders
oUtilize negotiation skills to drive project team and executives to make decisions in a timely manner in order to deliver project as to agreed scope, schedule, budget and quality

Continuous process improvement & Internal compliance:
oLead continuous improvement projects to foster better financial management and accountability in the area of portfolio management and processes related to Procure-to-Pay cycle
oContinuously look for ways to enhance reporting and WTOC operations, including the improvement of non-US Compensation mapping
oDevelop internal controls to ensure WTOC compliance and adherence to company policies and procedures

Ad-hoc activities:
oPartner with GL&D Team regarding the management of the Funding Model, including annual planning process, quarterly financial charge-back process to Pfizer business units, reporting process improvement and ensure proper data integrity for accurate reporting
oParticipate in and/or lead team-wide projects including special assignments, ad-hoc analysis and duties as assigned by Senior Director of Strategic Integration and WTOC LT

  • Undergraduate degree level education required. Graduate degree preferred.
  • 7 to 10 years of financial experience along with portfolio management experience
  • Advanced skills with PowerPoint and Excel, and ability to design relevant reports out of
Business Objects
  • Leading projects and process improvements. Project management certification, advantageous
  • Resolving complex issues or challenges that do not have routine solutions
  • Demonstrate understanding of the organization’s business models, operations, financial goals, competitive position, and talent strategy
  • Analytical nature; ability to assess data, draw conclusions and recommend improvements
  • Project management and process improvement leadership
  • Ability to anticipate issues/needs and to work proactively to address them
  • Takes initiative, works pro-actively, ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines. Self-starter with ability to work independently or as part of a global team
  • Provide value-add recruiting advice to influence talent decisions and strategies
  • Builds relationships
  • Adaptable
  • Collaborative and strong team player
  • Demonstrated ability to work with confidential data and gain the trust of others
  • Client and service orientation with strong communication skills
  • Diligent, dependable with a positive outlook
Equal Employment Opportunity
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 employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must have authorization to work for Pfizer in the U.S. In certain circumstances it may be advantageous to Pfizer to support the application(s) for temporary visa classification and/or sponsor applications for permanent residence so that a foreign national colleague can accept or remain in a work assignment in the U. S. For certain classes of temporary visas, the resulting work authorization may be specific to Pfizer and the specific job and/or work site. Pfizer may at its business discretion decide to or refrain from obtaining, maintaining and/or extending the temporary visa status and/or sponsoring a colleague for permanent residency and /or employment eligibility, considering factors such as availability of qualified U.S. workers and the colleague's long-term prospects for securing lawful permanent residence, among other reasons. Employment applicants requiring immigration sponsorship must disclose, when initial application for employment is made, whether or not they are legally authorized to work for Pfizer in the U.S. and, if so, whether that authorization permits them to work in the job they seek. In no case should Pfizer's support of a colleague's temporary visa application or sponsorship of a colleague for permanent residence be construed to guarantee success of that application or amend or otherwise invalidate the "at-will" employment relationship between the colleague and Pfizer.

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