**Why Patients Need You**
For more than 170 years, Pfizer has continuously worked to make a difference by delivering innovative therapies that improve the lives of our patients. By building a talented community of colleagues that align with our patient-focused purpose and core values, Pfizer has improved global health and impacted more than 780 million patients around the world.
As we embark on the next generation of gene therapies, we have the opportunity to significantly impact more patients’ lives. We are seeking a Global Test Lead to join our Program who will work across a dedicated team of colleagues that will deliver the next generation of technologies to support our Gene Therapy (GTx) product launches. These capabilities will support all phases of a patient’s journey from diagnosis through treatment, as well as the integration with external health care providers and delivery systems that are required to provide these breakthrough treatments.
The Global Test Lead for our Gene Therapy Program is a Senior Manager level position that will have accountability for our integrated testing strategy, planning, & execution for our Gene Therapy Digital Commercialization Program. This is a global role that will report into the PMO organization working across Digital & business stakeholders to ensure alignment and readiness of all Digital solutions necessary for launch readiness in each market.
The preferred candidate is a solid communicator with demonstrated experience as Test Lead for similar large global IT Programs working with US and commercial market teams around the world.
+ Define & manage the E2E Testing strategy for the GDC Program based on input from various solution/business owner teams
+ Provide program management framework & structure to support E2E GTx testing, cutover readiness planning, coordination and execution
+ Working with the US & IDM/EM Deployment leads, define E2E scope and overall test plan, strategy and timeline in preparation for GTx launch across all markets
+ While each solution team will manage their own software delivery testing, this role will ensure all integration points and end-to-end business process scenarios are planned & executed successfully and on-plan
+ Coordinate key events such as test shipments, E2E dress rehearsal planning & execution involving Pfizer Digital, business, and 3rd party stakeholders
+ Ensure solution team testing platforms and test preparations are ready for on-time execution
+ Partner with solution teams to develop an integrated test plan with Release/Production cutover milestones across multiple concurrent markets
+ Report on Program-level solution testing milestones, progress/metrics, issues; assist with issues escalated by solution teams
+ Drive team members and stakeholders to timelines and deliverables and implement improvements to streamline testing processes with various teams
+ Provide input to Deployment launch readiness stage gates related to solution testing & E2E integrated readiness
+ Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience plus a minimum of 7 years in similar roles in consulting, software, life sciences or related area; or 6+ years with advanced degree
+ Testing Lead professional with deep knowledge & minimum 5 years of experience leading integrated software testing strategy & execution for large global IT Programs
+ Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal, including meeting facilitation and presentation skills
+ Track record of strong partnership with peers & senior level leaders and working effectively across a highly matrixed organization
+ Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with a history of hands-on, detail-oriented work
+ Experience with test management software & metrics reporting tailored to various levels of stakeholders
Candidate demonstrates a breadth of diverse leadership experiences and capabilities including: the ability to influence and collaborate with peers, develop and coach others, oversee and guide the work of other colleagues to achieve meaningful outcomes and create business impact.
**NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS**
+ Occasional US & international travel may be required up to 15%
Relocation support available
Work Location Assignment:Flexible
Relocation assistance may be available based on business needs and/or eligibility.
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