UK Health & Value Undergraduate
Pfizer UK Undergraduate Programme 2022/2023
Pfizer UK Health & Value
Health and Value Undergraduate
Department Overview: Pfizer UK Health & Value
The UK Health and Value team are a team of patient focused, technically minded health economic, outcomes research and market access experts. Our motivation is to deliver more Patient centred value-based healthcare, with industry leading technical capabilities, increasing patient access to our innovative medicines and vaccines. We work in Health Technology Assessment (HTA) with bodies such as NICE/ SMC/ AWMSG. Our team works collaboratively and cross functionally to deliver end to end market access excellence, supporting the access and uptake of Pfizer medicines and Vaccines in the UK.
Our ambition is to support the Pfizer ambition of 25 breakthrough medicines and vaccines in patients’ hands by 2025.
What can I achieve and what will I be accountable for whilst completing a placement at Pfizer?
The Health & Value Undergraduate will be responsible for supporting the enhanced access and uptake workstreams for pipeline and inline assets. They will become a core member of the HTA cross-functional team, supporting the development and implementation of UK market access strategies.
Candidates would need to demonstrate strong project management and communication skills and have the potential to take on more senior technical and/or market access roles in the future. Economics/ Life Sciences undergraduates preferred.
Within project teams under the guidance and leadership of senior team members, objectives of the role will be to:
To assist UK Health & Value with the management of new and existing projects which enable the team to deliver against their goals whilst growing their business knowledge and enhancing their technical and leadership skills.
Support the UK Health & Value team on critical projects throughout the duration of the assignment Collation and review of documents and processes related to UK Health & Value projectsMaintenance and development of IT tools and systems to support UK Health & Value projectsInvolvement in team-based meetings to progress projects and initiativesAct as ad-hoc support to the UK Health & Value teamHealth Technology Assessment (HTA) and Market Access intelligence/analytics support for aligned business categories to ensure technical as well as HTA knowledge is up to date and appropriate for input into decision making processes.
What other opportunities and benefits do Pfizer offer?
Pfizer provides you with the opportunity to work with experts in the pharmaceutical industry and has a wealth of opportunities available across a variety of departments. Through working in the Health and Value environment you can look forward to developing critical business skills and being a valued team player. These skills will include communication through liaising with colleagues and external stakeholders, multi-tasking through working on a variety of projects, leadership skills and develop a comprehension of the UK Life Sciences Access environment.
Pfizer also offers a diverse environment which allows employees numerous opportunities to grow and develop. This is a great chance to be part of the bigger picture, and to assist in ensuring Pfizer maintains a strong and diverse workforce as well as developing a talent pipeline of future Pfizer colleagues. It is also a fantastic way to obtain a better appreciation of the pharma industry and the type of roles it has to offer.
When can I start?
Placements will start on 5th September 2022 and will run for 12 months.
Type of person we are looking for, in relation to ‘ Skills ’, ‘ Knowledge ’ and ‘ Motivation ’:
Completing placement as part of a UK University Degree either through Year in Industry/Industrial Placement or Gap Year, Economics or Life Sciences undergraduates preferredExcellent verbal, written and presentation skillsPersonal confidence, pro-activity, and enthusiasmAbility to learn and develop on the jobAbility to work effectively both as an individual and in a close-knit team environmentGood communication skills, including the ability to confidently communicate with senior managementExcellent planning and organisation skills, including the ability to multi-task between competing assignments, time-manage and communicate effectively with the teamAbility to problem solve, analyse, and develop innovative and creative solutionsIT competent, with strong MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) skills
Please note that we only accept application forms. Please do not send over your CV or cover letter as they will not be considered.
This position will close for applications on 31st October 2021
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