• Pfizer
  • $87,220.00 -178,020.00/year*
  • Athens , NY
  • Financial Services - Banking/Investment/Finance
  • Full-Time
  • 44 Flats Rd

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In Upjohn, we mean what we say. We remove barriers, drive simplification, and create the right environment to get the most out of our diverse strengths, and unleash the full potential of our colleagues and teams. If we are challenging the status quo and innovating with new ways of working we know we are on the right path. We are unified by our ambition to become a Fast, Focused, Flexible (and Fun!) organization.

The Upjohn Finance and Global Supply BT Technical Lead will lead a solution delivery organization and a mix of subject matter experts who are directly engaged in the agile implementation of Upjohn core enterprise solutions spanning across several functions including Finance and Manufacturing.

The leader is adept at agile solution implementations assuring that experts are effectively embedded in key delivery processes and core solutions delivery is optimal to meet enterprise roadmap requirements and milestones.

The leader sets enterprise solution strategies working with service teams and leads the delivery of a holistic fast, agile, and flexible enterprise solutions platform.

The leader will be responsible for establishing modern solution delivery embracing automation, continuous integration, continuous compliance, DevOps, etc. while collaborating with the compliance organization.

The leader will support the creation and launch of digital products, services, technologies, and experiences to increase the effectiveness and overall user experience of the Finance and Global Supply functions.


  • In Upjohn, we utilize a unique RACI model (Recommend, Approve, Consult, Inform) to drive quality, fast and disciplined decision making.

  • Set strategy for the Upjohn core enterprise solutions roadmap for Finance and Manufacturing inclusive of core capabilities release date, data integration strategy, and user experience design

  • Delivering agile solution design and implementation expertise for all infrastructure, operations and security capabilities with direct engagement on core enterprise solutions implementations

  • Determine infrastructure delivery strategies to support core solutions implementations with modern solution delivery patterns

  • Lead full technical delivery from non-functional requirements setting through release into operations and sponsor the adoption of industry agile frameworks

  • Modernize solution delivery patterns and SDLC to gain measurable performance and agility gains that will help to achieve the goals of the Upjohn core enterprise solutions roadmap

  • Lead agile solution engineering, architecture pattern development & provisioning design to modernize and speed up Upjohn's core platforms delivery roadmap

  • Develops solutions to highly complex and unique problems in the Finance and Manufacturing core solutions space, and is accountable for decisions within the UFGS BT department

  • Responsible oversee and influence an environment of continuous improvement and innovation balancing acceptable levels of risk-taking towards driving innovation, modernization, agility and speed of delivery

  • Is responsible for growing and maintaining a technical talent base anticipating longer-term development needs

  • Partners with customers, Business Partner teams, Technical Product Owners and organizational leadership to accomplish Upjohn enterprise-wide objectives.

  • Clearly and regularly communicates with management and technical support colleagues


  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline and 12+ years of application development, solutions design, operations, and lifecycle management

  • 8+ years of experience in a leadership capacity with increasing scope of responsibility, including demonstrated experience in developing skills among direct report colleagues

  • 5+ years of experience in client facing roles where delivery obligations are achieved working with multiple teams

  • Demonstrated Finance or Global Supply business acumen preferably in the pharmaceutical industry, and ability to stay abreast of business issues that impact solution teams

  • Recognized as a technical and functional expert in the delivery of scalable enterprise solutions

  • Must have a proven understanding of Enterprise Resource Planning and/or Enterprise Performance Management processes to ensure adherence of solution delivery and product design to business requirements

  • Must have proven experience in being an engaging leader and manager, with proven capabilities in using the talent and succession planning processes to establish plans for managing talent inside and outside the organization and for improving diverse leadership bench strength

  • Must have proven the ability to use communication to ensure alignment of strategies and day-to-day operations to team members and business partners to deliver customer-centric solutions and services

  • Demonstrated experience in vendor negotiations with cited impacts to strategic direction and solution roadmaps

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to build relationships, influence outcomes, and to deliver effective presentations to a variety of audiences.

  • Ability to lead in a complex environment with resources distributed globally.

  • Demonstrated capabilities with software development processes, systems design and development management, testing (unit, systems, end-user acceptance, performance, and load) and systems integration.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage large complex global programs consisting of capital and operating expenses and virtual teams.

  • High level of awareness of internal and external technology trends with strong attention to detail and high standards of quality and customer value

  • Ability to work independently and multi-task effectively

Supervision: Expected up to 5 direct reports and 100+ contractor/ consultant at time.

EEO & Employment Eligibility

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 work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

Sunshine Act

Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider's name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure. Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act. Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government. If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

Last Date to Apply for Job: August 6, 2019

Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.

Associated topics: chief financial officer, chief investment officer, controller, director finance, finance director, financial director, organizational culture, president finance, senior director, vice president

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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