Overview

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Our client is a leading research-based biopharmaceutical company. They apply science and their global resources to deliver innovative therapies that extend and significantly improve lives. Every day, colleagues work across developed and emerging markets to advance wellness, prevention,  reatments and cures that challenge the most feared diseases of our time.

ROLE SUMMARY

At Pfizer we make medicines and vaccines that change patients’ lives with a global reach of over 780 million patients.  Pfizer Digital is the organization charged with winning the digital race in the pharmaceutical industry.  We apply our expertise in technology, innovation and our business to support Pfizer in this mission.

The Enterprise Platforms & Security (EP&S) team delivers the following capabilities for Pfizer. Business application platforms supporting Pfizer’s enterprise application and critical business processes.  Infrastructure allowing business traffic to travel where it needs to go, internally and externally, along with the appropriate access controls.  EP&S secures Pfizer’s most important information assets through world class controls and protections and enables Pfizer’s business results by making security an enabler and not a roadblock to achieving business results.

We seek qualified individuals to join us in our mission to fulfill our company’s purpose as we advance breakthroughs that change patients’ lives by ensuring they have access to quality healthcare services and Pfizer’s medicines and vaccines.

EP&S is embarking on transformation to an Agile Infrastructure Operating Model. An experienced and talented Scrum Master (Manager) is key to supporting this journey and enabling success. The Scrum Master will work with a team who are both new to Agile and other with some experience. The Scrum Master is accountable for ensuring Product/Service Owners and Development Teams maximize the business value of products within the team.  This role is responsible for ensuring the team lives agile values and principles and follows the processes and practices that the team agreed they would use for continuous development and delivery of products and solutions. Working with a talented team of functional/technical experts, they are key proponents of Agile practices and values, using these to help drive forward the program of digital transformation that empowers Pfizer’s customer-oriented vision.

This position requires an individual with a proven ability to lead teams across a variety of technologies, delivering solutions that meet and exceed stakeholder expectations.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The projects/products that the Scrum Master manages are often complex and global in nature. To ensure their success they will be expected to: Plan scrum implementations effectively, ensuring that goals, scope, and product domain are understood by everyone on the Scrum Team.
  • Lead and coordinate Sprint Planning, Daily Scrums, Sprint Reviews, and Sprint Retrospectives
  • Support Product Owners, helping them create clear and concise Product Backlog Items, ensuring they know how to arrange the Product Backlog to maximize value.
  • Understand the project’s/products/services/ functional/technical requirements and provide leadership to the functional/technical teams, helping them to solve some of the more complex challenges and engendering a collaborative, knowledge sharing environment.
  • Establish an environment where the Scrum team can be as effective as possible, addressing team dynamics, and ensuring a good relationship between the development team and product owner
  • Support the development team in maintaining a steady delivery rate, protecting them from outside interruptions, and removing impediments to their progress.
  • Actively promote Scrum within the organization, working with other Scrum Masters to increase effectiveness/adoption of Scrum.
  • Lean/Agile leader – Helps the team embrace agile core values, adopt and apply those principles, and implementation practices.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Information Management, Computer Science, Engineering, Technology Management, or relevant disciplines.
  • Relevant experience as an information technology professional in roles such as a software developer, technical project manager, systems administrator, database administrator, systems engineer, computer engineer or support specialist, engineering lead, technical team lead.
  • 5+ years of experience as a scrum master, working with functional/technical teams of contract or colleague resources
  • Have demonstrated ability and experience in technology solutions delivery in a pharmaceutical or regulated environment with demonstrated capabilities managing large scale, enterprise software requirements definition, designs and implementations in global 24-by-7 environments.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to establish relationships, influence outcomes, and deliver effective presentations to a variety of audiences.
  • Excellent skills in planning, analysis, oral and written communication, consensus building, facilitation, negotiation, and the ability to readily learn a new business area.
  • Proven capability leading projects in an Agile/DevOps environment
  • Jira experience is a must


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