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Patient Experience Team Undergraduate Project Manager

Niceville, FL 32578
-- **Pfizer UK Undergraduate Programme 2021/2022**

**Oncology Patient Experience Undergraduate**

Oncology Business Unit

Patient Experience Team

**Team Overview**

Pfizer UK Oncology has been developing collaborations with NHS organisations focusing on improving the experience of cancer patients since 2011. The team works above brand and is entirely non-promotional delivering projects in both solid tumours and blood cancers with across the UK. The Patient Experience Team also has close links with patient organisations and hosts the Oncology Business Unit's patient engagement and involvement work.

**What can I achieve and what will I be accountable for whilst completing a placement at Pfizer?**

Working in this department you will have the opportunity to work on different stages of a project life cycles, from initial conversations with NHS stakeholders through delivery to implementation and evaluation. The work requires interaction with several internal departments and you will have the opportunity to work and potentially lead cross functional team activities.

This work is becoming increasingly important for Pfizer, and is fully linked with the global team as well as with similar work in other markets. The role will require contact, collaboration and interaction with the New York Headquarters Team as well as working across other countries.

Analysis and comprehension of the UK healthcare environment is crucial as the changing face of the NHS drives the shape of cancer services, it is our role to build this dynamic environment into our strategies while ensuring that patient needs and wants are also encompassed in project outputs and outcomes.

The role will involve liaison and partnership with various patient advocacy groups as well as with our developing internal patient engagement and involvement structure, and ensuring the voice of the patient is properly represented in our projects is crucial.

Typical project work will include:

+ working on projects that explore how technology can be used to improve the experience of cancer patients

+ working with patient groups to appreciate the needs of people with cancer

+ working with clinical teams (specialist doctors, nurses and pharmacists) to explore ways to redesign healthcare services to improve efficiency and patient experience

+ working on patient education and support programmes

In addition, support in some marketing of non-promotional assets will be experienced with, in turn, all of the foregoing, providing the opportunity to develop a comprehension of the compliance and regulatory framework and to interact with additional company departments dedicated to this as well as with external agencies.

**What other opportunities and benefits do Pfizer offer?**

+ Working as a member of a dynamic, highly motivated, cohesive and high performing team

+ Active participation on patient experience strategy evolution

+ Introduction to project management, innovative project delivery, implementation and evaluation

+ Attending or directing monthly team meetings and participating in Cross functional teams liaising with colleagues across medical and commercial teams

+ UK healthcare environment analysis

+ Training

+ Attending events and conferences focused on cancer patient experience as well as AI and digital conferences

+ Opportunity to participate to Pfizer volunteering activities

**When can I start?**

Placements will start on 1st September 2021 and will run for 12 months.


Type of person we are looking for, in relation to ' **Skills** ', ' **Knowledge** ' and ' **Motivation** ':

+ Studying for a Degree course with an Industrial Placement as part of the course or taking a gap year

+ On target for a Degree Classification

+ Well developed inter-active skills

+ Open approach to inclusivity and diversity

+ Interested in improving the experience of NHS patients

+ Mindful nature

+ Analytics and organisational skills

+ Motivation on learning environment evolution and internal dynamics in a Big Pharma Company

+ Sensitive to Compliance and Confidentiality aspects

+ Open minded and thoughts sharing approach

**Please note that we only accept application forms. Please do not send over your CV or cover letter as they will not be considered.**


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

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Posted: 2020-10-05 Expires: 2020-11-04

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