News & Updates
6 December 2021
Today we get to know Akangsha Shaw, Senior Executive Global Regulatory Affairs based in India. "I have been working for Pfizer for 3 years and I am driven to see myself in a Leadership role someday. My career aspiration at Pfizer is to become a Regulatory Affairs Professional expert working from the main branch in the US. My advice to anyone wanting to work for Pfizer is to always keep your passion alive and work diligently. It surely pays off."
A role at Pfizer is unlike any other. Offering talented individuals the opportunity to own a career with real impact, our people go to work each day in the knowledge that every development signifies real, positive progress. We all believe in our ability to improve the future of healthcare, and in our potential to transform millions of lives. Because in every part of the world, the work we do is reaching everyone, everywhere for almost every medical need. That means not just attracting the best and brightest talent. But also ensuring our colleagues can thrive in an environment and culture where we champion Diversity and Inclusion every day, around the world. With this breadth of ambition comes vast opportunity, providing an environment where determined, resilient professionals can learn and grow. It creates a dynamic culture of diverse personalities, where everybody has equal chance to make an important contribution to our success. At Pfizer, a brighter future isn’t just something you look forward to. It’s something you can influence. Something you can help to shape. Something you can actively define. Our colleagues are driven to discover breakthroughs that change patients’ lives. If you share that passion, you’ll find there’s no better place to be than here.
Diversity & Inclusion
At Pfizer, we strive to be as diverse as the patients and communities we serve. By valuing our patients, colleagues, communities, and partners as essential building blocks of an inclusive community, we aim to promote a culture that encourages our people to bring their most authentic selves to work every day. By providing a sense of belonging for all employees, we are able to infuse our culture with a rich blend of organizational and human characteristics as well as demographics, identities, experiences, and traditions. We realize that means not just attracting the best and brightest talent. But also ensuring our colleagues can thrive in an environment and culture where we champion Diversity and Inclusion every day, around the world. Equity runs through everything we do. We want all patients to have equal access to healthcare, and accessible and affordable drugs. Within our business, we believe everyone deserves to be seen, heard and respected for who they are. That’s why we focus and invest in making Pfizer an amazing workplace for all. Our Diversity & Inclusion Leads around the world partner with Business Leaders to make sure our approach and processes reflect our key values. But this isn’t just about what we do as a business: it’s about who we are. We want all our colleagues to develop, grow, and succeed. We commit to making that happen, and to sharing and celebrating our successes as we bring together people from all backgrounds, geographies and perspectives. Learn More about our commitment to Equity https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/equity-action-albert-bourla/
We offer competitive compensation and benefits based on a variety of factors including prior experience, geographic location, and talent pool availability: Pay for Performance Philosophy and Practices: We structure our compensation policies and practices to recognize that you should be rewarded based on the contributions you make to our business. Health and Wellness: Depending on the customs and laws of a specific country, we offer programs that help you maintain and promote optimum health and wellness. They can include health and disability insurance, preventative health programs, medical screening, free or reduced-cost vaccinations, discounts on Pfizer products, and nutrition and fitness counseling. Financial Goals: Depending on local custom and practice, we offer benefits that will help you meet your financial goals. These can include access to colleague-directed retirement funds, company contributions to retirement financial vehicles, life insurance, and financial planning education. Professional Goals: Our leaders and managers take an active role in developing colleagues and helping them fulfill their career goals: • Individual Development Plans: You’ll work with your manager to create detailed career “roadmaps” that take into account your interests and aspirations as well as our business needs. • Mentoring: We actively promote mentoring through our Mentor Match online tool – a quick and easy way to volunteer to be a mentor or to find a mentor that meets specific criteria. • Internal Advancement: You may freely explore and apply for positions within Pfizer. • Coaching-Focused Performance Management Process: We encourage managers to hold frequent, robust performance coaching discussions, rather than assigning labels to sum up an entire year’s performance. • Short- and Medium-Term Experiential Opportunities: Through activities like job-rotation assignments, experiential action projects, and short-term project roles, you’ll have a variety of short- and medium-term career development opportunities. • Learning & Development Opportunities: You can take advantage of learning and development opportunities focused on hundreds of topics, including leadership and management skills, industry- and job-specific learning, and general business, manufacturing, finance, and technology skills.
Making a Difference
Commitment to Global Health Our purpose is clear: breakthroughs that change patients’ lives. Against a complex health landscape, we unleash the power of our assets—from our medicines and vaccines to our financial investments and our colleagues’ expertise—to help strengthen health systems and improve access to quality healthcare services for patients around the world. Together with our partners, we seek to unlock transformative and sustainable solutions through our programs and investments to achieving a healthier world for everyone https://www.pfizer.com/purpose/global-health Protecting People and the Environment We have a long-standing commitment to protecting our colleagues’ health and safety, the environment and the communities in which we operate. From climate change to waste, recycling and even packaging, we’re on a journey to become greener https://www.pfizer.com/purpose/workplace-responsibility/green-journey
There aren’t many places in the world where Pfizer isn’t looking for people who are driven to make the world a healthier place. Pfizer is a great place to begin an engaging, rewarding, and productive career—whether you’re a recent college graduate ready to start your life’s work or currently attending college and eager to find a summer job that’s rich with the promise of a bright future. If you’re just beginning your career, you’ll find opportunities to broaden your skill set at Pfizer. You’ll also be able to expand your professional network by joining one of our many Colleague Resource Groups. Plus, you’ll gain invaluable guidance from both formal and informal mentors companywide. But, perhaps best of all, you’ll enjoy the respect that comes from working for one of the world’s most admired and successful companies. Find out more about opportunities for undergraduates https://careers.pfizer.com/en/early-careers