Senior Associate, Information Specialist – Content Optimization & Utilization in Bothell, WA 98021

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 Job Summary

Job Title: Senior Associate, Information Specialist – Content Optimization & Utilization

Job Code: TA-SA-PFE-3550

Job Location: Bothell, WA 98021

Job Date: 3/29/2024

Duration: 0 Months

Shift(s): 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM

Salary (USD): 78000.00 - 0 Per Year

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 Job Description


The Senior Associate Information Specialist is a mid-level professional directly supporting the continuum of PRD’s information needs related to its portfolio of assets. The role will provide intermediate range of expertise/knowledge in scientific information to support PRD. The role will provide support to relevant scientific information projects within PRD and apply new approaches to information challenges by identifying, delivering, and managing relevant subscription resources. The role will work under general supervision and will be responsible with assisting Senior team members where applicable.


  • Support optimization of SIC licenses by monitoring/analyzing/reporting usage metrics/trends to enable learning opportunities and inform renewal decisions.

  • Partner with R&D groups on select initiatives involving eResource and eContent utilization.

  • Learn the art/skill of licensing negotiations/renewals and vendor relations by starting with smaller publishers/eResources.


  • Mid-level professional with knowledge and application of relevant information resources and tools to current and future projects.

  • Manages subscription information resources and tools and works with external vendors (with guidance from Senior team members).

  • Applies technical skills and discipline knowledge to contribute to the completion of moderately complex projects within Scientific Information team.

  • Manages own time to meet agreed targets and develops plans for short-term work activities on own projects.

  • Educates end-users in effective ways to find and use information through consultancy (with guidance from Senior team members).  Promotes and supports awareness and outreach programs with end-users to enable effective use of information resources and tools (with guidance from Senior team members).

  • Supports existing systems, processes, tools, and platforms (with guidance from Senior team members) to effectively deliver value-added information to end-users.  Recommends digital and technology solutions to improve information workflow/access for end-users.

  • Develops and sustains strategic partnerships in PRD (with guidance from Senior team members) to meet critical business needs for external information.

  • Participates and contributes as a member of a robust information consulting team but has responsibility for certain deliverables.

  • May lead small teams and supervise contingent workers.


  • BS/BA degree in Biology/Chemistry/Library/Information Science plus 3 years related experience or MS degree in Biology/Chemistry/Library/Information Science plus 1 year related experience.

  • Must have excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills with demonstrated ability to build strong internal and external customer relationships and collaborations.

  • Ability to work in ambiguous situations as part of a team is a must.  Experience working on virtual teams is preferred.

  • Must have ability to work under general supervision and arrange workload to meet priorities and deadlines.

  • Solid technical knowledge of information tools and processes, along with a basic understanding of how information is applied in the Pharmaceutical or Biotechnology industry.

  • Fundamental knowledge and experience using collaboration tools is preferred.



Office environment, including flex space, computer desk work, standing for oral presentations

Other Job Details:

  • Work Location: On Premise

  • Last date to apply is April 12, 2024

The annual base salary for this position ranges from $78,000.00 to $130,000.00. In addition, this position is eligible for participation in Pfizer’s Global Performance Plan with a bonus target of 10.0% of the base salary. We offer comprehensive and generous benefits and programs to help our colleagues lead healthy lives and to support each of life’s moments. Benefits offered include a 401(k) plan with Pfizer Matching Contributions and an additional Pfizer Retirement Savings Contribution, paid vacation, holiday and personal days, paid caregiver/parental and medical leave, and health benefits to include medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage. Learn more at Pfizer Candidate Site – U.S. Benefits | ( Pfizer compensation structures and benefit packages are aligned based on the location of hire. The United States salary range provided does not apply to Tampa, FL or any location outside of the United States.

Relocation assistance may be available based on business needs and/or eligibility.

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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.  This position requires permanent work authorization in the United States.

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