GSK

Oncology Global Study Delivery Lead - multiple positions available

Employer
GSK
Location
Collegeville, Pennsylvania; Waltham, Massachusetts
Salary
Competitive
Posted
August 26 2020
Ref
222190
Discipline
Life Sciences, Oncology
Organization Type
Pharma
GSK continues to expand its oncology organization, and we are looking for experienced professionals to help us rebuild and grow our internal expertise! We have an exciting (and expanding) portfolio, and are looking for Clinical Operations Leaders who have experience leading global oncology studies. It's a wonderful time to join our team because have multiple open positions in the areas of immuno-oncology, cell/gene therapy, epigenetics and synthetic lethality. Apply to learn more!

This position within Global Clinical and Study Delivery (GCSD) is accountable for planning and leading the delivery of oncology studies to time, quality, budget, company standards and scientific requirements as outlined in the clinical study proposal.
  • Accountable for coordination of a fully feasible Study Protocol, Informed Consent Forms, Study Procedures Manuals and Clinical Study Reports.
  • Accountable for the study delivery strategy (e.g. country selection, diversity, patient engagement strategy, recruitment plan, etc)
  • Drive assessment, selection, engagement, and management of appropriate vendors.
  • Ensure compliance with ICH/GCP guidelines, all applicable laws and regulations, and GSK SOPs, for all products and services delivered for their designated studies.
  • Make decisions which balance risk/benefit with clear understanding of impact on the study and project; takes action to mitigate risk where appropriate.
  • Work with matrix partners, asset lead and/or manager to develop and manage study level budget within project budget allocation.
  • Actively partner to build relationships and collaborate with oncology aligned staff in other global functions.
  • Encourage others within matrix and line teams to seek alternative perspectives and develop solutions.


Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in life sciences or related discipline
  • 6 years' experience pharmaceutical industry or CRO environment in the clinical development process
  • Global oncology clinical operations leadership experience
  • Experience in study management, global regulatory guidelines and ICH/GCP
  • Experience in developing and writing study protocols, study procedures manuals, informed consent forms and clinical study reports.
  • Experience working with investigators, external experts, Contract Research Organizations and vendors


Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Advanced degree (e.g. MS, PhD, PharmD)
  • Clinical development experience across all phases of development (I-IV).
  • Highly developed communication skills appropriate to the target audience, promoting effective decision-making where necessary
  • Proven expertise in the proactive identification of issues which may impact clinical programs coupled with the ability to contribute to solutions affecting cross-functional matrix teams.
  • Excellent influencing and negotiation skills


Why GSK?

Our values and expectationsare at the heart of everything we do and form an important part of our culture.

These include Patient focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity along with Courage, Accountability, Development, and Teamwork. As GSK focuses on our values and expectations and a culture of innovation, performance, and trust, the successful candidate will demonstrate the following capabilities:

  • Operating at pace and agile decision-making - using evidence and applying judgment to balance pace, rigor and risk.
  • Committed to delivering high quality results, overcoming challenges, focusing on what matters, execution.
  • Continuously looking for opportunities to learn, build skills and share learning.
  • Sustaining energy and well-being
  • Building strong relationships and collaboration, honest and open conversations.
  • Budgeting and cost-consciousness


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