Medical Affairs Manager, Business Operations/Project Management (Oncology)- REMS

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
December 20 2020
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Are you interested in a highly visible medical affairs role that allows you to design training and program content that educates and shapes awareness of our medicines?

If so, this Medical Affairs - Project Manager (REMS) role could be an ideal opportunity to explore!

The Manager Business Operations/Project Manager will provide project management support for the REMS program for Belantamab Mafodotin also including:

  • Support day-to-day operations for REMS, including developing communications and agendas, scheduling and facilitating meetings, developing and distributing meeting minutes, driving the timely execution of actions, and ensuring compliance.
  • Conduct project resource planning, facilitate tracking of resources, and provide deliverables to key stakeholders for the Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy program.
  • Ensure relevant, proactive and timely communication around REMS execution to applicable global, regional, and local stakeholders; ensure that project planning information is accurate and up to date in corporate systems used to manage and report progress.
  • Facilitate partnership across business units and functional lines including Global Oncology Medical and Commercial brand teams to ensure deliverables are aligned and optimized and requests from partners are appropriately directed and resolved by Medical.
  • Manage the Third-Party Outsourcing process for REMS activities that need to be outsourced and ensure that the contracting governance process is followed for all engagements with 3rd parties, including the development and implementation of third-party oversight plans.
  • Lead, coordinate, enable or participate in ad-hoc operational or strategic projects and assignments, as needed.

Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum of 3 (BA, BS), 2 (MS), or 1-2 (PhD, PharmD) years of experience in pharmaceutical industry or health-related fields.
  • Demonstrated high level of strategic, business operations and project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize tasks, meet strict and sometimes conflicting deadlines, accurately update multiple trackers, and keep stakeholders informed of project status and any risks or issues impacting timelines or deliverables.
  • Excellent organizational, planning and business acumen skills and ability to operate effectively in a multicultural, matrix organization where the workload requires balancing multiple responsibilities and workstreams simultaneously and working across boundaries and geographies effectively.
  • Solid problem-solving and analytical skills with willingness and ability to detect process gaps, challenge assumptions, and drive change and improvement.
  • Capable of navigating complex internal processes.
  • Ability to work in a team environment under high pressure situations.
  • Excellent interpersonal and written and communication skills, especially when communicating with External Experts and vendors.
  • Proven ability to interpret and prioritize customer needs and strong influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to manage and oversee a scientific agency.
  • A proactive, dependable self-starter who takes initiative and is results oriented and meticulously detail oriented.
  • Deep understanding of the pharmaceutical/biologicals Medical Affairs activity; understanding of the lifecycle of development & commercialization.
  • Mastery of project management skills with the ability to lead through change and independently lead multiple large projects simultaneously.
  • Strong strategic and implementation skills.
  • Ability to simplify complex concepts and communicate to diverse audiences.
  • Ability to produce concise and simple summaries of concepts and solutions.
  • Ability to build strong business relationships across various departments within GSK.
  • Proven leadership skills working with Global and local matrix teams.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working in life sciences & oncology.
  • PMP certification
  • Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies experience (REMS)

Why GSK?

Our values and expectations are 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:
  • Agile and distributed decision-making - using evidence and applying judgement to balance pace, rigour and risk, governance and control, managing ambiguity and paradox.
  • Managing individual performance.
  • Creating a performance culture and driving results, prioritisation, execution, delivering performance.
  • Setting strategic direction and leading on-going organisational transformation.
  • Building a resilient organisation.
  • Building strong relationships and collaboration in service of common goals, engaging the organisation and building trusted external networks for mutual benefit.
  • Managing P&L and capital allocation.

*This is a job description to aide in the job posting, but does not include all job evaluation details.

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