Bioanalysis Immunogenicity and Biomarkers (BIB) Planning and Performance Specialist
Site Name: UK - Hertfordshire - Stevenage, USA - Pennsylvania - Upper Providence Posted Date: Jun 10 2021 Are you looking for an opportunity to manage the process, system, and quality standards for the execution of pharmacology research studies? If so, this is the role for you. We have a great opportunity for you in the Bioanalysis, Immunogenicity and Biomarkers (BIB) department at GSK! We are looking for a Planning and Performance Specialist with knowledge and experience in drug development, bioanalytical and project management based in Upper Providence, PA, US, or Stevenage, UK. As a BIB Planning and Performance Specialist, you will support the resource and budgetary planning activities and business performance tracking across BIB (e.g., scientific groups in UK & US, various analytical platforms, reagent generation, automation, etc.). This includes both toxicology and clinical studies, all BIB deliverables, internal and external work and the interface with internal partners (e.g., BIB extended leadership team, technical experts, Bioanalytical External Study Monitors) and external collaborators (e.g., Clinical Pharmacology Modeling and Simulations, Clinical Biomarker Leads, DMPK Project Specialists, Clinical Operations, and Project Managers). This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following: Appointed at Candidate Selection to lead the planning activities across various scientific lab groups in BIB to include both toxicology and clinical studies, all BIB deliverables, in & out Act as a central BIB contact for study/project team on all planning activities (e.g., timelines, budgeting). Responsible for coordination of the bioanalytical portion of preclinical and clinical study support conducted in house or at contract research organizations (CROs), focusing on BIB deliverables, resource and budgetary requirements. Using your project management skills, you will oversee the coordination of assay requirements, reagent development, resource placement, performance tracking. Work with GSK Project Managers to deliver an accurate project plan for BIB, provide budget forecasting and keep the project plan live throughout the study. Support provision of data for BIB Leadership Team on capacity and demand analysis Track progress, business performance, issues and resolutions on all BIB deliverables to study/project teams, in & out Interface with Procurement to deliver CRO selection and provide invoice approvals Why you? Basic Qualifications: We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals: Bachelor's degree in Biological/Chemical/Pharmaceutical Sciences, Business or Project Management Three or more years experience experience working in the pharmaceutical industry or related area. Preferred Qualifications: If you have nay of the following characteristics it would be a plus: MS Degree or higher in Biological/Chemical/Pharmaceutical Sciences, Business or Project Management Five or more years experience working in the pharmaceutical industry or related field. Project management experience, Master of Business Administration (MBA) or Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred Experience in working with leaders to define business strategies and deliverables. Knowledge of drug development process, especially of biotherapeutics and oncology indications, as it applies to technical, logistical and regulatory requirements for bioanalytical, immunogenicity and biomarker assays. Experience working on cross-functional drug development teams, representing the bioanalytical function and driving/delivering bioanalytical strategies and commitments to study teams in a matrix environment. Experience of coordinating multiple demands and timelines, stakeholder influence and managing expectations. Excellent interpersonal and communication, skills with internal and external partners. Familiarity with PK Bioanalysis, Biomarker, Immunogenicity and/or cellular assay delivery requirements and technical limitations. 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: Operating at pace and agile decision-making - using evidence and applying judgement to balance pace, rigour 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 *LI-GSK If you require an accommodation or other assistance to apply for a job at GSK, please contact the GSK Service Centre at 1-877-694-7547 (US Toll Free) or +1 801 567 5155 (outside US). GSK is an Equal Opportunity Employer and, in the US, we adhere to Affirmative Action principles. 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