Project Manager, Global Oncology Medical Affairs
Site Name: USA - Pennsylvania - Upper Providence, USA - Massachusetts - Waltham, USA - Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, Zug House Posted Date: Oct 6 2021 Are you interested in a leadership opportunity to drive accountability of an effective Oncology strategy for a multi-national pharmaceutical company? If so, this role may be for you! Medical Affairs is a critical function to ensure that our medicines reach the appropriate patients, together with R&D and the commercial organization. GSK has committed to building a new oncology business, and now has multiple assets and products in four broad areas: Hematology, Women's Oncology, Solid Tumors, and Cell and Gene Therapy. The Program Manager is a critical role providing project management leadership across Global Medical disease area and asset activities. This includes (but is not necessarily limited to) driving implementation of medical affairs and external engagement plans, budget planning and monitoring, performance metrics design and reporting, and providing additional operational support to the Global Medical Affair Teams (GMAT) where appropriate. The role defines critical paths and helps their assigned disease area team navigate that path successful in developing their plans and delivering them on-time and on-budget. This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following: Planning Responsible for driving development of Medical Affairs Plans Manages inputs from GMAL and team Contributes to and challenges strategy and tactics Ensures Medical Affairs plan alignment with overarching disease area plans Manage logistics for cross-functional teams, medical advisory boards and related activities under the supervision of the Program Director. Coordinate medical congress activity at heme congresses. Budget and resources Drives development of variable budget on the basis of Medical Affairs plan Drives development of business case(s) Monitors and manages variable budget on an ongoing basis. Assists in monitoring and reporting the Evidence Generation budget in partnership with the Research Director Ensures Medical Affairs IRM updates Ensures appropriate resourcing for GMAL team and requirement from supporting groups Enablement, execution and performance Ensure on-time progress in all areas where the Disease Area Head/GMAL is accountable Secretariat/facilitator at asset GMAT meetings Supports development and reporting of performance metrics and asset updates in collaboration with Business Performance and Engagement Role and Business Operations Partners with GMAL and Program Director around required preparations and material for key activities and engagements (e.g. GMLT or PLT plan reviews) Manage vendor relations/engagements Other System oversight, including SharePoint and Teams pages May lead scientific projects (aligned to development needs) at GMAL/Program Director's discretion May be requested to support internal change and/or continuous improvement projects to embed ‘fit for purpose' processes and ways of working in the Franchises Why you? Basic Qualifications: We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals: Bachelor's degree in science, pharmacy or nursing 2+ years of pharmaceutical industry experience 2+ years of project management experience Preferred Qualifications: If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus: Knowledge of ADP/ Project management / Lean Sigma / business continuous improvement principles Understanding of core Medical Affairs processes (e.g. Medical Planning, Scientific Engagement Planning, Copy Approval) is preferred Analytical, logical thought process with proven track record of strong matrix management, facilitation, and project management skills Effective time management, ability to clearly identify priorities and manage multiple tasks Strong interpersonal and influencing skills, communication skills, strong collaborator/communicator Understanding of the lifecycle of pharmaceutical drug development and commercialisation Strong Excel, PowerPoint, and database management skills *LI-GSK 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 Managing individual and team performance. Committed to delivering high quality results, overcoming challenges, focusing on what matters, execution. Implementing change initiatives and leading change. Sustaining energy and well-being, building resilience in teams. Continuously looking for opportunities to learn, build skills and share learning both internally and externally. Developing people and building a talent pipeline. 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