GSK

Global Demographics & Diversity Analytics Director

Employer
GSK
Location
Collegeville, Pennsylvania; Rockville, Maryland; Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
Salary
Competitive
Posted
November 23 2021
Ref
314320
Organization Type
Pharma
Site Name: USA - Pennsylvania - Upper Providence, Belgium-Wavre, UK - London - Brentford, USA - Maryland - Rockville, USA - North Carolina - Research Triangle Park Posted Date: Nov 23 2021 *Potential Remote Opportunity Significant health disparities persist for women and minorities. The proportion of women, elderly, and racial/ethnic minorities included in NIH & industry-sponsored trials do not yet reflect the prevalence of disease in the underlying population. Despite an increased focus on opportunities in this area, industry still fails in highlighting differences in drug metabolism and safety amongst different clinical trial patient sub-populations. Ignoring diversity in a population is a missed scientific opportunity to fully understand the factors that lead to disease, health and differential treatment responses. By 2020 minorities” will have accounted for over 40% of the US population. With the increased regulatory focus and expectations around diversity, addressing the existing gap is not only the right thing to do, it is also a scientific and business opportunity to progress differentiated medicines for all the patients that suffer the disease. The Global Demographic & Diversity Director will be supported by the matrix Global Demographic Diversity (“GDD”) team, you will leverage existing internal resources, programs and partnerships to shape, drive forward and execute the clinical development diversity strategy for improving the diversity of patients included in clinical trials. Key attributes include demonstrated ability to input to and influence studies/projects through operational expertise and demonstrated excellence in stakeholder management. This job requires strategic thinking, solution-finding, and agility as evidenced by flexibility, adaptability to change, curiosity, and ability to lead and drive change. Essential behaviors valued include: Continuous improvement and learning, effectiveness at building networks of partners and stakeholders, and ability to lead and inspire others. A track record of applying experience and judgement towards project decision-making, effective peer review, and shared learning is essential. Details: This position may contribute to individual studies in addition to project level activities, as appropriate, including contribution for feasibility and enrollment of multiple studies, programs, or groups of programs from multiple therapy areas. Key Responsibilities: • Identify public data, licensed systems for population insights, disease distribution based on demographics • Integrate analytic capabilities to drive informed, sharpened site selection • Develop clinical trial recruitment and diversity forecasts for the assigned therapeutic areas, based upon sound assumptions and present recommendations to stakeholders within the R&D organization. Global forecasting may also be required. • Proactively and continuously assess the relevant data and its dynamics. Provide unbiased perspective on likely performance • Conduct ongoing analysis of secondary data sources to derive insights • Develop research strategies to ensure internal understanding and adaptation of generated insights. • Develop and implement research and analytic plans in collaboration with internal cross-functional teams • Manage all aspects of I&A across Global Demographic & Diversity and gain deep understanding of insights across R&D portfolio • Develop analytical tools, and work across boundaries with internal and external vendors • Hold all 3rd party vendors accountable to deliver strategic business insights and most importantly, work in a compliant manner. • Seek alternative and creative ways of meeting an information need, considering new techniques to address business challenges. Why you? Basic Qualifications: We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals: Bachelor's degree 7+ years of pharmaceutical industry experience Demonstrated strategic and project management capabilities Preferred Qualifications: If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus: Advanced degree (e.g. Masters) in relevant field a plus. Genuine interest, understanding and motivation to address the multifaceted challenge of Clinical Trial Diversity Empathic and credible leader with strategic thinking and excellent communication skills and gravitas. Develop and implement strategy, connect, educate and share best practices for business improvement. Ability to manage high pace complexity and excellent communication skills. Effective at developing others and maintaining collaborative relationships that enhance productivity 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. *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. This ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability, genetic information, military service, covered/protected veteran status or any other federal, state or local protected class. At GSK, the health and safety of our employees are of paramount importance. 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