Site Name: USA - Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, USA - Maryland - Rockville, USA - Massachusetts - Waltham, USA - North Carolina - Research Triangle Park Posted Date: Apr 14 2022 Job Description Are you energized by a role that leverages your medical impact of an asset with your relationship building skills to accelerate product delivery on a global scale? If so, this Scientific Director, Benlysta role could be an exciting opportunity to explore. The Scientific Director, Benlysta helps develop the medical strategy and executes MA tactics for a Key Asset. If so, this Director opportunity could be an ideal opportunity to explore. GSK is committed to being a global leader in Vaccines R&D through use of cutting-edge science and technology. As Senior Manager, Scientific Collaborations, you will identify the opportunities and establish the partnerships that are critical for the future of vaccine development. This is a high-impact and high-visibility role that works globally and cross-functionally. You will focus on evaluating emerging technologies, critically assessing collaborative opportunities from U.S. academic research institutions and minor focus on government agencies, helping advance GSK vaccine research and development priorities. This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career, these responsibilities include some of the following: Working as part of the Medical Matrix Team responsible for the medical impact of an asset, the Scientific Director Helps develop the medical strategy and executes MA tactics for a Key Asset. Key Responsibilities: Responsible for helping to develop US medical strategy and perspective, ensuring medical strategy and plans are aligned with commercial asset strategy where appropriate . Contribute to the cross-functional Medical Matrix Team to tailor / adapt global asset strategy for US specific customer needs and environment. Contribute to strategic oversight of US Tactical Plans aligned to strategy Gain strategic alignment of asset positioning and evidence planning with the overall therapeutic portfolio and disease area strategies Engage with external communities to advance scientific and medical understanding including the appropriate development and use of our medicines, the management of disease, and patient care. Coordinate with the US MSL and GMAL on joint global and US engagement of top US based EEs Works to understand the evolving healthcare environment (provider/expert) and payer landscapes and help to translate that working knowledge into a plan Reviews, synthesizes, and analyses clinical trial data and translates data into actionable plans at the product level Develops product strategy for local Medical Advisory Board and Expert Panel meetings, Medical Congresses, Patient Advocacy, Medical Grants, and Medical Publications. Supports Medical Information on FAQs and standard response letters . Follows sound medical governance for all activities . Why you? Basic Qualifications: We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals: PhD in a Healthcare concentration or terminal degree (PharmD, MD, DO, DNP, NP, etc). Minimum 5 years of industry experience (medical affairs preferred) or strong, directly applicable, clinical background. Must be able to clearly demonstrate a thorough understanding of US healthcare environment including all external stakeholders. Requires the ability to assist in strategy setting and tactical planning/execution delivery to US medical affairs activities. Must be able to demonstrate understanding of medical affairs accountabilities for evidence generation, external engagement and internal advice. Must demonstrate disease area expertise and appropriate medical and/or clinical experience. Must demonstrate excellent communications skills. Preferred Qualifications: If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus: Must demonstrate excellent communications skills. Enable and drive change - must clearly demonstrate ability to influence to deliver results, proactively look for new opportunities and constantly anticipate the need for change. Continuous improvement - ability to drive and continuously curious in a performance-based culture. Flexible thinking - ability to analyze external environment and translate to strategy and gain support of others to implement a vision. Must demonstrate good judgment. Customer focused - ability to understand patient needs and institutional concerns, integrate into strategies and build a team that is customer focused. Building relationships - ability to work effectively with others, delegate appropriately and foster a culture of collaboration. Does not need to have direct leadership (line management) experience. 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. Translating strategy into action - a compelling narrative, motivating others, setting objectives and delegation. Building strong relationships and collaboration, managing trusted stakeholder relationships internally and externally. Budgeting and forecasting, commercial and financial acumen. 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