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Sr Director, Transformation and Strategic Initiatives

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Raleigh, North Carolina; Collegeville, Pennsylvania
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Site Name: USA - Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, USA - North Carolina - Raleigh, USA - Pennsylvania - Upper Providence Posted Date: Apr 28 2022 Are you an experienced Leader looking to be part of an innovative, dynamic, and growing organization? As Sr. Director, US Medical Affairs Transformation and Strategic Initiatives, you will lead and facilitate the cross-functional and cross-regional communication and alignment of key strategic initiatives, driving innovation, commercialization, the New GSK operating model, prioritization and resource optimization as well as shaping and supporting `key Medical Affairs strategies. Being part of Medical Affairs at GSK is being part of something special. We are fueled by a personal passion to give our customers and our patients MORE. More of ourselves, more to fight for and more therapies that make a difference! As Senior Director you will act as key liaison with the R&D team on relevant pipeline assets and Medical opportunities, the global medical affairs teams on coordinating aligned strategies and approaches, working with Commercial counterparts to coordinate overall strategies, where relevant and working with internal US Medical affairs to develop and implement a coordinated strategic and operational planning process. This role will provide YOU with the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career, these responsibilities include some of the following… Act as a strategic thought partner for the USMA organization, providing the organization with structure, input and perspective to make prioritization decisions based on future goals and activities aligned by the US Medical Affairs Leadership Team (MALT). Drive implementation of prioritized USMA initiatives, taking into consideration the needs of R&D, Global Medical and US Commercial and independently leading execution and placement of resources to enable these initiatives. Provide coordination across medical teams to ensure alignment with overall US MA strategies and initiatives - Coordinate with senior leaders within and outside of US MA to deliver against specific strategic / operational projects. Ensure USMA leaders are prepared & effective across key external and internal global & cross-functional stakeholder meetings; Support and Global Medical/GMATs where appropriate. Define and coordinate the overall approach for strategic and budget planning, across the US MA organization, working closely with the TA strategy & ops leads within medical TAs/ functions. Be accountable for and manage a team of 2-6 to deliver: Cross-functional strategic projects; USMA strategic plans (annual strategic plan and budget as well as any longer-term plans); USMA change management and communications connected to USMA organizational readiness initiatives. Working with the SVP, manage the activities of the US MALT, planning calendar, and key strategic events throughout the year; Coordinate US MALT meetings including agendas, best practices, follow up and metrics to assess performance (decision making, commercial alignment). Represent US MALT on compliance committees and the implementation of SOPs and training. Track and manage US MALT resources, including headcount, and budget, partnering with Finance & Human Resources. Why you? Basic Qualifications: We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals: PhD in a Healthcare concentration, PharmD or MBA. Demonstrated knowledge of Medical Affairs, the science of the pharmaceutical industry and impact on patient outcomes, and strategic integrated medical business planning 7-10 years combination of experience in Strategy / Operations role at global PharmaCo (Sr Director or above) and Pharma Strategy / Operations consulting. Ability to travel 25%. Experience of working with senior leadership and executive teams. Demonstrated relationship-building with the key medical/scientific experts Experience working in a matrix environment and managing senior stakeholders effectively. Preferred Qualifications: If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus: Robust knowledge of the US healthcare environment including disease-specific research priorities, public health need, competitor landscape, clinical practice trends and treatment guidelines evolution. Excellent strategic thinking, communication and leadership skills. Strong business acumen and experience building investment cases. Strong networking skills and an ability to achieve through engaging the co-operation of others. 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. GSK offers you the opportunity to showcase your skillset in these areas with a leadership that values, recognizes, and rewards talent! ~We look forward to working with you! #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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