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Publications Lead, US

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Waltham, Massachusetts; Research Triangle Park, North Carolina; Collegeville, Pennsylvania
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Jun 29, 2022

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Are you looking for a highly visible and strategic role that broadens your capabilities? If so this Publications Lead role could be an ideal opportunity for you.

Reporting into the Office of the CMO, the Publications Lead, US will support publication planning and provide robust governance oversight for GSK Publications in the US. The role is accountable to ensure delivery on established publication plans, in a timely manner according to plan prioritization, available resources and following GSK policies, good publication practices and highest standards of transparency. The role will directly report into the Head of Regional Publications.

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following:
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining the US Data Dissemination plan (DDP) with decision making power on the publication plan for publication ethics and medical governance aspects.
  • Monitoring the publication budget,
  • Overseeing the delivery of publications activities in a timely manner and according to asset priorities in a matrix model
  • Local peer-reviewed publications of Clinical/EPI/HE/MA/safety
  • Cross-project oversight at region/LOC level with alignment to global assets accordingly
  • To contribute and support the project strategic objectives in partnership with the project/regional/LOC stakeholders (e.g. GAP analysis in collaboration with MA/LOCs)
  • Be the single point of contact (interface) for US-related publications for stakeholders and in relevant meetings.
  • Ensure appropriate update and regular communication of plans to stakeholders.
  • Provide feedback/information to team members on projects and regional/local activities
  • Accountable for publication level risk assessment and escalation. Mitigate risks related to publication planning and delivery (Policy timings, full disclosure, ethics and medical governance)
  • Act as Company Project Chief Editor for key publications:
    • Critical review of the scientific content to ensure high quality and ethics
    • Standardization & improvement of publications processes
    • Lead initiatives on continuous improvement of publication processes,
    • Adapt process based on the evolving publication policies, trends and guidance,
    • Align publication processes across functions, projects, regions
  • Train, coach and/or mentor (as appropriate) newcomers and less experienced team members in all areas of accountabilities and their integration in the team/company
  • Manage the different external Publications Management Service providers involved in your projects
  • Develop and reinforce the external image of GSK, in alignment with the global GSK values, through attendance, interactions and presentation at meetings relating to public disclosure ethics
  • Develop good professional relationship with external experts, with agencies, external authors and presentors, and journal editors/congress organizers

Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:
  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field.
  • At least 5 years of experience in medical/scientific writing, regulatory writing or publications writing and processes
  • At least 2 years of Experience in Publications Management

Preferred Qualifications :

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:
  • M.S., PhD, PharmD, or similar advanced degree
  • Strong scientific, medical, biomedical and/or pharmacist education is clearly an asset.
  • Prior experience in Pharma environment is an asset
  • Excellent English skills, both verbal and written
  • Advanced IT skills (Office, Document management tools, Internet)
  • Strong knowledge and skills in project management

Why GSK?

At GSK, we have already delivered unprecedented change over the past four years, improving R&D, becoming a leader inConsumer Health, strengthening our leadership, and transforming our commercial execution. Now, we're making the biggestchanges we've made to our business in over 20 years.We're on track to separate and create two new companies in 2022:New GSK with a leading portfolio of vaccines and specialty medicines as well as R&D based on immune system and geneticsscience; and a new world-leading consumer healthcare company of loved and trusted brands.​

With new ambition comes new purpose. For New GSK, this is to unite science, talent and technology to get ahead of diseasetogether - all with the clear ambition of delivering human health impact; stronger and more sustainable shareholder returns; andas a new GSK where outstanding people thrive.​

Getting ahead means preventing disease as well as treating it. How we do all this is through our people and our culture. A culturethat isambitious for patients- so we deliver what matters better and faster;accountable for impact- with clear ownership ofgoals and support to succeed; andwhere we do the right thing. So, if you're ready to improve the lives of billions, join us at thisexciting moment in our journey. Join our challenge to get Ahead Together.


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