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MDS Capability Project Delivery & Change Manager

Collegeville, Pennsylvania
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Oct 5, 2022

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Job Purpose

This newly created role represents a great opportunity to join the Portfolio, Technology & Delivery group, within the Medicine Development & Supply (MDS) organization responsible for driving delivery of transformative projects in a change management, business analysis, and/or project management context.

The Primary Purpose of the role is to support the CMC organization capability projects. This includes the creation of work packages, strategy development, and implementation plans to deliver against the R&D priorities and CMC objectives.

The projects may compromise a diagnostic, design, implementation and embedding phase. Additionally, a project may include a diagnostic or development of a proposal(s) with multiple options.

The optimal candidate will be self-motivated, hardworking with a strong problem solving, Project Management capability, and Change Management experience.

In this role you will…
  • Lead CMC change projects with high degree of complexity, ambiguity, and novelty in approach.
  • Translate objectives for CMC programs to clear deliverables, work packages, resourcing, and meetings.
  • Create and execute complex Change Management plans with stakeholders to manage impacts, issues and risks associated with the change. This may include preparing, delivering change management, communication, and training plans to support deployment of CMC capability builds.
  • Serve as Project Manager across lifecycle of project(s).
  • Undertake business benefit analyses including Return-on-Investment (ROI).
  • Lead change management: enable delivery through target setting, planning, tracking, and reporting and apply continuous improvement thinking.
  • Ensure business benefits of CMC capability programs and change initiatives are well characterized, quantified, and incorporated into delivery plans of project teams including ensuring alignment from project conception through to industrialization.
  • Oversee and undertake analyses required to identify proposals or projects that resolve key business problems, including resource optimization with changing portfolio needs and cross-CMC improvement programs.
  • Independently perform diagnostic/analysis of CMC focused problems and articulate multiple options to drive clear recommendations with a well-articulated rationale
  • Manage functional meetings toward actionable outcomes and resolution.
  • Utilize specialist knowledge in GSK and Industry change management theories, practices, tools, and processes

Why you?

Basic Qualifications

We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:
  • Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, engineering, or business
  • 5+ years' experience leading projects in a matrix context with multiple stakeholders at different organizational levels; experience in technical CMC or non-clinical safety/disposition
  • Leadership and ability to lead and drive change, matrix leadership with proven examples and presentations
  • Critical mindset to identify ways to improve processes, and comfortable challenging status quo, developing data analysis and visualization to gain business insights and Strong business acumen with (Presentation Examples)

Preferred Qualifications

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:
  • Advanced Degree (Masters, PhD, MBA)
  • PRINCE 2 or PMP Certification
  • PROSCI Certification
  • SAFe AGILE Certification
  • Excellent communication skills, ideally in writing and verbally.
  • Proven ability to deliver key communications with clarity, impact, and passion.
  • Proven ability to foster strong matrix working both within the MDS matrix team and as part of cross-functional teams ensuring AD matrix team input is sought on strategic decisions and recommendations
  • Ability to lead through change
  • Able to implement plans and hold self and team accountable for delivery of short- and medium-term goals


We're combining the power of genetic and genomic insights into what causes disease, with the speed and scale of artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) to make better predictions about who a treatment might work for, and why. We believe this powerful combination of data and technology holds the key to fundamentally transforming medical discovery for the better, improving R&D success rates and shaping how even the most challenging diseases, like neurological conditions and cancer, can be both prevented and treated.
In 2021 we delivered four major product approvals: Cabenuva for HIV, Jemperli for endometrial cancer, Xevudy for COVID-19 and Apretude, our new long-acting medicine for HIV prevention.



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