ViiV Director, Scientific Communications and Medical Education

GSK
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
Competitive
December 16 2020
274554
Pharma
**As a ViiV Healthcare Employee, you are also a GSK Employee, receiving 100% of GSK"s Total Rewards and Benefits.

ViiV Healthcare is a global specialty HIV company, the only one that is 100% focused on researching and delivering new medicines for people living with, and at risk of, HIV. ViiV is highly mission-driven in our unrelenting commitment to being a trusted partner for all people living with and affected by HIV. Our aim is to think, act, and connect differently through a focus on education on and treatment for HIV. We go to extraordinary lengths to deliver the sorts of breakthroughs, both in treatments, care solutions and communities, that really count. We go beyond the boundaries of medicine by taking a holistic approach to HIV through developing and supporting sustainable community programs and improving access to care. We are fully committed to push through every challenge until HIV/AIDS is eradicated. ViiV has played a significant part in delivering breakthroughs that have turned HIV into a manageable health condition. We offer the largest portfolio of HIV medicines available anywhere, and we continue our work to cater for the widest possible range of needs in response to the HIV epidemic.

We are aware of how much is at stake for those affected by HIV and we show up every day 100% committed to the patients. Our work culture is fast-paced, diverse, inclusive, competitive, and caring. But ViiV isn't just somewhere to work - it's a place to belong, an invitation to bring your very best, and a team full of impact-driven team members who are hungry to make a difference.

While we have been improving lives of HIV patients for 30 years, this is an especially exciting time to be at ViiV, as we evaluate novel approaches to treatment and prevention that could further reduce the impact of HIV on individuals and communities.

ViiV Healthcare was created as a joint venture by Pfizer and GlaxoSmithKline in November 2009 with both companies transferring their HIV assets to the new company. In 2012 Shionogijoined the company. 76.5% of the company is now owned by GlaxoSmithKline, 13.5% by Pfizer and 10% by Shionogi.

As the Director, Scientific Communications and Medical Education, you will be responsible for Leadership role for scientific and medical product communications activities; direct medically accurate and complaint data dissemination.

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career, these responsibilities include some of the following…
  • Lead the strategic development of Data Dissemination plans for select assets assuring alignment with RDGM Mission
  • Work with internal scientists, external experts and vendors on oral presentations, posters, abstracts, slide sets and publications
  • Participate as core member of the RDGM Grant and Donations Committee which reviews and evaluates requests for funding for educational grants, and evaluation of Scientific Congress sponsorships.
  • Provide coordinated review of communication activities to ensure compliance with existing SOPs, oversee effort to ensure all activities and materials provided are reviewed and appropriately signed off, as well as ensuring that an archive of approved material is maintained
  • Lead development and delivery of scientific and medical communications, for key Congresses, Advisory Boards, and other scientific meetings
  • Assist Global Medical Teams with development of Medical Education Materials for internal and external use
  • Responsible for providing scientific and medical communications input for products in a matrix development team
  • Assist in the development of public relations materials for communicating key milestones, events and issues by close collaboration with the product communications functions
  • Develop and manage budgets
  • Ensure appropriate selection and project management of vendors with respect to budget, as well as ongoing management of relationship with vendors
  • Work with internal scientists to ensure effective and compliant scientific engagement activities
  • Requires 30% local and international travel


Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:
  • PhD, Pharm D, MD/DO & 5 plus years of pharma experience


Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:
  • Experience in scientific communications or medical education
  • Experience with global commercial market place - US/Europe/International
  • Ability to build personal credibility with external experts and interface at a high technical level
  • Ability to lead and guide others in dealing with complex projects and resolve complex issues
  • Experienced in interacting with all levels of management and staff on a strategic level
  • Ability to effectively persuade and influence others
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation and organizational skills as demonstrated by numerous manuscripts, posters and abstracts accepted and presented to global audiences


Why ViiV Healthcare?

Our values and expectationsare 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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