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Director, New Product Development, Voltaren

Job description

The new Consumer Health Business in GSK is a fast-moving dynamic business, bringing together, as part of a joint venture with Pfizer, two exciting consumer-centric portfolios which include Oral Health, Respiratory & Skin, Pain and Wellness. As the Director, New Product Development -Volteren, you will drive the identification, implementation and embedding of clinical strategies to improve business performance and clinical studies delivery within the region.  You will play a key role in supporting the Regional head of Clinical Operations to manage business operations.

A role in GSK Consumer Health offers the opportunity to work across a portfolio with true variety, with products including medicines, devices and cosmetics. As part of the joint venture, this portfolio is becoming even stronger, including a variety of well-known and instantly recognizable products. This is an area of the GSK business which is highly innovation driven, offering its employees a consistent, fast-paced challenge and the chance to work with many other areas of the wider business, both locally and internationally, to help safely drive and maintain GSK’s Consumer Health business.

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career, these responsibilities include some of the following…

  • Successfully liaise with key internal (Local Operating Country (LOC) Clinical Operations Heads, GSK central study teams, Country Medical Directors, Area Medical Directors, etc.) and external (strategic partners) stakeholders in the region to ensure the achievement of key deliverables
  • Support management of strategic partner oversight in the region.
  • Drive study delivery, business efficiencies, implementation of new process and quality improvement within the Area
  • Support management and tracking of financials for Americas Region
  • Support management and tracking of study delivery metrics for the Americas region
  • Support management of resourcing in the region.
  • Contribute into cross-functional projects both within Pharmaceutical R&D and with other stakeholders outside of Pharmaceutical R&D, contribute/lead above-country initiatives and projects;
  • Facilitate Americas leadership team meetings.

Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a science related field
  • Experience developing and leading teams
  • Experience with successful product launches
  • Experience in strategic oversight
  • Experience participating in above country initiatives
  • Experience managing budgets, project management, and resourcing

Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:

  • Advanced Degree (MS, PhD, MD)
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and agility to further grow the product line
  • Demonstrated leadership success and record of high performance and delivery
  • Experience of change management and leading teams through change

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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