Tipo de empleo: Full-time

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Site Name: UK - London - Brentford

Posted Date: Oct 6 2022

Position Summary

The Medical Director, UK & Ireland, will take overall accountability for Medical governance and all Medical Department activities in the country through alignment with the local operating company (LOC) General Manager (GM), partnership with other key LOC functions and leadership and development of the LOC Medical team.

You will ensure that solid Medical Affairs plans for UK are developed and executed to ensure successful launches and lifecycle management of GSK’s medicines and vaccines to improve patient and public health outcomes, including both evidence continuum and scientific communication plans. You will ensure that HCPs (and patients where appropriate) have the correct information to allow evidence-based use of GSK products, through, for example, educational programs and scientific/external engagement activities, as well as ensuring these are in line with GSK standards and values and are therefore in the best interests of the patient.

You will also provide appropriate input into the development, registration and launch of new medicines and vaccines, and the development and execution of Medical Affairs strategies and plans that are aligned with the business strategies for commercialization of medicines of value to our patients and customers.

Key Responsibilities
  • Demonstrate strong Medical leadership and accountability for overall Medical governance within the UK and Ireland LOCs, and the management of all the Medical functions.
  • Lead the Medical Department in the provision of high-quality Medical and Scientific strategic input and insights to the Pharma and Vaccine businesses (at local and global level if needed), and ensure successful execution of the Medical Plans to the desired outcomes and timelines.
  • Develop evidence generation plans and demonstrate relative medical value of our medicines and vaccines to address the unmet needs and improve patient outcomes.
  • Provide Medical leadership, input, and guidance into local HTA submissions and publications. This includes leadership and governance oversight of Health Economics and Outcomes Research for local market access purposes, in partnership with other central functions such as Projects, Clinical Platforms & Sciences (PCPS) and Global Health Outcomes (GHO).
  • Embed the principles and practices of Scientific Engagement (SE) within the organisation and drive the conceptualization and implementation of SE activities such as advisory boards and medical education programs. This includes Medical leadership in appropriate external engagement with key external experts, investigators, academia, government officials, media and other stakeholders under the respective governance frameworks, in order to develop, maintain, and enhance our reputation and trust with external stakeholders.
  • Lead the UK Medical Governance Executive Board, to actively contribute to the UK RMCB, and local crisis management committee, to ensure that the highest standards of Medical Governance are practised within the UK and Ireland LOCs across all functions and businesses. This also includes ensuring appropriate management and deployment of local Medical resources and capabilities (in collaboration with the GMs) in order to adequately meet local governance expectations and internal/external standards.
  • Governance of specific functions – Ensure that appropriate processes are in place to meet the required standards while responding to Medical Information requests from local HCPs and customers. And ensure maintenance of an effective local Pharmacovigilance system and processes, to comply with local regulations and GSK global PV requirements.
  • Ensure the appropriate medical governance oversight and risk management for all Clinical studies conducted in the country, and that subjects and patients are not placed at unnecessary risk from their participation. For studies operated through local Clinical Operations, ensure that there is a focus on quality (in compliance with local regulations, GCP Guidelines and internal SOPs) and performance.
  • Foster a leadership culture that attracts and retains high-potential and high-performance personnel, develops them within the country organisation and actively helps them to secure opportunities in the wider organisation as appropriate. Ensure that there is an effective succession planning process in place for all key Medical roles in the LOC.
Candidate Profile, Qualifications & Expertise
  • Medical degree and GMC registered physician.
  • In-depth understanding of the medical affairs function gained through varying roles on local and international level.
  • Proven track record as a Country Medical Director. Experience in execution in country and ‘above country’ Medical Affairs Leadership roles, ideally in a larger country.
  • Mix of Therapeutic Areas. A solid understanding of specialty care is preferred, ideally with experience in oncology and primary care.
  • Broad understanding of key parameters in the successful commercialisation of drugs. Strong knowledge of healthcare systems, medical quality assurance, quality improvement, risk management as well as the interface to clinical development and commercialisation.
  • Experienced, resilient, authentic, and visible leader. Proven leadership capability required, ideally having led a large medical function within a global pharmaceutical business.
GSK is a global biopharma company with a special purpose – to unite science, technology and talent to get ahead of disease together – so we can positively impact the health of billions of people and deliver stronger, more sustainable shareholder returns – as an organisation where people can thrive. Getting ahead means preventing disease as well as treating it, and we aim to impact the health of 2.5 billion people around the world in the next 10 years.

Our success absolutely depends on our people. While getting ahead of disease together is about our ambition for patients and shareholders, it’s also about making GSK a place where people can thrive. We want GSK to be a workplace where everyone can feel a sense of belonging and thrive as set out in our Equal and Inclusive Treatment of Employees policy. We’re committed to being more proactive at all levels so that our workforce reflects the communities we work and hire in, and our GSK leadership reflects our GSK workforce.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are open to all talent. In the US, we also adhere to Affirmative Action principles. This ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to neurodiversity, race/ethnicity, colour, national origin, religion, gender, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability, genetic information, military service, covered/protected veteran status or any other federal, state or local protected class*(*US only).

We believe in an agile working culture for all our roles. If flexibility is important to you, we encourage you to explore with our hiring team what the opportunities are.

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Plazo: 25-03-2024

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