Site Name: Richmond Sherwood Posted Date: May 28 2021 The Scientist, Consumer Science is a key member of the Consumer Science & Product Understanding group, and exists to: Ensure consumer-centricity of specific innovations within a category and/or a region pipeline. Ensure that these innovations provide a consumer preferred user experience, via consumer modelling, better holistic and sensory design, a coherent and compelling product story, and resulting in leadership shares and sales. The role touches the entire innovation lifecycle, from ideation to product launch, as well as product optimization post launch. This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following: Iteratively gets consumer feedback on prototyping via qualitative and quantitative research Validates lead product options via quantitative research before they undergo ‘formulation lock'. Validates non-clinical claims with consumers via quantitative research Validate with consumers the product optimization programs post launch, for in-market products. Manages consumer / employee panel and ensures screening, training, validation regularly conducted (if applicable). Ensure that interactions with consumers are compliant with the Human Subject Testing Policy (408), and that all quality and regulatory requirements are met. The role involves direct contact with R&D, Consumer Insights and marketing teams The ideal candidate must have a unique skill set with a strong scientific background, a good understanding of the entire innovation process, expertise in Consumer Science, leadership and influencing skills, a high level of creativity, problem solving and entrepreneurship. Why you? Basic Qualifications: We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals: Bachelor's degree in Sciences: Chemistry, Pharmacy, Pharmacology, Physics, Mathematics, Sensory, Food, Biochemistry or Biological science 2 + years experience in Consumer Science/Products Research (qualitative & quantitative research, consumer modelling, upstream/front end consumer need definition AND downstream/product validation and claims substantiation) Preferred Qualifications: If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus: Excellent analytical skills Leadership, communication and influencing skills Understands commercial implications of consumer/ sensory activities and projects 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: Operating at pace and agile decision-making - using evidence and applying judgement to balance pace, rigour and risk. Committed to delivering high quality results, overcoming challenges, focusing on what matters, execution. Continuously looking for opportunities to learn, build skills and share learning. Sustaining energy and well-being Building strong relationships and collaboration, honest and open conversations. Budgeting and cost-consciousness *LI-GSK If you require an accommodation or other assistance to apply for a job at GSK, please contact the GSK Service Centre at 1-877-694-7547 (US Toll Free) or +1 801 567 5155 (outside US). GSK is an Equal Opportunity Employer and, in the US, we adhere to Affirmative Action principles. 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