Clinical Scientist - Oncology

Collegeville, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Dec 7, 2021

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Science, Pharmaceutical
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Site Name: USA - Massachusetts - Waltham, Collegeville TSA, Stevenage Posted Date: Nov 23 2021 Are you interested in a leadership opportunity to drive the implementation of effective Clinical Oncology strategies for a multi-national pharmaceutical company? If so, this role may be for you! As Clinical Development (Oncology) Director, you will be responsible for building up the current Oncology development team, including recruitment of clinical scientists, and developing and leading GSK medium and long-term oncology development strategies for GSK's oncology pipeline. You will work closely with the Global Oncology Research and Development and Medical Affairs to ensure that the oncology clinical team have the highest quality capabilities and expertise. You will also ensure the optimal launch of new products and appropriate optimal patient use of currently available GSK Medicines through leadership and collaboration. This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following: Define and drive the data acquisition vision and strategy for the design, development, deployment, and continuous improvement of state-of-the-art processes and technologies Building the Oncology clinical development organization including recruitment and capability development Communicate with Oncology TA Head, Development head, RU heads and EDL heads Collaborate closely with the Oncology medical affairs head and operation lead to drive excellence in external expert engagement skills, to include congresses and stand-alone meetings, medical education, advisory boards, and scientific communications and publications Provide expertise on external oncology environment, GSK products, and competitor products Collaborate with Medical Affairs teams and the Global Franchise to ensure that clinical trial plans, evidence planning, data gathering, and generation are consistent and aligned to optimize brand strategies Develop innovative strategies and solutions that contribute to the optimal development of new products Provide input into strategies with technical accuracy, fair and balanced information and conformance with prevailing legislation, regulations and internal Standard Operating Procedures Why you? Basic Qualifications: We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals: Master of Science Degree 15 or more years of leadership experience Preferred Qualifications: If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus: MD, Pharm D. or PhD Experience in the Pharmaceutical industry with specific experience leading a team with progressively more senior positions and responsibility Experience in clinical development Project Management experience Oncology experience clinically (preferred) or within pharmaceutical industry Experience and understanding of the drug development, regulatory and commercialization process, including clinical trial development, is critical to the role Experience managing, developing and motivating a team to deliver results in a timely manner Ability to identify, hire, and coach talent to improve performance Experience in change management, restructuring, and building capabilities Strong team leadership skills in line management and matrix environments Experience identifying, assessing and understanding the needs of key decision makers and stakeholders and building effective relationships in a matrixed environment Experience in setting high performance standards and measures, driving accountability throughout the function and mentoring staff 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. 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. This ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, 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. 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