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Are you keen to be the single point of medical accountability for Dostarilmab and lead the development and execution of Global Medical Affairs strategies for the asset including the launch optimization of such medicine? Then this is an opportunity to explore.

GSK s Pharmaceutical Medicines business:

Our pharmaceutical medicines business has a broad portfolio of innovative and established medicines. Currently, we are focusing on developing new medicines in Oncology, Immuno-Inflammation, Respiratory, and HIV/Infectious Diseases. The rebuilding of our Pharmaceuticals pipeline continues with most of our new medicines in development targeting modulation of the immune system. Major progress has been made in our immuno-oncology pipeline with assets now in clinical development, reflecting organic progression, our recent acquisition of Tesaro, Inc., and our new global strategic alliance with Merck KGaA, also known as EMD Serono in the U.S.

GSK Oncology R&D is focused on building industry-leading portfolios in three cutting-edge areas of science:

  • Invest to develop differentiated assets and combinations in increasingly crowded IO space.
  • Cancer Epigenetics : Take a more focused approach, pruning some existing assets while maintaining efforts in discovery and clinical development of most promising programs
  • Cell Therapy (CGT): Utilize competitive platform play based on patented technology
  • For more Information on GSK Oncology, please visit:

    Position Summary


    Working independently, the Global Medical Affairs Scientific Director - Dostarlimab is capable of fully leading designated aspects of the Medical Affairs strategic planning process and its implementation on behalf of the Global Medical Affairs Leader (GMAL) and in collaboration with her/his peers and other functions in the medical affairs team. The scope of the role therefore mirrors parts of the scope of the GMAL role, to whom she/he is accountable. This may include the following activities:

  • Plays an integral role in building/optimising the Global Medical Affairs Plan (MAP) and Integrated Evidence Plan (IEP) for the relevant asset/indication(s).
  • Works closely with the Physician Project Leader (PPL) and Medicine Development Leader (MDL) to optimise development plans.
  • Drives delivery of designated above-country elements of the MAP, e.g. Advisory Boards, Symposia, Educational Events.
  • Partners with commercial colleagues to optimise brand strategy, campaigns and launches in the Franchise Local Operating Companies (LOCs).
  • Leading and overseeing partnerships from a GMA perspective for the relevant asset/indication(s).
  • Drives the development and/or approval of promotional, educational, training and other materials and responses.
  • Drives the congress planning and coordination from a brand perspective, including pre- and post-congress deliverables
  • Drives the scientific training coordination and execution from a brand perspective, including material development and/or approval
  • Delivers the evidence needs for that asset on behalf of the GMAL in partnership with R&D:Drives the efficient working of the Integrated Evidence Team; ensuring insights from Franchise LOCs are integrated appropriately to inform the IEP.Reviews local GSK-sponsored and Investigator Sponsored Study (ISS) proposals from Franchise LOCs to assess their scientific merit and strategic need, liaising with R&D experts.Accountable for the development of assigned Franchise study protocols.
  • Drives excellence in Scientific Engagement (SE) with key stakeholders (HCPs, Patients, Payors and Regulators) to gain a deep understanding of customer needs.
  • Key responsibilities*

  • Gathers medical insights from the Franchise Local Operating Companies (LOCs) and external stakeholders (HCP s, Patients, Payors and Regulators) to shape the integrated evidence strategy and global medical affairs plans and strategy.
  • Leads Advisory Board design and discussion ensuring compliance with SE governance and documentation requirements
  • Leads Symposia and other Educational Activities design and discussion ensuring compliance with SE governance and documentation requirements
  • Inputs to the design and delivery of phase IIIb/IV studies and EAPs, including post-approval commitments, coordinating with relevant R&D technical experts e.g. Global Health Organization and Epidemiology.
  • Responsible for the review of local GSK-sponsored and Investigator Sponsored Study (ISS) proposals from Franchise LOCs to assess their scientific merit and strategic need, liaising with R&D, safety, biostats, and other experts.
  • Facilitates preparation for the aPIB review / Brand Planning processes, ensuring compliance with timelines and mandated global templates to ensure consistency across Franchises/Franchise LOCs.
  • Plays an integral role in the development and approval of brand strategy, and promotional campaigns and materials, ensuring compliance with all relevant codes and system requirements (ABPI, Zinc MAPs etc).
  • Develops/reviews publications/abstracts/posters related to the product, key competitors and relevant disease area(s). Ensures the Data Dissemination Plan (DDP) is maintained.
  • Supports the GMAL in communicating effectively the clinical and market access data for their asset to the Franchise LOCs; ensures a robust understanding of risk: benefit.
  • Enhances local tactical plans and shares best practices to support Launch Excellence.
  • Supports the GMAL in providing medical governance oversight for the asset, including management of product-related issues with potential impact on patient safety, and medical budget management.
  • Responsible for leading and overseeing partnerships from a GMA perspective for the relevant asset/indication(s).
  • Drives excellence in Scientific Engagement (SE) with key stakeholders (HCPs, Patients, Payors and Regulators) to gain a deep understanding of customer needs.
  • Additional Responsibilities*

  • High level of responsibility for successful delivery of critical projects and processes.
  • Responsible for building and driving the Global Medical Affairs strategy and IEP for the asset/indication(s), on behalf of the GMAL.
  • Building credibility through the richness of her/his content expertise.
  • Responsible for successful delivery of Global Integrated Medical Affairs Plans (MAPs), Medical (Pre)Launch Plans, and Integrated Evidence Plans (IEP) for the relevant asset/indication(s) in accordance with GSK and statutory requirements
  • Provides input into development plans.
  • Responsible for driving internal scientific training coordination and execution from an asset perspective, including material development and/or approval in accordance with GSK and statutory requirements
  • Responsible for driving excellence in external engagement - building credibility with, and insights through, a strong external network.
  • Ensures appropriate medical governance including the management of product-related issues with potential impact on patient safety.
  • Responsible for driving the development and/or for the approval of promotional, educational, training and other materials and responses in accordance with GSK and statutory requirements.
  • Responsible for driving the congress planning and coordination from a brand perspective, including pre- and post-congress deliverables
  • * as delegated by the GMAL and in alignment with peers

    Basic Qualifications:

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

  • PharmD, PhD, nursing, allied health professional (eg. Epidemiology) or other scientific degree
  • Industry and/or clinical experience in the oncology therapeutic area
  • Significant disease and therapeutic area knowledge.
  • Broad drug development experience with robust knowledge of GCP regulatory/ market access and reimbursement requirements.
  • Ability to develop, design and implement Phase IIIb/IV studies.
  • Significant experience in Global Medical Affairs and life cycle management, including launch support requirements.
  • Robust understanding of promotional codes/regulations; previous involvement in review and approval processes.
  • Highly developed leadership, networking, communication, intercultural communication skills and influencing skills to work effectively in a complex matrix and global environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong internal and external networks.
  • Ability to work across time zones and to travel
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous Medical Affairs experience in industry
  • 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, governance and control, managing ambiguity and paradox.
  • Managing individual performance.
  • Creating a performance culture and driving results, prioritisation, execution, delivering performance.
  • Setting strategic direction and leading on-going organisational transformation.
  • Building a resilient organisation.
  • Building strong relationships and collaboration in service of common goals, engaging the organisation and building trusted external networks for mutual benefit.
  • Managing P&L and capital allocation.
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    Associated topics: drug safety, health economic and clinical outcomes research, health economic and outcomes research, hecor, heor, hospital consultant, liaison, medical affairs, protocol, usage

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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