GSK continues to expand its oncology organization, and we are looking for experienced professionals to help us grow our internal expertise! We have an exciting (and expanding) portfolio and are looking for Clinical Operations Leaders who have experience leading global oncology studies. It's a wonderful time to join our team because have multiple open positions in the areas of immuno-oncology, cell/gene therapy, epigenetics and synthetic lethality. Apply to learn more!
Remote working outside of listed locations may be considered for a limited number of qualified applicants by exception and given willingness to agree to ways of working which meet both the needs of the individual and the business.
This position within Global Clinical Delivery (GCD) is accountable for planning and leading the delivery of oncology studies to time, quality, budget, company standards and scientific requirements as outlined in the clinical study proposal.
- Accountable for the study delivery strategy (e.g. country selection, diversity, patient engagement strategy, recruitment plan, etc)
- Drive assessment, selection, engagement, and management of appropriate vendors.
- Ensure compliance with ICH/GCP guidelines, all applicable laws and regulations, and GSK SOPs, for all products and services delivered for their designated studies.
- Make decisions which balance risk/benefit with clear understanding of impact on the study and project; takes action to mitigate risk where appropriate.
- Work with matrix partners, asset lead and/or manager to develop and manage study level budget within project budget allocation.
- Actively partner to build relationships and collaborate with oncology aligned staff in other global functions.
- Encourage others within matrix and line teams to seek alternative perspectives and develop solutions.
We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:
- Bachelor's degree in life sciences or related discipline
- 6 years of clinical development experience in the pharmaceutical industry or CRO environment
- Global clinical operations leadership experience
- Experience in study management, global regulatory guidelines and ICH/GCP
- Experience working with investigators, external experts, Contract Research Organizations and vendors
If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:
- Experience leading the delivery of oncology clinical trials is preferred.
- Clinical development experience across all phases of development (I-IV).
- Highly developed communication skills appropriate to the target audience, promoting effective decision-making where necessary
- Proven expertise in the proactive identification of issues which may impact clinical programs coupled with the ability to contribute to solutions affecting cross-functional matrix teams.
- Excellent influencing and negotiation skills
- Excellent project management and leadership skills
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 judgment to balance pace, rigor 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
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