Portfolio Competitor Insights Manager

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Posted Date: Jun 15 2020

Job Title: Portfolio Competitor Insights Manager
Location: GSK House London
Salary: Competitive
Closing date: Friday 17th July

GSK is a science-led, global healthcare company that produces innovative medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products.

The Portfolio Competitor Insights Manager will support the delivery of portfolio-and company-level external insights and performance benchmarking, enhancing global strategic and portfolio decision-making within R&D.

The Portfolio Competitor Insights Manager will conduct and report analyses, including but not limited to comparative benchmarking, competitor strategy assessments and portfolio-level competitive intelligence. These analyses have significant business impact, directly and indirectly contributing to both R&D strategy and portfolio decision-making. Key stakeholders include Portfolio Management colleagues, the wider Strategy & Portfolio group, RDMT, as well as other internal clients as required (e.g. functional heads, TA heads, investor relations).

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Working both in collaboration with the Portfolio Competitor Insights and Analytics Director and independently, Portfolio Competitor Insights Manager deliverables include:

  • Strategic, company and portfolio-level competitor analyses.
  • Systematic and ad hoc R&D benchmarking analyses.
  • Monitoring of GSK R&D performance and trends versus peer companies.
  • Analysis and communication of factors contributing to competitor performance, in relation to GSK R&D.
  • Contributing to portfolio prioritisation decisions.
  • will provide analytics, reporting and insights on the external landscape that will inform decisions by RDMT, PIB and CET on GSK's R&D strategy and portfolio investments.
  • Portfolio Competitor Insights Manager must be able to interpret competitor and benchmarking information effectively, whilst at the same time having a strong understanding of the limitations of different information sources and the strengths and weaknesses of different analytical methodologies
  • This position delivers external insights to key R&D leadership and decision making bodies (RDMT, PIB, DIB). This position will also enable portfolio trade-off decisions by providing qualitative and quantitative analyses, context, and insights in relation to the external landscape.

CLOSING DATE for applications: Friday 17th July
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When applying for this role, please use the 'cover letter' of the online application or your CV to describe how you meet the competencies for this role, as outlined in the job requirements above. The information that you have provided in your cover letter and CV will be used to assess your application.

Why You?

Required Qualifications and experience:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in biological sciences, pharmacology or other biomedical discipline
  • Experience in competitive intelligence and/or benchmarking gained either directly within a pharmaceutical company or from within a relevant healthcare CI, benchmarking, or consulting environment.
  • Stakeholder management and executive communication.
  • Solid understanding of pharmaceutical R&D.

Company Details:
GSK is a science-led, global healthcare company that produces innovative medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products.
We are committed to overcoming some of the biggest challenges in global health; delivering products of value in a responsible, sustainable way; and providing access to medicine for the world's poorest communities .hello


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