Stability Team Leader

    • Guildford, United Kingdom

Site Name: UK - Surrey - Weybridge
Posted Date: Apr 27 2020
The GSK Consumer Healthcare R&D team supports the development of leading global brands in Consumer Health care. Stability sciences is a specialized discipline providing support for to new product development contributing to the growth of the Consumer Health Business. Their expertise is utilized by providing technical data supporting product stability within assigning shelf life and storage conditions.

The role is to lead stability activities associated with the Category R&D development programs and to ensure proper management of stability infrastructure based on the site where candidate is located.
a global team of Stability experts responsible for providing expert guidance on shelf life assignments as well as overseeing Stability Operations at internal and external facilities. The role requires close collaboration with Quality, Regulatory and product development teams to ensure that technical data and documentation generated by Stability function meets the timeline and compliance.

Competitive Salary Will be offered

Closing Date 29th May 2020

Why you?
Basic Qualifications:
We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:

  • Bachelors Degree
  • Extensive experience in the area of stability science, analytical chemistry in the OTC or consumer products industry
  • Experience of recruiting, training and direction setting of a large group of Stability experts.
  • Preference is for an individual with experience of analytical and Stability operations.
  • Strong knowledge of cGMP requirements related to Stability and analytical chemistry.
  • Proven ability to successfully manage teams across time zones and cultures
  • Excellent leadership, communication and influencing skills in a complex, matrix environment
  • Proven ability to realize a vision by inspiring others within and outside of function,
  • Able to interact effectively with the most senior levels of management both internally and externally
  • Proven ability to express problems / challenges and solutions in a clear and concise manner
  • Proven ability to solve complex technical and operational problems.
  • Proven ability to maintain and deploy an external network of service providers to the benefit of the activities for which the incumbent is accountable.

Preferred Qualifications:
If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:
  • The candidate must demonstrate strong organizational ability, comfort with complexity and ambiguity and an ability to lead within a strong matrix organization.
  • A passion for scientific expertise will be essential given the critical importance of technical oversight to the Stability function.

Why GSK?
Our values and expectationsare 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


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