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GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)

Medical Affairs Manager



Full Time

On Site


Manila, Arkansas, United States

Site Name: Finance Center Building
Posted Date: May 22 2023

Are you energized by building advocacy for a therapeutic strategy through the development of partnerships with key External Experts and Professional Bodies? If so, this Medical Affairs Manager role could be an ideal opportunity to explore.

As a Medical Affairs Manager, you will provide an expert interface between GSK Medical and the external healthcare community on medical topics. You will also help ensure the safe and effective use of GSK medicines through appropriate scientific dialogue.

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career.

These responsibilities include some of the following:

Works under the direction, guidance, and supervision of the Country Medical Director / Medical Affairs Head (as applicable) on these areas:

Safety and Pharmacovigilance

  • Support the Country Medical Director and the Named Safety Contact (NSC) to comply with safety reporting requirements

  • May be assigned as NSC back-up as necessary to support Pharmacovigilance deliverables as aligned with PV WOWs/SOP

Medical Affairs

  • Safety/pharmacovigilance

  • Contribute to strategic planning with Medical Plans

  • Provides expert medical support for Healthcare products-related inquiries and Medical information

  • Ensure compliance with GSK Code of Practice, other relevant GSK Policies and SOPs, and prevailing national and international standards, such as PHAP

  • Conduct internal and external scientific presentations related to GSK products and strategies, as aligned with therapeutic area expertise

  • Develop modules and other materials to support marketing and training initiatives as aligned with therapeutic area expertise

  • Support product launches and other lifecycle management marketing activities

  • Lead Scientific Engagement activities as appropriate

  • Author and/or assist in the preparation of manuscripts for publication and abstracts for meetings, conferences, and journal publications

  • Deliver on label product presentations at conferences and GSK sponsored symposia; facilitate GSK initiated activities

Company Communications and PR

  • Conduct scientific presentations in support of GSK products and strategies to EEs, scientific meetings, congress, symposia, regulatory authorities, external visitors, and others

Government Affairs

  • Assist the country Business Managers/Directors in the development of tender submissions and information packages intended for regulatory bodies

  • Provide product and disease information to authorities to support policy and decision making

People Management

  • Manage Pharma MSLs, Medical Content Specialist

    • Develop and maintain an efficient, motivated, and committed Medical Affairs Team appropriate to the Company’s requirement

    • Encourage MSL P2P scientific exchange through execution of the MSL performance plan

    • Foster and encourage a learning environment to attain professionalism at the MSL level

    • Identify and develop key talents and successors

    • Develop managerial and technical skills of appropriate staff and provide motivation

    • Effectively/efficiently handle and nurture personnel related issues, promoting initiative, self-development, and teamwork

Demonstrate clear leadership and commitment to GSK’s EHS Policy, establishing a system for delivering compliance with Global EHS standards in terms of developing, implementing and maintaining an effective risk management processes, identifying and managing risks and issues, and defining relevant EHS indicators, metrics, objectives, and targets to drive EHS performance. Comply with Company policies and processes for QMS, Medical governance, Procurement, IT, Finance, EHS and HR, as relevant.

Principal Accountabilities

Pharma Or Vaccines focused facilitator and implementer in local country, under the direction, guidance, and supervision of the Country Medical Director/Medical Affairs Head (as applicable) for:

Medical Governance – compliance to GSK Code, PHAP Code, and other relevant guidelines Medical Marketing Matters – i.e., EE development, Product Strategy, Medical Information, Publications, Product Training Implementation of Scientific Engagement activities

Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

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

  • Medical degree

  • Three years of experience in medical affairs, clinical development, or medical research

  • Experience interpreting and communicating scientific data and statistics

  • Training on Evidence Based Medicine and/or clinical epidemiology is desirable

  • Sound understanding on Principle and Practices Good Clinical Practices and SOPs

  • Can understand scientific methods and experimental designs

  • Excellent in written and oral communication skills
    Proficiency in word and power point is desirable

Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:

  • Experience in the Pharmaceutical industry is preferred

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.

GSK is a global biopharma company with a special purpose – to unite science, technology and talent to get ahead of disease together – so we can positively impact the health of billions of people and deliver stronger, more sustainable shareholder returns – as an organisation where people can thrive. Getting ahead means preventing disease as well as treating it, and we aim to positively impact the health of 2.5 billion people by the end of 2030.

Our success absolutely depends on our people. While getting ahead of disease together is about our ambition for patients and shareholders, it’s also about making GSK a place where people can thrive. We want GSK to be a workplace where everyone can feel a sense of belonging and thrive as set out in our Equal and Inclusive Treatment of Employees policy. We’re committed to being more proactive at all levels so that our workforce reflects the communities we work and hire in, and our GSK leadership reflects our GSK workforce.

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