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Oncology Market Lead, Director - Emerging Markets (EM)


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On-Site or Remote

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Competitive salary and benefits

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*Job description* *Site Name:* Brazil - Sao Paulo, UK - London - Brentford *Posted Date:* Jan 22 2024 As an Oncology Market Lead, you will ensure to drive our Oncology portfolio strategy across Emerging Markets and support the launch of innovative cancer therapies. Are you ready for the challenge? See below to learn more about this exciting opportunity! *The Opportunity * You'll be responsible for leading the translation and implementation of the strategy for Oncology Brands in EM, collaborate with LOCs on their implementation of strategy and optimisation of launch plans. Challenge ambition, help to deliver commercial performance and excellence in sales execution. You can expect to work very closely with the markets and will hold joint accountability for driving launch excellence and the performance of Oncology Brands within EM. We'll rely on you to partner up with Global Functions to be the interface with LOCs. Finally, you'll be tasked with engaging and setting up communication flows to ensure appropriate communication takes place around the strategy and assets. This is a truly unique opportunity to help shape the foundation of our Oncology business and support the launch of multiple innovative therapies. We're committed to the discovery and development of new oncology therapies with the life-changing potential of helping patients with cancer, if you share these common values then we want to hear from you! *Key Responsibilities* - Engage and influence with GMs, Business Heads and Brand Teams in the LOCs to drive growth of marketed assets, optimization of launches and excellence in commercial execution. - Provide the right level of support and challenge to drive performance. - Drive targeted and leadership best practice and key learnings across EM to drive performance. - Drive leadership and winning mindset across markets. - Optimize marketed asset performance across EM/ LOCs by reviewing / improving marketing planning, selling / operational excellence, medical affairs strategy, pricing & access initiatives, and regulatory strategy. - Accountable for new launches and drives launch excellence of new assets by ensuring development of tailored LOC brand, selling, access, supply & regulatory strategies. - Develop strong working relationships with senior EM management to maximize impact of oncology assets on P&L. Provide direction into resourcing planning across sales, marketing and medical. - Product expertise (extensive knowledge of phase IIIa & planned IIIb, IV clinical studies & value propositions with supporting Health outcomes data) for marketed assets & planned launch assets. - Evaluate and develop necessary treatment evolution strategies with LOCs to ensure appropriate patient awareness, diagnosis & treatment. *Why you?* Basic Qualifications: We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals: - Deep Pharma experience in Specialty care - Sales and Marketing leadership experience - Successful commercial experience gained in different roles, functions and areas of the business across assets, including Oncology, Business Unit or Marketing Head roles. - In market and above market experience, ideally within Latin America & Middle East/ North Africa region - Recognized leadership skills in direct and matrix environments, and ability to engage and align different parts of the organization towards efficient decision making. - Creative approach to problem solving and the ability to challenge the status quo. - Availability to travel around 25%. Time zone flexibility is critical Preferred Qualifications: If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus: - Robust oncology expertise - Commercial understanding of multiple EM markets Location flexibility across EM, with base preference in Brazil, Argentina, UK or Turkey LI*GSK *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. *Why Us?* 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 organization where people can thrive. 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