top of page

Senior Manager, Product Owner, OCMO


Job Type

Job Function




On-Site or Remote

Job Type


Competitive salary and benefits

About the Role

*Job description* *Site Name:* UK - London - Brentford *Posted Date:* Jan 31 2024 *Job title: Principal Product Owner, Office of the Chief Medical Officer* *Job Purpose* The Office of the Chief Medical Officer (OCMO) is a function within R&D that supports the internal oversight of GSK’s responsibilities to protect patients. This includes the transparency and disclosure of GSK’s R&D activity, delivery of scientific publications and the compassionate use of medicines. This Product Owner role is part of the R&D Digital and Tech organisation that partners with the OCMO function to identify and deliver the portfolio of systems that support its business goals If you’re passionate about using innovative technologies to enable process transformation in a large global organisation and can set out a compelling vision, prioritising to maximise business value and can collaborate with business partners and other stakeholders to rapidly deliver high quality solutions, then we’d like to hear from you. *About R&D Tech * GSK R&D is led by science and is extending our portfolio of products at pace with ever-increasing variance and complexity. R&D Tech has a critical part to play in building modern digital and data analytics platforms, working closely with internal and external partners and regulators. This presents an opportunity for Tech to make a difference via investing in modern platform technologies and digital applications across GSK’s Research Development organisation. *Key **Responsibilities* The Product Owner, OCMO role has accountability for defining and delivering the Tech strategy to advance and support the OCMO organisation in the delivery of its business strategy. Key aspects of the role are: - *Business Partnering* – Building strong relationships with key business stakeholders as a trusted advisor of how technology can be affectively applied to advance business goals. This is built on an intimate knowledge of the domain’s business strategy and the potential of the emerging technology environment. - *Strategy Development* – Develop and maintain the 3-year technology roadmap for the domain by driving the identification and prioritisation of opportunities, and development of robust business cases to obtain funding to deliver against it. - *Project Management* – driving the delivery of agreed products and initiatives, effectively managing trade-offs, and resolving issues to ensure on-time delivery of business value. Leading other GSK staff and overseeing engagements with 3rd party system integrators. Ensuring adherence to expectations of internal policies and practices and external regulatory and statutory requirements such as GxP. *Why you? * *Basic Qualifications: * We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals: - Degree level education (or equivalent) with relevant large Pharma R&D technology experience, e.g. Product Management for large pharma Development solutions or similar global organisation - Track record in successful Tech strategy development and delivery, solution design, programme / project delivery and service management, managing budgets (£1m + p/a) - Excellent facilitation, communication, and interpersonal skills, ability to influence sr. leadership and decision-making using data and market evidence. - Relentless in delivering business outcomes, value and simplification with a passion for science and advancing medicines and vaccines to patients. *Preferred Qualifications: * *If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:* - Deep understanding of medicine and vaccine development processes, solutions, and industry regulations. - Experience of applying Agile and DevOps methodologies in an environment governed by Pharma industry GxP and computer systems validation regulations. - Track record of identifying innovative technology solutions and driving them through to implementation and delivery of business value. Job Application End Date : 14th Feb 2024 *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. 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. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are open to all talent. In the US, we also adhere to Affirmative Action principles. This ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to neurodiversity, race/ethnicity, colour, national origin, religion, gender, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability, genetic information, military service, covered/protected veteran status or any other federal, state or local protected class*(*US only). We believe in an agile working culture for all our roles. If flexibility is important to you, we encourage you to explore with our hiring team what the opportunities are. Should you require any adjustments to our process to assist you in demonstrating your strengths and capabilities contact us on or 0808 234 4391. Please note should your enquiry not relate to adjustments, we will not be able to support you through these channels. However, we have created a UK Recruitment FAQ guide. Click the link and scroll to the Careers Section where you will find answers to multiple questions we receive As you apply, we will ask you to share some personal information which is entirely voluntary. We want to have an opportunity to consider a diverse pool of qualified candidates and this information will assist us in meeting that objective and in understanding how well we are doing against our inclusion and diversity ambitions. We would really appreciate it if you could take a few moments to complete it. Rest assured, Hiring Managers do not have access to this information and we will treat your information confidentially. *Important notice to Employment businesses/ Agencies* GSK does not accept referrals from employment businesses and/or employment agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site. All employment businesses/agencies are required to contact GSK's commercial and general procurement/human resources department to obtain prior written authorization before referring any candidates to GSK. The obtaining of prior written authorization is a condition precedent to any agreement (verbal or written) between the employment business/ agency and GSK. In the absence of such written authorization being obtained any actions undertaken by the employment business/agency shall be deemed to have been performed without the consent or contractual agreement of GSK. GSK shall therefore not be liable for any fees arising from such actions or any fees arising from any referrals by employment businesses/agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site. Please note that if you are a US Licensed Healthcare Professional or Healthcare Professional as defined by the laws of the state issuing your license, GSK may be required to capture and report expenses GSK incurs, on your behalf, in the event you are afforded an interview for employment. This capture of applicable transfers of value is necessary to ensure GSK’s compliance to all federal and state US Transparency requirements. For more information, please visit GSK’s Transparency Reporting For the Record site. We’re moving towards a more sustainable future with our new headquarters. With better public transport links and proximity to world-class science and technology institutions, we’re excited for our move to the vicinity of Earnshaw Street, London WC1A (“the New HQ”) by end H1 2024.


About the Company

How to Apply

Closing Date

Heading 1

bottom of page