Product Manager, Open to flexible working

Location
Brentford (City/Town), London (Greater)
Salary
£Competitive
Posted
06 Jan 2021
Closes
17 Jan 2021
Ref
269110
Role
IT
Contract Type
Permanent

Do more, feel better, live longer. GlaxoSmithKline's motto, what does that mean to you? We're an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

We're a new (ish) team of passionate thinkers and makers, 25 strong and 1-2 years old at the time of writing this, based out of a budding tech hub in Kings Cross. We're embarking on a journey of discovery within the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry and we're here to challenge the status quo within the industry and within GSK itself. There are problems a-plenty and we need passionate, low ego, eager to learn people to make meaningful technology and experiences with us.

Who/what we're looking for...

  • Subject Matter Expertise & Credibility: B2C/B2B product management experience (preferably in eCommerce, though not essential). Highly competent in managing day-to-day technical and design direction.
  • Intellectually curious: Able to learn quickly, assimilating new information and synthesising viewpoints/hypotheses. Able to become proficient in new areas in weeks, not months.
  • Emotional Intelligence: High EQ and empathy for both our external customers (i.e., Patients & Healthcare Professionals) and internal customers (senior stakeholders, cross-functional collaborators). Excited to bring people on the journey with them.
  • Data-Driven Decision Making: Able to evidence their decisions in sound qualitative and/or quantitative analysis and logic.
  • Excellence in Communication: Able to communicate well and articulate the 'why' behind their decision, whether to senior stakeholders or team-mates.
  • Bias to Action: Pragmatic, resourceful and acts without waiting to be told what to do. An obsessive problem-solver who isn't afraid to ' get out of the building' and engage with customers to uncover their own insights.
  • Humility & Courage: Someone with low-ego and high-humility who isn't afraid to defend people and ideas that they believe to be right, and to challenge one's that aren't. Someone who understands that: ' people don't compete with people, ideas compete with ideas.'
  • Culture Contributor: Enthusiastic contributor to the cultural fabric of our team, lives to see the team succeed together and proactively brings new ideas to the table.

About the role

  • Responsible for our Product culture in your individual squad(s), working with the Director, helping to create clear and cohesive visions for our digital solutions.
  • Drive successful delivery of GSK Direct, our e-commerce platform which sells Vaccines and some Pharma products to health care practitioners. From conception to adoption, you'll use data-informed metrics to determine how people experience this product.
  • Build relationships with the wider GSK business, collaborating closely with researchers and subject matter experts to build your own domain knowledge.
  • Partner effectively with our other cross-functional teams and spearhead the teams to guide products from conception to launch by connecting the technical and business worlds.
  • Break down complex problems into steps that drive product development and bring your stakeholders/team along the journey.
  • Help to craft prioritised opportunity roadmaps - linked to problems to be solved and in turn business outcomes.
  • Help your team create hypotheses, you'll delight in experimentation. Testing assumptions and validating solutions through a mix of lean design sprints, workshops and dual track agile.
  • Work very closely with your Engineering Lead counterpart, overseeing autonomous cross-functional squads, helping to define and independently ship functionality to tackle user problems.

Interested in Joining the Team?

Please apply via our online portal providing your CV and Cover Letter.
Please ensure you apply before the 17th January 2021 to ensure you're in the running!
(Please take a personal copy of the Job Description, as this will not be available online post closure of the advert)

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Why GSK?

At GSK, we're a company with a special purpose, to help people do more feel better and live longer. Realising our purpose starts with us. When we feel at our best, we perform at our best.

When you set out on your adventure at GSK, we make a deal. You commit to living GSK's values and expectations and performing against our Innovation, Performance and Trust priorities. And in return, GSK commits to providing the right environment for you to thrive. Put simply, it's about you being motivated to do your best work, in a place where you can be you, feel good and keep growing.

Together we build an environment where we can all thrive and focus on what matters most to each of us. It is only through the energy, dedication, drive and passion of all of us that we can be the very best for GSK, and importantly, for our patients and consumers.

As a company driven by our values of Patient focus, Transparency, Respect and Integrity, we know inclusion and diversity are essential for us to be able to succeed. We want all our colleagues to thrive at GSK bringing their unique experiences, ensuring they feel good and to keep growing their careers. As a candidate for a role, we want you to feel the same way.

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