Medical Writing & Clinical Submission Planning Manager - Oncology, Open to flexible working

4 days left

Location
Brentford (City/Town), London (Greater)
Salary
£Competitive
Posted
31 Mar 2021
Closes
18 Apr 2021
Ref
285454
Contract Type
Permanent

Are you energized by the opportunity to lead a team to w rite clinical study related documents and support the writing of selected regulatory documents from scientific and clinical project data to meet the needs of licensing authorities? If so, this Medical Writing & Clinical Submission Planning Manager opportunity could be an ideal opportunity to explore.

As a Medical Writing & Clinical Submission Planning Manager you will work in a matrix team to ensure delivery of high quality, fit-for-purpose clinical documents that accurately reflect associated data, and are in line with GSK standards and global, regional and/or local regulatory requirements.

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career, these responsibilities include some of the following:

  • Direct the work of medical writing teams in medical writing projects in support of the clinical project strategy.
  • Contribute to the planning, authoring, review, and approval of clinical documents for medical writing project to achieve a successful outcome within the required timelines.
  • Assess trends and patterns in text and statistical data, and effectively organizes content and messages in clinical reports and summary documents.
  • Review reporting and analysis plans and provides critical input on the content and display of tables.
  • Provide major input to submission teams in development of submission plans, timelines, document content and dependencies. Advises on or recommends methods for achieving accelerated timelines as necessary.
  • Actively contribute to development of training materials for clinical document preparation; provides mentoring and/or training on clinical documentation and submission planning to individuals or teams.
  • Champion change and contributes to departmental or cross-functional process improvement initiatives and develops/revises standards for GSK submission documents.
  • Manage development of contracts/invoices and provide oversight for outsourced medical writing activities.

Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

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

  • Bachelor's degree in life sciences
  • Experience writing clinical regulatory documents including, but not limited to: protocols, clinical study reports, NDA/MAA CTD submission documents, investigator brochures, briefing documents, and responses to regulatory authority questions.
  • Experience contributing in planning and production of clinical dossier documents for regulatory submissions worldwide.
  • Experience with the planning, authoring, review, and approval of clinical documents for medical writing project to achieve a successful outcome within the required timelines.
  • Experience managing projects of increasing scope and complexity.
  • Experience assessing trends and patterns in text and statistical data and organizing content and messages in clinical reports and summary documents
  • Experience reviewing reporting and analysis plans and providing critical input on the content and display of tables.

Preferred Qualifications:

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

  • Master's degree in life sciences
  • Understanding of the interdependencies of various contributing functions (e.g., clinical pharmacology, biomarkers, health outcome).
  • Ability to quickly assess complex situations, apply scientific, operational, and submission development knowledge and implement effective plans for solutions.
  • High-level technical, statistical, and computer skills, and the ability to interpret complex clinical data.
  • Familiarity with approaches to expedite document preparation such as review tools and automation.
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to adjust behaviours and priorities based on a changing environment (e.g., ability to support documents in different therapeutic areas).
  • Possess highly effective communication skills and is capable of presenting ideas and data clearly to a group, including key stakeholders at a senior level.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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