Product Owner- Advanced Analytics, Open to flexible working

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Stevenage, Hertfordshire
16 Nov 2021
07 Dec 2021
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The Product Owner, Advanced Analytics within the R&D Tech Data Visualization & Analytics group is accountable for designing and delivering the road map for analytical products within GSK R&D. The Product Owner is recognized as the go to leader and trusted adviser for their product portfolio, working collaboratively and adaptively to constantly meet the needs of their customers and deliver value to GSK. The use of data and analytics across the Research & Development (R&D) organization has become a critical imperative in the transformation of the R&D process. This is an exciting opportunity to make your mark and leverage your science background to support R&D’s drug discovery process.

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities and responsibilities include:

  • Technology Strategy & Enablement: in the role of trusted adviser, provide strong domain knowledge including business process, industry best practices, in market solutions
  • Demand management: Collaborate with business stakeholders to manage and prioritize the product backlog of the highest business value.  Accountable for the product business case, backlog, and product cost forecast
  • Governance: Establish business value, manage delivery and service performance, and manage business risk within the scope of the product
  • Product/Project Delivery: Design and deliver the optimal set of products and services which meets the business strategy and requirements.   Create and execute the product roadmap.  The ability to think big picture and customer first is imperative
  • Quality, Risk & Compliance: Ensure all products within the domain are compliant with internal security and risk management policies and practices, including external regulatory and statutory requirements (e.g. GxP)
  • Feature Definition: Translate customer requests, competitive activities, and industry trends into value drivers of new technology solutions and product requirements that can be easily understood by product teams
  • Service Management: Ensure changes are delivered in accordance to the services levels and manage Level 3 support issues and escalations.  Accountable for Lifecycle Management of the product.
  • People Management:  Collaborate with the broader team to drive and deliver business value to timelines adhering to the release management calendar where applicable
  • Go-to-market strategy & change management: in the role of change agent, support both the product teams and the business in agile approaches to solution development and adoption, building excitement, momentum, visible success stories via a well-defined go-to-market strategy working in conjunction with partners from the business

Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

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

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Science, or similar discipline.
  • Minimum experience in major global Tech organization (e.g. SaaS Product Management, Programme Management, Service Management, Business Partner, Business Analyst).
  • Working knowledge of organic chemistry and cheminformatics.
  • Track record in successful Tech strategy development, solution design, programme and product delivery, service and vendor management.
  • Track record in delivering business impact through process and Tech enabled solutions.
  • Experience and proven track record of working as part of agile product development teams.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated success in contributing to the delivery of analytics solutions in Biopharma or large academic collaborative efforts in a life science field.
  • Familiarity with cheminformatics enterprise software such as LiveDesign and Design Hub.
  • Experience working in a matrix environment with input from life scientists, Tech, and data analysts.
  • Experience working with analytics and visualization software such as TIBCO Spotfire.
  • Experience working in a Unix/Linux environment.

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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