Tech Product Manager - Supply Chain, Open to flexible working

7 days left

Brentford (City/Town), London (Greater)
11 Jan 2022
01 Feb 2022
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Job Title

Tech Product Manager – Supply Chain

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Tech Product Manager who will be responsible for working with product teams to mobilise the vision, strategy and roadmap for tech products supporting External Supply within Pharma Supply Chain.

External Supply plays a critical role in the supply chain working with our Contract Manufacturing partners and ensuring GSK consistently delivers medicines to our customers.  The role demands tenacity and a deep understanding of the business context allied with passion for creating value through the delivery of digital and tech solutions.

It ensures that all work performed is focused on Value, Flow & Quality, as well as partnering with Business Owners to ensure the tech product lifecycle is effectively managed and prioritized.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Creating tech Product Strategies and Roadmaps, interpreting business strategies and goals into tech product visions, strategies, roadmaps.
  • Understand problems and opportunities faced by the product customers to elicit potential value opportunities, creating value cases for the product and maintaining a tech product backlog.
  • Preparing for and Executing “Big room planning” / Product Increment processes and ceremonies.
  • Working with and leading product teams, developing new tech solutions, delivering through agile experimentation and taking products to industrialisation.
  • Maintaining, optimising and eventually managing the maturity and decline of the tech product through its lifecycle.
  • Supports the Digital, Data & Analytics strategy for External Supply tech products. Collaborates with key business stakeholders to develop a multiyear Digital, Data and Analytics approach to ensure Supply Chain has the data & insights to be competitive.

Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

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

  • Knowledge and experience of digital technology products in Supply Chain domains - in particular, Supply Chain Collaboration products such as SAP Ariba
  • Proven experience of collaborating in cross-functional teams with the goal of deploying and integrating Supply Chain tech and digital solutions and services across the Enterprise and with external business partners, preferably within an Enterprise scale Agile framework.
  • Awareness of emerging digital trends and their application within regulated Supply Chain, Integrated Business Planning and Contract Manufacturing contexts.
  • Proven experience of leveraging core data to develop decision support reporting and analytics solutions.
  • Design thinking, storytelling and articulation
  • Great presentation skills and effective stakeholder management
  • Diplomacy and influencing
  • Technical acumen

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Batchelor’s degree or equivalent

Why GSK?

At GSK, we have already delivered unprecedented change over the past four years, improving R&D, becoming a leader in Consumer Health, strengthening our leadership, and transforming our commercial execution. Now, we’re making the biggest changes we’ve made to our business in over 20 years. We’re on track to separate and create two new companies in 2022: New GSK with a leading portfolio of vaccines and specialty medicines as well as R&D based on immune system and genetics science; and a new world-leading consumer healthcare company of loved and trusted brands.​​

With new ambition comes new purpose. For New GSK, this is to unite science, talent and technology to get ahead of disease together – all with the clear ambition of delivering human health impact; stronger and more sustainable shareholder returns; and as a new GSK where outstanding people thrive.​​

Getting ahead means preventing disease as well as treating it. How we do all this is through our people and our culture. A culture that is ambitious for patients – so we deliver what matters better and faster; accountable for impact – with clear ownership of goals and support to succeed; and where we do the right thing. So, if you’re ready to improve the lives of billions, join us at this exciting moment in our journey. Join our challenge to get Ahead Together.​

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.

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