Category Director Oral Health and Skin Health, Open to flexibility

Weybridge, Surrey
06 Sep 2018
30 Sep 2018
Contract Type

Category Director Oral Health and Skin Health, Open to flexibility

**An exciting opportunity to be part of the Oral health & Skin Heath Leadership team supporting the Oral Health & Skin Health Head to achieve the IPT objectives for the categories.**

Job Purpose:

In this role you will lead the category strategic planning, cross category workstreams / opportunities / programs, the CSR initiative and manage the operational rhythm of the category particularly as regards annual calendar management and meeting program.

Key Responsibilities:

As the successful applicant, you will report to and work in close partnership with the Oral Health & Skin Health Category Head.

The role is split into 4 broad areas:

Strategic Planning: Lead the strategic planning for the two categories.

This role will lead the development of the Category Strategic plan and its input into the annual financial planning process.You will be responsible for the Category Growth drivers development and implementation. As the successful applicant you will be responsible for the portfolio strategy and be a key input into the Long Range Forecast

You will act as the single point of contact and interface with MIQ for our marketing capability development, both the process and content

Cross Category Business programs.

As the new incumbent, you will own and lead cross-category (above sub categories / brands) programs that will benefit from a common category approach. This includes overseeing the Category and Brand Portfolio strategy as well as specific business programs such as format opportunities (Toothbrushes and Mouthwashes), digital innovation (Category portals / Digital Innovation Hub interface) and connections (consumer portals) etc,

CSR activation

You will be the single point of contact for the SmileTrain initiative and be a core member of the team tasked with activating the program within GSKCH.

Chief of Staff:

In this role, you will act as a Chief of Staff to the Oral Health & Skin Health Category Head in all matters related with category operating rhythm and key priorities, annual calendar, OHSHLT meetings etc. This includes:

  • Interfacing with equivalent roles in the other categories.
  • Setting the agenda and delivering the OHSHLT meetings effectively across the year, plus holding the team to account for delivering against priorities and ensuring rigorous governance.
  • Leading the delivery of the category program communication out of Weybridge at key points in the year
  • Owning the annual calendar for the Category
  • Delivering the annual H2W meeting
  • Delivering the annual Commercial Conference
  • Other ad hoc cross category project work

If you are excited by this opportunity and feel you have the relevant skills and capabilities, please make an application via the portal no later than October 2nd 2018

**Competitive Salary & Benefits Offered"

Why You?

Basic qualifications:

  • Marketing Experience - To include brand management and strategy
  • Digital marketing experience
  • P&L Responsibility
  • Consumer Health Marketing Experience
  • Multi-Country Experience
  • Emerging Market Experience
  • Global Brand Management

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience of working in a matrix environment
  • Strong strategic thinking capability
  • Ability to sort through complex and conflicting data to come to a clear point of view
  • Track record of making recommendations to senior leadership that demonstrate managerial courage and balanced risk taking
  • Demonstrated executional excellence and disciplined operational skills
  • Strong understanding of financial measurements and tracking
  • Ability to lead and influence within a matrix organisation, integrating complex multifunctional efforts crossing multiple business areas
  • Demonstrated ability to build new capabilities and enroll the organisation in the change required
  • Excellent presentation and communications skills
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills

Why GSK?:

A science-led global healthcare company with a special purpose: to help people do more, feel better,
live longer.

We have 3 global businesses that research, develop and manufacture innovative pharmaceutical medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products.

Contact information:
You may apply for this position online by selecting the Apply now button.

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