Director, IPT Activation, Open to flexibility

London (Greater)
07 Oct 2018
18 Oct 2018
Contract Type

Director, IPT Activation, Open to flexibility

Stars wanted! We are searching for a Director IPT Activation who can make a positive difference to the CGA team and GSK as a whole and who can inspire others to the same. Come and join the team! Together we can serve our GSK colleagues to enable them to help patients and consumers around the globe to do more, feel better and live longer!


GSK has three priorities: Innovation, Performance and Trust and a key pillar of Trust is GSK being a modern employer. As the global GSK Brand Team our objective is to bring GSK to life through activating our three priorities and this role specifically to activate GSK as a modern employer. To help build GSK's reputation as a modern employer both internally and externally.

Relocation will be considered for the right candidate at the full discretion of GSK.


Working with HR, Internal and external communications to develop and deliver a strong and coherent Modern Employer activation strategy and deployment plan.

Working with HR, Recruitment, Internal and External Communications and paid digital to develop a holistic and integrated deployment plan. Ensuring alignment across internal and external channels, messages and content areas

Work with internal content experts and external agencies to create a library of global assets to support Modern Employer. Eg film, infographic, photography. Manage those assets through the GSK Brand Hub.

Develop creative executions within the GSK IPT visual framework and messaging hierarchy. Deliver relevant and engaging core content for use and adaptation in internal and external digital channels, corporate campaigns and corporate events eg AGM. Work with paid digital experts to develop a social media strategy to boost relevant key content.


Please apply via our online portal providing your CV and Cover Letter.

Please ensure you apply before COB 18th Oct 2018 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)

During the course of your application you will be requested to complete voluntary information which will be used in monitoring the effectiveness of our equality and diversity policies. Your information will be treated as confidential and will not be used in any part of the selection process.
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Why You?

Basic qualifications:

  • We are looking for an experience marketeer or communicator to work in a complex matrix structure with proven interpersonal, planning, development, deployment and project management skills to effectively drive activating GSK as a modern employer.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Degree in Economics, Business (or different degrees with Finance qualification)
  • Specialisation in Management/Finance
  • Significant R&D/ Commercial Finance experience
  • Experience at a senior level.
  • Good knowledge of GSK Finance standards, systems and processes.
  • Ability to persuasively challenge assumptions
  • Ability to flexibly adapt financial modelling solutions to different issues/opportunities on price analysis to be managed
  • Ability to work closely with commercial / Market Access and effectively communicate financial targets & measures within context of their accountabilities
  • Ability to influence beyond formal authority levels
  • Ability to influence decision making process across geographies

Why GSK?:


At GSK we are a science-led global healthcare company. We research and develop a broad range of innovative products in three primary areas of Pharmaceuticals, Vaccines and Consumer Healthcare. Our mission is inspiring and challenging - to help people do more, feel better and live longer.

We have a significant global presence with commercial operations in more than 150 countries, a network of 86 manufacturing sites in 36 countries and large R&D centres in the UK, USA, Spain, Belgium and China.


At GSK we are all inspired by the difference we make and challenge ourselves every day to improve the lives of patients and consumers. That's why we have created an environment where everyone feels valued, able to develop, contribute to our mission and be proud of what we achieve.

You will join GSK's vision to do more, feel better and live longer:
Find out how you can do this .

Click here to meet your team.


To support you in achieving your role and career ambitions you'll be given the opportunity to:

  • Play an important role in delivering our mission
  • Be an essential part of diverse, global team
  • Develop others as part of your own professional growth

You will also have regular personal development meetings with your line manager to give you the opportunity to create a fulfilling career at GSK.


The Total Reward Package offered is:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Competitive on Target Bonus
  • 26-days paid holiday
  • Personal Healthcare, with the option to purchase family cover
  • GSK Pension
  • Share & Save Schemes
  • Total Reward Discounts

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

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