Posted in Media - Journalism - Newspaper 15 days ago.
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Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Our Pharma Supply Chain is looking for a capable and experienced communications manager to help supply chain employees understand their role in helping the wider Pharma business win and feel connected with their colleagues in Commercial and R&D; translate business and corporate priorities in a meaningful way for supply chain employees; and represent supply chain successes/challenges/considerations to the wider business.
The focus of this role is to advise, challenge and coach leaders at Pharma Supply Chain leadership team and site level on all aspects of communications and employee engagement. Working to a dynamic agenda of strategic business priorities, the role will support alignment and engagement at Pharma Supply Chain level, build communications capability among leaders, provide communications support for key operational priorities and issues (e.g. improving cost competitiveness, launching a new product), build trust with external stakeholders and manage issues effectively (e.g. product recall, restructuring).
The person in this role will also need to work very closely with communications colleagues in the Corporate and Pharma Local Operating Companies (LOCs) where required to manage issues and engage employees, so that internal and external communications are seamless and delivered in line with our 1+3 strategy and to ensure the supply chain story is integrated and reflected in our GSK Pharma internal and external communications.
The role will report to the Pharma Supply Chain Communications Director. The person will also contribute actively to the development and implementation of joined-up supply chain communications designed to support our IPT priorities for a diverse population of employees including frontline operators in our factories worldwide.
Key responsibilities of this role:
Candidate will have a proven track record of developing and delivering communications strategies that are effective at both a global and local level, including how to engage a culturally diverse and remote workforce, many of whom are not regular PC users.
This role requires an experienced communicator with strong creativity, who is capable of credibly influencing at a senior level. Ideally, they will have a good understanding of GSK and established networks. The role also requires an ability to identify and focus on key issues and priorities, to take complex briefs and simplify information quickly, and be able to explain them clearly to both lay and more sophisticated audiences. This role will require travel.
Critically, the person in this role must be comfortable working in a matrix team and able to cope with ambiguity and manage multiple, complex issues.
We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:
If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:
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