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Resource Manager at GlaxoSmithKline in collegeville, Pennsylvania

Posted in Science 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Are you looking to expand your expertise in project management and drive change in an environment that allows you to design novel approaches and solutions?  If so, this Project Manager role could be an ideal opportunity to explore.

As a Project Manager, you will be responsible for providing excellence in resource forecasting (FTE and EPE) across the R&D organization to enable confident decision-making and support robust drug development project management and portfolio governance processes

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career, these responsibilities include some of the following:

  • Design and deploy high quality resource and financial algorithms/ drivers at cross-functional and functional plan levels to drive efficiency, accuracy, and consistency across PPRM; specifically ensuring high quality resource contracts

  • Develop KPIs to monitor, manage and improve functional/ cross functional plan quality

  • Support effective Total Project Costing analyses through the provision of quality resource (FTE and EPE) data and influence the design of the deliverable

  • Design and provide timely, dynamic, and predictive visualization solutions to effectively convey resource data, analyses and recommendations to stakeholders

  • Interrogate and ensure high quality data; lead efforts to correct (as needed) at source to ensure continued credibility of PPRM deliverables

  • Consolidate complex structured and unstructured data from disparate systems and sources to ensure coherent information provided to stakeholders for decision-making

  • Design objectives of analyses to meet senior stakeholders needs. Take into considerations the underlying strategic questions, the external-to-GSK context, and knowledge of R&D

  • Seek most appropriate external benchmark data and analyses to challenge and improve the quality of IRM deliverables provided to the R&D organization

  • Support the development of project related resource and financial forecasting acumen across stakeholder

Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

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

  • Bachelor’s degree in Basic Sciences, Business operations, Finance, Analytics with PMP (or similar) certification

  • Project Management experience

  • In-depth understanding of pharmaceutical business, drug development and project management

  • Demonstrated experience in understanding and effective design and application of resource and financial algorithms

  • Demonstrated track record of working across organizational boundaries

  • Demonstrated expertise in range of role essential skills (e.g., data analysis, problem resolution, business model generation and decision support)

  • Ability to design data and visuals effectively for audiences at varied levels within an organization

  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal communications and negotiation skills for senior audiences

  • Design, develop and prototype solutions using a variety of appropriate commercial tools (e.g., Crystal Ball)

  • Enterprise thinker with natural curiosity and the ability to explore new ideas and interrogate data

  • Comfortable with ambiguity, the ability to generate hypotheses and develop solutions independently

  • Ability to coach and mentor peers

  • Planisware (scheduling software) experience, Excel and Spotfire expertise

Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:

  • Master’s degree in Basic Sciences, Business operations, Finance, Analytics with PMP (or similar) certification

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.



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