Job description Posted 18 January 2023

Role Title: Transformation Project Manager

Duration: 12 months

Location: Brentford (2/3 days per week on site)


Who Are We - GSK?


We are a science-led global healthcare company with a special purpose: to help people do more, feel better, live longer. GlaxoSmithKline plc was formed in 2000 as a result of a merger between Glaxo Wellcome plc and SmithKline Beecham plc, although our history can be traced back more than 300 years to London’s Plough Court Pharmacy in the 1700s.


Our goal is to be one of the world’s most innovative, best performing and trusted healthcare companies. Our strategy is to bring differentiated, high-quality and needed healthcare products to as many people as possible, with our three global businesses, scientific and technical know-how and talented people. Our values and expectations are at the heart of everything we do and form an important part of our culture:


·      Our values are Patient focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity

·      Our expectations are Courage, Accountability, Development, Teamwork


Role purpose / summary


This role exists to manage the plan and approach to deliver one or more workstreams in the Supply Chain Transformation programme:


•       Build and develop the workstream team(s) to ensure maximum performance, by providing purpose, direction and motivation

•       Partners with the workstream lead to ensure the workstream can deliver from requirements definition through deployment, identifying schedules, scope, budget estimations and implementation plans, including risk mitigation

•       Coordinate internal and external resources to ensure that projects adhere to scope, schedule and budget

•       Analyse project status and, when necessary, propose revision to the scope, schedule, or budget to ensure that project requirements can be met

•       Establish and maintain relationships with relevant stakeholders, providing day-to-day contact and updates on project status and changes


Key Skills/ requirements


•       Experience of Project Management and team leadership within GSK or a similarly complex global industry.

•       Supply Chain Transformation experience

•       Leadership of cross-functional business change project or continuous improvement teams (including international teams).

•       Demonstrable credibility with/management of senior stakeholders

•       Enable and drive the change: change management skills and a focus on demand delivery ensuring the implementation of plans or delivery of large-scale projects.

•       Able to communicate complex technical details to non-experts including senior stakeholder to drive decision making in business case scenarios

•       Problem solving abilities suitable for handling the highly complex issues associated with the various areas in a collaborative manner.

•       Experienced in system lifecycle projects within corporations (ideally including exposure to any modern ERP solutions)

•       Excellent presentation skills


All profiles will be reviewed against the required skills and experience. Due to the high number of applications we will only be able to respond to successful applicants in the first instance. We thank you for your interest and the time taken to apply!


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