Job description Posted 20 January 2023

Role Title: Programme Digital Health Innovation Manager

Duration: 6+ months

Location: Remote

Rate: £1,421.05 (via umbrella)


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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


Position Purpose:

There currently are rapid changes in the HIV R&D + product landscape which will transform the patient experience in the coming years. ViiV will be at the forefront of enabling this globally. Key innovation themes for the HIV treatment and prevention fields will include both product and services advancements enabled in part by leveraging new opportunities in the digital health sector. Our Global Commercial Innovation team is looking for a Program Strategy Manager to manage and support strategy development for our innovation process in digital health – focused primarily on telehealth and links to ViiV’s core business activities and assets. This role would be assessing what the digital health future for HIV may be in and support our innovation activities today to prepare for future states – how should ViiV link to telehealth activities in the future. It would be expected these innovations result in global firsts for the HIV field – redefining the patient experience for millions over the next 10 years.


Position Responsibilities:

Working with the Senior Director for Global Commercial Innovation in the Digital Office this role can include the following (time availability will be used for prioritization):


  • Work with internal teams globally and external subject matter experts to manage the day-to-day innovation process to identify, prioritize new telehealth and partnership innovations in digital health for ViiV and support development of pilots and programs for new innovations.
  • Helps prepare business cases and presentations and help solutions teams as needed – for review by senior leadership.
  • Actively track and assess external telehealth innovations and partnership opportunities in digital health as a function of commercial need.
  • Engage with external organizations at the frontier of digital health innovation in order to identify partnership opportunities for ViiV. Can include optional conference attendance.
  • Cross-functional coordination across ViiV and GSK and where feasible work with specialists such as legal, procurement, etc. to set-up new programs and new frameworks for innovation process internally on telehealth.
  • Provide project management support for new telehealth initiatives established with ViiV and external partners
  • Develop a hub of standards and guidelines for best practices in telehealth for brands and country offices to review when considering actions in this space
  • Develop quarterly internal communications on telehealth innovation for ViiV teams (Newsletter)
  • Develop assessments of successful models of digital connectivity integration strategies into R&D and PD programs and support integration of connectivity programs into ViiV
  • Support assessment of diagnostic innovation opportunities for ViiV

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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