Job description Posted 16 February 2024

OT Cyber Security Programme Lead


9 months

£712 per day - Umbrella

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

Job Description:

The OT Cyber Security Programme is looking for an experienced Cyber Security Programme Manager to support with the implementation of the OT Cyber Security Controls into manufacturing, R&D as well as WREF facilities sites. This is a critical role and will require an astute individual with the ability to co-ordinate a large global cyber security.

Key responsibilities:

• Operations Manager to support with the implementation of the OT Cyber Security Controls into manufacturing and R&D facilities

• Responsible to manage all operational activities within the OT Programme, including (but not limited to):

• Programme financials

• Programme and benefit reporting

• Deployment reporting

• RAID management

• Preparation and presentation to Steerco meetings

• Change Management

• Intake process

• Build an agile culture within TSR’s OT Program teams

• Support the transition from program to BAU with a customer-centric mindset and agile organizational model

• Co-ordinate and deliver the programme management portfolio standards, governance framework and Agile reporting in line with the overall Programme strategy.

• Work closely with the OT Controls delivery owners (across Tech) to ensure a consistently delivered experience and best in class interaction with our end users (BU OT Program Leads).

• Provide insight into Cyber Security and security controls with input on how they work, why you would put them in place.

• Provide insight and understanding of OT (Operational Technology) such as PLC, SCADA etc…

• Support the operational management of the OT Programme in delivering and deploying OT controls.

• Interact with the Business Units and on program delivery initiatives and work with the Tech teams globally.

• Provide leadership to build effective and collaborative project teams in a matrix environment.

• Provide leadership to build an agile operational organization to deliver and operate OT controls.

Skills required:

• Excellent writing and communicating skills

• Exceptional presentation skills

• Creative thinking and problem-solving skills with the ability to monitor ideas from inception through to implementation.

• Able to adjust communications approach and style based on target audience

• Experience engaging with and influencing senior stakeholders

• Sound organisational skills with experience in maintaining work stream governance artefacts and reporting

• Excellent stakeholder engagement, written and oral communication skills; strong presentation skills

• Strong planning and deliverable tracking to plan; attention to detail

• Proven delivery of complex global projects across multiple departments with the ability to drive alignment and rapid decision making

• Background in resilience, audit and/or cybersecurity


• 5+ years’ experience in leading large scale global Programmes, preferably in the OT cyber security space

• Experience in coaching and training individuals and teams in agile concepts and practices

• Ability to work with multiple stakeholders to promote thoughtful and practical solutions to training challenges

• Ability to communicate complex ideas effectively to native and non-native English audience

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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