New Products Planning Director – Specialty Care & Oncology

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Mississauga
  • 125 - 150
  • Salary: 125 - 150


Site Name: Canada – Ontario – Mississauga
Posted Date: Mar 11 2024

*This is a one year contract, with the possibility of an extension.

**Posting expires on Friday, March 15 at 23:59 EST

Are you excited by the challenge of preparing our GSK pipeline for launch in Canada? If so, the position of New Products Planning Director may well interest you.

Job Purpose:

The New Products Planning Director will lead the overall process of launch readiness (i.e. business case development, opportunity sizing, launch readiness activities) across TAs and assets for the Canadian enterprise. You will lead cross-functional teams through a variety of launch preparation activities, also working closely with regional and global stakeholders.

Details (Your Responsibilities)

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

  • Collaborate with cross functional colleagues to develop preliminary brand plan, including TA team structure, resourcing/scenario planning, brand investment requirements, forecast/ patient flow, pivotal challenges, brand strategies, patient flow, preliminary forecast, and critical success factors

  • Conduct situational analyses and map market landscapes, including disease area, therapeutic options, clinical trial overview, customers, competitors and PSP assessments

  • Guide local market research, to both qualify and quantify Canadian market specifics

  • Partner seamlessly with medical and GAMA to develop Canadian launch plans; provide broad go to market recommended approach, including launch timing

  • Identify key patient organizations & other key stakeholders in collaboration with Patient Affairs team

  • Liaise closely with global and GCI colleagues, identifying and communicating areas unique to the Canadian market early and contributing to global plan where appropriate

Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

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

  • 5+ years of commercial pharmaceutical experience (prior roles in marketing and market access are an asset)

  • Exceptional communicator – strength in distilling complex problems down to critical components and articulating decision criteria

  • Advanced strategic thinking and problem solving; ability to plan and prioritize workload, while “launching” and building a high performing cross functional team

  • Experience across multiple therapeutic areas (General Practitioner target/focus, as well as Specialist target/focus)


Why Us?

GSK is a global biopharma company with a special purpose – to unite science, technology and talent to get ahead of disease together – so we can positively impact the health of billions of people and deliver stronger, more sustainable shareholder returns – as an organization where people can thrive. Getting ahead means preventing disease as well as treating it, and we aim to positively impact the health of 2.5 billion people by the end of 2030.

Our success absolutely depends on our people. While getting ahead of disease together is about our ambition for patients and shareholders, it’s also about making GSK a place where people can thrive. We want GSK to be a workplace where everyone can feel a sense of belonging and thrive as set out in our Equal and Inclusive Treatment of Employees policy. We’re committed to being more proactive at all levels so that our workforce reflects the communities we work and hire in, and our GSK leadership reflects our GSK workforce.

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