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Project Manager, Research & Development - Data and Computational Scien

Posted on Dec 9, 2018 by GlaxoSmithKline

Uxbridge, Middlesex United Kingdom
Research & Development
28 Nov 2018
Annual Salary

Your Responsibilities:
Why is our Data and Computational Sciences (DCS) team the next step for you?

At GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) we have put data at the centre of Research & Development (R&D) by creating a new Data Transformation team focussing on Science 'X' Technology 'X' Culture. At the heart of this is the Research Development Information Platform (RDIP), a world-leading computational environment to enable large scale experiments that exploit GSK's unique access to data. Over time this data will help to develop life changing medicines.

How will you contribute on a day-to-day basis?
In this role, you'll lead projects to provide the project management skills, capabilities and discipline to R&D Data Centre of Excellence Projects. This will include end-to-end ownership across multiple concurrent projects with a varying scope and complexity. You will ensure an effective execution of projects with best practice methodologies while maintaining control of scope and delivery to target.

Success will mean the delivery of the projects within time and budget. As well as that - the effective coordination and cohesion of the multi-functional teams as the projects will run across teams. You'll participate in the continual improvement of delivery processes.

What will make you the ideal fit?
You'll have solid Project Management experience, ideally with an understanding of data/IT related projects terms, milestones and content. Strong track record of delivering work in an agile technical environment and ideally some experience with data-related projects. A working knowledge of pro-active Project Risk Management. And learning ability to build understanding in DCS processes and approach.

We're looking for someone who can effectively interact with a broad range of people building positive relationships across the business and data technology teams. To succeed in this role, you will be a self-starter, team builder, with the ability to negotiate and influence to see the teams though to delivery.

So, if you want to use your skills to significantly improve the daily lives of scientists and employees across R&D so they can help patients? Join a high performing team? And have a passion for developing innovative, cutting-edge solutions to scientific and operational business problems we look forward to receiving your application.

During the course of your application you will be requested to complete voluntary information which will be used in monitoring the effectiveness of our equality and diversity policies. Your information will be treated as confidential and will not be used in any part of the selection process.

If you require a reasonable adjustment to the application / selection process to enable you to demonstrate your ability to perform the job requirements please contact . This will help us to understand any modifications we may need to make to support you throughout our selection process.

Closing date for applications: 12th December 2018

When applying for this role, please use the 'cover letter' of the on-line application to describe how you meet the competencies for this role, as outlined in the job requirements above.
The information that you have provided in your cover letter and CV will be used to assess your application.

Thank you for your interest in this opportunity.


Why You?

Basic qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in science, business, finance or relevant subject and prior experience of project management.

Preferred qualifications:
Ideally experience in Data related projects, IT or Technology Sectors or
Industry/R&D operational experience (i.e. a member of project or technology platform team)

Agile project methodologies including Scrum facilitation.

Why GSK?:
We are a science-led global healthcare company with a special purpose: to help people do more, feel better, live longer. We have 3 global businesses that research, develop and manufacture innovative pharmaceutical medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products. We aim to bring differentiated, high-quality and needed healthcare products to as many people as possible, with our scientific and technical know-how and talented people. We strive to attract the best people and to create an environment that empowers and inspires.

Contact information:
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