GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) is a British multinational pharmaceutical, biologics, vaccines and consumer healthcare company which has its headquarters in Brentford, London. As of March 2014, it was the world's sixth-largest pharmaceutical company after Johnson & Johnson, Novartis, Hoffmann-La Roche, Pfizer, and Sanofi, measured by 2013 revenue. The company was established in 2000 by the merger of Glaxo Wellcome (formed from the acquisition of Wellcome plc by Glaxo plc) and SmithKline Beecham plc (formed from the merger of Beecham Group plc and SmithKline Beckman Corporation, which in turn was formed by combining the Smith, Kline & French and Beckman companies).
The company has a primary listing on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index. As of 2 May 2014 it had a market capitalisation of £79 billion, the fourth-largest of any company listed on the London Stock Exchange. It has a secondary listing on the New York Stock Exchange. Andrew Witty has been the chief executive officer since May 2008.
Requisition ID: WD93356
Degree in a Business / Marketing / Comercial discipline
Job Description – CEP LEAD, AFRICA DC
Job TitleCEP (Classic and Established Products) Market Lead, Africa DC
Grade 5 - Africa Flexible/Nigeria Preferred Dept S&CB CoE
Line Manager Job TitleCEP LEAD, EMA - Sebastian Guerrero
As a market lead of the CEP portfolio for AFRICA DC, this role will drive the CEP Strategy Execution, aligned with the AFRICA DC Region and areas priorities, by being part of the AFRICA DC LT team. It will also provide challenge and stimulus to the Area LOCs to support the delivery of the CEP targets in the region.
This role will require creating the appropriate network within AFRICA DC, and working alongside to the Respiratory and Vaccines Market leads, and the CEP LT.
Describe the key deliverables to be achieved by the post holder and the ongoing responsibilities of the role
Assets Managed, if applicable
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Operating Budget Accountability,
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Knowledge/ Education / Previous Experience Required
Describe what experience this position will require the job holder to have obtained in past roles within or outside of GSK that would demonstrate a level of proficiency in the stated role.
Minimum Level of Job-Related Experience required Significant Marketing and Sales experience with post patent portfolio or Branded Generics, in order to maximize the potential of the portfolio, and experience of participating in an LOC or Area LT.
Why is this Level of Experience Required? Requires a high level of seniority in order to manage Senior Stakeholders in the Area, and the complexity required for a post patent portfolio
Other Job-Related Skills/Background
List any licenses, certificates, registrations, or any relevant job skill or abilities not covered in Educational Background or Job-Related Experience sections above that are required for the job.
Breadth and depth of commercial experience and good understanding of portfolio management
High level of commercial/financial/ acumen- especially understanding of P/V, rebating trading/negotiation techniques
Experience of at least two of:
Pharmacy channel management
Digital marketing/multi-channel marketing
Section 3: Job Evaluation Detail
Application of Knowledge
Briefly describe HOW the level of knowledge required for this role is applied / used within the role.
It is required in order to manage the complexity of a post patent environment, in order to maximize the portfolio potential according to each market archetype
Problem Solving & Innovation
Briefly describe the level of problem solving that the role requires and provide examples of why. Consider the difficulty of the problems to be solved and the extent to which judgement and analysis must be exerciseProvide examples
The job holder needs to understand and have insight across different markets in the Area and above 20 key products sold trough different commercial channels. Due the brand are mature and develop in different ways trough the different market archetypes, there is not 1 solution fits all. The job holder needs to understand each market insight and leverages the potential of the CEP portfolio, understanding where can support each LOCs and the Area priorities.
Briefly describe the nature of interaction that the role requires. Consider the interpersonal and communications skills typically required by the job, the extent to which the job requires cooperation and tact in dealing with others both inside and outside the organization, and the complexity of that interaction.
Influencing skills need to be strong as the role requires the ability to influence people, and develop effective relationships at all levels and across functions, to challenge the markets in the objectives, investment, etThis is a key element due the role does not have a direct decision into the LOCs P&L and the influence skills are a key element to achieve the objectives.
Briefly describe the type of multi-cultural responsibilities that the role requires. Consider the multi-cultural responsibilities of the joMulti-cultural requirements should not be based solely on the number of countries or location of staff/languages among co-workers, but the combination and magnitude of racial/ethnic diversity, variance in socio-economic environment, and how complex each country is culturally.
Working in an above country role, the person will have to interact with senior management across the area and within the CEP team. This role will have to understand the decision making process across different cultures and also to understand the local environment for each of the country, that feeds each individual country strategies.
Briefly describe the level of Impact that the role requires. Consider the impact this role has on business objectives, the sphere of influence and the required level of personal impact. Indicate whether impact is on a single or multiple areas of the business. At what level of the organization does this role operate?
CEP portfolio represents 60% of the total Pharma Turnover, 90% of the volume. In AFRICA DC markets, these products participate in growing markets. The right strategy can bring grow to the region, the area and GSK.
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