Scientific Communication Manager


Are you interested in a medical affairs role that leverages your project management expertise to accelerate global medical affairs engagement? If so, Scientific Communications Manager role could be an ideal opportunity to explore.

The Scientific Communications Manager will lead and /or assist in the development of the Global Scientific Communication Framework & content for medicines and pipeline assets across any of the areas currently covered by the TA – Immuno-Inflammation, Hepatology, Gastroenterology and Renal, partnering with Global Medical affairs medicine team lead

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following:

  • Participates and drives the development of scientific platforms for medicines within the Speciality and Primary care TA – specific focus initially will be across speciality
  • Assists in the development and execution of innovative tools for internal and external communication including digital/social medical delivery
  • Works in close collaboration with the GMALs, Scientific Directors, and other TA medical and commercial stakeholders to ensure all materials are strategically aligned to TA and product strategies
  • Assist as needed to develop promotional and non-promotional materials ensuring compliance with all relevant codes and system requirements (ABPI, GSK Code, Content Lab,)
  • Strong engagement and collaboration within high performing matrix team focused to support the development and launch of Specialty assets.
  • Supports the copy approval process for globally-derived materials (drives timely delivery through the process, working closely with the relevant content experts).
  • Gathers and shares best-practice across Global and LOCs to ensure high standards and excellence is maintained across the organization.
  • Establishes strong working relationships and collaborates with key internal and external stakeholders to efficiently deliver training programmes and related material
  • Manage vendors to ensure delivery of high quality programmes to budget
  • Core member of the scientific communications ‘community of practise’ from across the Speciality & Primary Care TA

Basic Qualifications:

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

  • Bachelors degree in science, Medicine or Pharmacy
  • Solid understanding of Copy Approval requirements
  • Analytical, logical thought process with proven track record of strong matrix management, facilitation, and project management skills
  • Ability to work with multidisciplinary teams to ensure execution of deliverable successfully
  • Effective time management, ability to clearly identify priorities and manage multiple tasks
  • Strong collaboration skills for partnering with interal / external experts on medical affairs activities

Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:

  • Experience in immunology/specialty medicines (preferred)
  • Medical affairs experience within the pharmaceutical industry (preferred)
  • Excellent understanding of medical functions and medical affairs activities
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, written and oral communications skills
  • Ability to develop relationships based upon trust and mutual respect
  • Demonstrated leadership of vendors

Why GSK?

Our values and expectations are at the heart of everything we do and form an important part of our culture.

These include Patient focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity along with Courage, Accountability, Development, and Teamwork. As GSK focuses on our values and expectations and a culture of innovation, performance, and trust, the successful candidate will demonstrate the following capabilities:

  • Agile and distributed decision-making – using evidence and applying judgement to balance pace, rigour and risk
  • Managing individual and team performance.
  • Committed to delivering high quality results, overcoming challenges, focusing on what matters, execution.
  • Implementing change initiatives and leading change.
  • Sustaining energy and well-being, building resilience in teams.
  • Continuously looking for opportunities to learn, build skills and share learning both internally and externally.
  • Developing people and building a talent pipeline.
  • Translating strategy into action – a compelling narrative, motivating others, setting objectives and delegation.
  • Building strong relationships and collaboration, managing trusted stakeholder relationships internally and externally.
  • Budgeting and forecasting, commercial and financial acumen.


As a company driven by our values of Patient focus, Transparency, Respect and Integrity, we know inclusion and diversity are essential for us to be able to succeed. We want all our colleagues to thrive at GSK bringing their unique experiences, ensuring they feel good and to keep growing their careers. As a candidate for a role, we want you to feel the same way.

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We believe in an agile working culture for all our roles. If flexibility is important to you, we encourage you to explore with our hiring team what the opportunities are.

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