Senior Manager of Patient-Centered Outcomes for Specialty & Primary Care

  • Job Reference: 473433031-2
  • Date Posted: 15 January 2022
  • Recruiter: GlaxoSmithKline
  • Location: Brentford, South East
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Restaurant & Service
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Site Name: USA - Pennsylvania - Upper Providence, Belgium-Wavre, UK - London - Brentford
Posted Date: Sep

As a Senior Manager of Patient-Centered Outcomesfor Specialty & Primary Care you will apply specialized technical expertise in support of GSK's vaccine portfolio to support Patient Reported Outcomes (PRO)/Clinical Outcome Assessment (COA) strategies.

GSK's Specialty & Primary Care, Patient Centered Outcomes (PCO) team has an integral role in in the development of integrated evidence plans to ensure that strong COA strategies support a patient-centric understanding of our vaccines, with opportunities or as needed support in specialty, primary care, and oncology medicines. Our mission is to deliver ' do more, feel better' by implementing strong measurement science to capture the patient voice in demonstrating the value of our products to patients, physicians, payers and regulators. The team has educational backgrounds across a range of COA disciplines and experience in pharmaceutical, regulatory and academic settings. We work in close partnership across GSK functions including clinical development, regulatory affairs, value evidence and outcomes and patient focused drug development. We are well connected with external initiatives exploring innovative approaches to define, implement and interpret patient centric endpoints in vaccine and drug development.

We want to ensure that we have a focused view of our overall goals for the value of patient centric outcomes in vaccine development. We want to ensure that each development program has a well-characterized innovative COA strategy defined early in development with plans to develop evidence supporting those endpoints. We build rigor into implementation of PROs into our clinical trials.

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career, these responsibilities include some of the following:
  • Define and implement strategies for development and implementation of PRO/COAs across GSKs vaccine portfolio, with opportunities or as needed support in specialty, primary care, and oncology medicines.
  • Coordinate and lead the development, validation, analysis, interpretation and utilization of instruments aimed at measuring COAs in the context of clinical trials and/or observational studies
  • Ensure PROs are implemented appropriately in clinical trials, including writing relevant portions of the clinical trial protocols,training investigative site personnel on PRO principles and appropriate administration of PROs in the clinical trials
  • Collaborate with clinical and statistical teams to ensure that COAs are appropriate analyzed and described in statistical analysis plans, study reports and publications
  • Support the preparation of relevant sections of documentation and communication and questions for regulatory agency meetings, support and/or participate in meetings at regulatory agencies, and provide robust evidence in support of submission activities
  • Prepare abstracts and manuscripts presenting PRO results from clinical and PRO development and validation studies, aligned with publication strategy
  • Develop awareness of scientific, regulatory developments across GSK's vaccine development programs incorporating new methodology and activities to establish communication with key outcomes research opinion leaders;
  • Keep up to date with methodologies and guidelines (including those from Regulatory Authorities) and communicate findings to VEO and functional groups as needed.

Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:
  • Master's or Doctoral degree in Psychology, Psychometrics, Social Sciences, Outcomes Research, Health services research, Epidemiology, Pharmacy or a closely related discipline
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a related role
  • Demonstrated experience with COA development and implementation in a pharmaceutical environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:
  • Master's degree or PhD in Psychology, Psychometrics, Social Sciences, Outcomes Research, Health services research, Epidemiology, Pharmacy or a closely related discipline
  • Experience in pharmaceuticals, particularly in vaccine and drug development, with demonstrated experience in clinical trial planning and execution
  • Clear understanding of the FDA Patient Reported Outcomes Guidance
  • Experience w ith managing PRO development and validation projects.
  • Strong background in statistical methods for the evaluation of PROs/COA endpoints.
  • Understanding of healthcare markets and regulatory and reimbursement decision making, especially in relation to the global use of PRO data in drug and vaccine development.
  • Understanding of the evolving methods and regulatory environment with respect PRO/COA
  • Strong communication skills, with stakeholder engagement from operations through executive levels

Why GSK?

Our values and expectationsare 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, rigor 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.


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