Medical Contract Manager

Hiring By - Biostaffic



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Posted 4 months ago
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Site Name: UK - London - Brentford, Baar Onyx, Durham Blackwell Street, Upper Providence, Wavre
Posted Date: Feb 27 2024
Medical Contract Manager
The Contract Manager will play a critical role in support of multiple assets in the Medical Affairs (MA) portfolio. They will lead the management of external engagement activities that are essential to delivery of medical plans across all Therapeutic Areas (TAs). They will collaborate and align with cross-functional teams and stakeholders to successfully manage asset specific activities.
Efficient management of Healthcare provider contracts and payments is needed for delivery of strategic goals and budget targets. The Contract Manager will also coordinate critical vendor relations, managing PO’s, contracts and invoices for Third Party Agency interactions.
We create a place where people can grow, be their best, be safe, and feel welcome, valued and included. We offer a competitive salary, an annual bonus based on company performance, healthcare and wellbeing programmes, pension plan membership, and shares and savings programme.
We embrace modern work practises; our Performance with Choice programme offers a hybrid working model, empowering you to find the optimal balance between remote and in-office work.
Discover more about our company wide benefits and life at GSK on our webpage Life at GSK | GSK
In this role you will
External Engagement (EE)/Budget Management
  • Undertake EE contract creation and invoice tracking on behalf of Business Owner (if applicable).
  • Ensure timely execution of Health Care Payments and Contracting – identifying opportunities to reduce cycle times.
  • PO / vendor / agency spend tracking to ensure accurate asset budget tracking (place accruals, cross-charges).
  • Facilitate invoice approval with business owner and financial specialist.
  • Support PM in conducting regular reviews with BOs to discuss and track progress of activities and spend,
  • Track monthly invoice status / delivery, working with PO requisitioner to ensure payments are made on time.
  • Provide external user support for agency partners.
  • Support Medical Director with EEs contracting activities: setup EE engagement within Apollo, EEs contracting follow-up and payments tracking.
Grants and donations support and Contract Management Office (Hub) engagement
  • Critical assessment of current ways of working across all TA’s in order to improve efficiency of end-to-end process.
  • Establish consistent tracking process to manage process and provide transparency to stakeholders.
  • Follow-up on agreement signature upon approval by GD&SC.
  • Follow-up on the receipt of (interim) reports.
  • Responsible for pre-filling forms / agreement drafting / LOC approval and requesting organisation signature - upload to grants and donations portal.
  • Collaborate with procurement to ensure all vendor administration is up to date (e.g. data accuracy of vendor details in Ariba).
  • Coordinate PO creation on behalf of Business Owners in collaboration with offshore team.
Content Management
  • Monitor content delivery progress with agencies against budget.
Why you?
Basic Qualifications & Skills:
We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:
  • Bachelor’s degree (science, pharmacy or nursing preferred).
  • Certifications in project management (PMP, Prince2, or equivalent)
  • A track record of timely delivery of complex Medical Affairs / R&D projects
  • Significant and varied experience working within the pharmaceutical industry, preferably in Medical Affairs.
  • Experience working in multiple professional environments in project management with relevant certification.
  • Knowledge of Lean Sigma / business continuous improvement principles.
  • Deep understanding of and practical experience working with core Medical Affairs processes (e.g. Medical Planning, Scientific Engagement Planning, Copy Approval).
  • Analytical, logical thought process with proven track record of strong matrix management, facilitation, and project management skills.
  • Effective time management, ability to clearly identify priorities and manage multiple tasks.
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills, communication skills, strong collaborator/communicator.
  • Understanding of the lifecycle of pharmaceutical drug development and commercialisation.
  • Strong Excel, PowerPoint, and database management skills
Preferred Qualifications & Skills:
Please note the following skills are not necessary, just preferred, if you do not have them, please still apply:
  • Knowledge of the matrix operating environment and all the systems/processes required to drive successful performance.
  • Lean Six Sigma certification.
Closing Date for Applications – March 12th, 2024 (COB)
Please take a copy of the Job Description, as this will not be available post closure of the advert.
When applying for this role, please use the ‘cover letter’ of the online application or your CV 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.
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.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are open to all talent. In the US, we also adhere to Affirmative Action principles. This ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to neurodiversity, race/ethnicity, colour, national origin, religion, gender, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability, genetic information, military service, covered/protected veteran status or any other federal, state or local protected class*(*US only).
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.
Should you require any adjustments to our process to assist you in demonstrating your strengths and capabilities contact us on or 0808 234 4391.
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We’re moving towards a more sustainable future with our new headquarters. With better public transport links and proximity to world-class science and technology institutions, we’re excited for our move to the vicinity of Earnshaw Street, London WC1A (“the New HQ”) by end H1 2024.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Belgium

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 13, 2024
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