Senior Director/Leader - AI Architecture Strategy – Commercial & Medical/Cx & Data

Hiring By - Biostaffic


United Kingdom

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Posted 4 months ago
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Site Name: UK - London - Brentford, India - Karnataka - Bengaluru, USA - North Carolina - Durham, USA - Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, USA - Pennsylvania - Upper Providence
Posted Date: Feb 26 2024
GSK is a place where outstanding people do amazing things. As a science-led global healthcare company, we exist to help people do more, feel better, live longer. Our goal is to be one of the most innovative, best performing, and trusted healthcare companies.
Are you passionate about the future of artificial intelligence, including Generative AI (GenAI), and its transformative potential? Are you an innovative thinker who excels in building and developing AI architecture strategies while also incorporating GenAI and other leading AI capabilities? Do you have a deep technical understanding of how AI systems & algorithms work and know the critical success factors for real-world implementation? If so, we invite you to join our exceptional team as an AI Architecture Strategy Leader.
As the AI Architecture Strategy Lead, you will play a pivotal role in shaping our company's AI and GenAI direction and ensuring our initiatives align with our strategic objectives. You will build & lead a team of talented professionals and work collaboratively with cross-functional teams to develop, implement, and optimize AI and GenAI architecture strategies that drive innovation, efficiency, and competitive advantage.
Key Responsibilities:
  • AI and GenAI Strategy Development:
    • Develop and drive the overall AI and GenAI architecture strategy, ensuring alignment with business goals and industry best practices.
    • Identify opportunities for AI and GenAI adoption, innovation, and optimization at a scale across Commercial & Medical functions.
  • Team Leadership & Cross Team collaboration:
    • Build, Lead & collaborate with a team of AI architects, GenAI specialists, data scientists, and engineers, fostering a collaborative and innovative work environment.
    • Mentor and develop team members, providing guidance and support in their career growth.
  • Technology Assessment:
    • Stay current with AI and GenAI deployment trends, emerging technologies, and industry benchmarks.
    • Align technical implementation with existing and future requirements.
    • Evaluate and select the most suitable AI and GenAI technologies and tools to support strategic objectives.
  • Collaboration and Stakeholder Management:
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define AI and GenAI project requirements, ensuring successful implementation.
    • Work closely with senior leadership to communicate the value and impact of AI and GenAI architecture strategies.
  • AI and GenAI Infrastructure Planning:
    • Define and oversee the development of AI and GenAI infrastructure, including hardware, software, and data management systems.
    • Ensure scalability and reliability of AI and GenAI solutions.
    • Factor in cost optimisation from the ground up, to ensure long term commercial scalability.
  • Performance Measurement and Optimization:
    • Establish key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the effectiveness of AI and GenAI architecture strategies.
    • Continuously optimize AI and GenAI solutions to improve performance and ROI.
    • Implement explainability by design, to ensure long term viability and trust.
  • Compliance and Security:
    • Ensure AI and GenAI systems comply with relevant regulations and industry standards.
    • Pioneer and develop standards where required in this fast moving technology domain.
    • Implement robust security measures to protect AI and GenAI assets and data.
Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s or Masters degree in computer science, Artificial Intelligence, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in AI architecture, with a track record of successfully leading ML and deep learning strategy development and implementation. An in-depth knowledge of components and architectural trade-offs involved across the data governance, model building, deployment and production workflows of AI is a must.
  • Strong understanding of machine learning, deep learning, GenAI technologies, and AI in combination with GenAI and the underlying frameworks, algorithms and methodologies involved.
  • Strong understanding of ML and DevOps workflows and tools such as Git, containers, and CI/CD options.
  • Deep understanding of end to end model management & qualification pipelines and other “explainability” methodologies.
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Python, R, or Java.
  • Understand cloud based deployment models especially in Azure.
  • Understand cost optimisation & management across the full compute stack.
  • Excellent leadership and team management skills.
  • Proven experience in building world class AI teams and the differentiating skill selections required.
  • Exceptional problem-solving and analytical abilities.
  • Effective communication and stakeholder management skills.
Preferred Qualifications
If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:
  • PhD in computer science, Artificial Intelligence, or a related field.
  • Pharmaceutical or Healthcare experience good to have
  • Experience in deploying AI and GenAI solutions at scale is a plus.
  • Industry certifications in AI or GenAI are advantageous.+
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.
Please note should your enquiry not relate to adjustments, we will not be able to support you through these channels. However, we have created a UK Recruitment FAQ guide. Click the link and scroll to the Careers Section where you will find answers to multiple questions we receive .
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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


  • United Kingdom

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 11, 2024
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