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Site Name: UK - London - Brentford
Posted Date: Mar 24 2020

Advanced Analytics Business Partner, International Region

ViiV Healthcare has an important purpose which is to leave no person living with HIV behind. We are delivering on this by developing and providing access to innovative HIV medicines which address medical unmet needs and make HIV a smaller part of people's lives. If you are an advanced analytics business leader who is inspired by the opportunity to make a difference to the lives of people living with HIV then read on ...

With a stretching plan for company growth and as part of an ambitious Data and Analytics (D&A) transformation, ViiV has decided to make a significant investment in building advanced analytics capabilities.

Key Responsibilities

The International Advanced Analytics Business Partner is accountable for delivering actionable business insights to the International commercial organization (focus Japan, Aus and larger Alliance markets) and for embedding data driven decision-making across the region.

  • Act as the principle International change agent for the ViiV Data & Analytics transformation, driving the cultural shift for the full International region towards data driven decision making and agile delivery against critical priorities
  • Lead an ongoing dialogue with stakeholders across the business to proactively identify, understand and prioritise opportunities to drive performance using advanced analytics (via Multi-Channel Analytics, Refining Patient Pathway hypotheses, Omni-Channel Segmentation, Territory Design, Next Best Action)
  • Lead and manage Advanced Analytics projects end-to-end, including leading multi-disciplinary sprint teams to translate business needs into data science problems using various techniques including predictive modelling, segmentation, machine learning etc and data from various sources
  • Provide strategic leadership for key elements of the Global D&A roadmap for ViiV and play a key role in the newly established global data and analytics community of practice
  • Determine and communicate the commercial implications and recommended actions from advanced analytics sprints concisely to senior audiences of various backgrounds. Influence leaders to adopt different and novel approaches, action plans and ensure the appropriate mechanisms are put in place to measure progress / business impact
  • Lead the reporting of performance for the International region (supported by offshore team) and provide insights and recommended actions to the Leadership team
  • Collaborate effectively with other analytics and insights leads within the International business (including digital, sales & payer analytics and market research) to ensure a joined-up approach for partners/stakeholders and integrated solutions which can be rapidly implemented.

About You

First and foremost, you will be enthusiastic and energised about data and be proficient in engaging stakeholders and customers to share knowledge about ViiV. You will have a passion for discovering solutions hidden in large data sets and working with stakeholders to improve business outcomes and a proven ability to drive business results with data-based insights to achieve our goals. Ideally you will have the intellectual capacity and ability to continuously expand your own capabilities and those of your team, internalise the latest advances in this rapidly growing field, and be able to translate and signal your abilities to teach this to others. You will be dynamic and engaging, with a real passion for data and learning, and a comfortability of ambiguity in a growing team.

Why you?

Knowledge and education required to be successful in this role:

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field (economics, business studies, finance, mathematics, statistics or similar) and significant experience in providing advanced analytics solutions for business problems and/or market research / customer insights / business intelligence
  • Demonstrable experience in pharma, healthcare or consumer healthcare, working with relevant datasets
  • A proven track record of helping to translate analytical findings into real business impact and of taking a creative approach to problem solving
  • Strategic and analytical mindset
  • An understanding of technology solutions and data science, and familiarity with a broad base of analytical tools
  • Excellent leadership skills with experience collaborating with, and giving direction to cross-functional teams
  • The ability to work to get things done in a matrixed organisation
  • Evidence of passion and enthusiasm for data and drive to share that knowledge and excitement with others.
  • Agile experience in scrum or working in agile ways of working
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience in developing learning courses and comfortable presenting to large and small groups of people.
  • Demonstrated initiative, judgement and discretion while handling sensitive information
  • Experience in healthcare, pharmaceutical, or consulting industries.

Preferred qualifications and experience:

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

  • Masters or PhD - in related field (as above)
  • Experience of leading a small team of data scientists
  • Knowledge of the data landscape in healthcare (EHR, claims data, real world data, HEOR data) and/or Experience in healthcare, pharmaceutical, or consulting

Closing date for applications: 7 April 2020

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.

During the course of your application you will be requested to complete voluntary information which will be used in monitoring the effectiveness of our equality and diversity policies. Your information will be treated as confidential and will not be used in any part of the selection process. If you require a reasonable adjustment to the application / selection process to enable you to demonstrate your ability to perform the job requirements please contact 0808 234 4391. This will help us to understand any modifications we may need to make to support you throughout our selection process.


Company Details:

GlaxoSmithKline is a science-led global healthcare company that researches and develops a broad range of innovative medicines and brands. We discover, make and market life-enhancing products that are used by millions of people around the world, helping them to do more, feel better and live longer. We have 3 primary areas of business in pharmaceuticals, vaccines and consumer healthcare. We have offices in more than 115 countries, major research centers in the UK, USA, Spain, Belgium and China and an extensive manufacturing network with 87 sites globally. Our three strategic priorities are to grow a diversified global business, deliver products of value, and to simplify our operating model.

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.

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 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.

Please don't hesitate to contact us if you'd like to discuss any adjustments to our process which might help you demonstrate your strengths and capabilities. You can either call us on 0808 234 4391, or send an email ukdiversity.recruitment@gsk.com

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