Research Triangle Park, North Carolina; San Francisco,
California; Waltham, Massachusetts
Digital Data & Analytics
Job description Site Name: USA - California - San Francisco, USA
- Massachusetts - Waltham, USA - North Carolina - Research Triangle
Posted Date: Aug 5 2020
As ViiV Healthcare continues its innovative approach to ensure
that no person living with HIV is left behind, the ViiV Executive
Team has decided to change its approach to innovation to focus on
building a new, more robust portfolio that helps to prepare the
ViiV business for the future of HIV care. In order to build that
portfolio, ViiV has decided to create a role in the U.S. that
focuses on exploring opportunities for the business and curate
ViiV’s vision, working directly with senior leaders.
Reporting to the Chief Digital Officer, this role serves as the
primary interface between strategy, technology and innovation, and
oversees the strategic commercial innovation investment portfolio
and it’s execution. As a result, this role will find and work with
different technical areas and strategic external collaborators on
an innovation agenda that directly impacts the future competitive
advantage of the ViiV product portfolio. Due to this focus, t he
role will also provide business leaders with the insight,
analytics, and visibility to develop and improve our strategic
commercial investment portfolio decision making, to fund the right
mix of innovative programs across all growth ambitions. This
Set the innovation agenda and assist the Executive Team and the
Chief Digital Officer to define innovation priorities
Work with internal multi-disciplinary and technical teams, as
well as bring in external relationships and partnerships in an
exciting, truly global environment.
Have an excellent opportunity for further professional growth
and further build the strategic innovation competences within ViiV,
through thoughtful exploration of potential opportunities.
Have a major disruptive impact on the ability to improve the
lives of people living with HIV, working together with key
strategic collaborators in technology and healthcare.
Write innovation portfolio project business development
proposals, including scope, budget, timing and technical
feasibility and possible outcomes/benefit.
Facilitate workshops and discussions to generate, evaluate and
prioritize ideas and further work out and scope innovation
projects, in order to e stablish clear project priorities for
maximum business development throughput
Mature innovation ideas and liaise with both technical and
business experts, internally and externally, to ensure the right
focus and feasibility of innovation projects
Optimize resource loading for priority programs to maximum value
creation, includes finding, aligning and contracting with external
partners as well.
Establish investment portfolio criteria and manage stakeholders
and project portfolio to ensure the right innovation balance in
relation to that criteria (i.e. in terms of payback time, risk
Ensure alignment between strategy and funded projects in the
Explore alternative scenarios to optimize investment within and
across opportunity areas, internally and externally.
Work with the CDO, ensuring the appropriate balance of projects
by innovation type, strategic area, geography, and risk profile
Track market and industry developments to validate investment
portfolio planning assumptions and identify other
Run quarterly investment portfolio review sessions with
Executive Team, reviewing status based on established criteria, but
also managing the funding of the portfolio, and its direction to
achieve the vision.
Why you? We are looking for professionals with these required
skills to achieve our goals:
Master’s level degree in Business or Health related Field (i.e.
Business Development, Finance, Entrepreneurship, General Mgt or
7 years of Business Development or equivalent experience
If you have the following characteristics, it would be a
Strong interpersonal and listening skills in order to both
assist in formulating innovation projects and to ‘make it happen’
in the current organization.
Ability to influence, challenge thinking and gain credibility
with senior leaders
Excellent facilitation skills to define complex technical
projects with clear objectives, milestones and expectation
Experience in aligning business objectives with innovation
priorities and developing internal and external innovation
Good communication skills and project management skills to work
with highly specialized technical experts.
Business development background and experience with technical
innovation within the healthcare industry; education healthcare
professional, scientist or similar is a strong advantage.
Master at utilizing organizational channels, experience and
influencing skills to facilitate successful project implementation
and effective issue resolution
Creative approach to problem solving and ability to challenge
the status quo
Cultural sensitivity and awareness
Why ViiV Healthcare? 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, governance and
control, managing ambiguity and paradox.
Managing individual performance.
Creating a performance culture and driving results,
prioritisation, execution, delivering performance.
Setting strategic direction and leading on-going organisational
Building a resilient organisation.
Building strong relationships and collaboration in service of
common goals, engaging the organisation and building trusted
external networks for mutual benefit.
Managing P&L and capital allocation
If you require an accommodation or other assistance to apply for
a job at ViiV, please contact the ViiV Service Centre at
1-877-694-7547 (US Toll Free) or +1 801 567 5155 (outside US).
ViiV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and, in the US, we adhere
to Affirmative Action principles. This ensures that all qualified
applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without
regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, 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.
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employment agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this
site. All employment businesses/agencies are required to contact
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