Senior Manager, Government Affairs and Strategic Partnerships


  • hybrid workplace/dwelling primarily based position ***

Are you enthusiastic about impacting the well being of Canadians by main to realize sustainable and well timed entry for

Canadians to GSK’s medicines and Vaccines? Are you motivated by Doing the Proper Factor, believing that governance is

an enabler for efficiency? Are you proactive, resilient and a staff participant with braveness and a optimistic perspective? If

sure, take a look beneath!

Job Function

Public Coverage and Governance Supervisor

Because the Public Coverage and Governance Supervisor you’ll be a key member of Public Coverage, Federal Affairs and Public

Well being (PP-FA-PH) staff throughout the Authorities Affairs and Market Entry Division (GAMA) of GSK Canada. The PP[1]FA-PH staff is accountable for researching, creating, and advancing, in collaboration with others, GSK’s public

coverage agenda inside Canada, which incorporates engagements with the federal authorities. This additionally entails

collaborating with key exterior life sciences and stakeholders to construct reliable relations; and pursuing win-win

tasks and partnerships to positively influence the well being of Canadians, whereas enabling GSK to ship on its enterprise

goals. The PP-FA-PH staff can also be accountable for gaining public reimbursement for GSK’s present and rising

portfolio of progressive vaccines and infectious illness medicines throughout Canada. Your work will assist to allow and

speed up not solely the work of the PP-FA-PH staff, but additionally different groups throughout the GAMA Division by coordinating

GSK’s public coverage and environment-shaping efforts, AND by actively selling good governance and threat

administration practices and approaches (e.g. platforms, coaching) throughout the division.

This position will present YOU with the chance to steer key actions to progress YOUR profession, these obligations embrace among the following…

Particulars (Your Tasks):

Your obligations embrace, however aren’t restricted to:

Lead the Improvement of GSK’s Native Public Coverage Positions, and Help Exterior Execution

  • Working with the management staff of the Authorities Affairs and Market Entry (GAMA) Division of GSK Canada, the Public Coverage and Governance Supervisor will lead the event of GSK’s enterprise-wide coverage positions on Canadian well being and financial points impacting our enterprise and the sufferers we serve.
  • The Supervisor will undertake and/or fee related analysis and evaluation (qualitative and quantitative), and

put together numerous written and oral presentation supplies (e.g. briefing notes, key messages, leave-behinds, PowerPoint decks) on key, rising coverage points (e.g. Nationwide Pharmacare, Grownup Vaccination, and Entry to

Progressive Medicines). An instance of this work can be a submission on pricing reform to the PMPRB.

  • Along with the broader coverage staff, the Public Coverage and Governance Supervisor will determine and observe dangers and alternatives within the evolving market to repeatedly place GSK on our “entrance foot,” and thru this, assist present a contextual planning useful resource for GSK manufacturers that may assist the annual model planning processThe Supervisor will lead the event of methods and plans to assist form the Canadian well being and reimbursement surroundings, aligned to GSK’s coverage priorities and the wants of the sufferers we serve. These methods will usually then be carried out by GSK’s exterior dealing with authorities affairs staff, and different customer-facing staff, with assist from the Public Coverage and Governance Supervisor. Such assist may

embrace creating, in partnership with Communications and different inner stakeholders, key messages and narratives to be used by external-facing GAMA staff (e.g., EAMs, Affected person Affairs, and many others.) to assist drive GSK’s public

coverage and environment-shaping goals; working with external-facing GAMA staff determine appropriate alternatives within the surroundings (e.g. conferences, Webinars) to ship our messages.

  • The Supervisor can even be accountable for coordinating payor insights gathering and communication to the Market Entry and different related groups to assist the event of progressive MA and industrial methods By

systematically assessing insights which were collected by our customer-facing staff (and different sources), determine rising public payor priorities and areas of curiosity that align with GSK enterprise priorities to determine

potential win-win tasks, or partnerships that would differentiate GSK.

  • With enter from the GAMA management staff and others, and beneath the course of the Director of the PP-FA-PH staff, assist form public insurance policies and lead improvement of GSK positions within the context of consultations to deal with

or mitigate dangers for GSK, and to allow a optimistic ecosystem for fast adoption of pharmaceutical improvements and create alternatives that place the group efficiently.

GAMA Governance Champion:

  • The incumbent on this position can have a “dotted line” reporting relationship to the Nationwide Director, Affected person Affairs

and Advocacy, in her capability as Governance Lead for the GAMA LT. The incumbent will work intently with the

Nationwide Director, Affected person Affairs and Advocacy in executing on the obligations outlined beneath:

  • Develop experience of the GAMA Administration Monitoring Platform to offer steerage to GAMA enterprise

house owners and foster full utilization, guarantee upkeep (updates) and leverage capabilities of the platform,

together with reporting.

  • Monitor and replace the native Pointers and Commonplace Working Procedures (SOPs) which influence GAMA, similar to

the SOP regarding interplay with Authorities Officers, when related and applicable, and make sure the

applicable coaching is delivered.

  • Present steerage to enterprise house owners to make sure they’re educated of the related processes and outfitted

to implement them when applicable.

  • Work intently with the native Ethics and Compliance companions to achieve experience and to foster common and intentional studying alternatives throughout the division. and related
  • Develop an professional data of the Third Get together Danger Administration (TPRM) course of to assist GAMA enterprise house owners and supply steerage on finest practices, threat administration, documentation necessities.
  • Help head of GAMA in all associated governance requests, together with Administration of the Authorities officers Log, audits and Affirmation.

The incumbent can even tackle these particular obligations:

  • Help to the Secretariat for the Peer Oversight Panel: act as a backup to the Secretary as wanted to make sure

all purposes for Public Coverage Teams are accomplished forward of panel conferences, and documentation accomplished

and saved; if wanted, assist Secretary to make sure enterprise house owners full yr finish assessments in a diligent method.

  • Help the Director PP-FA-PH in managing the annual working price range for the PP-FA-PH staff, in addition to supporting some other GAMA LT members, as required, concerning their budgets/price facilities, to assist guarantee essentially the most environment friendly and efficient allocation of capital assets throughout the division.


Why you?

Primary {Qualifications}:

  • Bachelor’s Diploma (ideally Masters) diploma with a specialization in Political Science / Public Administration /

Well being Administration / Enterprise Administration or one other related area.

  • 5+ years of presidency expertise and/or 5+ years in Market entry/HTA and Authorities Relations within the

pharmaceutical trade (or in different industries, as relevant) in an affiliation, or as a advisor

  • Information of the pharmaceutical trade, the healthcare ecosystem, coverage shaping and the political and

governmental surroundings on the whole.

  • Depth of expertise in undertaking administration instruments, together with planning
  • Confirmed energy in analysis and coverage evaluation, and a focus to particulars
  • Confirmed capacity to “work within the gray”
  • Potential to liaise and Glorious interpersonal abilities for interactions with high-profile stakeholders in a matrix


  • Sturdy written and verbal communication and influencing abilities to make sure an goal illustration of concepts

and opinions and the power to regulate primarily based on viewers (senior leaders, colleagues, and many others.).

  • Above-average PowerPoint abilities to create crisp and impactful displays.
  • Extremely motived self-starter and thrives in a fast-paced surroundings.
  • Potential to work in an agile method.
  • Demonstrated fearless collaboration throughout capabilities and “swim lanes” (i.e. serving to to interrupt silos).

Most well-liked {Qualifications}:

When you’ve got the next traits, it will be a plus:

  • Fluency in each French and English
  • Expertise working throughout a number of divisions (Industrial, Medical, GAMA)
  • Good understanding of HTA/Payor frameworks

Please be suggested that that is an office-based position (3 days per week), with the choice to make money working from home as much as two days

per week, as per GSK’s Efficiency with Selection coverage. GSK’s Canadian Head Workplace is situated in Mississauga, Ontario.

Occasional journey inside Canada (1-2 days per thirty days) could also be required.

Why GSK?

Our Prescription drugs enterprise has a broad portfolio of progressive and established medicines in respiratory, HIV, immuno-inflammation, and oncology. We’re strengthening our R&D pipeline by specializing in immunology, human

genetics, and superior applied sciences to assist us ship transformational new medicines for sufferers. The enterprise generated gross sales of £17 billion in 2020.

Our technique is to analysis and produce progressive, high-quality, and wanted medicines, making these as accessible as doable to international locations in any respect ranges of earnings and improvement. We concentrate on making a differentiated pipeline,

main in HIV and respiratory, and creating our presence in specialty remedy areas, together with oncology and immuno-inflammation.

Our portfolio consists of progressive and established medicines, and we’ve got main world positions in respiratory illness and HIV. We have now been a frontrunner in respiratory illness for over 40 years and have a portfolio of mature


We have now created an agile and extra aggressive Industrial enterprise outfitted to win in a dynamic exterior surroundings by bettering our pipeline and efficiency. We have now prioritized taking fast, decisive motion to focus the portfolio and speed up timelines throughout 4 core areas to keep up or construct world management (Respiratory, HIV/Infectious Illness, Oncology, and Immuno-Irritation). Our built-in Industrial enterprise has turn into a

extra aggressive organisation: R&D, Manufacturing, and Industrial have mixed to simplify decision-making and enhance effectivity. Plus, we’ve got continued to be a ‘power for good’ pushed equally by aggressive efficiency

and our values.

At GSK, we all know that our success completely depends upon our individuals. Whereas getting forward of illness collectively is about our ambition for sufferers and shareholders, it’s additionally about making GSK a spot the place individuals can thrive. We wish GSK to be a office the place everybody can really feel a way of belonging and thrive as set out in our Equal and Inclusive Remedy of Workers coverage. We’re dedicated to being extra proactive in any respect ranges in order that our workforce displays the communities we work and rent in, and our GSK management displays our GSK workforce.

Discover further particulars about our Industrial enterprise and portfolio:

Our Industrial enterprise

Why Us?

GSK is a worldwide biopharma firm with a particular goal – to unite science, expertise and expertise to get forward of illness collectively – so we are able to positively influence the well being of billions of individuals and ship stronger, extra sustainable shareholder returns – as a corporation the place individuals can thrive. Getting forward means stopping illness in addition to treating it, and we purpose to positively influence the well being of two.5 billion individuals by the top of 2030.

Our success completely depends upon our individuals. Whereas getting forward of illness collectively is about our ambition for sufferers and shareholders, it’s additionally about making GSK a spot the place individuals can thrive. We wish GSK to be a office the place everybody can really feel a way of belonging and thrive as set out in our Equal and Inclusive Remedy of Workers coverage. We’re dedicated to being extra proactive in any respect ranges in order that our workforce displays the communities we work and rent in, and our GSK management displays our GSK workforce.

GSK is an equal alternative employer dedicated to range and inclusion. We welcome purposes from all certified people to use to our profession alternatives. GSK is dedicated to accommodating individuals with disabilities. In case you want lodging at any stage of the appliance course of or need extra data on our lodging insurance policies, please contact us at [email protected]. Please don’t ship resumes to this e-mail and as an alternative apply by way of the net software strategy of this posting.

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