Strategic Capabilities Manager

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* Please note – there are multiple positions available via this posting. *

Job Purpose:

The position holder will play a key role in:

Global Medical strategy & capability work, which refers to core programmes and initiatives at an enterprise-wide level.

Target audience is all Medical Affairs staff, both LOCs and TAs, including Vaccines.


  • Deliver on Medical strategy & capability projects
  • Project manage the operational aspects of Strategy and Capability work (budget, timing etc) and quality control of final deliverables
  • Lead and/or assist needs assessments, project design, delivery and close-out where appropriate
  • Build an advisory network of SMEs to inform design of work at a global, enterprise level
  • Optimize vendor use and spend
  • Measure impact of work and suggest continuous improvements to ensure industry leading strategic Medical plans.
  • Oversee logistics to ensure successful deployment, change management and sustainable establishment of key Medical strategies across geographical regions and business teams.
  • As required, take accountability for life cycle management of programmes
  • Maintain core global processes, such as new hire global programme, technical and business skills capability development
  • Ensure current and future capability work aligns with existing field medical ways of working, systems and processes.
  • Basic Qualifications :

  • Post secondary degree.
  • 5 or more years of experience in a pharmaceutical setting
  • 3 or more years of project management or similar operational experience
  • Experienced with regulatory codes of Promotion and Scientific Engagement (eg. IMC)
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, written and oral communications skills
  • Superlative presentation skills, across lines and levels and with senior stakeholders.
  • Ability to think strategically, and adapt to shifting priorities.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and stakeholders while maintaining attention to detail
  • Experience with leading transformational projects, aligned with organizational strategy.
  • Experience in working with different time-zones and cultures 
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA
  • Excellent understanding of medical functions and medical affairs activities
  • Ability to develop relationships based upon trust and mutual respect