Global Commercial Sustainability Manager
Open to all GSK Locations
Are you an experienced & passionate Commercial Sustainability Manager who is looking for the opportunity to support driving direction and shape future success of sustainability?
GSK have a Global Commercial Sustainability Manager role for a on a full time permanent basis within the Global Consumer Healthcare Sustainability department and based in the UK at GSK House in Brentford. There is some working from home flexibility.
The Consumer Healthcare (CH) Sustainability team was setup in Sept 2019 with a mandate to understand the landscape and define a Sustainability strategy for GSK CH. Now that the environmental strategy has been formed, fast deployment is underway across the organisation and the draft social and economic strategy development is in progress, additional resource is required to support further iteration of the strategy and delivery thereof within the Commercial GSKCH organisation.
The key purpose of this role is to support the Global Commercial Sustainability Lead in the development of competitive, credible company commercial sustainability strategies and targets and turn them into plans, projects and actions to deliver CH Sustainability through category, brand and customer efforts.
This role will require working collaboratively with the CH Sustainability and extended Team, multiple commercial stakeholders, business functions and external partners. This role will therefore require complex stakeholder management and there may be specific projects that will be led by this role whereas in the case of some others, this role will partner and contribute.
The role is accountable for:
Providing strategic input, representing a view across Commercial Excellence and Marketing in order to develop a Commercial Sustainability Plan that is designed to embed sustainability in the commercial organisation, and which ensures that our sustainability efforts come to life through our brands, categories and customer partnerships.
Leading key projects in line with the Commercial Sustainability Plan
Strong cross-functional partnership with relevant commercial stakeholders and influence to drive the delivery of Sustainability action plans across the business and by category. These plans will be owned and executed by the regional, market and category teams and informed by the global company sustainability strategy.
Support sustainability strategy development and delivery – translating the headline strategy into a simple narrative, infographic(s) and ‘how to guides’ etc. which can be easily cascaded across the business.
Work with different parts of the organisation to interpret the strategy for their area and develop plans to act on the strategy & goals – helping them set and prioritise their actions on sustainability whether that is by brand, category, region, area, local country or a key channel or customer
Help brands and lead design markets to develop their purpose into action plans and execute these brilliantly in key markets and with key customers
Input and contribute to the commercial roadmap development for the Consumer Healthcare Sustainability team, defining and getting alignment from key commercial partners on clear commercial roadmap of must win areas, including enablers, also informed by input from the Future Business Sustainability CH lead, design, marketing edge and commercial excellence.
Degree qualified ideally in Commerce
Extensive experience and delivery in the Commercial function
Someone who enjoys working collaboratively
Someone who has a real passion for Sustainability
If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:
Ideally experience with a mix of local market and global brand/category experience – with experience in brand management, communication development, innovation development and deployment
Experience in working with Expert marketing is also welcome – developing ways to engage Expert HCP’s and translating this engagement into recommendations and sales
Experience in customer/sales function or account management with experience of developing, selling in and deploying activities through key global customers
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:
Operating at pace and agile decision-making – using evidence and applying judgement to balance pace, rigour and risk.
Committed to delivering high quality results, overcoming challenges, focusing on what matters, execution.
Continuously looking for opportunities to learn, build skills and share learning.
Sustaining energy and well-being.
Building strong relationships and collaboration, honest and open conversations.
Budgeting and cost-consciousness.
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