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Thursday, December 13, 2018


GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), one of the world's leading research based pharmaceutical and healthcare companies, is committed to improving the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. GSK employs over 97,000 employees in over 100 countries worldwide.

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Nigeria Plc is one of Africa's largest consumer healthcare companies, producing leading brands such as Lucozade, Ribena and Panadol.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: SSA Vaccines Medical Manager
Requisition ID: WD192496
Location: Lagos
Position: Full time
Functional area: Medical and Clinical

Job Purpose/Requirements
Sustain and Improve accessibility to GSK vaccines in French West and Central Africa (FWCA)
Understanding of FWCA demographics, Health care delivery systems (Public, Private, Insurance, Autonomous Institutions), Immunization Program (vaccination schedule, AEFI, cold chain, New vaccine introduction, etc), National Programs associated with Vaccine Preventable Diseases
Clarity in concepts of Epidemiology, Health Economics and Clinical Research/Trials
Knowledge of relevant Health related Professional Societies within sub region
Updated on guidance from Regional WHO, NRAs, State Health Department; etc
Understanding of Regional / National epidemiological profile of current / future vaccine preventable diseases like Rotavirus Diarrhea; Pneumonia; Hepatitis A; Varicella; Pertussis; Meningitis; Rabies; Cervical Cancer; Dengue; Malaria; Tuberculosis; etc
Knowledge of ‘Who’s who’ (experts / Institutions) conducting or have potential to conduct epidemiological / clinical research.

Why You?
Basic qualifications:
MBBS qualification or its equivalent
3-5 years' experience in a medical affairs role
Research experience, ideally in paediatrics, immunology, epidemiology, infectious diseases or public health.
Clear understanding of FWCA demographics, Health care delivery systems (Public,  Private, Insurance, Autonomous Institutions), Immunization Program (vaccination schedule, AEFI, cold chain, New vaccine introduction, etc.), National Programs associated with Vaccine Preventable Diseases.
Preferred qualifications:
Post graduate qualification in Paediatrics/Microbiology/Pharmacology or Public Health
Excellent written and oral communication skills in English, local language
Experience of presenting scientific topics at different settings
A sound understanding of the principles and practice of ICH-GCP and internal SOPs.
Experience in the conduct and medical monitoring of clinical studies.
Well-demonstrated ability to understand scientific methods and experimental design.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should
Click Here To Apply Online

Important notice to Employment businesses/ Agencies
GSK does not accept referrals from employment businesses and/or employment agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site. All employment businesses/agencies are required to contact GSK's commercial and general procurement/human resources department to obtain prior written authorization before referring any candidates to GSK.
The obtaining of prior written authorization is a condition precedent to any agreement (verbal or written) between the employment business/ agency and GSK.
In the absence of such written authorization being obtained any actions undertaken by the employment business/agency shall be deemed to have been performed without the consent or contractual agreement of GSK. GSK shall therefore not be liable for any fees arising from such actions or any fees arising from any referrals by employment businesses/agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site.

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