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Associate Innovation Manager Upper Respiratory & Smokers

GSK
New Providence, New Jersey, United States
25 days ago

Description

As we look to redefine expectations in consumer healthcare, we need experienced, entrepreneurial-minded individuals to help on this journey.   Being part of Consumer Health at GSK is being part of something special. The focus of the organization couldn’t be clearer – we are fueled by a personal passion to give our customers and our consumers MORE.  We are ready, are you? 

The Associate Innovation Manager will be responsible for assisting in the development of innovation strategies, platforms, product ideas and claims which include Robitussin, Theraflu, Nicorette & Flonase.  This individual will help lead cross-functional teams in the delivery of these new products to launch readiness stage.

The ideal candidate will have 2+ years of marketing experience, with exposure/understanding of how to build a multi-year pipeline by identifying, and experience in a matrix organization (preferably CPG)

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career.  These responsibilities include some of the following:

- Help create innovation strategies within the UR & SH category
- Help to deliver sufficient 3-year pipeline
- Help build and validate strong consumer-driven propositions, business cases, concepts, pricing, and packaging direction
- Lead projects and teams through stage gates
- Help represent pipelines and projects (in governance meetings, customer engagements, etc)
- During Development, effectively transfer to Brand teams for commercialization and launch
- Collaborate with key partners (R&D, Insights, Sales Strategy, Brand and Finance etc.)



Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:

- Bachelor’s degree
- 1+ years of dedicated/primary focus on innovation, insight to activation experience
- Marketing, brand management, innovation or strategy experience in consumer goods, over the counter or non-traditional health/wellness industry
- P&L/budget management, project management and/or business development experience
- Ability to lead within a matrix organization, integrating complex multifunctional efforts crossing
multiple business areas

Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:

- MBA
- 2+ years' experience in CPG marketing
- Prior experience in the following areas: Revenue growth management, route-to-market planning and analysis, category or shopper marketing, CPG sales, advertising/media planning, profit and loss analysis and performance against plan, brand/package contribution, brand portfolio management, and changes in packaging.      
- Ability to lead within a matrix organization, integrating complex multifunctional efforts crossing multiple business areas
- Strong Communicator & Connector:  Ability to effectively work with and connect with all levels of colleagues across multiple functions using active listening skills and open mindset to understand needs.
- Analyst & Simplifier: Ability to synthesize data from a variety of input sources, into a coherent whole/clear picture to define the performance gap and to design/deliver the appropriate solutions.
- Action Oriented & Accountable: “Can do” and “Does do” attitude; Ready to jump in and make immediate impact through positive and proactive nature, high energy level and credible experience. Holds self to highest performance standards.
- Change Champion:  Embraces change, a positive change agent championing the organizational strategy and embodying the values of the company.  Helps bring people along on the journey.
- Team Player:  Loves being part of a team, both leading and serving; demonstrated deep commitment to colleagues; highly effective in a matrix environment.
- Experience in digital healthcare and understanding how it can be incorporated into product innovation

Job Information

  • Job ID: 58894831
  • Location:
    New Providence, New Jersey, United States
  • Position Title: Associate Innovation Manager Upper Respiratory & Smokers
  • Company Name: GSK
  • Job Function: Marketing
  • Job Type: Full-Time

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