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Job Title: Therapy Area Lead- Respiratory

Company: GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND MBA/MSc/MA

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Job Field: Medical/Health/Safety


We are a science-led global healthcare company that researches and develops a broad range of innovative products in three primary areas of pharmaceuticals, vaccines and consumer healthcare.


As one of the few healthcare companies researching both medicines and vaccines for the World Health Organization’s three priority diseases – HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, we are very proud to have developed some of the leading global medicines in these fields.


Basic qualifications:

• MB.ChB or equivalent

• Post graduate medical qualification (FWACP or equivalent Consultant Physician) with significant clinical or research experience in respiratory medicine

• Great communication skills and fluency in English.


Preferred qualifications:

• Strategic thinker

• Has published in the field of interest (Respiratory)

• Strong business and financial acumen.



• Brings deep respiratory therapy area expertise into the company and uses that expertise to add value internally by contributing to GSK medical/commercial strategy development and execution, and externally through engagement with HCPs, academics, opinion leaders and other stakeholders.

• Leverages respiratory therapy area expertise to ensure GSK produces best in class, customer-centric medical and commercial strategies and tactics.

• Speaks at congresses, symposia, webinars and other internal or external meetings. Topics may vary from purely scientific to GSK product-focused talks.

• Supports Commercial Excellence teams in ensuring sales and marketing personnel have a depth of understanding that enables them to conduct their roles successfully.

• Engages with opinion leaders and academics to align GSKs research agenda to local research priorities. This may include supporting implementation of a GSK clinical trials program or an investigator sponsored study.

• Works closely with the country’s medical advisors to ensure robust country plan development and execution.

• At the Area level the TA lead works and interacts with peers from other Clusters/Countries to support Area strategies. The TA lead is expected to cultivate a strong network internally in order to leverage GSKs considerable resources, particularly at the global level.

• Ensures that all activities undertaken are within the bounds of GSK local and/or international ethical standards, whichever is stricter.

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