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ABAC Manager – GSK

About the role:

Are you interested in a compliance leadership role that enhances your project management capability and allows you to shape ethics and compliance across GSK? If so, this ABAC Manager position could be an exciting opportunity to explore.

As an ABAC Manager, you will be responsible for managing all associated risks to GSK. You will also monitor and develop the organization’s internal processes, programs, systems and policies to ensure they follow government, corporate and company regulations and upholds a high standard of governance and ethics throughout the organization.

Your Responsibilities

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career, these responsibilities include some of the following…

  • Serve as ABAC SME for Third Party Risk Management including advising on design, ABAC due diligence requirements, controls and processes, and advising the business on CAPAs.
  • Lead and participate in external benchmarking activities.
  • Advisory support in managing ABAC queries from across all business units and functions.
  • Regularly review, update and communicate learning assets.
  • Regularly engage with stakeholders as needed
  • Work on other ABAC CoE workstreams as needed including training and written standards

Why you?

Basic Qualifications

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

  • >4 years experience in pharmaceutical industry, legal or business consulting, with risk assessment, documentation and evaluation of internal controls.
  • Specialist / Professional qualifications in compliance or third party risk management.
  • Subject matter expertise in anti-bribery and corruption.
  • Knowledge of risk management practices across global, complex organisations.
  • Capability to plan and deliver multiple complex projects simultaneously through individual and teamwork.
  • Capability to understand and assess processes and business activities and clearly communicate their risks.
  • Capability to write formal documents such as policies, procedures, learning assets and formal reports.
  • Capability in learning design, including writing business need analysis for learning solutions.
  • Excellent English language writing skills

Preferred Qualifications

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

  • Law Degree
  • Management experience in ABAC risk management.
  • Demonstrated strong ability to form conclusions based on facts and data, leading others in complex discussions in order gain agreement and drive action.
  • Demonstrated ability in interacting with all staff including to top level management, preferably in multi-national matrix organizations
  • Demonstrated capability to learn at pace, delivering while learning and managing ambiguity during delivery.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and deal with multiple assignments.
  • Excellent skill in MS-Office applications.

Why GSK?

At GSK, we have already delivered unprecedented change over the past four years, improving R&D, becoming a leader in Consumer Health, strengthening our leadership, and transforming our commercial execution. Now, we’re making the biggest changes we’ve made to our business in over 20 years. We’re on track to separate and create two new companies in 2022: New GSK with a leading portfolio of vaccines and specialty medicines as well as R&D based on immune system and genetics science; and a new world-leading consumer healthcare company of loved and trusted brands.

With new ambition comes new purpose. For New GSK, this is to unite science, talent and technology to get ahead of disease together – all with the clear ambition of delivering human health impact; stronger and more sustainable shareholder returns; and as a new GSK where outstanding people thrive.

Getting ahead means preventing disease as well as treating it. How we do all this is through our people and our culture. A culture that is ambitious for patients – so we deliver what matters better and faster; accountable for impact – with clear ownership of goals and support to succeed; and where we do the right thing. So, if you’re ready to improve the lives of billions, join us at this exciting moment in our journey. Join our challenge to get Ahead Together.

As a company driven by our values of Patient focus, Transparency, Respect and Integrity, we know inclusion and diversity are essential for us to be able to succeed. We want all our colleagues to thrive at GSK bringing their unique experiences, ensuring they feel good and to keep growing their careers. As a candidate for a role, we want you to feel the same way.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are open to all talent. In the US, we also adhere to Affirmative Action principles. This ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, colour, national origin, religion, gender, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability, genetic information, military service, covered/protected veteran status or any other federal, state or local protected class*(*US only).

We believe in an agile working culture for all our roles. If flexibility is important to you, we encourage you to explore with our hiring team what the opportunities are.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you’d like to discuss any adjustments to our process which might help you demonstrate your strengths and capabilities. You can either call us on 0808 234 4391, or send an email

As you apply, we will ask you to share some personal information which is entirely voluntary. We want to have an opportunity to consider a diverse pool of qualified candidates and this information will assist us in meeting that objective and in understanding how well we are doing against our inclusion and diversity ambitions. We would really appreciate it if you could take a few moments to complete it. Rest assured, Hiring Managers do not have access to this information and we will treat your information confidentially.

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