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GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)

HR Country Head



Full Time

On Site


Manila, Arkansas, United States

Site Name: Finance Center Building
Posted Date: Sep 19 2022

The role purpose is to ensure the effective deployment of the business & HR strategy through the Philippines HR organisation, leading to outstanding HR service delivery and great customer experience. In achieving these objectives, the job holder will also partner with the regional business heads and local business stakeholders (the GMs/Supply Chain heads of the business units in the cluster), Regional HR LT, Embedded HR Business Leaders (HRBLs), People Services Team and the Centres of Excellence

· Acting as HR Partner for the New GSK commercial business to lead HR priorities in the country with focus on talent, capabilities and culture agenda.

· Partner with HRBLs and/or Regional Ops Head to understand the strategic objectives, and business needs of each business within the country

· Key point of contact for Senior Business Leaders in country and escalation point for other matters escalated through HR model, to ensure a positive customer experience

· Chair relevant governance boards and ensure effective HR Service Delivery Model is in place to ensure People Services team meets business requirements, customer experience targets and other KPIs

· Management and oversight of supply and demand planning in country in alignment with the global HR demand planning process

· Ensure geographical/cultural sensitivities for any required changes in region or in country are appropriately managed

· Define or oversee the development and implementation of local, regional and global HR policies and processes in country, driving process standardisation, simplification and improvement and ensure appropriate controls are in place and monitored

· Play a key role in embed and grow for Workday, Service Now usage and capability by ensuring HR, line managers and employees make efficient and effective use of the Workday and service Now platform

· In partnership with HRBLs, Regional ER team and others, ensure effective support to employee relations in country and ensure effective risk management of HR activities

Partner with the appropriate HR resource to support the deployment of HR initiatives in the country (e.g. organisational change, new CoE programmes, HR Transformation)

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.

GSK is a global biopharma company with a special purpose – to unite science, technology and talent to get ahead of disease together – so we can positively impact the health of billions of people and deliver stronger, more sustainable shareholder returns – as an organisation where people can thrive. Getting ahead means preventing disease as well as treating it, and we aim to impact the health of 2.5 billion people around the world in the next 10 years.

Our success absolutely depends on our people. While getting ahead of disease together is about our ambition for patients and shareholders, it’s also about making GSK a place where people can thrive. We want GSK to be a workplace where everyone can feel a sense of belonging and thrive as set out in our Equal and Inclusive Treatment of Employees policy. We’re committed to being more proactive at all levels so that our workforce reflects the communities we work and hire in, and our GSK leadership reflects our GSK workforce.

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