Tech Capability Delivery Senior Manager

GSK Tech Global Centre in Poznan
Online interview
Employment contract
Remote possible
Paid vacation

Project description

As Technical Capability Delivery Manager you will manage the delivery of technical services in support of various BUs and manage key operational support for priority activity within the established functional portfolios of the global Tech organization. You will also be accountable for critical aspects of change management, running and coordinating specific strategic meetings and stakeholder forums as well as having responsibility to ensure that all support activities are achieved per the service level agreement and that performance is aligned to established metrics.

Your tasks

  • Interact directly with all Tech groups, business owners/users, external product vendors, data vendors, and offshore support suppliers.
  • Coordinate back-log covering multiple layers of complexity while working across parallel workstreams.
  • Accountable for running delivery of multiple products/solutions simultaneously throughout multiple waves and various phases
  • Responsible for creating and running complex risk logs, identifying risk mitigation opportunities and driving resolution of blockers.
  • Serve as change lead ensuring proactive engagement with stakeholders and key participants.
  • Develop, operationalize and run key stakeholder events, forums and meetings in support of business priorities.
  • Set and monitor service levels and conduct service reviews with all areas.
  • Responsible for the identification and execution of operations improvements that will lead to lower cost of ownership for GSK at the enterprise level.
  • Responsible for the management and remediation of any audit or compliance findings per GSK standards and execution of routine testing of agreed IT Continuity Plans.
  • Serve as the point of contact for service operations performance with the Tech Business Partners and Stakeholders.
  • Monitor service performance against service level agreements and produce service reports and escalate as required for business-critical impact.
  • Ensure agreed transition processes and schedules are followed to ensure successful introduction of new capabilities or versions of existing capabilities.
  • Responsible for ensuring that the GSK standard processes are applied and adhered.
  • Establish total cost of ownership at scale of assets and capabilities within their defined function.
  • Negotiate with relevant parties in respect of disruptions and major amendments to the provision of services.
  • Review capability delivery to ensure that agreed targets are met and prepare proposals to meet forecast changes.
  • Liaison with internal and external stakeholders to ensure support service is maintained.
  • Meet clear direction and objectives of defined performance measures and standards.

Who we're looking for?

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Data Science, Computer, Information Sciences, Business Economics, or equivalent experience (consult manager on equivalent experience).
  • Minimum five (5) years developing data driven solutions.
  • Demonstrated performance and delivery management experience involving data driven solution analysis, extensive problem solving, and the demonstrating ability to create opportunities without compromising our strategy.
  • Track record in successful delivery of solution design, programme and product delivery and/or service management experience.
  • Prior experience managing or involved in delivering Tech capabilities and Product aligned activities with a track record of high achievement in this role.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a matrix environment across functions, geographies and cultures.
  • Experience with operations and capability development with strong technical, business and digital acumen.
  • Scrutiny and rigor around attention to detail.
  • Experience with data analytics, data software, data tools and processes.
  • Experience with Product Management and Agile Ways of Working.
  • Experience leading change and driving change management
  • Knowledge of service operations, processes, service delivery, reporting, and continuous improvement.
  • Ability to drive outcomes and manage stakeholder expectations.
  • Familiar with the concepts, standards, technology, tools, processes, procedures, hardware, software and services in use for delivering Tech Capability priorities.
  • Fluent English
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to influence others, make technical decisions and initiate actions

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with Six Sigma/Lean Sigma processes and tools.
  • Solid awareness of Data and Analytics terminology and persona.
  • Experience with Technical skills transformation and upskilling.
  • Strong financial acumen with applied experience in value frameworks/value analysis.
  • Experience in SCRUM.
  • MBA or other advanced degree
  • SAP
  • Power BI
  • Delivery/DevOps tools (eg Jira, Confluence etc.)
  • Product Management and Discovery Tools (eg Silverback, Typeform etc.)

How we manage our projects?
Scrum, Agile, Kanban
Who makes architectural decisions?
Team and tech leads
Who makes technology stack decisions?
Project management software
JIRA, Microsoft Teams, Azure Devops
How we code?
Version control
Style guide
Code review
Static code analysis
Code metrics
Knowledge database
How we test?
Unit tests
Integration tests
System tests
Performance tests
Manual testing
Test automation
Additional monitor
Personal container
Operating system
Work environment
Tech supervisor
Open space
Flexible working hours
  • Healthcare package
  • Healthcare package for families
Leisure package
  • Leisure package
  • Hot beverages
  • Fruits
  • Snacks
  • Trainings
  • Car parking
  • Bicycle parking
  • Chill room
  • Integration events
  • work up to 80% of your working time per month remotely
  • flexible working hours
  • work part-time or have a long weekend thanks to Short Friday

Our company

GSK Tech Global Centre in Poznan

Poznań 750
Tech skills
  • Node.js
  • JavaScript
  • Java

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