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Finance Partner Manager Pharma - Emerging Markets West GSK

Requisition ID: WD196387
Position: Full time
Open date: Feb 14, 2019 3:21 PM
Functional area: Finance
Location: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro
Required degrees: Not Indicated
Relocation: Yes

Your Responsibilities:
This role gives YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career, the main of these are:

o Performing the 3 year Plan process and monthly performance review  Support EMW plan review process, agreeing assumptions, level of ambition and risk and opportunities
o Support Commercial and Medical in defining LOC budget (e.g. running costs, etc.)
o Monthly review of EMW data to understand product/brand performance, identifying any gaps versus forecast and potential impact on the P&L. Suggest action to maximize opportunity/minimize loss
• Support Core Commercial Cycle (pre-DRM and DRM/ S&OP)
o Ensure common volume numbers are used in demand/supply planning and financial forecast (to optimize consensus forecast)
o Partner with E2E to optimize inventory through understanding commercial impact of supply chain planning decisions
o Be a proactive part at pre-DRM and DRM meetings, S&OP,challenging the volume and sales forecast, as well as inventory levels, as necessary
• Pricing Optimization and market dynamics
o Conduct pricing analysis and EMW pricing optimization
o Challenge pricing decisions through price/volume sensitivity analysis in order to optimize profitability; comparing value/volume forecast in current scenario vs. new prices scenario
o Work closely with commercial team to ensure proper pricing approval governance is followed and pricing information is timely updated in corresponding systems and approval workflows
o Understand overall market dynamics, relative market positioning of products against competitors, market access situation and future trends
• Assess ROI
o Model material investment opportunities to support the business in making investment decisions when opportunities arise; recommending which investment to pursue to increase return for GSK
o Run scenario planning and identify potential savings opportunities to maximize use of resources
• Channel Management
o Support definition of commercial policies (terms, conditions, discount) vs. WS and Pharmacies. Assess return on investment of discount policies
o Evaluate Direct to Pharmacy opportunities (cost-benefit assessment)
o Support business in elaborating commercial policies and price range for tender discounts, monitoring alignment of pricing in tenders with LOC's strategy
o Understand the customer base/channel analysis and the profits that key customers deliver, suggesting changes to overly advantageous conditions
o Lead price elasticity work related to volume discounts. Proactively deliver strategies on how price changes can positively impact GSK  
o Lead implementation of Gross To Net related initiatives
• Margin Enhancement
o Drive margin enhancement through innovative initiatives of cost control; using internal and external benchmarking (where available) to understand best-in-class cost management
o Drive optimization of controllable SG&A cost, proactively seeking out and influencing indirect procurement consolidation opportunities
• Receivables and Payables Optimization
o Support Financial Controller on improvement of receivables and overdue KPIs (e.g. liaise with customers   as needed, etc.)

Why You?

Basic qualifications:

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

• Degree in Economics, Business, (or different degrees with Finance qualification)
• Fluent in Spanish and English
• Solid Finance background

Preferred qualifications:
However, if you have the following, it would be a plus

• Post graduation /MBA Finance
• - For non-Brazilians, fluency in Portuguese is highly desired.

If you feel this is your next career move, please apply up to February, 20th.

Why GSK?:
We are a science-led global healthcare company with a special purpose: to help people do more, feel better, live longer.
We have 3 global businesses that research, develop and manufacture innovative pharmaceutical medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products, including Sensodyne, CataflamPro/ Voltaren, Theraflu / Trimedal, Parodontax, Panadol, Polident and Otrivin.
In over 150 countries and 300 years of history, our goal is to be one of the world’s most innovative, best performing and trusted healthcare companies to bring differentiated high-quality and needed healthcare products to as many people as possible, with our scientific and technical know-how and talented people.
As a GSK Employee, you will put our values and expectations at the heart of everything you do. You will have the courage to make decisions, taking the accountability for them, guided by our strategy, priorities and values of patient focus, respect for people, integrity and transparency.
Being a GSK employee allows you to challenge and to change by ensuring your development meet changing business needs. You will also enjoy to be part of a diverse team, getting inspired by our teamwork, our healthy and inclusive environment and specially by making the difference and playing an important role on the benefit of millions of patients and consumer worldwide.
Our inclusive workplace makes our employees feel engaged by the contribution they make, by affording them equal treatment regardless of actual or perceived characteristics. As so, when you apply for a job at GSK, it is not necessary to include on your resume information such as: race, color, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, origin, photographs or any other personal characteristics.

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