Job Recruitment at GlaxoSmithKline Nigeria [3 positions] - Jobs in Nigeria

Job Recruitment at GlaxoSmithKline Nigeria [3 positions]

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4 Oct, 2016

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Information Technology Jobs, Legal Jobs in Nigeria, Management Jobs in Nigeria, secretary jobs in Nigeria

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), one of the world’s leading research based pharmaceutical and healthcare companies, is committed to improving the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. GSK employs over 97,000 employees in over 100 countries worldwide.

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Nigeria Plc is one of Africa’s largest consumer healthcare companies, producing leading brands such as Lucozade, Ribena and Panadol.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

Job Title: Nigeria/WCA IT Manager


  • To act as a single point of contact and accountability for IT business partnering, projects and service delivery.

Stakeholder Management & Strategic Partnering:

  • Provide functional and thought leadership to IT and business leadership teams on ‘art of the possible’ to inspire and drive innovation and transformation in GSK businesses.
  • To work as IT Single Point of Contact for in-market Pharma business.
  • To provide leadership and consultation to Pharma stakeholders on IT investments and value-add activities in alignment and support of business strategic initiatives.
  • To work closely with the Pharma business to understand and ensure local business requirements, expectations and opportunities for countries in scope are identified, prioritized and represented in GPIT strategies.
  • To influence and actively participate in the definition and prioritization of GPIT strategies and solutions.
  • To work with the GPIT Leadership Team and key market business stakeholders to ensure the successful and on-time strategy deployment for Corporate Business Services (CBS) and GPIT projects, target operating model and delivery of benefits.
  • To ensure IT budget and funding is approved by all stakeholders both locally and above country and manage/track the market IT budget.

Project Portfolio Management & Delivery:

  • To ensure that all pre-project business analyses and other activities necessary to build Business Case, start projects and control budget are delivered.
  • Define problem statement and involve proper IT and non IT stakeholders, specialists and Business Consultants necessary to deliver Business Case and start project and ensure successful project delivery.
  • To ensure business users of new and/or changed IT systems modify their processes and/or ways of working to derive the planned benefits from the system.

Service Management & Delivery:

  • To ensure that Customer Satisfaction is regularly measured, analysed, necessary corrective actions and improvement actions are taken.
  • To lead/facilitate serious escalation processes in countries in scope and to lead/coordinate the GPIT response to crisis situations, like unavailability of a critical system, data loss, FLU Pandemic, etc.

Support other Business Unit Operations:

  • Support Consumer and GMS operations where there is no IT representation from these Business Units

Basic Qualifications

  • At least 8 years’ relevant experience in the application of information technology to solve business problems, with at least 2 years’ experience in IT management and relationship management with IT vendors and in-sourced IT service providers
  • At least a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent
  • Comprehensive knowledge of system design principles and methodologies including requirements management, change management, issue management, financial management and quality control
  • Good knowledge of business & cross company processes and strategies and good understanding of how the business processes are supported by key IT systems (ERP, CRM, HR respectively).  Hands on experience in a program or project role will be a bonus.
  • Regional working experience and proven track record in leading and influencing cross-functional and cross-cultural teams
  • Ability to manage complexity and derive simplicity from it whenever possible
  • Strong matrix working  skills, including networking and teamwork abilities
  • Strong Account Management skills & customer focus
  • Budget management experience
  • Strong management & interpersonal skills with other cultures and communication skills.
  • Strong matrix management skills, including networking and teamwork abilities
  • Strong multi-tasking skills and prioritisation skills with a flexible attitude as priorities change.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to proactively coach and develop staff across the varying countries and cultures.
  • Ability to strategic thinking, planning and fast learning. Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong spoken and written skills in English required (in addition to English, French will be an asset)

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should APPLY HERE  



Job Title: Warehouse Manager
Location: Lagos


  • Warehousing manager, responsible for all warehousing, distribution and invoicing operations

Basic Qualifications

  • HND in relevant course
  • At least 4 years working experience in similar  position.
  • Warehouse operations experience, accounting skills and JDE knowledge.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • To collate orders and plan invoicing for partners.
  • Warehouse management
  • Process orders from partners
  • Plan invoicing by determining total cases for truck tonnage
  • Print invoice out for warehouse personnel for loading out
  • General supervision of warehouse operations which include receipt of both locally produced products and imported finished products and routing of stocking at the warehouse.
  • Ensure proper documentation, arranging of SKUs on designated racks for proper rack utilization.
  • Ensure prompt posting of products received and also ensure adequate update of records.
  • Supervises and coordinate activities of warehouse personnel involved in sorting (handling of Pick Slips), tracking, unloading and loading, as well as forklift operators.
  • Manage loading and route planning activities, also determine load factor that minimizes cost of transportation.
  • Supervise all housekeeping activities to ensure they are in line with GSK HSE standards and other regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure daily report of all warehouse activities is done promptly and reported to the warehouse manager.
  • Prepare Ageing report, SLOB report and other relevant inventory management report
  • Ensuring that lot numbering and expiry dated of  receipts and despatches are in line with acceptable GSK standard.
  • Providing necessary data as regards stocks to the Distribution for presentation to warehouse manager which will be forwarded to senior management.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should APPLY HERE  



Job Title: Assistant Company Secretary/Legal & Compliance Services Manager
Location: Lagos

Essential Job Responsibilities
General Legal & compliance Advisory Services:

  • Provide prompt and relevant advisory services of legal and compliance issues.
  • Escalate all legal and compliance related issues that would affect the operations of the company and working with the Legal Director/Company Secretary, fashion out GSK’s responses and approach to such issues.
  • Support the provision of solution –driven legal and compliance advisory services to support GSK’s growth and business activities.
  • To attend meetings and represent GSK in such fora as may be required from time to time.
  • Provide Legal support to GSK Pharma SSA Head Office, Accra, Ghana

Corporate/Regulatory Compliance:

  • Ensure compliance with the statutory and legal requirements necessary to maintain GSK’s listings on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, SEC’s requirements and the relationship with company’s Registrars & Shareholders.
  • Working with relevant owners, to promote Corporate Ethics & Compliance in line with GSK’s Policies and processes.
  • Train members of staff on the Legal Mandatory trainings (Write Right, Competition Law & Corruption Prevention)
  • Obtain inputs from all owners and ensure the filling, execution and filling of all returns by SEC.

Record Retention:

  • Drive the Record Retention process by liaising with all departmental champions and market champion to ensure up to date compliance with the process, ensure update of mySchedule for the market.
  • Function as the archivist or oversee the archivist and ensure monitoring of document access process at the Record Centre.
  • Oversee the Record Centre and organize annual clear out exercise- electronic and hard copy.

Contract Documentation & Maintaining Contract database:

  • Ensure contracts are in place for all relevant GSK relationships and Monitors existing contract renewals and regularization including stamping and registration, where necessary.
  • Ensures that the contract database is maintained in conjunction with the departmental Secretary and updated from time to time

Maintaining Litigation Schedule:

  • Manages the relationship of the Company (in conjunction with the Legal Director)with solicitors and follow up on pending litigations
  • Ensures that the Schedule of pending litigation is updated on a regular basis
  • Attends court proceedings with external counsel as may be directed to represent GSK
  • Monitor that external counsel retained by GSK attend court sessions
  • File independent reports of proceedings at the court hearings.

Company Secretarial Support Services:
Liaison with Corporate Affairs Commission:

  • Submit forms and other Statutory Notices to CAC for filing and obtain certified true copies etc.
  • Conduct searches at the CAC Registry.

Statutory Books:

  • Maintain and update, in conjunction with the departmental Secretary, all statutory books for the GSK entities in Nigeria and their subsidiaries.

GEM Database:

  • Support the update of the global Entity Manager (GEM) Database in line with existing policies/ procedures.


  • Act as Secretary at the RMCB, ETM, Board or Board Committee Meetings GSK Entities and of Subsidiaries as may be delegated by the Company Secretary from time to time and develop minutes of such meeting(s).
  • Organise and ensure (in conjunction with the Legal Director) orderly conduct of General Meetings of GSK Consumer plc in compliance with statutory regulations and Companies Memorandum and Articles of Association.

Management of Secretarial Function:

  • Provide effective support for the management of the Company Secretariat function
  • Manages the relationship of the Company with Shareholders and the  Registrars
  • Provide adequate support, (secretarial and logistics), develop legal opinions and presentations for the Board of Directors and Board Committees meetings of all GSK Nigeria entities and subsidiaries.

Properties & Leases:

  • Maintain a database on all properties and leases of GSK Nigeria
  • Ensure regular renewals of all existing leases and up to date payment of statutory assessments on GSK properties.

Land Registries:

  • Carry out appropriate searches at Land registries from time to time as may be required and file reports and take extracts from such registries.
  • File routine statutory notices and follow up on payments to appropriate land registries
  •  Any other function as may be assigned by the HOD.

Basic Qualifications

  • BL; LLB
  • 10 years active practice

Preferred qualifications:

  • Prior company secretarial experience
  • In house counsel in a multinational
  • Relevant experience in a top commercial law firm

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should APPLY HERE  


Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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