Project Manager, Research Portfolio Management (Biomarker) - Foster City, CA | Biospace
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Project Manager, Research Portfolio Management (Biomarker)

Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Foster City, CA
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Project Manager, Research,

Job Description

Specific Responsibilities
The Manager, Project Management - Biomarkers is responsible for managing multiple Biomarker sub-teams in the context of the overarching project team through all stages of the Research and Development life cycle.  The scope of the role could encompass Biomarker project management for single, or combination therapeutic approaches, across the same or different indications and therapeutic areas.

•   Work in partnership with Biomarker Leads and Development Project Managers to ensure timely, efficient, and effective meetings, and to ensure adequate progress on biomarker activities between meetings.
•   Co-chairs team meetings with Biomarker Lead and responsible for coordinating complex team operations and communications.
•   Lead or facilitate cross-functional working groups to resolve operational issues or improve processes and workflows that enable biomarker deliverables.


Essential Duties and Job Functions
•   Ensures projects have an informed and robust Biomarker Strategy aligned with the overarching project goals.
•   Translates Biomarker Strategy into a plan for execution of biomarker activities that is aligned with the clinical development plan and integrates timing, scope and resources.
•   Ensures that biomarker plans optimize the integration of timing, scope and resources to achieve project goals and objectives.
•   Organizes Project Management support for various functional areas that enable biomarker activities; attends sub-team meetings; takes the initiative to organize ad hoc working groups as necessary.
•   Identifies and ensures that cross-project synergies are realized for maximizing return on investment of biomarker activities.
•   Directs biomarker team communications and ensures that all stakeholders are fully informed and knowledgeable of biomarker activities and their status.
•   Ensures that biomarker activities and status are captured and reported in governance documents.
•   Assists in the review and editing of Project Team regulatory documents and may author sections of regulatory, scientific and commercial documents.
•   Implements plans to resolve issues and execute corrective actions.
•   Organizes preparation of moderately complex documents for Senior Management review.

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