Manager - Project Management, Pharmaceutical Development & Manufacturing

Location
Foster City, CA, US
Posted
Nov 05, 2020
Ref
2042808
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Manager - Project Management, Pharmaceutical Development & Manufacturing
United States - California - OceansideUnited States - California - Foster City

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead’s therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the company’s five core values. That’s because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible


With the commitment and drive you bring to the Pharmaceutical Development & Manufacturing (PDM) workplace, you will be part of a team that is changing the world and helping millions of people live healthier, more fulfilling lives. You will see the tangible results of your contributions, where every individual matters, and everyone has a chance to enhance their skills through on-going development. Our scientific focus has resulted in marketed products that are benefiting hundreds of thousands of people, a pipeline of late-stage drug candidates, and unmatched patient access programs to ensure medications are available to those who could otherwise not afford them. By joining PDM at Gilead, you will further our mission to address unmet medical needs and improve life by advancing the care of patients with life-threatening diseases.

Specific Responsibilities for the Position:

The Project Manager for PDM Project Management is responsible for managing multiple products for the CMC area. The projects will be in the biologics area from pre-clinical, development, and eventually commercialization. This position can be located either in our Oceanside, CA site or our Foster City, CA headquarters. Some travel to the alternate site will be required on occasion.

Essential Functions

The position will consist of the following main duties:
  • Provides comprehensive project management support to the global CMC project teams collaborating with the following groups: Biologics Development, Formulations, Analytical, Quality Assurance, Packaging & Labeling, Materials Management, Outsourcing, Regulatory Affairs, Manufacturing, and the Corporate Project Team
  • Proactively monitors the projects to ensure communication on strategy, status, critical path activities, resource requirements, risks and mitigation strategies are identified early and communicated effectively to stakeholders and senior management
  • Facilitates the team preparation for the project review materials and other strategy documents to ensure messaging is clear and concisely communicated and completed on time
  • Ensures all programs have accurate timelines and project teams have clear goals, objectives, and milestones consistent with the priorities of the business
  • Enhances the standard best practices in Program and Portfolio Management, including the use of templates, tools, and processes to drive efficiency, alignment, and effective planning


Knowledge, Experience & Skills
  • 6+ years of relevant experience and a BA or BS or; 4+ years of relevant experience and a MS or MBA. Relevant experience consists of a Program or Portfolio Management role within the biotech/pharmaceutical industry with thorough understanding of the drug development process
  • Prior experience with creating long-term planning and managing integrated timelines and resources. Manage and engage with team members to innovate and refine strategies
  • Strong experience in Project Management processes, creating templates, and training materials. PMP certification desirable
  • Excellent organizational planning skills, time management, and record retention. Capable of setting priorities and managing high workload. Strong work ethic and demonstrated ability to deliver assignments on time, thorough follow-through and implementation skills
  • Ability to interact with multiple layers of the organization with demonstrated success initiating change. Strong teamwork collaboration skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with new technologies and produce professional work products



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As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact careers@gilead.com for assistance.

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