Senior Manager/Associate Director of Analytics Portfolio Strategy & Analytics

Foster City, CA, US
Nov 07, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Senior Manager/Associate Director of Analytics Portfolio Strategy & Analytics
United 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

Reporting to the Sr. Director, R&D Portfolio Strategy & Analytics, the Senior Manager/Associate Director will contribute to building key development portfolio processes, analytics and strategy. This role will partner with cross-organizational groups to gather data and insights and will lead analytical processes that will support Gilead portfolio optimization. The role will support the PS&A leadership in presentation and communication of the deliverables, including insights and recommendations, to both R&D leadership as well as the broader Gilead leadership team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with cross-functional teams to define and prepare frameworks that drives strategic processes and portfolio analytics
  • Leverage strategic and analytical expertise to implement new portfolio management analysis approaches, tools, and capabilities
  • Collaborate with teams and functions to gather data from diverse sources and perform rigorous analyses to enable data driven decisions
  • Distill and synthesize complex results so they are understandable and actionable
  • Support dynamic portfolio prioritization and project assessments

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA or a BS in Sciences, Business, Finance or similar and relevant discipline with 5-7 years of experience in strategic and analytical roles in a pharma/biotech or consulting; Advanced degree preferred (MBA/MS/PhD)
  • Working knowledge of the pharmaceutical/biotech landscape, R&D trends, decision analysis, business strategy and markets in major disease areas
  • Experience working on cross functional teams through communication and facilitation skills

  • Knowledge of analytics methodologies, data processing frameworks, skilled in Excel is a must
  • Proven ability framing and solving complex problem and the analytical ability to interpret and communicate them effectively
  • Evidence of strategic thinking, communication, analytical, planning and organizational skills required from previous work
  • Previous experience in a portfolio analytics position and/or knowledge of portfolio analytics tools such as Planisware is a plus

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