Head of Enterprise Data & Analytics

Location
Foster City, CA, United States
Posted
Nov 20, 2020
Ref
2082294
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Head of Enterprise Data & 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



Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company founded in 1987. Together we deliver life-saving therapies to patients in need. With the commitment and drive you bring to the workplace every day, you will be part of a team that is changing the world and helping millions of people live healthier, more fulfilling lives. Our worldwide staff is a close community where you can see the tangible results of your contributions, where every individual matters, and everyone has a chance to enhance their skills through ongoing 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 Gilead, you will further our mission to address unmet medical needs and improve life by advancing the care of patients with life-threatening diseases.

Position Posting Title : Head of IT Data & Analytics

Hiring Manager : Marc Berson

Specific Responsibilities & Skills
The Head of IT Data & Analytics will report directly to the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and be responsible for overseeing functions including:
  • Data & Analytics Strategy: Develop and execute a comprehensive roadmap and strategy including determining future technology and assessing opportunities to drive operational efficiencies (i.e. consolidation of platforms, adoption of new technologies). Establish Governance for new metric development, initiatives, and strategies, ensure business adoption of new metrics and standards, oversee benchmarking, evaluation and implementation of best practices to business reporting/analytics capabilities, and partner to develop business solutions that enhance visualization and virtualization capabilities of transformation program metrics and processes
  • Business Partnership: Serve as point of contact to develop and deploy new metrics/KPI's and to assure business alignment and adoption of these standards and that KPI's are driving the right business performance
  • Enterprise Data Management: Lead creation, documentation, and enforcement of operating policies and procedures (i.e. data model, business glossary, master data shared domains, data cleansing and normalization), data stewardship, security constraints, and dependency rules
  • Change Management: Lead change management that ensures analytics usage that achieves business outcomes and as needed assist in acting as a gatekeeper for report/dashboard creation
  • Capability Development: Drive continuous capability improvement including continuous process improvement and benchmarking with internal and external Business to identify and implement best practices. Define/lead transformational projects to improve KPI delivery and business insights. Develop analytics solutions for deployment by global process leaders and new analytics capabilities. Ensure alignment on architecture for consistency in analysis, investigation, implementation and best practice sharing
  • Execution: Develop and execute multi-year strategy to deploy state of the art reporting & analytic capabilities using the established analytic platforms and ensure improvement of analytics maturity via comprehensive deployment of the blueprinted standards and processes
  • Performance and Reliability: Ensure reliable KPI reporting, lead the further expansion of analytic platforms, continuously drive capability improvements to turn data into business insights
  • Operational Excellence: Drive efficiencies and initiate transformational projects when needed. Successfully guide the organization through these changes while ensuring effective execution of the current processes. Assure analytic platforms are reliable and future proof and be accountable for timeliness and accuracy of KPI reporting


Essential Duties and Job Functions
General responsibilities for this position will include (but are not limited to) the following:
  • Lead the company down an analytics maturity continuum from standard reporting to advanced/predictive analytics and leveraging AI/ML to yield analytics breakthroughs.
  • Understand and lead decision making using Gilead's current landscape (e.g. Tableau, PowerBI, MicroStrategy, etc.)
  • Partner with Business and other leaders in providing Data & Analytics technology vision and direction for the enterprise
  • Oversee data management, enterprise data strategy, and analytics enablement
  • Establish and implement continuous improvement and operational excellence
  • Oversee the collection, management, and storage of data across the company
  • Assist in analyzing and deriving insights from the data for the Business


Education
  • Bachelor's Degree required with preference in Engineering, Computer Science, Analytics, AI or equivalent/Advanced degree/MBA preferred
  • Certifications in areas of expertise desirable


Experience
  • 15 or more years in IT and business/industry
  • A minimum of 5-7 years of leadership responsibilities
  • Experience partnering with Biometrics business leaders is a plus
  • Experience successfully implementing change across multiple organizations with cross functional stakeholders required
  • Experience managing and working with a multi-regional and multi-functional team in a highly matrix environment required
  • Project and program management experience required
  • Expert experience with data (acquisition) platforms and visualization (Azure, Power BI, SAP HANA, Tableau, PowerBI, MicroStrategy) required
  • Strong financial skills required
  • Experience working in the Life Science / Pharmaceutical industry preferred


Knowledge and Skills
  • Strong leadership capability, executing as appropriate in the areas of responsibility
  • Expertise in budget planning, financial management, and workforce management
  • Broad knowledge of current and emerging technologies, technology directions, and strategic application to business needs
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to explain technology solutions in business terms, establish rapport, and persuade others
  • Ability to develop and execute a comprehensive strategy that realizes functional and company goals
  • Ability to coach and develop accountable, diverse and global leaders
  • Strong communication and visualization skills with the ability to communicate clearly, making the complex clear and compelling to all levels in the organization
  • Demonstrates a strong working knowledge of best practices and benchmarks
  • Ability to effectively manage projects, multiple priorities, and timelines
  • Big picture/attention to detail - align strategic and tactical goals
  • Pro-active, can do attitude. Self-starter with the ability to forge collaboration across all levels within the enterprise
  • Results oriented and innate sense of urgency - ability to drive to tight timelines
Key Behaviors and Competencies

Competency

Definition

Required Proficiency Level — Expert

Building

Relationships
  • Builds both formal and informal professional networks.
  • Maintains and extends network within, across, and external to organizational boundaries.
  • Aims high, learns from challenges, and adapts quickly and openly shares information, ideas, and problems.
  • Solicits advice, support, sponsorship, and commitment that result in smooth transitions of change and the development of mutually acceptable solutions.
  • Maintains and forms alliances with experts and decision makers.
  • Partners with a wide circle of contacts, often globally, involving them in generating mutually beneficial long-term opportunities and in negotiating win-win outcomes.
  • Represents the organization on strategic issues impacting multiple organizations, the community, and the professional field.
  • Draws on a wide base of relationships inside and outside the work environment.

Business

Enterprise

Knowledge
  • Solicits information on enterprise direction, goals, and industry competitive environment to determine how own function can add value.
  • Makes decisions and recommendations clearly linked to organization's strategy and financial goals, reflecting an awareness of external dynamics.
  • Demonstrates awareness by providing clear explanations for actions taken relative to customer requirements, needs, and industry trends.
  • Sponsors enterprise-wide initiatives.
  • Defines strategic imperatives in terms of the links between increased value, enterprise needs and technological solutions.
  • Procures support and funding from the leading stakeholders in the enterprise.
  • Explains complex relationships and technological solutions in terms that meet the needs of affected parties.

Change Advocate
  • Has bold aspirations and takes smart risks.
  • Identifies and acts on opportunities for continuous improvement.
  • Encourages prudent risk taking, exploration of alternative approaches and organizational learning.
  • Demonstrates personal commitment to change through actions and words.
  • Mobilizes others to support change through times of stress and uncertainty.


  • Reviews, sponsors and approves recommendations for enterprise wide change programs that impact cross-functional key processes.
  • Partners with other business leaders to identify opportunities for significant technology and process enhancements.
  • Lobbies for changes that impact strategic business direction.
  • Approves strategic monitoring criteria, and reviews high-impact enterprise performance trends.
  • Evaluates progress against key performance drivers and assesses organizational opportunities and risks.
  • Solicits the support of business leaders in planning and spearheading enterprise change initiatives.

Results

Orientation
  • Sets and accomplishes challenging goals.
  • Defines standards in terms of doing what is appropriate and doing it well.
  • Competes resourcefully and takes calculated risks to achieve results.
  • Continually measures the organization's performance against the best-in-class peer group and sets a vision and plan to exceed those benchmarks.
  • Takes measured risks in investing enterprise resources in significant initiatives that transform organizational processes and/or practices to comply with best-in-class standards of practice.

Team Leadership
  • Shows compassion and respect, creating space for feedback and supporting others to achieve something bigger than ourselves.
  • Develops, directs, coaches, mentors and reinforces team members in line with the mission, vision, values, goals, and performance standards of formal and informal teams.
  • Encourages and facilitates cooperation and results orientation.
  • Fosters an environment of collaboration.
  • Inspires, motivates, and guides team members.
  • Fosters commitment, pride, and trust.
  • Allocates team roles and accountabilities.
  • Seeks and acts on feedback, maintains openness to others' suggestions and opinions, and offers flexibility where possible so people can be as engaged and productive as possible.
  • Leads formal multilevel direct-report teams and informal cross-functional teams.
  • Gains members' input to and sets the team's vision, goals, and strategic plan.
  • Allocates functional roles, levels of accountabilities, and strategic assignments.
  • Coaches, mentors, and trains new and existing team members in political, organizational, industry/business, behavioral, and technical skills.
  • Leads team strategy, operational reviews and planning meetings, conferences, and organization-wide meetings.


Location : Foster City, CA

If you are interested in being considered for this position, please send your resume to:

Recruiter: Insert

Group: Talent Acquisition Gilead Sciences Inc.

E-mail: Insert

We are an equal opportunity employer. Apply online today at www.gilead.com

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company founded in 1987. Together we deliver life-saving therapies to patients in need. With the commitment and drive you bring to the workplace every day, you will be part of a team that is changing the world and helping millions of people live healthier, more fulfilling lives. Our worldwide staff is a close community where you can see the tangible results of your contributions, where every individual matters, and everyone has a chance to enhance their skills through ongoing 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 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 & Skills
Head of Enterprise Data & Analytics will report directly to the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and be responsible for overseeing functions including:
  • Data & Analytics Strategy: Develop and execute a comprehensive roadmap and strategy including determining future technology and assessing opportunities to drive operational efficiencies (i.e. consolidation of platforms, adoption of new technologies). Establish Governance for new metric development, initiatives, and strategies, ensure business adoption of new metrics and standards, oversee benchmarking, evaluation and implementation of best practices to business reporting/analytics capabilities, and partner to develop business solutions that enhance visualization and virtualization capabilities of transformation program metrics and processes
  • Business Partnership: Serve as point of contact to develop and deploy new metrics/KPI's and to assure business alignment and adoption of these standards and that KPI's are driving the right business performance
  • Enterprise Data Management: Lead creation, documentation, and enforcement of operating policies and procedures (i.e. data model, business glossary, master data shared domains, data cleansing and normalization), data stewardship, security constraints, and dependency rules
  • Change Management: Lead change management that ensures analytics usage that achieves business outcomes and as needed assist in acting as a gatekeeper for report/dashboard creation
  • Capability Development: Drive continuous capability improvement including continuous process improvement and benchmarking with internal and external Business to identify and implement best practices. Define/lead transformational projects to improve KPI delivery and business insights. Develop analytics solutions for deployment by global process leaders and new analytics capabilities. Ensure alignment on architecture for consistency in analysis, investigation, implementation and best practice sharing
  • Execution: Develop and execute multi-year strategy to deploy state of the art reporting & analytic capabilities using the established analytic platforms and ensure improvement of analytics maturity via comprehensive deployment of the blueprinted standards and processes
  • Performance and Reliability: Ensure reliable KPI reporting, lead the further expansion of analytic platforms, continuously drive capability improvements to turn data into business insights
  • Operational Excellence: Drive efficiencies and initiate transformational projects when needed. Successfully guide the organization through these changes while ensuring effective execution of the current processes. Assure analytic platforms are reliable and future proof and be accountable for timeliness and accuracy of KPI reporting


Essential Duties and Job Functions
General responsibilities for this position will include (but are not limited to) the following:
  • Lead the company down an analytics maturity continuum from standard reporting to advanced/predictive analytics and leveraging AI/ML to yield analytics breakthroughs.
  • Understand and lead decision making using Gilead's current landscape (e.g. Tableau, PowerBI, MicroStrategy, etc.)
  • Partner with Business and other leaders in providing Data & Analytics technology vision and direction for the enterprise
  • Oversee data management, enterprise data strategy, and analytics enablement
  • Establish and implement continuous improvement and operational excellence
  • Oversee the collection, management, and storage of data across the company
  • Assist in analyzing and deriving insights from the data for the Business


Education
  • Bachelor's Degree required with preference in Engineering, Computer Science, Analytics, AI or equivalent/Advanced degree/MBA preferred
  • Certifications in areas of expertise desirable


Experience
  • 15 or more years in IT and business/industry
  • A minimum of 5-7 years of leadership responsibilities
  • Experience partnering with Biometrics business leaders is a plus
  • Experience successfully implementing change across multiple organizations with cross functional stakeholders required
  • Experience managing and working with a multi-regional and multi-functional team in a highly matrix environment required
  • Project and program management experience required
  • Expert experience with data (acquisition) platforms and visualization (Azure, Power BI, SAP HANA, Tableau, PowerBI, MicroStrategy) required
  • Strong financial skills required
  • Experience working in the Life Science / Pharmaceutical industry preferred


Knowledge and Skills
  • Strong leadership capability, executing as appropriate in the areas of responsibility
  • Expertise in budget planning, financial management, and workforce management
  • Broad knowledge of current and emerging technologies, technology directions, and strategic application to business needs
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to explain technology solutions in business terms, establish rapport, and persuade others
  • Ability to develop and execute a comprehensive strategy that realizes functional and company goals
  • Ability to coach and develop accountable, diverse and global leaders
  • Strong communication and visualization skills with the ability to communicate clearly, making the complex clear and compelling to all levels in the organization
  • Demonstrates a strong working knowledge of best practices and benchmarks
  • Ability to effectively manage projects, multiple priorities, and timelines
  • Big picture/attention to detail - align strategic and tactical goals
  • Pro-active, can do attitude. Self-starter with the ability to forge collaboration across all levels within the enterprise
  • Results oriented and innate sense of urgency - ability to drive to tight timelines

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