Manager, Project Management ( Clinical Data Science)

Foster City, CA, United States
Jun 07, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Manager, Project Management ( Clinical Data Science)
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

This role will be responsible for coordinating activities that support data usage requests received across the organization. This role will also contribute to data governance policies and procedures and provide reportable metrics to monitor the data governance processes.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Uses technology platform to triage requests for data usage across the organization.
  • Supports internal and external stakeholders during project planning, management and delivery.
  • Coordinates project communications and ensures that all project customers are fully informed and knowledgeable of project activities, timelines and status.
  • Considers a number of factors in planning, anticipating work and prioritizing work to meet tight timelines.
  • Understands impact of decisions and actions on business and consults with appropriate colleagues and management as applicable.
  • Prepares deliverables and provides leadership support to provide recommendations on data governance.
  • Facilitates Senior Leader meetings to support decision making around data usage.
  • Documents meeting minutes and decisions.
  • Assists in technical, financial, and organizational issues by researching issues, providing recommendations and maintaining document archives.
  • Ensures project work complies with established practices, policies and processes.
  • Prepares status reports, specific project updates, and metrics as requested.
  • Generates periodic project team updates and prepares formal presentations as required.
  • Tracks and reports on status of non-routine tasks and action items.
  • May help maintain the master project timelines and schedule for assigned projects.
  • Represents Clinical Data Science in cross-functional data governance projects and activities.

Knowledge and Skills
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Excellent analytical, process-oriented and data driven mind-set.
  • Ability to independently execute multiple complex tasks in a cross-functional team with some direct supervision.
  • Understanding of current trends in clinical data science, data usage, and data governance.
  • High level understanding of Commercial and Development data uses.

Education and Experience
  • 7 years of relevant experience and a BA or BS.
  • 5 years of relevant experience and a MS or MBA.
  • Relevant experience consists of work in a scientific field or equivalent experience in association with R&D project teams and/or in cross-functional project management activities.

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