IT Vendor Management Analyst

Location
Raleigh, NC, United States
Posted
Jul 04, 2021
Ref
2340732
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
IT Vendor Management Analyst
United States - North Carolina - Raleigh

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

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Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company that has pursued and achieved breakthroughs in medicine for more than three decades, with the goal of creating a healthier world for all people. The company is committed to pursuing scientific invention to prevent and treat life-threatening diseases, including HIV, viral hepatitis and cancer. Gilead has operations in more than 35 countries worldwide, with headquarters in Foster City, California.

You will be part of a team that is helping millions of people live healthier, more fulfilling lives. We are a close community where every individual matters and everyone has a chance to enhance their skills through ongoing development. Inclusion is one of our core values, which means we are creating and
fostering a work environment where our differences are valued, and everyone feels respected and empowered to bring their authentic selves to work. By joining Gilead, you will further our mission to discover, develop and deliver innovative therapeutics for people with life-threatening diseases.

The Gilead Business Services center in Raleigh's Research Triangle region will be home to some of the company's critical shared service teams in North America, including Information Technology, Global Financial Solutions, HR Operations and Procurement Services Desk. These functions provide
the necessary support to ensure Gilead's business runs effectively and efficiently. The center will also be a catalyst for standardization of processes, digital transformation and technology optimization.

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The Vendor Management Analyst is responsible for the oversight of client and vendor counterparties, including procurement, sourcing, contracting compliance, set-up and monitoring of vendors and monitoring of counterparty financial and portfolio performance. The position requires contact with employees and managers at all levels as well as contact with clients, vendors, state and government representatives.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Review documentation to assess vendor qualifications and make recommendations to leadership.

  • Manage and track software spend budget for the IT software portfolio.

  • Enhance KPI and BI reporting metrics for both MSP and SW categories.

  • Monitor performance of vendors according to scorecards and checklists. May perform on-site review of material vendors.

  • Ability to successfully organize and track all documentation between the company and vendors within a vendor management program

  • Work with business unit managers to establish appropriate Service Level Agreements (SLAs) for business unit support and incorporate business unit feedback into the monitoring process.

  • Recommends appropriate action to mitigate identified risks with associated vendors.

  • Maintain lines of communication open with vendors and Celink team.

  • Builds strong interpersonal relationships with Vendors and Gilead team to ensure accurate, compliant and timely evaluation of vendors.

  • Perform other duties as assigned

  • Serves as a knowledge resource for the Technology organization on existing contracts and agreements

  • Serves as Technology\'s representative on interdepartmental project team

    Basic Qualifications
    • High School Degree and Nine Years Experience OR Associate\'s Degree and Seven Years Experience OR Bachelor\'s Degree and Five Years Experience OR Masters Degree and Three Years Experience


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Demonstrates an in-depth knowledge of IT and the service catalog and assigned departments/business areas
    • Strong communication, excellent research skills, • and learning agility to understand internal business or IT process, best practices and translate into technology needs/opportunities•
    • Strong work ethic, a sense of business urgency, and ability to work effectively with many deadlines in a complex matrix organization
    • Strong business acumen
    • Ability to work with dispersed and global teams and locations
    • Excellent at interpersonal skills and relationship development
    • Specific experience in the Life Sciences/Pharma/Medical Devices/Healthcare industries is preferred•
    • Possesses strong leadership skills and able to make critical decisions
    • Ability to find innovative ways to resolve problems
    • Strong executive-level verbal and written communications
    • Extensive experience in stakeholder management, dealing with senior management up to executive level
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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.

    For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the 'EEO is the Law' poster.

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    PAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISION

    Our environment respects individual differences and recognizes each employee as an integral member of our company. Our workforce reflects these values and celebrates the individuals who make up our growing team.

    Gilead provides a work environment free of harassment and prohibited conduct. We promote and support individual differences and diversity of thoughts and opinion.
    For Current Gilead Employees and Contractors:
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