Intern Corporate Planning Analyst

Location
Foster City, CA
Posted
Apr 27, 2022
Ref
2989693
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

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 millions 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.

Undergraduate/Graduate Intern
As a Gilead Intern, you will contribute to high-impact meaningful projects that will not only further advance our company's mission but will allow you to gain real world experience at one of the most innovative organizations in the world. You will also have opportunities to participate in special events including professional development and leadership presentations, social/network building activities and local community volunteer programs.

Key Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:

Analyst Intern

Job Description

Gilead has embarked on a series of infrastructure investments, continuing its impressive growth as a leading Biopharmaceutical company. The Corporate Engineering & Facilities organization within Gilead is responsible for thoughtfully developing and executing the company's facility infrastructure strategy. The group is composed of functions that include Corporate Engineering, Real Estate Strategy, Global Facilities Management and Operations, Sustainability Health and Safety. These functions work closely together to define a cohesive approach to design, build and sustain facility assets that allow Gilead to grow its current operations globally. The group manages facility holdings in excess of 2.8M square feet globally and is also responsible for executing key real estate transactions around the world to support commercial and research growth.

We are looking for an Analyst Intern to support the Capital Planning function within the Corporate Engineering & Facilities organization. The Analyst intern will be responsible to assist with analyzing project budgets and schedule, producing reports, as well as managing project data in an existing Information Management System. A working knowledge of the design and construction industry is a plus.

You must be able to roll-up your sleeves and be passionate about your work, detail-oriented, analytical, and have excellent problem-solving abilities. You'll drive towards simple, scalable solutions to difficult problems, and be able to communicate complex analytical results in a clear and easy-to-understand way.

The program will provide real world experience for 8 - 10 weeks. Interns are expected to work a minimum of 40 hours per week during the length of their internship, unless otherwise specified by their manager. The internship will provide opportunities for career development as well as networking opportunities to understand the industry and function

Essential Duties
• Apply quantitative analysis and produce presentations that will help inform and influence key business decisions around capital investment for Corporate Engineering and Facilities (CEF) organization
• Support CEF growth initiatives by providing guidance on new ideas and cost considerations, as well as help develop scalable tools and processes
• Perform deep-dive analyses to deliver insights on the root causes of issues and make recommendations to drive changes in business strategy to leadership
• Convey a data-driven story to technical and non-technical audiences around key business insights, in collaboration with key cross-functional partners
• Build strategic relationships to manage communication and alignment across multiple teams
• Help develop, implement, and communicate new processes throughout the organization
• Be a part of a team that is driven to provide the best environment that spurs best work!

Minimum Qualifications
• Currently has, or is in the process of obtaining, a BS or MS degree in a quantitative field (Engineering, Economics, Finance, Statistics, or similar discipline)
• Experience analyzing and interpreting data, drawing conclusions, and defining recommended actions
• 1-2 years of experience in managing costs and working in a cross-functional organization
• 1+ years of experience with data mining, producing data analytics using Tableau or Power BI, SQL (or equivalent) or Visual Basic
• 1+ years of experience working with data visualization tools, including using advanced functionality (e.g. data blending)
• Able to manage and operate data management and scenarios planning using a pre-established planning system
• Experience or knowledge of financial analysis including Net Present Value, Rate of Return on Investment etc.
• Working knowledge of the Design and Construction industry preferred, but not required

Ideal Internship Candidate
• Have an acute and sharp business acumen and a blend of strategic and tactical know-how on business concepts
• Ability to introduce new ideas and able to implement them in day-to-day operations
• Self-motivated to pursue ideas, character without much fear for inventing new ways of thinking
• Functions well in team environments
• Come up with creative solutions and forwarding thinking ideas about space and people interaction

Preferred Qualifications:
• Proficiency with MS Office Suite
• Ability to identify issues and seek solutions
• Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
• Demonstrated commitment to inclusion and diversity in the workplace
• Efficient, organized, and able to handle short timelines in a fast-paced environment

Gilead Core Values:
● Integrity (Doing What's Right)
● Inclusion (Encouraging Diversity)
● Teamwork (Working Together)
● Excellence (Being Your Best)
● Accountability (Taking Personal Responsibility)

The purpose of the vaccination requirement is to minimize the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace and support the health and safety of our communities. *A person is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after the second dose of a two-dose vaccine or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine has been administered. Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or a medical condition or disability that prevents them from being vaccinated, can request an accommodation.

As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. 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.

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

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