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Sr. Manager, IT Communications and Organizational Change Management

Employer
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Location
Raleigh, NC
Start date
Nov 29, 2022

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Discipline
Marketing, Marketing/Corporate Communications
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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Sr. Manager, IT Communications and Organizational Change Management
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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Job Description


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 is 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 is a catalyst for standardization of processes, digital transformation and technology optimization.

Job Description

The Sr. Manager IT Communications and Organizational Change Management (OCM) will serve as team lead for an internal creative agency within a large IT organization and oversee everything from strategy to creative to graphic design, copy and more. This role will report into the CIO Chief of Staff and will enable employee engagement, communication, and development for the IT organization as well as OCM initiatives facing the company. The OCM team, which this role oversees, focuses on the people side of change including changes to business processes, systems, and technology. For instance, when the company transitions to a new video conferencing software, this is the team that manages the employee experience and helps deploy the new solution to the general employee population through communication, training, marketing and follow up.

The primary responsibility of this role will be maximizing employee adoption and usage and minimizing resistance. This is a matrixed role and will require collaboration across IT and supporting business functions; fully accountable for driving outcomes, a true problem-solver.

Essential Duties and Job Functions
  • Lead and define the engagement approach between IT and the rest of the business. Work closely with the IT Leadership Team, key leaders across the IT organization, and change leads within IT and the Business to prioritize changes
  • Oversee backlog of deliverables and help monitor prioritization and drive completion
  • Supervise the portfolio of IT change initiatives and govern change management activities, providing a structured methodology, standardized tools, and coaching to Change Leads
  • Estimate the level of effort and identify correct resources for each body of work; partner with Project Managers to set up Work Orders or scoping documents
  • Evaluate readiness assessments and change management plans prepared by Change Leads
  • Work with Change Leads to understand change impacts and affected users related to the project. Ensure End User Assessments are completed to determine the degree of audience impact
  • Deliberate potential areas of resistance and mitigation approach with Change Leads; suggest interventions where appropriate
  • Oversee measurement systems to track adoption, utilization, and proficiency of users
  • Oversee the communications and training schedule for multiple IT projects; harmonize the release of communications and training about other change initiatives
  • Approve communication assets to ensure quality control as well as proper messaging and distribution through IT Communications and Employee CommunicationsAlign training strategies with IT Training offerings; encourage a comprehensive approach that addresses varying ways of learning
  • Oversight and continuous improvement of the OCM methodologies and strategies used to navigate changes to further development the IT OCM organization
  • Proactively identify external changes and events that may affect change saturation or acceptance within the target audience. Take action to address the risk or act on opportunities to combine change activities with other events in the company
  • Oversee end-to-end OCM vendor activities including understanding the intricacies of the OCM process including the Unity project management tool, templates, and tools being utilized in driving the appropriate OCM support strategy, relationship management, and performance management
  • Understand Procurement processes and personally handle all SOWs and POs related to OCM
  • Ensure all OCM team members have access and information to the most current OCM methodology, tools, templates, and processes used across the organization
  • Grow the OCM CoE by assessing strengths and development needs of the staff and identifying opportunities to improve productivity and performance


Education

Bachelor's Degree and Eight Years' Experience OR Masters' Degree and Six Years' Experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • Certified in Prosci or another Change Management acumen
  • Certification in Agile practices a plus
  • 5+ years of leadership responsibilities managing direct reports and matrixed organizations
  • Experience in IT business/industry, managing cross-functional teams or projects, and influencing senior-level management and key stakeholders
  • Hands-on experience in internal communication for IT business/industry
  • Hands-on experience leading change management work
  • Experience implementing global, transformational projects and programs
  • Strong organization and program management skills, including the ability to quickly assist executive real-time requests
  • Strong understanding of how to integrate company principles, methodologies, and operational processes into day-to-day activities and behaviors, as needed
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; expertise in converting technical messages into clear messages that outline why change is needed that appeals to key business personas
  • Strong executive presence and ability to influence leaders; skilled in asking the right question(s) - in combination - to elicit a response for the leader/team needs at the moment
  • Exceptional presentation skills with the ability to inform and influence leaders across IT and Gilead
  • Able to understand and clarify business goals through consultation
  • Understands how business goals integrate with project goals (why, so what) and translates those goals into actionable OCM strategies
  • Strong ability to articulate the big picture with or without details and work in ambiguous situations
  • Experience with coaching leaders on how best to contribute to change success
  • Experience influencing senior-level management and key stakeholders
  • Experience designing a methodology for success metrics and incentives to be applied across all programs


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


If this is not the right move for you now but remain interested in a career at Gilead Sciences, please connect with us via our Career Site: https://gilead.yello.co/job_boards/v42vD4vKxb3AkKvV93YsrQ

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.

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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.

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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.

Following extensive monitoring, research, consideration of business implications and advice from internal and external experts, Gilead has made the decision to require all U.S., Canada, Australia, Singapore, and Hong Kong employees and contractors to receive the COVID-19 vaccines as a condition of employment. “Full vaccination” is defined as two weeks after both doses of a two-dose vaccine or two weeks since 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 a reasonable accommodation.​

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

NOTICE: EMPLOYEE POLYGRAPH PROTECTION ACT
YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ACT

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:


Please log onto your Internal Career Site to apply for this job.






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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. Headquartered in Foster City, California, Gilead has operations in North America, Europe and Australia.
 

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