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Sr. Clinical Trials Manager, Clinical Operations- Oncology

Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Foster City, CA
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Feb 26, 2024

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Sr. Clinical Trials Manager, Clinical Operations- Oncology
United States - California - Foster CityUnited States - Washington - Seattle

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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At Gilead, we're creating a healthier world for all people. For more than 35 years, we've tackled diseases such as HIV, viral hepatitis, COVID-19 and cancer - working relentlessly to develop therapies that help improve lives and to ensure access to these therapies across the globe. We continue to fight against the world's biggest health challenges, and our mission requires collaboration, determination and a relentless drive to make a difference.

We empower our leaders to step up, share ideas, listen, learn, and lead. We're welcoming bright, diverse, and imaginative minds; we're nurturing them to foster an environment of inclusion and growth where innovation is encouraged. We expect our people leaders to model that environment, and to focus on creating inclusion, developing talent, and enabling teams.

Every member of Gilead's team plays a critical role in the discovery and development of life-changing scientific innovations. Our employees are our greatest asset as we work to achieve our bold ambitions, and we're looking for the next wave of passionate and ambitious people ready to make a direct impact. Join Gilead and help create possible, together.
Job Description

Gilead has a rich pipeline of promising medicines across multiple indications in Oncology with numerous submissions and readouts planned through 2025 and beyond. There are >15 active pivotal registrational trials, a robust early-mid phase pipeline, and a myriad of partnerships, collaborations, and opt-ins that require strong Clinical Operations leadership of study management teams and global oversight of trial activities including site and contract resource operations (CRO) partnerships.

**Position is local to Foster City, CA or Seattle, WA. Position is NOT REMOTE.**

Specific Responsibilities and Skills:
  • Has advanced knowledge of study management best practices and tools and has shown ability to apply these to improve project efficiencies and effectiveness.
  • Has significant industry (ICH/GCP and FDA/EMA regulations) knowledge, including knowledge of drug development, and is able to flex own knowledge to work on studies of varying scope and complexity.
  • Contributes review of relevant documents including protocols, informed consents, case report forms, monitoring plans, investigator brochures and clinical study reports
  • Independently creates and manages budgets and resource plans for assigned studies and other work, seeking advice as needed.
  • Responsible for identifying cross-study synergies to leverage efficiencies and ensure consistencies where appropriate.
  • Leads moderately complex assignments that enable multiple functions and teams to achieve their clinical study objectives within targeted timelines and allocated resource levels.
  • Collaborates with other functions on how to best achieve their clinical goals and objectives.
  • Drives accountability and oversight of CRO to ensure the overall program(s) is completed compliantly, on-time, within-budget and to the quality expected.
  • Consistently models our Leadership Commitments and Values for others to follow.
  • Has the managerial courage to speak-up when needed, and in a manner that moves the business and team forward.
  • Gives constructive, fair, balanced, concise and actionable feedback.
  • Takes accountability to ensure change is understood and implemented well.
  • Effectively influences without authority.
  • Ensure study delivery is on time, as per scope and compliance, and within the allocated budget
  • Demonstrates ability to think short- and long-term in devising appropriate project strategies and approaches to completing project deliverables.
  • Coaches and guides less experienced team members in solving problems. Depending on business need, may manage Clinical Project Assistant/Clinical Trial Management Assistant/Sr. Clinical Trial Management Assistant

  • Working knowledge and experience with Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • 7+Years with BA/BS/RN or 5+ Years with MA/MS/MBA/PharmD/PhD
  • Prior clinical trials/operations experience in company sponsored clinical trials required
  • Prior oncology clinical trials experience

The salary range for this position is: $154,020.00 - $199,320.00. Gilead considers a variety of factors when determining base compensation, including experience, qualifications, and geographic location. These considerations mean actual compensation will vary. This position may also be eligible for a discretionary annual bonus, discretionary stock-based long-term incentives (eligibility may vary based on role), paid time off, and a benefits package. Benefits include company-sponsored medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans*.

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* Eligible employees may participate in benefit plans, subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable plans.

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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 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.

For Current Gilead Employees and Contractors:

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



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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