Manager, Project Management Pharmaceutical Development and Manufacturing

Foster City
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November 18 2020
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Manager, Project Management Pharmaceutical Development and Manufacturing
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. Gileads 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 companys five core values. Thats 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

Specific Responsibilities:

The Pharmaceutical Development and Manufacturing (PDM) Project Manager will be responsible for providing project management support to small molecule CMC teams. Primary responsibilities will include management of commercial programs and post approval life cycle management. Based on experience, the full scope of projects assigned may range from IND, Phase 1, 2, 3 to Commercialization and may also include management of biologics products and CXO teams responsible for oversight of partnerships with contract manufacturing and testing sites. The PDM Project Manager will collaborate with the following groups: Process Chemistry, Formulations, Analytical, Quality Assurance, Packaging & Labeling, Clinical Supply Management, Global Supply Chain, Outsourcing, Regulatory Affairs, Commercial Manufacturing, and the Corporate Project Team. The PDM Project Manager will be responsible for maintaining and tracking various project activities including: timelines, action items, resource plans and other project documents. The PDM Project Manager will manage multiple projects of varying complexity; other duties will include contributing to PMO office initiatives.

Essential Duties and Job Functions:
  • Project management of multiple product and CXO teams
  • Facilitates program communications and documentation with internal teams and external partners as required
  • Collaborates with team to develop and evaluate change proposals and track progress of changes in flight
  • Collaborates with the team to resolve issues and organizes team to execute on the corrective actions
  • Develop and manage detailed project timelines for CMC activities
  • Monitors program deliverables and tracks related activities as needed
  • Ensures project work complies with established practices, policies, and processes
  • Supports preparation of materials for product review meetings with PDM leadership
  • Contributes to PMO office initiatives

Knowledge, Experience and Skills:

  • 6+ years of relevant experience and a BA or BS or 4+ years of relevant experience and a MS or MBA. Relevant experience consists of CMC work on cross functional biopharmaceutical /pharmaceutical development or commercial programs
  • Excellent organizational skills, capable of setting priorities and delivering on commitments while managing high workload
  • Strong communication skills written and verbal including oral presentation skills
  • In-depth knowledge and skill with Microsoft Project, Microsoft Teams, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Visio, SharePoint and other reporting/tracking tools

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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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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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