EH&S Program Manager Radiation Safety Officer and Alternate Biosafety Officer

Location
Foster City
Salary
See job description.
Posted
August 31 2021
Ref
R0020278
Discipline
Other, Other
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Pharma
Job Type
Manager


EH&S Program Manager Radiation Safety Officer and Alternate Biosafety Officer
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


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, South and Central America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. Gilead makes it a priority to increase access to its medicines for people who can benefit from them, regardless of where they live or their economic status. This is the focus of the Access Operations & Emerging Markets business unit, spanning more than 130 resource-limited, low, lower-middle and upper-middle income countries across Latin America, Africa and Asia.

We have the following exciting opportunity in our Foster City, CA location:

Environmental Health and Safety Program Manager

The role of EH&S Program Manager is to provide Radiation Safety and Biosafety expertise and support to Research groups at the Gilead, Foster City campus. The successful candidate will use effective time management skills with minimal supervision on projects of moderate to challenging complexity. This will include identification, development, update and maintenance of compliance and safety programs, protocols, and procedures in collaboration with research and development staff. The EH&S Program Manager explains information and influences others and ensures successful implementation of programs and directives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead the Radiation Safety program and serve as the Radiation Safety Officer (RSO) at the Gilead Foster City campus.

  • Serve as the Alternate Biosafety Officer (ABSO) at the Gilead Foster City campus.

  • Perform Injury and Illness investigations, root cause analysis, data trending, program audits and laboratory safety and compliance inspections. Present findings and recommendations to management while ensuring alignment on action plans.

  • Provide general and program specific EH&S training.

  • Serve on the Emergency Response Team requiring periodic 24 hour on-call rotation.

  • Serve as an EH&S representative in cross functional and departmental projects and lead internal EH&S initiatives.

  • Demonstrate competent negotiation skills when dealing with challenging situations.

  • Establish a positive rapport with staff, scientists and management to ensure a high level of customer service.

  • Serve as a primary point of contact for customer groups.

  • Provide EH&S support to our Seattle campus.

    Knowledge, Experience and Skills Required:

  • Minimum 6 years of experience; Biotech, or related industry preferred.

  • B.S. in basic science or engineering is required, advanced degree is a plus.

  • General understanding of relevant occupational health, safety and environmental regulations

  • Demonstrated knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations and standards governing etiologic agents and radioactive materials.

  • Demonstrated implementation of EH&S programs in a research and development environment.

  • Demonstrated success with leading management and peers without authority.

  • Demonstrated experience in interacting with working in or leading cross-functional teams, and under minimal supervision.

  • Ability to multi-task, effectively shift priorities and work at a rapid pace is required.

  • Strong organizational and communication skills and the ability to influence others across multiple functional areas.

  • Strong focus on customer service.

    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.

    For jobs in the United States:

    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.

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