Project Management Associate

Foster City
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October 08 2021
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Project Management Associate
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 Management Associate will be responsible for providing project management support to small molecule CMC teams responsible for management of pharmaceutical products and outsourcing partner (CXO teams). Primary responsibilities will include management of Commercial drug product and API (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient) commercial teams supporting program chemistry, manufacturing and controls (CMC) and post approval life cycle management deliverables. The Project Management Associate will also support CXO teams responsible for oversight of partnerships with contract manufacturing and testing sites. The full scope of projects assigned may include management of development phase programs and biologics teams. The Project Management Associate will be collaborating with the following groups: Chemical Development and Manufacturing Operations, Analytical Operations, Quality Assurance, Packaging & Labeling, Global Supply Chain, Outsourcing, Regulatory Affairs and Pharmaceutical Manufacturing. The Project Management Associate will be responsible for facilitating team meetings and tracking project and department activities including: change management records, action items, timelines, resource plans and other project or department deliverables as required. The Project Management Associate will manage multiple products and CXO teams and may be assigned duties associated with PMO office initiatives as required.

Essential Duties and Job Functions:

  • Project management of multiple product and CXO teams
  • Facilitate program communications and documentation
  • Collaborate with the team to resolve issues and organize team to execute on the corrective actions
  • Monitor program deliverables and track change management records
  • Ensures project work complies with established practices, policies, and processes
  • Support preparation of materials for product review meetings with PDM leadership
  • Contributing to PMO office initiatives

Knowledge, Experience and Skills:

  • Minimum 4 years of relevant experience and a BA or BS or 2+ years of relevant experience and a MS or MBA. PMP certification or other formal training in project management is desirable. Relevant experience consists of work in cross functional biopharmaceutical /pharmaceutical CMC development, GMP API or DP manufacturing, contract manufacturing or testing and/or regulatory affairs.
  • Excellent organizational skills, capable of setting priorities and delivering on commitments while, managing high workload
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Skilled in managing teams with remote members
  • In-depth knowledge and skill with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project), MS Teams, SharePoint, Planisware 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.

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. 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.\u200b

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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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