Manager - Scientific - I
 San Mateo, CA

Manager - Scientific - I

Req I D



Primary Skills


Specific Responsibilities:

  • Contractor, Standards Collaborations (S C) within Global Patient Safety (REMS Program Management and Solicited Program Management)

Essential Job Duties and Functions

  • Utilizes strong operational and project management skills to manage or provide support for the operational aspects of Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS) programs at Gilead Global Patient Safety
  • Manages or provides support for ongoing REMS program commitments/department-wide initiatives by collaborating with key stakeholders including but not limited to, Regulatory, Global Patient Safety, Commercial, Medical Affairs, Legal, IT and external vendors
  • May be responsible for internal and cross functional team representation and participate in cross functional projects as required including areas related to regulatory submissions for REMS programs per standard procedures
  • Contributes to managing implementation related activities for REMS including but not limited to: website and print material verifications following FDA approval of an initial REMS or program modification to ensure compliance
  • Assists with periodic training of REMS vendors and specialty pharmacies on adverse event (AE) reporting process and REMS-specific requirements to ensure REMS vendors adequately perform their contractual activities
  • Ensures personal compliance with internal processes to meet all applicable internal/external reporting requirements for Global Patient Safety and REMS
  • Supports training and/or on-boarding activities, preparation and training materials for staff and vendors
  • May support or manage activities related to solicited program management (e.g. Market Research, Patient Assistance Support Programs, and Digital Media), which can include training, reconciliation, and/or compliance monitoring
  • Works with applicable teams within Global Patient Safety, other functions, or external vendors to implement and maintain activities or tasks under the remit of S C
  • Supports cross-functional projects and may serve as a point of contact to other functions in the organization and outside the organization
  • Understands and manages the execution of Global Patient Safety Business Continuity processes, as applicable
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to adapt to changes
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Experience in training delivery and project management preferred
  • Experience with managing vendors, partners including specialty pharmacies, external PMO's highly preferred

Manager/Project Management skills preferred:

  • Demonstrates initiative, teamwork, and accountability
  • Excellence at resolving complex, interdependent activities into tasks and sub-tasks that are documented, monitored and controlled
  • Works in partnership with project leaders to ensure timely, efficient, and effective moderation of meetings, and to ensure adequate progress on team activities between meetings
  • Co-Chairs Project Team meetings and is responsible for coordinating moderately complex team operations and communications
  • Directs project communications and ensures that all project customers are fully informed and knowledgeable of project activities and their status
  • Organizes Project Management support for various functional areas on the Project, attends sub-team meetings as necessary; organizes ad hoc working groups
  • Ensures that Development Plans optimize the integration of timing, scope and resources
  • Represents the Project Team or Working Group team to the Global Patient Safety Leadership or Program Steering Committee. Organizes preparation of moderately complex documents and/or procedures for review by the Global Patient Safety Leadership or Program Steering Committee for projects within Global Patient Safety

Eligibility Requirements

  • 7+ years of relevant experience with BA/ BS
  • 5+ years of relevant experience with MA/ MS
  • A scientific background or experience in pharmacovigilance and/or REMS preferred.