IT Capability Manager- Biologics

Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Morris Plains, New Jersey
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Apr 15, 2021
May 12, 2021
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IT Capability Manager- Biologics
United States - New Jersey - Morris Plains

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, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company that has pursued and achieved breakthroughs
in medicine for more than three decades, with the goal of creating a healthier world for all people.
The company is committed to pursuing scientific invention to prevent and treat life-threatening
diseases, including HIV, viral hepatitis and cancer. Gilead has operations in more than 35 countries
worldwide, with headquarters in Foster City, California.

You will be part of a team that is helping millions of people live healthier, more fulfilling lives. We are
a close community where every individual matters and everyone has a chance to enhance their skills
through ongoing development. Inclusion is one of our core values, which means we are creating and
fostering a work environment where our differences are valued, and everyone feels respected and
empowered to bring their authentic selves to work. By joining Gilead, you will further our mission to
discover, develop and deliver innovative therapeutics for people with life-threatening diseases.

Responsible for the ideation, planning, development oversight of one or more business capabilities, including Biologics MSAT, Upstream and Downstream. Participates in short and long-term business or IT strategic planning sessions, identifying opportunities and making recommendations for the enablement of capabilities. Leads the analysis efforts for business case development, including resource estimates, prioritization and categorization. Advises on options, risks, costs versus benefits, and impacts on end-user, processes and system priorities. Engages and collaborates with business leadership team members, senior business stakeholders and business process owners to cultivate technology solution aligning with business or IT strategies. Establishes and maintains a strategic relationship with leadership team members and senior business stakeholders.

Responsibilities of the Capability Manager include:

Business Knowledge/Relationship
  • Cultivates and demonstrates a working knowledge of Biologics MSAT, Upstream and Downstream.
  • Participates in short- and long-term strategic planning session to improve business or IT processes through
    capability development
  • Able to identify opportunities for improvements in business capabilities or IT operations and formulate
    proposals for cost-effective solutions based on engagement, project, and operations activities
  • Demonstrates how capability enablement can assist selected departments / business areas and how
    platforms and solutions can support the achievement of short- and long-term business or IT capability goals
  • Establishes and maintains a strategic relationship with select functional level stakeholders based on
    experience and contribution to business operations
  • Development of business use cases, cost structure, and ROI model in support of investment projects and
    activities to build IT Roadmap and demonstrate clarity on how solution provides business value
    Strategic Planning
  • Actively communicates with select business capabilities, IT, vendors and other stakeholders, to ensure
    awareness of vision, roadmap, progress, risks, and results associated with a key capability
  • Works with appropriate business leadership team members and senior business stakeholders to
    proactively identify and evaluate risks associated with business decisions that may impact a capability
  • Participates in incremental roadmap assessments and business alignment
  • Works with busines process owners and DevOps leads to cultivate appropriate solution required to meet
    business or IT objectives
  • Engages Domain Architecture team to align long-term technology strategy with business objectives
  • Confirms the business or IT need is addressed by the technical solution from a capability point of view
  • Sets proper expectations with business and supports escalation and resolution through negotiation or
    governance mechanisms
  • Analyzes current and future technology trends to determine impact to the business, advises business and
    promote capability enablement and benefit realization
  • Communicates to other IT domains for awareness of key capability aspects, how they operate and how
    they are impacted

    Leadership & Management
  • Manages and prioritizes the flow of work in program backlog
  • Fosters a team environment and mentors members of Biologics IT team

    Basic Qualifications

  • Associates Degree and Twelve Years Experience OR Bachelor's Degree and Ten Years' Experience OR Masters' Degree and Eight Years' Experience OR PhD and Two Years' Experience

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Demonstrates an in-depth knowledge of IT and the service catalog and assigned departments/business areas

  • Strong understanding of GxP compliance and 21 CFR Part 11 requirements.

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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.

    For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the EEO is the Law' poster.



    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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