Manager, Global Patient Safety Operations

Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Foster City, California
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Closing date
Oct 23, 2021

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Pharmaceutical, Pharmacovigilance, Regulatory Affairs
Jobseeker Type
Manager, Global Patient Safety Operations
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

Job Overview/Summary:
  • Responsible for task management of junior employees performing operational job responsibilities that ensure compliance of pharmacovigilance activities including the collection, review, evaluation, processing, and submission of adverse event (AE) information received by Gilead GLPS Responsible for internal and cross functional team representation and will lead cross functional work streams as required
  • Addresses identified issues escalated to management and coordinates for resolution
  • Oversees training of junior staff
  • Leads or actively participates in functional projects
  • May be responsible for performance management

    Job Responsibilities:
  • Manages routine and non-routine daily case management activities
  • Ensures team compliance with internal processes to meet all applicable internal/external reporting requirements for ICSR
  • Addresses/resolves issues/concerns in a timely manner.
  • Oversee all activities or responsibilities that are delegated to junior staff members and ensure quality and accuracy of deliverables
  • Oversees training and/or on-boarding activities
  • Leads and manages functional projects and work streams, taking responsibility for specific projects, with minimal direction from senior management
  • Leads cross-functional projects and serve as a point of contact to other functions in the organization and outside the organization.
  • Develops a process for quality review of data for the applicable functional area
  • Understands and manages the execution of GLPS Business Continuity processes, as applicable
  • May be responsible for supervision and performance review
    JD - Global Patient Safety (GLPS), Operations
    Confidential Page 2 March 2021

    Knowledge & Skills:
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral
  • Safety database and/or data entry experience required
  • Understanding of medical terminology and the ability to summarize medical information required
  • Knowledge and experience with safety reporting and regulatory compliance and experience with international safety reporting/regulations required
  • Ability to effectively represent PV Operations on multidisciplinary teams
  • The ability to provide direction to a team and to influence peers and team members appropriately
  • Ability to provide constructive feedback in a timely manner high-energy and fast paced environment

    Education & Experience:
    Exempt Professional Leveling Guide:
    7+ Years with BA/ BS
    5+ Years with MA/ MS

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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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