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Sr. Manager
Collaboration Management
Posted on 10/29/2022
San Carlos, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • BA/BS and 8+ years of relevant experience OR MS/MBA and 6+ years of relevant experience OR PhD and 2+ years of relevant experience
  • Must have project leadership and project management experience in pharmaceutical industry R&D environment
  • Strong scientific acumen
  • Strong leadership skills & emotional intelligence
  • Broad understanding of industry and competitive landscape
  • Experience should include participation in cross-functional project team activities
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Level commensurate with experience
  • Serves as manager for portfolio of partnered programs within Collaboration Management team
  • Ensures involvement of key stakeholders, contributes to achieve technical success, and drives projects to best outcomes
  • Organizes and manages joint project team meetings with collaborators to review program status, identify issues/risks and problem-solve
  • Works in partnership with Collaboration Leaders to ensure timely, efficient, and effective meetings, and to ensure adequate progress on research activities between meetings
  • Works in collaboration with internal core R&D functions, and with Alliance Management to monitor/manage progress toward defined program goals
  • Maintains integrated timelines; understands key functional interdependencies, risks and associated assumptions
  • Manages development of documentation to support decision-making
  • Determines readiness for program review at governance meetings, review of critical new data and changes in strategy
  • Monitors and manages readiness of collaborative program for licensing/internalization and coordinates activities related to internalization
  • Drives efficient communication within team, to functions, collaborators and stakeholders in leadership
  • Manages IP filing opportunities, contributes to MTAs, amendments as required
  • Contributes to the development of materials required for internal and external-portfolio tracking
  • Contributes to portfolio-related data management
  • Must be able to support multiple programs simultaneously and be able to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Must be well-organized and have attention to detail
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal, as well as written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be versed with applications, principles, concepts, practices, and standards of pharmaceutical project management
  • Requires in-depth knowledge and skill with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Experience with Microsoft Project and other reporting and tracking tools is preferred
Gilead Sciences

10,001+ employees

Critical disease biopharmaceutical development
Company Overview
Gilead’s mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative therapeutics for people with life-threatening diseases. The company is committed to creating a healthier world for everyone through their research, development of forward medicines, and clinical trials.
  • Paid family time off and paid parental time off
  • Generous 401(k) contribution matching
  • Comprehensive medical plans that cover both physical and mental healthcare
  • Global Wellbeing Reimbursement
  • Time Off
  • Global Volunteer Day
  • Giving Together Program
  • Employee Support Programs
  • Flexible Work Options
Company Core Values
  • Integrity: Doing What’s Right
  • Inclusion: Encouraging Diversity
  • Teamwork: Working Together
  • Accountability: Taking Personal Responsibility
  • Excellence: Being Your Best