Director, Quality Systems Performance Monitoring & Data Management

Gilead Sciences

Gilead Sciences

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Data Science, Quality Assurance
Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ, USA
Posted on Tuesday, February 13, 2024

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At Gilead, we’re creating a healthier world for all people. For more than 35 years, we’ve tackled diseases such as HIV, viral hepatitis, COVID-19 and cancer – working relentlessly to develop therapies that help improve lives and to ensure access to these therapies across the globe. We continue to fight against the world’s biggest health challenges, and our mission requires collaboration, determination and a relentless drive to make a difference.

We empower our leaders to step up, share ideas, listen, learn, and lead. We’re welcoming bright, diverse, and imaginative minds; we’re nurturing them to foster an environment of inclusion and growth where innovation is encouraged. We expect our people leaders to model that environment, and to focus on creating inclusion, developing talent, and enabling teams.

Every member of Gilead’s team plays a critical role in the discovery and development of life-changing scientific innovations. Our employees are our greatest asset as we work to achieve our bold ambitions, and we’re looking for the next wave of passionate and ambitious people ready to make a direct impact. Join Gilead and help create possible, together.

Job Description

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides thought leadership and collaboration opportunities in the space of quality metrics/analytics throughout PDM, Research, and Kite
  • Establishes effective QMS Data Governance processes and leads strategies for its effective use across Gilead.
  • Analyzes industry quality metrics, benchmarking, and trends to understand changes in the competitive or regulatory landscape to adjust performance indicators as appropriate.
  • Maintains Quality Management Review programs, policies, processes, procedures, and controls ensuring adherence to established standards and agency guidelines.
  • Drives and continuously improves PDM’s Quality Management Review Programs across the various levels of the organization (EMQR, Site QMRs, Quality Core Metrics, etc.)
  • Advances the technology strategies in support of Data analytics and the effective implementation of predictive data science solutions to drive risk mitigation across the Gilead Manufacturing Network.
  • Collaborates with project teams on integrations of new systems (e.g. ERP, QMS) to enhance Gilead’s reporting and digital capabilities.
  • Recruits and leads the Quality Management Review and QA Data Science teams to leverage data for actionable insights.
  • Provides direction on QA Data Science strategy and communicates program outcomes.
  • Conducts data analysis for key insights on decision making and provides consultation on leading indicators.
  • Manages and provides guidance to team members, including organizing and prioritizing group tasks, performing training, and managing performance.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Demonstrates expertise in Quality System processes, statistics, data analytics, industry practices, and standards.
  • Demonstrates excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to tailor and convey technical concepts in a clear and understandable manner.
  • Demonstrates ability to foster a strong rapport with leaders and effectively interact with all levels of the organization.
  • Understands and can apply Data Science/Advanced Analytics in solving problems.
  • Experience driving continuous business improvement.

Typical Education and Experience:

  • 12+ years of relevant experience in the pharmaceutical industry and a BS or BA in engineering or science related degree.
  • 10+ years of relevant experience and a MS.
  • Prior people management experience.
  • Knowledge and experience in Quality Systems, metrics/analytics, and data science in a highly regulated manufacturing environment.
  • Strong knowledge of modern technology frameworks supporting quality systems

The salary range for this position is: $187,000.00 - $242,000.00. Gilead considers a variety of factors when determining base compensation, including experience, qualifications, and geographic location. These considerations mean actual compensation will vary. This position may also be eligible for a discretionary annual bonus, discretionary stock-based long-term incentives (eligibility may vary based on role), paid time off, and a benefits package. Benefits include company-sponsored medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans*.

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* Eligible employees may participate in benefit plans, subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable plans.

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