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Director of Global Portfolio and Resource Management

Company: Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

For Current Kite Pharma Employees and Contractors:Please log onto your to apply for this job.Job DescriptionEveryone at Kite is grounded by one common goal - curing cancer. Every single day, we seek to establish a direct line between that purpose and our day-to-day work. Would you like to join us in this mission?We are seeking a highly motivated, innovative leader to join us as a Director of Global Portfolio and Resource Management. Internally knows as the Director of Business Strategy and Operations, reporting to the Executive Director of Business Strategy & Operations in Technical Operations, this leader will be responsible for building and continuously improving the organization's business project portfolio planning and resource management business processes and tools so that the organization can appropriately resource the most impactful business projects. In addition to their role on the Business Strategy & Operations Leadership Team, the Director will interface with other senior leaders as a member of the Technical Operations Extended Leadership Team with the responsibility managing one or more employees.To create a strong partnership with stakeholders and leaders across the corporation, as well as to foster continued professional growth, we would like this Director to be based in our global headquarters in Santa Monica, CA. We may also consider this position to based in Kite's facilities at Frederick, MD or Oceanside, CA.Responsibilities of the Director of Global Portfolio and Resource Management includes: Portfolio Management:-Owns and manages the global intake process to determine what work comes into site and functional portfolios, ensuring alignment to strategic goals and availability of resources so that projects are completed on time and in budget.-Develops the process for identification of the programs and projects that have the highest strategic priority and lead the organization in finalizing the annual portfolio of these (i.e., the global portfolio planning process

  • Builds and continuously improves a prioritization schema that enables the aforementioned identification.
  • Creates and leads the organization through an annual calendar of activities to manage the portfolio of programs and projects.-Develops and publishes portfolio health metrics.-Leads the organization through status reviews and adjustment/de-prioritization discussions to keep the portfolio on track and relevant.-Continuously improves the process so that the organization can focus and deliver on its strategic priorities.Resource Management:-Builds, secures, and executes cross-functional support for a strategic plan for improving current capabilities and developing future capabilities including actual time tracking and scenario modeling.-Leads a team of site and functional representatives to design, implement, execute, and improve a consistent business process and fit-for-purpose tools for resource management with inputs from key stakeholders across Tech Ops functions. --Develops and executes the implementation, training and change management plan for resource planning/forecasting process.-Leads routine and ad hoc product resource forecasts process and deliver forecasts to the CMC teams, working closely with the CMC team leaders and CMC team project managers to ensure alignment on requirements and timelines, and ensure approval from the functions prior to reporting.-Leads the process to routinely update resource forecasts for other work types (project, volume-driven, other).-Proactively communicates progress, ensure key stakeholder alignment and escalate issues in a timely manner.-Along with Director of Project and Program Management, co-owns the decision on which tool(s) to use to support the portfolio and resource management processes, including participation and/or leading the evaluation and selection process of any new tool(s).Basic Qualifications:PhD degree with 8+ years of Portfolio and/or Operations and/or Resource Management and/or Program Management experienceORMS / MA degree with 10+ years of Portfolio and/or Operations and/or Resource Management and/or Program Management experienceORBS / BA degree with 12+ years of Portfolio and/or Operations and/or Resource Management and/or Program Management experienceORHigh School Degree with 16+ years of Portfolio and/or Operations and/or Resource Management and/or Program Management experiencePreferred Qualifications:
    • Outstanding understanding of the drug development process and corporate governances
    • Strong people leader with an excellent ability to communicate with all levels within the organization, listening and influencing to lead change throughout an organization.
    • Strategic thinking, strong business acumen, ability to manage ambiguity and complexity.
    • Ability to build strong relationships and establish trust.
    • Proven ability to successfully lead change initiatives in matrixed global organizations.
    • Ability to motivate and coach others under their direct or indirect management.
    • Embraces continuous improvement and practical user of Lean and Six Sigma problem solving methodologies.Does this sound like you? If so, please apply today!#IND123#LI-ML1Kite is a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the development of innovative cancer immunotherapies with a goal of providing rapid, long-term durable response and eliminating the burden of chronic care. The company is focused on chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) and T cell receptor (TCR) engineered cell therapies designed to empower the immune system's ability to recognize and kill tumors. Kite is based in Santa Monica, CA. For more information on Kite, please visit . Sign up to follow @KitePharma on Twitter at . -For jobs in the United States: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, Kite has made the decision to require all U.S., Canada, Australia, Singapore, and Hong Kong 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.---For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the - 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.For Current Kite Pharma Employees and Contractors:Please log onto your to apply for this job.

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