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Gilead Sciences Inc.

Manager, Global Patient Safety (GLPS)

Gilead Sciences is continuing to hire for all open roles. Our interview process may be conducted virtually and some roles will be asked to temporarily work from home. Over the coming weeks and months, we will be implementing a phased approach to bringing employees back to site to ensure the health and safety of our teams.

For Current Gilead Employees and Contractors:

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Job Description

Essential Duties and Job Functions:

  • Provides oversight of post-marketing and clinical trial ICSR submissions, as well as aggregate reports and line listing submission activities.

  • Task management of junior staff performing operational job responsibilities that ensure compliance of pharmacovigilance activities within the GLPS Submissions team.

  • May review pharmacovigilance agreements and clinical trial safety reporting plans.

  • Interacts with other Pharmacovigilance functional areas for data quality issues impacting submission process.

  • Will liaise with Systems team for reporting rule management and database configuration and data analytics team as needed.

  • Will liaise with clinical department, affiliate, distributors, or contract research organizations as needed on submission issues (i.e., obtaining clarification for submission issues).

  • Leads internal and cross functional workstreams as required.

  • Identifies issues/concerns in a timely and appropriate manner and provides possible solutions.

  • Remains current with case management SOPs, guidance documents and database technology.

  • Organizes individual and team workload to ensure compliance with pharmacovigilance agreements and other global regulatory reporting requirements for ICSRs.

  • Have in-depth understanding of submission requirements for Gilead products and provides guidance to junior staff members.

  • Ensures departmental workflow processes and timelines are followed.

  • Serves as resource for global regulatory reporting requirements for Gilead sponsored clinical trials reports.

  • Determines training curriculem for new team members and organize training as applicable.

  • Performs quality check of ICSR and aggregate submissions for junior staff members.

  • Acts as a trainer and mentor for more junior staff members.

  • Serves as a point of contact or subject matter expert to other functions in the organization or CRO’s.

  • Have cross-functional exposure to ensure deadlines are met for specific projects.

  • Develops and/or assists with routine or ad-hoc reviews of processes or data entry conventions to ensure compliance with departmental SOPs and guidelines.

  • Performs or oversees review of non-reportable cases with minimal supervision from Manager.

  • Oversees all activities or responsibilities that are delegated to junior staff members and ensure quality and accuracy of deliverables, and ensure deadlines are met appropriately.

  • Takes responsibility for (a) specific project(s), such as database support, automation activities, therapeutic program(s) with minimal direction and input from their manager.

  • Understands and manages the execution of GLPS Business Continuity processes, as applicable.

  • May have people management responsibilities: provide management support and guidance to (team of) safety associate(s). Responsible for supervision and performance review.

  • May participate in assigned projects such as inspection readiness activities or inspection interviews.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral

  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft environment (Microsoft Excel, Power point and Word)

  • Safety database and data entry experience preferred

  • Understanding of medical terminology and the ability to summarize medical information required

  • The ability to assess data and understand the medical/safety implications

  • Knowledge and experience with safety reporting and regulatory compliance and experience with international safety reporting/regulations is preferred

  • Demontrates initiative, teamwork and accountability

  • Demonstrated success working both independently and in collaboration with others

  • A quality driven individual with strong attention to detail and accuracy is required

  • Strong organizational skills, and ability to adapt to change

  • A demonstrated ability to manage own workload, prioritize, plan and organize assignments and work under strict timelines is required

  • Ability to follow guidelines and procedural documents

  • Self-motivated and capable of working independently

  • Understands safety database structures and is familiar with data retrieval tools.

  • Case processing experience is required

  • Knowledge of clinical trials activities preferred

  • The ability to provide direction to a team and to influence peers and team members appropriately preferred

  • Ability to effectively represent PV Operations on multidisciplinary teams

  • Ability to react constructively in a high-energy and fast paced environment

  • Health care professional degree (i.e. RN, PharmD) and a good level of pharmacovigilance experience in both clinical and post-marketing environment

  • Significant pharmacovigilance experience in both clinical and post-marketing environment and a BS degree in a related science

  • Significant experience in the pharmacovigilance field and an AA degree

  • Experience in both clinical and post-marketing environment preferred

  • Previous people management skills a plus, but not required


Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

It is the policy of Gilead Sciences, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively "Gilead" or the "Company") to recruit select and employ the most qualified persons available for positions throughout the Company. Except if otherwise provided by applicable law, all employment actions relating to issues such as compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, returns from layoffs, company-sponsored training, education assistance, social and recreational programs are administered on a non-discriminatory basis (i.e. without regard to protected characteristics or prohibited grounds, which may include an individual’s gender, race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, medical condition, veteran status, and age, unless such protection is prohibited by federal, state, municipal, provincial, local or other applicable laws). Gilead also prohibits discrimination based on any other characteristics protected by applicable laws.


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