Senior Manager, Statistical Programming (Safety)

Location: Foster City, California US


This position is no longer open.

Job Number: 1265

External Description: 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.

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Job Description
Key Skills:

  • Successfully interacts within Biometrics, with Clinical Development and Regulatory Affairs groups on a frequent basis.
  • Viewed as a key resource by more senior individuals on technical initiatives and may represent the Company on contracts.
  • Inform functional management programming resources required for the project.
  • Recommends and provides trainings
  • Experience on creating/using integrated safety database to support internal/external requests on the compound level safety reporting

Job responsibilities:
  • Works collaboratively with Clinical Development staff to meet project deliverables and timelines for statistical data analysis and reporting.
  • Generates or oversees the production of programming deliverables(e.g., tables, listings) for study reports and integrated summaries.
  • Anticipates resource needs and works with management and HR to ensure adequate long-term resource allocation within a therapeutic project.
  • Manages a small team of programmers.
  • Designs and/or codes analysis files.
  • Ensures programming and corresponding documentation is completed in a manner that is consistent with departmental procedures.
  • Is responsible for the compound level safety programming activities, is familiar with data integration, summary safety data reporting from all different data resources. Provides primary and secondary programming support as needed.
  • Implements strategic initiatives.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills are required.
  • Has a thorough understanding of clinical trials design and reporting process, as well as regulatory reporting requirements for the compound level safety. .
  • Must be able to interact with others to define and produce user-defined reports
  • Has the ability to resolve issues and conflicts.
  • Can create buy-in and support and has the ability to negotiate timelines.
  • Has the ability to directly supervise personnel.

Education and Experience:
  • 8 years of experience and a BS degree in Biostatistics/Computer Science or equivalent.
  • 6 years of experience and a MS degree in Biostatistics/Computer Science or equivalent.
  • PhD degree in Biostatistics/Computer Sciences or equivalent.

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Job Number: R0012067

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