Senior Director, Global Supply Chain - Analytics and Capabilities

  • Gilead Sciences
  • Foster City, CA, USA
  • May 04, 2020
Full-time Analytics Big Data Data Governance Data Science Information Technology (IT) Process Management Product Management Quantitative Risk Analysis Statistics

Job Description

The Senior Director of Analytics and Capabilities is accountable for setting the vision and deploying the strategy of the GSC core capabilities of analytics, business process management, data and technology. The head of Analytics and Capabilities runs the core analytic function of global supply chain and is accountable for developing and deploying the vision and strategy of supply chain capabilities in GSC. The Senior Director of Analytics and Capabilities is also accountable for the governance and quality of planning master data.

The Senior Director of Analytics and Capabilities oversees the analytical function of GSC and works with a broad cross functional team to deliver the analysis on key supply chain decision such as network optimize, scenario analysis and portfolio management. This role oversees the statistical and quantitative analysis of core GSC activities and provides explanatory and predictive models to support key supply chain decisions.

The Senior Director of Analytics and Capabilities will also focus on establishing a capabilities and technology roadmap and ensure that core business processes are running effectively and efficiently. The head of Analytics and Capabilities will also be responsible for the continued evolution of core supply chain capabilities. This role also is responsible for planning master data and is highly focused on ensuring the data used in planning is of high quality. The preferred candidate will be a seasoned leader experienced in building and managing high performing teams.

Essential Functions:

  • Develops the vision and strategy for supply chain analytics in GSC and executes on this plan
  • Develops and executes the analysis for policy and strategy decisions across the global supply chain for Gilead’s drug product portfolio at all stages of the product lifecycle and ensures decision have optimal economics, and options assessments
  • Partners closely with members of the GSC LT to provide analytics support for GSC activities and projects.
  • Develops and maintains the roadmap for process and analytic capabilities progression over time
  • Develops the vision and owns the execution roadmap for building core supply chain capabilities
  • Ensures that core business processes are effective and efficient. Works with stakeholder community to monitor and continuously improve
  • Partners with Finance and Strategic Planning to support budget and capital planning processes and with line management on strategic planning for GSC
  • Manages the governance of planning master data as well as oversees the quality of all data used in planning
  • Maintains documentation and publishes metrics to reflect the effectiveness and efficiency of department activities
  • Serves as a key interface for PBO with stakeholder groups across PDM, Finance and Commercial organizations

Knowledge, Experience, and Skills:

  • Expert leader with a proven track record of building and managing high performing teams
  • Experienced people manager with a strong reputation for mentoring and developing people
  • Expertise and track record in supply chain analytics, planning and oversight
  • Expertise and proven track record in supply chain strategy and possesses in-depth knowledge of industry and system best practices
  • Work experience in a regulated industrial setting with a solid knowledge of worldwide regulatory requirements
  • Ability to travel internationally, including overnight up to 15% of the time
  • Able to effectively manage multiple priorities for success
  • Possesses understanding and application of principles, concepts, practices, and standards for Drug Product and Drug Substance manufacturing in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Possesses a solid working knowledge of relevant regulatory guidance, including pharmaceutical GMPs and ICH guidance
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, negotiation and interpersonal skills a given
  • Sound organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to interact effectively with senior management
    15+ years of progressively responsible experience in a related field, including product management, supply chain management and risk management and a BA or BS degree in Economics or a STEM discipline.
  • An MA/MBA degree preferred

We offer you the opportunity to work within a culture of highly motivated, talented individuals who are dedicated to the company's mission. Each job provides wide-ranging responsibilities due to our cross-functional organizational structure and leadership style, which ensures that everyone is engaged, committed and accountable

We are looking for individuals from diverse backgrounds who want to work together and support each other to help make a real difference in the lives of patients - people who thrive on performing well within a challenging and fast-paced environment, living our core values of Integrity (always doing the right thing), Teamwork (collaborating in good faith), Excellence (working at a high level of commitment and capability), Accountability (taking personal responsibility) and Inclusion (Encouraging Diversity).

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