Gilead Sciences, Inc. Senior Director, R&D IT in Seattle, Washington
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Be the strategic tech partner and single tech point of contact to Kite’s R&D function, leading ID, design and delivery of tech solutions to enable critical R&D business objectives
NOTE: This role can be based in either Santa Monica, CA, Foster City, CA, or Seattle WA.
As part of Kite IT Leadership team, support defining of IT strategic priorities
Support R&D business in defining tech, digital, and data analytics priorities; define technical requirements to deliver against said priorities
Be a strategic tech partner to Kite’s R&D digital transformation
Drive adoption of tech solutions within R&D through effective change management and communications
Business solution delivery:
Mobilize capabilities from across Kite IT and Gilead IT to enable delivery of tech solutions to R&D
Own R&D tech platforms & products, while managing e2e support and delivery
Manage roadmap for R&D platforms, and sequencing and prioritization of backlogs
Manage IT investment governance process for R&D tech investments
Support IT and business in building and prioritization of Kite’s IT project portfolio
Performance management and enablement:
Deliver against Kite IT’s talent and sourcing strategy
Enable Agile delivery of R&D tech solutions
Support IT functions in ensuring compliance with key tech standards, and delivering against Kite’s architecture roadmap
Doctorate degree and 12+ years of IT experience in Industry
Master’s degree and 12+ years of IT experience in Industry
Bachelor’s degree and 14+ years of IT experience in Industry
High school degree and 18+ years of IT experience in Industry
IT experience with extensive business interaction and domain focus, including 2+ years working under a CIO / equivalent
Deep expertise in working with R&D function in biotech space (LIMS, clinical systems, medical affairs, clinical trial management systems, trial master files, key opinion leaders, and tracking systems etc.)
Proficient with working with stakeholders across various levels of IT and R&D business
Recognized “Thought Leader” with excellent executive communication skills, and commanding presence in discussions with senior leadership
Experienced in financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, and portfolio management
Ability to lead and manage team of IT professionals in an often-ambiguous environment
Knowledge of working in managed services delivery paradigm based on business outcomes
Work experience and strong knowledge of end-to-end IT software and systems solution delivery from idea conception, design, development and/or configuration, and transition into production support and maintenance
Possess strong understanding of R&D's data and informatics and the context around how it is generated, structured and effectively utilized demonstrate how IT can exploit it to maximize business impact
Strong focus on process, continuous process improvement and quality to enable innovation
Ability to collaborate and fosters partnerships with business and technology colleagues
Proven track record of working in Agile (e.g. SAFe, Scrum, Kanban) and DevOps ways of working in the IT landscape
Does this sound like you? If so, please apply today!
Kite 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 www.kitepharma.com . Sign up to follow @KitePharma on Twitter at www.twitter.com/kitepharma .
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