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Director, IT Strategy

Company: myGwork
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

For Current Gilead Employees and Contractors: Please log onto your Internal Career Site to apply for this job. Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company that has pursued and achieved breakthroughs in medicine for more than three decades, with the goal of creating a healthier world for all people. The company is committed to pursuing scientific invention to prevent and treat life-threatening diseases, including HIV, viral hepatitis, and cancer. Gilead has operations in more than 35 countries worldwide, with headquarters in Foster City, California. You will be part of a team that is helping millions of people live healthier, more fulfilling lives. We are a close community where every individual matters and everyone has a chance to enhance their skills through ongoing development. Inclusion is one of our core values, which means we are creating and fostering a work environment where our differences are valued, and everyone feels respected and empowered to bring their authentic selves to work. By joining Gilead, you will further our mission to discover, develop and deliver innovative therapeutics for people with life-threatening diseases. The Gilead Business Services center in Raleigh is home to some of the company's critical shared service teams in North America, including Information Technology, Global Financial Solutions, HR Operations and Procurement Services Desk. These functions provide the necessary support to ensure Gilead's business runs effectively and efficiently. The center will also be a catalyst for standardization of processes, digital transformation, and technology optimization. Director, IT Strategy role will provide visionary thought leadership across core business/IT subject areas, functions and future facing technologies within Pharma industry. Will demonstrate tangible results in end-to-end lifecycle management of strategic dimensions and initiatives within IT from idea to execution within global enterprises. role will provide visionary thought leadership across core business/IT subject areas, functions and future facing technologies within Pharma industry. Will demonstrate tangible results in end-to-end lifecycle management of strategic dimensions and initiatives within IT from idea to execution within global enterprises. Functional Job Responsibilities:

  • Roadmap Planning/Execution - Recommend, obtain approval, establish, and execute strategic/tactical 1-3-5 yr roadmaps across IT strategic dimensions of cultural transformations, organization delivery models, talent of the future, ways of working, governance and guardrails, architecture, and technology. Must be able to work across both strategic and operational levels within organizations
  • Trend Analysis, Benchmarking, and Innovation Opportunities - Demonstrate cross industry knowledge of implementable use cases and opportunities across functions, trends and benchmarks (metrics/cost) to advance competitive advantage
  • Domain Expertise - Has domain expertise within one or more core IT functions and business landscape like Commercial, R&D, PDM, Medical/ERP, G&A, Security, Data, Architecture etc. Also is passionate, knowledge about current/future technologies and related use cases and their influence on business value propositions for large enterprises
  • Organization Effectiveness - Demonstrate expert level knowledge, experience and proven navigational and change management skills across centralized/decentralized/global/regional/global-local constructs and operating models within enterprise organizations going through transformations across multiple disciplines/ domains
  • Portfolio Management - Demonstrated experience in large enterprise scale portfolio management of large multi-phase strategic and operational projects and initiatives
  • Workforce of the Future - Demonstrated experience in designing for workforce of the future i.e., what roles we need to be training and hiring for across the organization in the next 3-5 years
  • Recommend, obtain approval, establish, and execute strategic/tactical 1-3-5 yr roadmaps across IT strategic dimensions
  • Establish lifecycle management for initiatives and deliverables across strategic IT dimensions and roadmaps
  • Establish and track measures of maturity across all strategic dimensions within IT Strategy
  • Manage and accountable for execution of portfolio of projects across all IT strategic dimensions
  • Collaborate with business partners and customers to identify future business needs and prioritize initiatives/resources/effort on evolving IT Strategy accordingly
  • Serve as primary point of contact for external partners engaged in IT strategy work
  • Conduct business case analysis, identify, and introduce use case opportunities/trends/initiatives across all dimensions of IT strategy
  • Introduce and embed benchmarking within IT organization as a measure for competitive advantage across process, people, platforms and technology
  • Optimize strategic organizational focus on core capabilities and leverage partners to provide high value services
  • Embed and measure technology user experience and value realization in every stage of investment decision
  • Recommend roles needed for IT in the future based on current hiring and training data Basic Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's or master's degree in business administration, computer/information science or related field, or 15+ years of IT and 5+ years of technology focused management consulting work experience in Pharma industry Preferred Qualifications:
      • 15 or more years in IT and business/industry with minimum of 5 years of senior leadership responsibilities at Director level and above
      • 5 or more years in management consulting and IT strategy related role within IT function/Pharma industry is highly preferred
      • Working experience in relevant enterprise platforms and subject areas like ERP, Cloud and Security Ops, Automation, Data & Analytics, Enterprise Architecture
      • Experience in business/industry (beyond IT), managing cross-functional teams or projects, and influencing senior-level management and key stakeholders
      • Strong leadership capability, executing as appropriate in the areas of responsibility
      • Expertise in budget planning, financial management, and workforce management
      • Broad knowledge of current and emerging technologies, technology directions and strategic application to business needs including the ability to differentiate between an actionable relevant trend and hype
      • Ability to improve operational efficiency, service delivery, and information management across the IT organization
      • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to explain technology solutions in business terms, establish rapport and persuade others Gilead Core Values:
        • Integrity (Doing What's Right)
        • Inclusion (Encouraging Diversity)
        • Teamwork (Working Together)
        • Excellence (Being Your Best)
        • Accountability (Taking Personal Responsibility) If this is not the right move for you now but remain interested in a career at Gilead Sciences, please connect with us via our Career Site: 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 careers@gilead.com for assistance. For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the 'EEO is the Law' poster: Notice: Employee Polygraph Protection Act: Your rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act: Pay transparency nondiscrimination provision: 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. Gilead and Kite Careers
          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 careers@gilead.com for assistance. Following extensive monitoring, research, consideration of business implications and advice from internal and external experts, Gilead 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 'Know Your Rights' 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 Gilead Employees and Contractors: Please log onto your Internal Career Site to apply for this job. This employer is a corporate member of
          myGwork - LGBTQ+ professionals, the business community for LGBTQ+ professionals,
          students, inclusive employers & anyone who believes in workplace equality.

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