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Director Supply Chain Systems & Processes

Kelly Services
Foster City, CA 94404
Director Supply Chain Systems & Processes

Location: remote to start, Foster City

Remote initially (Pacific time zone), potentially moving to onsite (FC)

1year contract

Job Description:

Senior Director, Supply Chain Systems and Processes

The Senior Director, Supply Chain Systems and Processes plays an integral part in overseeing systems and processes within PBO Supply Chain & External manufacturing. This role provides leadership for accelerating the development of systems, processes, analytics and know-how across the value-stream for enterprise impact. Results are achieved by embedding with business owners to connect the dots by design in line with Pharmaceutical Development and Manufacturing (PDM) priorities.

This position ensures supply chain systems and processes directly enable the functions to execute business strategy, considering risk, service and cost drivers. It also demonstrates a high level of collaboration to ensure the priorities are aligned cross-functionally with stakeholders within PDM, Commercial and Finance.


Using an enterprise mindset, help to develop and socialize the Supply Chain Systems and Processes design concept to strengthen cross-functional processes and collaboration.

Foster cross-functional collaboration with Commercial, Finance, Clinical and PDM functions including Regulatory Affairs, Laboratory Information Systems (LIS), QA. Aligns roadmap and activities align to PDM vision and strategy.

Manage teams for high performance. Helps to develop clear responsibilities and a development path for each role within the department.

Embed with cross-functional teams to improve, transform, integrate and sustain business processes.

Connect the dots along the value-chain through process redesign, measurement, orchestration and digitalization. Reduce waste and complexity and drive down cost.

Engage and collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders for change management and change adoption.

Provide decision support and insights for complex strategy decisions such as network & capacity utilization, customer segmentation analysis, cost-to-serve.

Develop analytics and scenario modelling capabilities including dimensions such as time, cost, revenue and environmental impact.

Work cross-functionally with the Master Data Management team to ensure business processes and technologies have reliable and current data.

Support business functions with standardized documentation for cross-functional processes; develop training and learning content and key indicators of process health.

Organize effective engagement of the cross-functional Business Process Management community along the value-chain; foster collaboration and an enterprise mindset.

Demonstrate management capabilities including making effective use of external business partners; ensure clear deliverables for contractors; prepare budgets and model required resourcing.

Lead the development of business cases for technology changes; ensure routine confirmation of value attainment.

Drive innovation and change through awareness of industry trends that relate back to Gilead use cases; incubate and test value propositions through rapid proof of concepts.


Primary degree in Business, Science or Engineering discipline. Masters degree and/or professional qualifications in supply chain management desired.

10+ years of biopharmaceutical industry experience with no less than 5 years of that experience focused on management and leadership roles in supply chain functions.

Deep supply chain knowledge, enterprise thinking, adept at positioning business problems in the end-to-end context and mobilizing a cross-functional response.

Experience selecting and deploying technology solutions supporting clinical, global planning, manufacturing, quality and logistics use cases.

Experience managing relationships with internal stakeholders and external business partners.

Demonstrates a collaborative mindset, nurtures teamwork and influences cross-functionally.

Proven ability to form and lead high performing teams dispersed across time-zones.

Gilead Core Values

Integrity (Doing Whats Right)

Inclusion (Encouraging Diversity)

Teamwork (Working Together)

Excellence (Being Your Best)

Accountability (Taking Personal Responsibility)

Intake Notes:

Top 3 Skill Sets: Supply Planning, Analytical Skills, Planning Systems experience (e.g. Kinaxis, JDA, SAP)

Top 3 Nice to Have Skill Sets (not required, but nice to have): S&OP experience, Work with CMOs, MBA or APICS certification

Unique Selling Point of this role: Opportunity to work on the launches of new pharmaceuticals

Any Disqualifiers? Must have Pharma or Med Device experience

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2021-06-11 Expires: 2021-07-12

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