Global Head of Talent and Leadership

Location
Foster City
Salary
See job description.
Posted
March 09 2021
Ref
R0017980
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Pharma


Global Head of Talent and Leadership
United States - California - Foster City

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gileads therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the companys five core values. Thats because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible


Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company founded in 1987. Together we deliver life-saving therapies to patients in need. With the commitment and drive you bring to the workplace every day, you will be part of a team that is changing the world and helping millions of people live healthier, more fulfilling lives. Our worldwide staff is a close community where you can see the tangible results of your contributions, where every individual matters, and everyone has a chance to enhance their skills through ongoing development. Our scientific focus has resulted in marketed products that are benefiting hundreds of thousands of people, a pipeline of late-stage drug candidates, and unmatched patient access programs to ensure medications are available to those who could otherwise not afford them. By joining Gilead, you will further our mission to address unmet medical needs and improve life by advancing the care of patients with life-threatening diseases.

About the role:

The Global Head of Talent and Leadership will be responsible for developing innovative strategies to ensure Gilead's talent practices drive the future success of the organization. In this role, the Global Head of Talent and Leadership will work with senior business and HR leaders to ensure a strong pipeline towards Gilead's most critical leadership roles. This role will also be responsible for ensuring approaches to talent identification and development are inclusive, transparent and accessible across the organization and at all levels, leading to a more diverse and agile workforce.

This role reports to the VP, Talent, Development and Inclusion and is located in Foster City, California.

Responsibilities:
  • Defines an integrated Talent and Leadership strategy, with clarity of philosophy and approach based on Gilead's business needs and goals/ metrics to track progress.
  • In partnership with Talent Acquisition, develops a clear talent value proposition aligned with the overall strategy.
  • Ensures development of inclusive approaches to leadership and talent development for all levels.
  • Oversees succession management for executives, including aligning Talent to Value' practices, and ensures plans are in place to ensure success of incumbents, as well as accelerating development of talent to increase readiness.
  • Defines talent management and leadership development capabilities and frameworks required to support business; including talent to value, critical role identification, definition of leadership potential, succession management and talent assessment.
  • Ensures systems, tools, processes and technology that will support talent outcomes, including increased talent movement for development and faster allocation to meet business needs.
  • Partners with Talent, Development and Inclusion partner and HR Business partners to ensure talent strategy and leadership practices reflect business requirements.
  • Utilizes data and analytics to create insights and embeds in decision support as part of talent and leadership practices.
  • Collaborates across the Talent, Development and Inclusion team and other COEs to identify trends, insights and opportunities to address in both our Talent strategies and development of solutions.
  • Leads a team of Talent and Leadership practitioners; focused on building organizational capabilities and applying their expertise to key business projects and challenges.
  • Is a thought leader in Talent and Leadership and leverages external thinking and research to shape our internal practices and build knowledge and awareness.
  • Ensures manager and HR capability to support and enable talent and leadership practices are identified and plans are in place to support.
  • May oversee or provide leadership to agile and/ or cross-functional projects (e.g. Advancing Black Leadership Strategy) to ensure realization of strategic priorities and embed a customer focused approach to development.


Expertise:
  • Leadership: 15 years of experience leading functions across business units; experience across talent management/acquisition, leadership development, organizational design, inclusion & diversity, and culture is beneficial.
  • Industry Experience: Experience within the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry preferred.
  • Analytical Expertise: Utilizing data-driven approaches to develop insight and diagnose opportunities, as well as inform decision making.
  • Business Acumen: Demonstrated understanding of strategic and operational drivers of business performance.
  • Global mindset: The ideal candidate will bring global experience, having partnered with teams across geographies.


Leadership Capabilities:
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships and influence across a matrixed, global organization, responding quickly to change and adapting/operating in ambiguous environment.
  • Ability to leverage data and insights to diagnose, define focus and align opportunities. Takes a systems view to challenges and opportunities.
  • Takes a proactive, long term perspective in design and development of strategies to meet business needs.
  • Seeks diverse perspectives, experiences and insight; creates an environment of trust and openness.
  • Develops diverse and inclusive teams. Leverages the power of diversity within teams and creates an environment where new ideas and challenges are welcome.
  • Has a customer focused approach and embeds into mindset, practice and methodology.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; is able to simplify and integrate complex concepts and ideas.
  • Demonstrates development focus by seeking feedback and acting on it and providing feedback to others, particularly, but not limited to one's team.


As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. 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.

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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.

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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.

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