Assoc Director, Regional Commercial L&D Asia 5 (Korean Speaker)

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June 09 2021
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Assoc Director, Regional Commercial L&D Asia 5 (Korean Speaker)
China - Hong KongSouth Korea - SeoulSingapore - Singapore

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

This position is based in Hong Kong, and serves as the lead of Commercial Learning & Development for Asia 5 (Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia).

Job Responsibilities

Lead the design, development, and implementation of sales & marketing learning and development programs across Asia

Lead and guide new hire orientation, onboarding and knowledge/skill-based training

Support development programs with HR Business Partners

Partner with management to define training needs through determination of knowledge gaps and needs assessment

Actively seek out new, cutting edge technology to further improve training initiatives and build efficiency

Stay abreast of and leverage Gilead best practices, and industry best practices

Support process for evaluating training effectiveness; revise training and/or training plan as needed

Identify, develop and deploy appropriate learning mechanisms to include: instructor-led, and web-based acknowledge training

Drive strategic management of Learning Management Systems (LMS)

Incorporate motivating, creative, and interactive training techniques to enhance the training experience, in an effort to maximize learning and retention

Formulates management development criteria, programs and management training across all therapeutic areas

Partner with senior members of various internal departments to ensure that Learning and Development understands the strategic vision of the departments

Use broad strategic thinking to analyze the characteristics of the business environment and the challenges to developing training needs

Analyze the return on investment for training expenditure in areas of concentration, and make changes to ensure training remains relevant and valuable to the business

Partner with other regional commercial operations function leads to establish highly strategic plans and objectives

Knowledge & Skills

Must be fluent in English and Korean language

Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills in order to lead, interact with, focus, resolve conflict and drive consensus among individuals from a variety of cultures and disciplines

Must possess in-depth negotiating, influencing and consulting skills and proven project management skills

Proven curriculum development and instructional design skills

Fundamental understanding of business strategy and how to link HR initiatives to business initiatives

Be able to work independently and have the ability to manage multiple projects

High level

Understanding of learning principles and application in a technical business environment

Experience in the learning design and development process required

10+ years of total experience related to training, sales, sales management and marketing in the biotech or pharmaceuticals industry, including 3+ years of experience in commercial training

Medical or clinical background is a plus

Advanced degree is desired (MS, MBA or Doctorate)

Willing to travel frequently among the Asia countries (when possible)

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