Associate Director, US Health & Welfare Benefits

Location
Foster City
Salary
See job description.
Posted
September 22 2021
Ref
R0022313
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Pharma
Job Type
Other


Associate Director, US Health & Welfare Benefits
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

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The Associate Director, US Health & Welfare Benefits, is a key member of the Total Rewards team and is responsible for planning and directing the overall design, implementation, communication and administration of the organization's US health & welfare benefit programs, ensuring that the programs adhere to current regulations and support the organization's strategic objectives. The Associate Director, US Health & Welfare Benefits, is a proactive leader who connects to others, collaborates in order to get work done and is an empathetic listener.

As the Associate Director, US Health & Welfare Benefits, you will:

  • contribute to the evolution of Gilead's benefits philosophy

  • provide strategic direction of all US health and welfare benefit programs, including medical, dental, vision, prescription, HSA/FSA, COBRA, advocacy, and onsite medical clinic, in alignment with Gilead\'s Total Rewards philosophy

  • provide leadership in continuing to scale the US health and welfare benefit programs as Gilead grows

  • be a sponsor and strategic partner for benefits at Gilead by making data-driven decisions, applying your deep expertise and by keeping your finger on the pulse of industry best practices, benchmarks, and the latest benefits approaches

  • oversee M&A due diligence, resource planning and integration activities for the Benefits team

  • partner with internal partners (e.g. HR Shared Services, People Technology, Information Technology) to ensure compliance with federal, state and local requirements such as ACA, COBRA, ERISA, FMLA, GDPR, and HIPAA

  • partner closely with benefits broker(s) and providers, maintaining positive relationships to deliver desired outcomes

  • regularly benchmark company programs and monitor external trends in order to proactively adjust plans and program to remain competitive

  • support with financial reports, analysis and budget preparation to maintain benefits costs and identify trends

  • lead Gilead's annual US Benefits Open Enrollment, including presentations to key leaders, employee communications, plan design changes and system changes, ensuring deadlines are met

    As an Associate Director, US Benefits, you:

  • will have managed a team with at least 2 direct reports

  • can translate vision into strategy

  • have a track record for designing, scaling and managing benefit programs through policies, processes, and systems

  • can assess and manage benefits vendors to develop strategic partnerships

  • have demonstrated experience with self-insured health plans, benefits provider negotiations, benefits program administration, benefits program design

  • has extensive experience with ERISA, COBRA, HIPPA, FMLA, ACA and other benefits compliance requirements

    Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or higher is required with at least 8+ years of US health and welfare benefit experience

  • Certification by recognized HR organization such as CEBS, IFEBP, SHRM or HRCI strongly preferred

    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.

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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.

    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.

    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 opens new window" target="_blank" href="https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=2507522&targetURL=mailto:careers@gilead.com">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. 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.\u200b

    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.

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