Senior Director, Master Planning

Location
Foster City, CA, US
Posted
Nov 06, 2020
Ref
2052477
Discipline
Administration, General
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Senior Director, Master Planning
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. Gilead’s therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

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Inclusion is one of the company’s five core values. That’s 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 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. Headquartered in Foster City, California, Gilead has operations in North, South and Central America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. Gilead makes it a priority to increase access to its medicines for people who can benefit from them, regardless of where they live or their economic status. This is the focus of the Access Operations & Emerging Markets business unit, spanning more than 130 resource-limited, low, lower-middle and upper-middle income countries across Latin America, Africa and Asia.

Reporting to the Executive Director of Corporate Real Estate (CRE), the role of the Director of Master Planning, responsible for leading Gilead's medium to long range campus planning activities for its headquarters in Foster City. This position requires an in-depth knowledge of workplace and industry best practice as it relates to long range planning activities to ensure that the plans developed today will be fit for the future. This role will require close collaboration with stakeholders to develop solutions that aim to align the work environment and work practices with organizational business goals and objectives at the site, campus and portfolio levels.

The individual will be experienced in the areas of macro planning and have knowledge of traditional workplace strategies and the ability to develop alternative solutions that add value through meaningful change, innovation and collaboration within the work environment. This role will work closely with the other Corporate Real Estate management team who's remit currently includes: Capital Planning, Fleet Management, Real Estate & Leases, Workplace Design and Workplace Technology.

Core Responsibilities

Strategic Planning and Administration
  • Responsible for management of the strategic facility real estate planning and the production of various Facility Master Plans and amendment updates as needed
  • Lead cross functional teams consist of members from Real Estate & Lease, Legal, Facilities Operations, Sustainability, Health & Safety, Engineering, IT, and external Architect/Planner on master planning activities
  • Engage in stakeholder activities with internal customers and leaderships to identify functional needs and develop program of requirements
  • Manage in-depth planning analysis including but not limited to campus capacity and utilization, asset life cycle, and trending
  • Lead or support location specific or country by country long term facility strategy and benchmarking activities
  • Develop digitized master planning record management model and ensure all documentations and records are sorted, archived and available for viewing digitally
  • Develop visual and interactive model for Facility Master Plans via Tableau or other Corporate preferred tools
  • Refine the master planning process for improved efficiency and breath / depth of the analyses
  • Responsible for Master Planning Playbook development to include RACI, necessary processes and workflows, and internal and external reporting requirements, etc.
  • Identify and manage risks which impact the ability to successfully deliver the functions strategic plans; escalate risks with proposed solutions when necessary


Partnering
  • Collaborate with Capital Planning to generate cost impact analysis for master plan outputs
  • Support integration of master plan outputs as inputs to other planning activities
  • Support project execution teams on Master Plan projects execution from start to finish
  • Collaborate with Sustainability, Health & Safety on Sustainability strategy, with Technical Engineering on Utility Master Planning, Facilities Operations on Asset Life Cycle Planning, other Corporate functions on evolving initiatives that require planning to support and vice versa
  • Work with FP&A, Asset Accounting and Tax to ensure planning encompass relevant financial considerations such as tax, property value and depreciation


External Relationship Management
  • Liaison with the City of Foster City in regards to master planning
  • Work with Gilead teams to track and monitor permitting activities with the City and San Mateo County
  • Prepare in collaboration with Legal and other relevant functions on all City and County master plan documents and submissions
  • Responsible for tracking and monitoring of relevant City, County, other government reporting requirements, and on-time submission of such reporting including coordination of management and cross functional reviews


Metrics and Reporting
  • Develop performance metrics against processes and approved plans
  • Proactively look for performance improvement opportunities
  • Report on work deliverables and progress statuses periodically or as requested


Compliance
  • Ensure compliance to GDP, DA, and any applicable plan / agreements
  • Interpret external regulations, policies and guidance and ensure compliance
  • Comply with all financial reporting regulations and Gilead policies and training requirements
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


Specific Education & Experience

Musts
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution in business, architecture, planning, facility management, architectural engineering or closely related field
  • 12 plus years of combined experience in Facility Master Planning, Architecture, Real Estate, Program Management, Urban Planning or related fields in matrix organization
  • Proven records as both a thought leader and operational expert in the relevant fields
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills with experience in implementing strategic portfolio plans
  • Ability to translate business requirements into planning criteria for the business units
  • Ability to manage processes and relationships within a matrix organization and with external suppliers and government agencies
  • Ability to establish and meet goals, support and facilitate the work of others, lead or collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams
  • Sound knowledge of key pharmaceutical and/or biotechnology processes and workflows issues impacting the provision of services and role of facility master planning
  • Good English speaking and written communication and report writing skills
  • Practical experience in using software such as MS PowerPoint, Excel


Preferred
  • Registered Architect or Certified Planner in the State of California desired
  • CAD and/or other planner drawing tools proficiency desired
  • Practical experience in using software such as MS Access and Tableau


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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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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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.

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