Anti-Corruption Due Diligence Specialist II

Foster City, CA
Jan 25, 2022
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Anti-Corruption Due Diligence Specialist II
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.

Making an impact on a global scale
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, 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.

Anti-Corruption Due Diligence Specialist II

Specific Responsibilities As a global company, Gilead works with third parties all over the world, and we conduct anti-corruption due diligence review to ensure these third-parties can meet our legal and ethical expectations. This role will be responsible for supporting our due diligence program, which is a key part of Gilead's overall anti-corruption compliance program. The role has a flexible location, reporting to the Lead of the Global Anti-Bribery Anti-Corruption due diligence program in the Commercial Legal Department, including remote location.

The successful candidate will have primary responsibility for the day-to-day operation of our due diligence process, including managing requests for diligence on new and existing vendors, compiling and analyzing metrics about the program, and serving as a resource to colleagues and business clients with questions and requests related to the due diligence process. The individual will work in close coordination with colleagues in Legal, Business Conduct, Finance, and other departments to complement existing compliance activities, and depending on the individual's interests and appetite, other opportunities are available within this role to support Gilead's compliance program, including through risk assessments, auditing and monitoring, and business conduct activities.

Essential Duties and Job Functions
  • Responsible for facilitating requests for diligence on new and existing vendors, including communicating with internal colleagues and third parties to gather all required information to complete diligence
  • Conducting first-level review of due diligence questionnaires and external checks to identify potential red flags or areas for further inquiry
  • Serving as a resource and point-of-contact for questions from internal colleagues and third party representatives going through due diligence
  • Compiling and analyzing reports and metrics from our due diligence platform, and presenting results to colleagues, so that we can continually assess and adjust our risk-based program

Education & Experience
  • At least 4 years increasing responsibilities working in a Compliance or Legal organization
  • BS/BA degree or equivalent required
  • Awareness of and relevant experience with anti-corruption laws, such as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), preferred
  • Experience in the biotech or pharmaceutical industry preferred.

Skills Required
  • Willingness to take initiative
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Detail-oriented and well-organized
  • Proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel (e.g., formulas, pivot charts, pivot tables, formatting, etc.)

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