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Administrative Coordinator

Employer
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Location
Foster City, CA
Start date
Jul 26, 2022

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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.

We have the following exciting opportunity in our Foster City, CA location:

Administrative Coordinator

At Gilead, we strive to transform the promise of science and technology into therapies that have the power to cure, prevent or treat disease. As a research-based biopharmaceutical company, we are revolutionizing healthcare by bringing medicines to patients in the areas of HIV, AIDS, liver diseases, hematology and oncology, and inflammation and respiratory diseases.

We are growing a diverse team of professionals and an atmosphere of inclusion across departments. We need your unique talents, expertise and background to help millions of people around the world live healthier. Join a close community where every voice is heard – where you can see and measure the results of your contributions.

Our values – integrity, inclusion, teamwork, accountability and excellence – are evident in everything we do.

Do you love complex and diverse projects? Join our team and directly impact how we operate as a company!

This role will report support both leads of the Sustainaiblity and Corporate Project Management Office (PMO) under the Corporate Operations organization.

In addition to Senior Administrative Assistant responsibilities, prioritizes workload involving multiple large projects/timelines and between groups. Such projects may include coordinating or leading the implementation of new and/or revised software applications/databases including interfacing with vendors, ensuring user training, etc. with minimal guidance. Arranges for needed resources in order to meet timelines. Uses advanced level software programs such as Excel and PowerPoint to create graphs, charts, and spreadsheets. Under manager's direction, creates draft reports, documents, presentations and templates using raw data. May gather data using internet searches. Understands the goals and objectives of the entire department and contributes to the attainment of those G&O's. Keeps the bigger picture in mind and influences workflows accordingly.

Responsible for coordinating large events which includes the planning, organizing and implementation of a number of event activities. Liaises with guests and speakers to assess needs and coordinates, as needed, such activities as travel, hotel, expense reports and tools and materials for presentations. Typically, coordinates the preparation of annual budget, reviews monthly budget, reviews and researches variances. May coordinate group lease cars requirements and activities (at International Locations). May assist with facilities space planning or office set-up. May screen and prioritize manager's mail and email. Assists in the orientation of new administrative assistants and other staff. Ongoing, acts as a resource to other administrative assistants and is cross-trained to cover for another administrative assistant if he/she is out of the office for an extended period of time.

Knowledge:
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills are required. Requires knowledge and understanding of administrative and office policies and procedures.
  • Must possess good proofreading and editing skills of technical documents.
  • Has the ability to review the work of lower level administrative assistants. Advanced knowledge and experience using a number of office software.
  • Works under minimal supervision. Receives occasional direction from manager to perform non-routine job responsibilities and duties.


Specific education and experience requirements:
  • Requires a minimum of a high school diploma plus 3-5+ years administrative experience.


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: https://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

Notice: Employee Polygraph Protection Act: https://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/eppac.pdf

Your rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act: https://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/fmlaen.pdf

Pay transparency nondiscrimination provision: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf

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.

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.​

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 Current Gilead Employees and Contractors:

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Company

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 America, Europe and Australia.
 

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