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Administrative Coordinator, Marketing Oncology - Foster City, CA

Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Foster City, CA
Start date
Jul 26, 2022
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Administrative Coordinator, Marketing Oncology - Foster City, CA

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company that has pursued and achieved breakthroughs in medicine for more than three decades, with the goal of creating a healthier world for all people. The company is committed to advancing innovative medicines to prevent and treat life-threatening diseases, including HIV, viral hepatitis and cancer. Gilead operates in more than 35 countries worldwide, with headquarters in Foster City, California.
In this role, you will support the Executive Director, Marketing – Oncology and members of the team.

The Administrative Coordinator will:
  • Understand the goals and objectives of the department and contribute to the attainment of those G&O's.
  • Efficiently prioritize workload and independently resolve conflicts related to meeting multiple deadlines and influences workflows accordingly
  • Proactively maintain daily calendar and manage scheduling changes and resolve scheduling conflicts.
  • Organizes and schedules internal and external meetings and department events that vary in size and complexity including conferencing (phone and/or Zoom), agenda creation, tracking action items, and note taking
  • Lead the Purchase Orders and Work Orders creation for Marketing team; manage the contracting process, collaborate with legal and IT on vendor assessments, ensure MSAs are in place and tracking of spending to each Purchase Order.
  • Manage travel requirements for Executive and Team members as requested
  • Create organizational charts and other documents and presentations
  • Create and track expense reports for the Executive and team and submit invoices and ensure payment is complete
  • Ensure that all work is completed with a high level of attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Onboard new hires and consultants to include purchasing of computer equipment, assigning office spaces, and ensuring required training is completed.
  • Effectively prioritize workload and independently resolve conflicts related to meeting multiple/competing deadlines.
  • Uses advanced level software programs such as Excel, Word and PowerPoint to prepare, format and distribute memos, letters, reports, agendas and PowerPoint presentations.
  • Gathers, collects, records, tracks and verifies relatively complex data and information from multiple sources.
  • Possess good proofreading and editing skills; strong attention to detail
  • Work collaboratively with other administrative assistants and acts as a resource and provide backup when needed.
  • Exceptional professionalism and ability to handle the confidential materials.
  • Successfully manage multiple projects simultaneously and possess outstanding organizational skills.
  • Ensure that all work is completed with a high level of attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Superior verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
  • Take initiative and think proactively.

  • Advanced technical skills including SharePoint, PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Concur, MS Teams
  • Flexible style and approach to react to a dynamic workplace
  • Requires knowledge and understanding of administrative and office policies and procedures
  • Work under minimal supervision and exercises good judgment in alignment with the team's priorities
  • Experience providing administrative support to an executive leader.

Specific Education and experience requirements:
  • Minimum High School education plus 3 years of relevant experience
  • Experience supporting executive/managerial level leadership desired; will consider strong experience as a sales/marketing coordinator or similar.
  • Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry experience desired.
  • Commercial (sales and/or marketing) experience desired.

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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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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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