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Senior Manager, Corporate Resilience

Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Foster City, CA
Start date
Feb 20, 2024

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Senior Manager, Corporate Resilience
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

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At Gilead, we're creating a healthier world for all people. For more than 35 years, we've tackled diseases such as HIV, viral hepatitis, COVID-19 and cancer - working relentlessly to develop therapies that help improve lives and to ensure access to these therapies across the globe. We continue to fight against the world's biggest health challenges, and our mission requires collaboration, determination and a relentless drive to make a difference.

We empower our leaders to step up, share ideas, listen, learn, and lead. We're welcoming bright, diverse, and imaginative minds; we're nurturing them to foster an environment of inclusion and growth where innovation is encouraged. We expect our people leaders to model that environment, and to focus on creating inclusion, developing talent, and enabling teams.

Every member of Gilead's team plays a critical role in the discovery and development of life-changing scientific innovations. Our employees are our greatest asset as we work to achieve our bold ambitions, and we're looking for the next wave of passionate and ambitious people ready to make a direct impact. Join Gilead and help create possible, together.
Job Description

As Gilead transforms and delivers life-changing therapies to patients, we are looking for a Senior Manager to build and mature our ability to prevent, detect, and respond to crises. This position will be responsible for building, supporting, and managing programs within Corporate Security and Resilience team. This is a role for someone that enjoys working across teams in a global organization, rolling up their sleeves to develop and maintain good processes, work with technology, has an analytical mind, and has a continuous appetite to learn and adapt to the ever-changing growing business and operational resilience landscapes. A successful candidate will have experience in crisis management, travel security, event security, and project management. The candidate will be comfortable working directly with senior executives and will have the ability to simultaneously manage several projects with little oversight or direction. The candidate will be invigorated by the challenge of building and growing programs within a large, fast-moving company.

Reporting to the Director of Security Operations, this position is in Gilead's HQ office in Foster City, CA.

Primary Responsibilities Include:
  • Support Incident Management and Corporate Crisis Management (CM) Team, deliver crisis and incident communications to leadership globally
  • Provide resilience services to Gilead and Kite, including emergency mass notification and satellite phone program maintenance
  • Analyze and evaluate the potential impacts of different scenarios and events on the business operations, assets, and reputation
  • Manage emergency assistance / evacuations and Gilead's travel security program, including governance and implementation through 3rd party vendors
  • Lead large cross-functional initiatives and partner with management from Legal, HR, Benefits, Mobility, and Travel teams
  • Collaborate closely with GSOC and executive protection, event security, security operations, and business continuity teams to develop, deliver and continuously improve programs and practices
  • Maintain program metrics, KPIs and overall tracking for Crisis Management and Travel

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:
  • Experience working with Fusion and Everbridge software
  • Experience in working with vendor partners and leading RFPs
  • Demonstrated strong decision-making in both crisis and non-crisis situations
  • International security-related professional experience
  • Excellent planning and analytical skills
  • Ability to work within a team as well as individually, and ability to adapt work hours to operate effectively across global time zones
  • Experience in building or being a member of a new security program
  • Self-directed, able to adapt to changing priorities, meet deadlines, and work with minimal guidance
  • Proven record of successfully collaborating with internal and external stakeholders
  • Fluency with comprehensive safety and security models, including risk assessment methodologies, executive protection protocols and active and passive security measures

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree and Eight Years' Experience


Masters' Degree and Six Years' Experience


Ph.D. and Four Years' Experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 8+ years of relevant experience (law enforcement, military, or private sector) with BS/BA or 6+ years with MS/MA/MBA or a combination of relevant experience and education
  • Demonstrated decision-making, critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to effectively interact with stakeholders at various levels including c-suite
  • Experience working in a corporate security team environment
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills

The salary range for this position is: $154,020.00 - $199,320.00. Gilead considers a variety of factors when determining base compensation, including experience, qualifications, and geographic location. These considerations mean actual compensation will vary. This position may also be eligible for a discretionary annual bonus, discretionary stock-based long-term incentives (eligibility may vary based on role), paid time off, and a benefits package. Benefits include company-sponsored medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans*.

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* Eligible employees may participate in benefit plans, subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable plans.

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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 for assistance.

For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the 'Know Your Rights' poster.



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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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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333 Lakeside Drive
Foster City
United States

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