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Director, HR Shared Services Americas

Employer
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Location
Raleigh, NC
Start date
Apr 23, 2024

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Discipline
Administration, Human Resources/Recruiting
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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Director, HR Shared Services Americas
United States - North Carolina - Raleigh

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

For Current Gilead Employees and Contractors:

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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 the Director, Americas HR Shared Services, you will provide strategic vision and direction as well as day-to-day operational leadership to the Americas HRSS (HR Shared Services) team, which delivers high-quality service to employees and partners across a number of HR functional areas. You will lead a large diverse team who delivers services across the entire employee lifecycle including onboarding/offboarding and leave of absence administration. You will also be responsible for partnering with other regions to grow the HRSS service offering and enhancing self-service and self-help to insure and support our customers. Additionally, you will collaborate with counterparts in other regions to expand and enhance our HRSS offerings, focusing on the development of self-service capabilities and support tools to meet and exceed our customers' needs.

More specifically, you will:

  • Be responsible for ensuring the effective and efficient delivery of HR operational activities and processes
  • Provide leadership and development of the HR Shared Services team through effective direction, delegation, coaching and performance management
  • Identify process improvements by identifying issues, process delays and quality problems and recommending solutions.
  • Serve as the primary liaison between employees, key partners (COEs (Centre of Excellence)) and various providers
  • Serve as key point of contact for input into improvements and future state HR systems
  • Develop project plans for technology related projects and partner on technology projects involving multiple departments and external vendors.
  • Lead efforts with team leads to identify improvements/enhancements to new and existing HR applications, reports, business processes, etc.
  • Be a point of escalation for region and escalates issues as needed that pose a high legal risk
  • Capability to lead, motivate, and challenge an operations team to deliver on the objectives of the function and to continuously develop their skills and competencies in line with HR best practices.
  • Ensures team and company actions are compliant with relevant legislation.
  • Have knowledge of data management and database management processes.
  • Participate in the program reviews by providing analysis of current and potential cost impacts, analysis of department implementation issues, and system testing.
  • Lead efforts to work with Global HR partners, employees, and third-party vendors to resolve complex issues
  • Implement new and enhanced programs that support the HR strategy
  • Must be able to exercise judgment and independently determine and take appropriate action within defined
  • Accelerate knowledge and content usage, adoption for employees and HR teams.
  • Lead efforts to participate in HR systems related implementations or integrations (ServiceNow, Workday and vendors' online benefits systems) including testing and go-live.


What are we looking for?

  • A dynamic leader who inspires and motivates a high-performing team with a proven record of accomplishment of developing staff through effective coaching, mentoring, and performance management.
  • Leadership style that encourages open communication, fosters team cohesion, and drives high performance.
  • Experience with M&A activities impacting the HR ecosystem and processes, with the ability to identify necessary adaptations and apply best practices effectively.
  • Strong knowledge of HR Service Delivery including metrics, process design, data privacy, and records management.
  • Strong knowledge of HR Service Delivery best practices including metrics, process design, data privacy and records management
  • Adaptability to change in a dynamic environment, with a proactive and positive attitude that energizes the team.
  • Demonstrates a positive, proactive attitude, and energy
  • Must be able to exercise judgment and independently determine and take appropriate action within defined HR policies and procedures
  • Capability to lead, motivate and challenge an operations team to deliver on the objectives of the function and to continuously develop their skills and competencies in line with HR best practice.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with proven experience in a business facing role with the confidence and ability to interact with all levels of the organization
  • A self-starter with the proven ability to deliver on results, meet deadlines, and lead complex HR projects, including systems implementations and integrations (e.g., ServiceNow, Workday).
  • Able to exercise judgment and independently determine and take appropriate action within defined HR policies and procedures.
  • Proven ability to analyze complex datasets and derive actionable insights that drive HR strategy and improve service delivery.


Qualifications
  • 10+ years of relevant experience in HR/HR Operations and a BA or BS degree
  • Master's degree can be substituted for 2 years of related experience.
  • Must possess the ability to present concise and clear presentations to employees.
  • Exposure to service delivery in Canada, Central and South America
  • With guidance from immediate manager, must be able to identify appropriate actions to take in resolving issues using well-defined HR policies and procedures.
  • Work is performed under general direction.
  • Must possess well-developed influencing skills.
  • Experience of managing or leading large teams
  • Experience of business analysis (including requirements gathering and writing user stories) Strong communication skills and stakeholder management
  • Expertise in ServiceNow or leading enterprise-wide case management solution


Gilead Core Values:
  • Integrity (Doing What's Right)
  • Inclusion (Encouraging Diversity)
  • Teamwork (Working Together)
  • Excellence (Being Your Best)
  • Accountability (Taking Personal Responsibility)


As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. 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. We are an equal opportunity employer. Apply online today at www.gilead.com/careers.

The salary range for this position is: $173,910.00 - $225,060.00. 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*.

For additional benefits information, visit:

https://www.gilead.com/careers/compensation-benefits-and-wellbeing

* 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 ApplicantAccommodations@gilead.com for assistance.

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

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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.

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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