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Director, Human Resources, HRBP

For Current Gilead Employees and Contractors:

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Job Description

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.

Director, Human Resources, HRBP – Regulatory Affairs, Pharmacovigilance and Epidemiology

Knowledge, Experience and Skills:

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills are required. Must possess strong influencing skills
  • Understanding of strategic objectives and the ability to translate those objectives into HR priorities
  • Requires a thorough knowledge and understanding of Human Resources legislation/employment law, principles, policies, and procedures
  • Must be able to develop solutions to a wide range of highly complex problems, which require an in-depth degree of ingenuity, creativity, and innovation
  • Ability to exercise judgment and independently determine and take appropriate action within defined HR policies and procedures

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides coaching support for client group leadership, building skills, knowledge, and competencies to achieve results and make employee-related decisions in a fast-changing environment
  • Drives the delivery of key HR programs and services, including compensation, recruitment, inclusion, training, and development
  • Provides advice and feedback regarding the design and rollout of programs
  • Delivers strategies to develop bench-strength and succession plans
  • Advises VP(s), and other senior management on HR policy and program matters, making or recommending appropriate decisions, which may be significantly complex
  • Viewed as subject matter expert and maintains contacts with external sources to stay apprised of current trends and new legislative changes
  • Develops concepts, techniques, and standards for detailed execution on the delivery of various HR services including organizational planning, talent acquisition, performance management, compensation planning, and leadership development
  • While not necessarily the subject matter expert in each HR specialty areas, must be able to initiate discussions regarding organizational changes and to present each of the HR specialty functional areas (training, compensation, benefits, etc.) when working with management
  • Designs, develops and implements communication strategies to introduce new processes and Company initiatives. Ensures effective communication strategies are in place within the organization and builds two-way communication channels
  • Ensures multi-location continuity in terms of philosophy, company culture, and practices which cultivates uniform direction and thinking
  • Identifies opportunities to expand and strengthen HRBP’s role in supporting client’s organization (Regulatory, PCV, Epidemiology)
  • Analyzes business needs, defines the talent management strategy within the client group and influences recruiting decisions.
  • In partnership with Learning & Development, delivers and implements leadership development programs
  • Selects, develops, and evaluates HR staff, outsourcing, and consulting and professional services organizations to ensure the efficient operation of the function
  • Manages complex employment relations issues

Qualifications and Education:

  • 12+ years of relevant experience in the HR field and a BA or BS degree, preferably with an emphasis in HR or Business.
  • A Master’s degree can be substituted for 2 years of relevant experience.

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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 ‘EEO is the Law’ 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.

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