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Sr. People Technology Specialist II

Company: Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Location: San Mateo
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

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 are seeking a Sr. Specialist to join the People Technology team within HR based in Foster City, CA, reporting to the Associate Director of People Technology. Gilead HR is embarking on a program of process improvement, identifying opportunities for streamlining the way we work, and putting in place the right technical solutions to enable efficient workflow. This is an amazing opportunity for a driven, Workday technical expert to join our team and help us champion solutions to scale the HR function.Essential Duties and Functions:

  • Serve as a strong consultative partner to HR Business Partners, COE and HR Shared Services in technology solution delivery and project implementation
  • Collaborate with HR business functions to align business requirements, business processes and integration design
  • Drive continuous people, process and technology improvements
  • Participate in Workday and other HR system implementations with a focus on Core, Recruiting and Learning, providing functional oversight, gathering business and security requirements, performing system design and configuration, mapping and validating data conversion, creating test plans, conducting testing, creating and testing reports and providing post implementation support
  • Provide support to HR technology operations; responsibilities include troubleshooting data and system issues, recommending solutions and implementing changes and fixes in the systems per company's policy
  • Develop and maintain HR technology training materials and conduct in person or online training
  • Participate in testing efforts for regular releases and updates
  • Maintain compliance with GDPR, OFCCP, and Sarbanes Oxley controls
  • Maintains the confidentiality and security of data accessed during daily activities
  • Support additional special projects as assignedKnowledge & Skills:
    • Minimum 6 years of relevant experience and a BA or BS degree OR minimum 4 years of relevant experience and MA/MS degree
    • Minimum 2 years of hands-on experience in Workday configuration for Recruiting and Core HCM and operational support
    • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Visio
    • Strong experience in HCM Core and Reporting is a plus
    • SAP SuccessFactors Learning Management System experience is preferred
    • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills; Ability to consult with and present to HR leaders
    • Detail oriented and analytical skills
    • Strong team player and ability to work independently
    • Ability to effectively prioritize and multitask in a global, fast pace dynamic environmentFor jobs in the United States: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.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 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:Please log onto your to apply for this job.jeid-07326d7aadca574f8deee5b4406aabd6

Keywords: Gilead Sciences, Inc., San Mateo , Sr. People Technology Specialist II, Other , San Mateo, California

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