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Director – Procurement Business Partnering
Professional Services
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
San Carlos, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • 12+ years relevant work experience managing Professional Services categories plus a BS/BA or 10+ years relevant work experience plus a MA/MS or MBA in a corporate environment, preferably in the areas of DEI, procurement and supplier management, or corporate strategy
  • Experience spearheading Global Procurement transformation projects working directly with business partners to execute on defined scope, budget and transformation results
  • Experience managing or having supported enterprise-wide Contingent Labor programs
  • Exceptional track record of applying procurement principles, concepts, best practices, and standards along with an in-depth knowledge of industry practices required
  • Experience working with and leading multiple projects and teams simultaneously across a matrixed organization
  • Strong interpersonal communication, cross-functional collaboration, and effective business partnering capabilities - Influence without authority mindset
  • Exhibit high degree of ingenuity, creativity and innovativeness in problem solving for unique challenges and solutions
  • 5+ years leading team members, managing employee development and performance
  • Your organizational transformation and capability-building expertise has allowed you to meet and exceed business priorities and strategies
  • Meets Gilead's leadership commitments with demonstrated experience in applying these practices
  • Collaborate with cross-functional leadership across Gilead to identify requirements aligned with Professional Service needs and business priorities. Successfully engage in strategic planning, budgeting and target setting to deliver meaningful business impact
  • Drive procurement impact and value through strategic initiatives and directly improve the Procurement experience for all cross-functional stakeholders and provide one voice to suppliers
  • Act as a 'strategic thought partner' to executives and senior leaders in the Business Unit while aligning on business objectives, challenges, projects and requirements
  • Establish and monitor key performance metrics, status on deliverables, Dashboards, Market Intelligence, and ensure visibility and adoption of preferred supplier programs
  • Provide progress status briefings to management, project teams, and executives, proactively highlighting issues with projects, timelines, etc., that require awareness or attention
  • Identify synergies across initiatives and vendor management responsibilities to drive sustainable solutions for the business
  • Provide category expertise to stakeholders regarding industry best practices surrounding both Consulting and Contingent Labor categories
  • Drive development and communication cadence on strategies, ensuring alignment with senior leadership. Generate executive-level presentations
  • Create a compelling case for change and inspire stakeholders to collaborate and realize the value, innovation, and creativity Procurement brings to the business plan
  • Influence decision-making and gain adoption by leveraging compelling category and sourcing insights to contribute to business strategies
  • Head Category Management teams to implement key category strategies aligned with business needs, including partnering with Lighthouse Program Management to operationalize Procurement programs
  • Drive Value Creation: Identify specific cost improvement opportunities and present them to the leadership for prioritization, resourcing, and implementation; align with regional teams on the implementation plans and drive execution and adherence to the strategy
  • Collaborate with Category Management and Supplier Inclusion to integrate business diversity and responsible procurement into an overall value proposition
  • Foster a culture of inclusion, results orientation, and psychological safety to optimize team performance
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience and in-depth understanding of the Management Consulting landscape; established professional relationships with top suppliers within the industry is a plus
Gilead Sciences

10,001+ employees

Critical disease biopharmaceutical development
Company Overview
Gilead’s mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative therapeutics for people with life-threatening diseases. The company is committed to creating a healthier world for everyone through their research, development of forward medicines, and clinical trials.
  • Paid family time off and paid parental time off
  • Generous 401(k) contribution matching
  • Comprehensive medical plans that cover both physical and mental healthcare
  • Global Wellbeing Reimbursement
  • Time Off
  • Global Volunteer Day
  • Giving Together Program
  • Employee Support Programs
  • Flexible Work Options
Company Core Values
  • Integrity: Doing What’s Right
  • Inclusion: Encouraging Diversity
  • Teamwork: Working Together
  • Accountability: Taking Personal Responsibility
  • Excellence: Being Your Best