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Director – Teams Coach
Gilead Team System Office
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
San Carlos, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Business Strategy
  • Robust understanding of and prior experience with biotech/pharmaceutical project teams and expertise in a development or commercial setting (technology industry experience not applicable)
  • Strong collaboration, teamwork and relationship-building skills across multiple levels and functions in the organization
  • Ability to effectively and independently manage multiple competing priorities with high attention to detail
  • Strong organizational, planning and time-management skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and influence without authority
  • Comfort with working in an environment of uncertainty and complexity
  • Ability to influence and communicate at the senior leadership levels and beyond
  • Ability to set, communicate and enable a vision by setting clear priorities and allocating resources to the highest value opportunities
  • Bachelor's degree required. MBA or higher degree preferred
  • 12+ (BS), 10+ (MS/MBA), or 8+ (PhD) years of innovation leadership with significant expertise in agile ways of working in pharma/biotech companies is required
  • Functional depth in at least one of the following domains: Strategy, Consulting, Operations, Development and/or Commercialization
  • Flexible, adaptable and collaborative
  • Self-starter who demonstrates tenacity and perseverance, working through obstacles in a determined manner
  • Resourceful leader with strong emotional intelligence
  • Willingness to travel as needed
  • 6+ years of growing responsibility with broad exposure to multiple functions
  • Serve as a dynamic, leader and team coach to enhance and maximize team effectiveness. Work to embed Team System principles, guidance and practical consideration across teams and functions
  • Manage and drive complex and ambiguous projects (as needed) through a network of teams, influence stakeholders without direct authority, and effectively network across the organization and enterprise
  • Serve as a creative voice in the organization, thinking outside of the box to uncover opportunities for team effectiveness and efficiency improvements
  • Analyze industry best practices to ensure programs teams, processes and initiatives are meaningful and aligned with team system principles and overall business strategy
  • Identify and leverage key members across Gilead to support successful implementation of long-term projects
  • Able to communicate with senior leaders within a fluid environment
  • Curate and facilitate topical discussions for team leaders and team members driving actions and follow-ups
  • Coordinate GEO leader inputs on key projects/initiatives and engage with relevant internal advisors and external consultant to drive projects
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