Job Location:
United States – California – Foster City

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Job Description

The Associate Director of People Technology is ….

Located in Foster City, CA – Office-Based Position

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manages the identification, establishment, and ongoing administration of Human Resources information systems to support short- and long-range Human Resources goals.
  • Directs the implementation and ongoing administration of HRIS to support Company goals.
  • Manage relationships with third-party vendors and ensure proper documentation of system use.
  • Manages data tables, structures, files, interface requirements, and data integrity protocols for ongoing administration.
  • Routinely monitors data integrity of all data tables, structures, and files.
  • Serves as a resource to functions on salary planning and reporting functionality.
  • Provides input to the development and reviews RFPs for new vendors and provides feedback on evaluations.
  • Current vendors include Workday, ServiceNow, SuccessFactors, WalkMe, and others.

Experience Requirements:

  • Specific education and experience requirements: 10+ years of relevant experience in HR/HR Operations and a BA or BS degree. A Master’s degree can be substituted for 2 years of related experience.
  • Strong knowledge of HR administration and HRIS.
  • Strong knowledge of HR systems and Excel experience.
  • Direct experience with Workday HCM, Workday Payroll and ServiceNow HR-Delivery are preferred.
  • Solid influencing skills
  • Ability to quickly gain a complete understanding of Gilead HR Eco-system integration and recipient systems.
  • Basic understanding of how M&A activities impact HR Eco-system and processes, identifying and working with IT to apply them appropriately.

Gilead Core Values:

  • Integrity (Doing What’s Right)
  • Inclusion (Encouraging Diversity)
  • Teamwork (Working Together)
  • Excellence (Being Your Best)
  • Accountability (Taking Personal Responsibility)

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