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Director, ACE Corporate Giving, Public Affairs


Director, ACE Corporate Giving, Public Affairs

United Kingdom - Uxbridge

Gilead Sciences is continuing to hire for all open roles. Our interview process may be conducted virtually and some roles will be asked to temporarily work from home. Over the coming weeks and months, we will be implementing a phased approach to bringing employees back to site to ensure the health and safety of our teams.


For Current Gilead Employees and Contractors:

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company founded in 1987. Together we deliver life-saving therapies to patients in need. With the commitment and drive you bring to the workplace every day, you will be part of a team that is changing the world and helping millions of people live healthier, more fulfilling lives. Our worldwide staff is a close community where you can see the tangible results of your contributions, where every individual matters, and everyone has a chance to enhance their skills through ongoing development. Our scientific focus has resulted in marketed products that are benefiting millions of people, a pipeline of late-stage drug candidates, and unmatched patient access programs to ensure medications are available to those who could otherwise not afford them. By joining Gilead, you will further our mission to address unmet medical needs and improve life by advancing the care of patients with life-threatening diseases.

Director, ACE Corporate Giving, Public Affairs

Gilead recognizes the development of innovative medicines for life-threatening diseases is only one aspect of improving public health. We also invest in programs that promote prevention, strengthen healthcare infrastructure, and provide education and financial support for the most marginalized communities. By challenging existing assumptions and collaborating with partners worldwide, we have launched various initiatives that have the potential to improve health access, eliminate the barriers to healthcare encountered by underserved populations, advance education among healthcare professionals and support the local communities in which we operate.

We are seeking a leader to join Gilead’s Corporate Global Giving team, representing Gilead’s corporate grants team in the Australia, Canada and European (ACE) regions. The role will report to the Director of Global Corporate Giving and will be responsible for executing Gilead’s Global grant making strategy and CSR across the ACE region.

Essential Duties and Job Functions

  • Represent the corporate giving team for the Australia, Canada and European regions.
  • Lead efforts across the ACE region to ensure local giving strategies align with global giving priorities.
  • Manage a small team, including external vendors.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional partners and across geographies to develop and maintain strong working relationships to advance global giving priorities.
  • Oversee the submission, review and approval of all grant requests through Gilead’s review committee and business conduct review process.
  • Manage ACE grant budgets to target, ensuring appropriate alignment of spend across regions and therapeutic areas.
  • Work across regions to create efficiencies and best stewardship of resources invested in the community—including effective collaborations with in-country teams who may not have direct reporting lines into Public Affairs Apply best practices, knowledge of local trends and changing regulatory environment to inform Gilead’s approach to grant making in regions with disparate social and regulatory norms.
  • Provide seamless grantee experience (e.g., setting selection criteria, grants review/compliance process, grants monitoring, financial stewardship, program evaluation and reporting).
  • Develop opportunities for relevant funding collaborations and partnerships to strengthen Gilead’s leadership role and strategic direction for the global grant portfolio.
  • Oversee all grant agreements, reporting requirements and financial stewardship of grantees.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent with relevant experience in global grant making within the pharmaceutical industry
  • Demonstrated knowledge of regulations and best practices specific to international corporate grants management and specifically within the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills and demonstrated experience working collaboratively, yet in a leadership role, with cross-functional teams.
  • Strong decision-making skills and professional maturity is essential.
  • Ability to engage multiple internal and external stakeholders and synthesize interests and priorities into staff project planning and management.
  • The ideal candidate will exhibit a high level of personal integrity and teamwork consistent with Gilead’s core values.
  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally.

Gilead Core Values

  • Integrity (always doing the right thing)
  • Teamwork (collaborating in good faith)
  • Excellence (working at a high level of commitment and capability)
  • Accountability (taking personal responsibility)
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

It is the policy of Gilead Sciences, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively "Gilead" or the "Company") to recruit select and employ the most qualified persons available for positions throughout the Company. Except if otherwise provided by applicable law, all employment actions relating to issues such as compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, returns from layoffs, company-sponsored training, education assistance, social and recreational programs are administered on a non-discriminatory basis (i.e. without regard to protected characteristics or prohibited grounds, which may include an individual’s gender, race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, medical condition, veteran status, and age, unless such protection is prohibited by federal, state, municipal, provincial, local or other applicable laws). Gilead also prohibits discrimination based on any other characteristics protected by applicable laws.

For Current Gilead Employees and Contractors:

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercialises innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead’s therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

If this is not the right move for you now but remain interested in a career at Gilead Sciences please connect with us via our talent community

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Uxbridge, England, London, UB8, United Kingdom

  • Ad ID:  14980641
  • Ad Type:  Offered
  • Posted on:  15/07/2020, 02:59
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