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.
Over 25 Years of Growth
Gilead was founded in 1987 in Foster City, California and has become a leading biopharmaceutical company with a rapidly expanding product portfolio, growing pipeline of investigational drugs and over 11.
000 employees in offices across six continents. Today, Gilead’s research and development effort is the largest it has ever been, with more than 200 clinical studies evaluating compounds with the potential to become the next generation of innovative therapies for HIV / AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.
To maintain its outstanding pace of growth, Gilead has established a lean and fast moving business model focused on the following key principles :
Turkey is an important market with significant unmet need in Liver Disease & HIV. With a total workforce of 80 employees and a revenue around 50 M $, the ambition is to continue to grow the organization over the next 3 years to better serve the patients.
Reporting to the Regional HR Director, this role leads HR for Gilead Turkey and will be a key member of the country leadership team.
The majority of staff in the affiliates are sales & marketing oriented, and the affiliate also has Medical Affairs, Regulatory Affairs, Legal & Finance functions.
Whilst the GM has full day-to-day responsibility for running all aspects of the business, Gilead is a functionally aligned organisation with the non-sales & marketing staff reporting to their function heads in Stockley Park.
By the very nature of a rapidly growing and highly demanding business, the demands upon the HR function will be wide and varied.
Leaders set demanding performance expectations for their businesses and will expect the same from HR; balancing pragmatic solutions, flawless execution and the ability to partner & challenge effectively.
At the same time, and consistent with the overall culture at Gilead, this role will require someone who is very comfortable in being hands-on.
As part of the evolution of our HR Model in EMEA, Gilead has established a central HR team in Stockley Park, with Centres of Excellence in Talent Acquisition, Total Reward, and Learning & Development, Employee Relations as well as a shared service centre.
Consequently, this role will ideally suit a self-starting team player who understands how to successfully operate through a matrix model, build strong international networks, and is an advocate of high performance business.
g. talent mapping, succession planning, recognition), as well as owning HR service delivery for the affiliate.
Designs & delivers HR programmes to support business objectives
Provides support in building cross functional and high performing teams.
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.