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Manager/Senior Manager, Commercial Learning and Development (Commercial Operations)

Gilead Sciences
Foster city, California
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Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes therapeutics to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide. Headquartered in Foster City, CA, Gilead has operations in the United States, Europe and Australia. We have the following exciting opportunity in our Foster City, CA location:


Manager/Senior Manager
Commercial Learning & Development
(Commercial Operations)



  • Develops and implements relevant training programs for the Cystic Fibrosis and PAH Teams.
  • Develops and executes training on product knowledge, new promotional campaigns, communication skills, new hire training, sales meeting training workshops & other ad hoc Field Sales needs.
  • Collaborates with and supports relevant internal departments including; Marketing, Field Leadership and Sales Teams, Commercial Operations, Medical Information, and Business Conduct to develop appropriate training.
  • Collaborates with internal customers including Compliance/Legal and Marketing to ensure training deliverables are current, effective, and compliant with regulatory guidelines.
  • Assists in the design of curricula, or training programs, using adult learning principles.
  • Effectively prepares for instruction by conducting needs assessments, identifying targeted participant characteristics, and soliciting cross-functional feedback before finalizing design and strategy.
  • Offers solutions for bridging gaps between current organizational capabilities and needs.
  • Helps ensure readiness of the organization for training deployment including identifying key stakeholders and determining their needs in advance in order to deliver high quality and effective programming.
  • Analyzes the characteristics of existing technologies and their use in instructional design.
  • Partners with departments, subject matter experts and key stakeholders to identify training needs, improve training solutions and lead change initiative implementation.
  • Monitors and maintains alignment with Commercial group’s strategic training plan while balancing short-term and long-term business goals.


Knowledge, Experience and Skills:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Word and PowerPoint, particularly as used in the development of instructional content.
  • Highly self-motivated and self-managed; ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to organize and work under strict time and production deadlines, while producing quality deliverables.
  • Proficient organizational skills and the ability to juggle multiple tasks at one time.
  • Excellent facilitation and communication skills. Ability to effectively communicate in visual, oral, and written presentation forms.
  • Use performance metrics and analysis to improve and customize training
  • Comfortable working with people at all levels of the organization as well as with suppliers, vendors and customers.
  • Experience managing a budget effectively.
  • Ability to effectively manage a project from its initiation to delivery, either as live training or as a deliverable.
  • Ability to effectively manage sub-functions with the department.
  • Strong interpersonal communication, facilitation, problem solving, decision making and analytical skills.


Minimum Experience:

  • 5-8+ years of Biotech/Pharma experience and a BS or BA degree.
  • 3+ years of successful Biotech/Pharma Field Sales experience required.

Preferred Experience:

  • Prior commercial training experience
  • Experience launching a pharmaceutical / biotechnology product


Equal Opportunity Employer


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Posted: 2018-11-14 Expires: 2018-12-14

Gilead Sciences

Our Culture

For nearly 30 years, Gilead has built a culture of excellence. We are committed, hardworking and passionate about improving the lives of the patients who use our products. Our values – integrity, inclusion, teamwork, accountability and excellence – are evident in everything we do.

Employees at Gilead challenge one another to ever higher standards and accomplishment. Gilead has attracted some of the sharpest minds in biotech and beyond, and the people who thrive in our culture are those who seek opportunities to do their best work beside others who share the same mission.

Being here matters. 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 of more than 8,300 people 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.

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