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HR Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-00231
Location: Foster City, California
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 01/11/2018

Work closely with HR lead responsible for Gilead's worldwide Contingent Workforce Program (CWP), by providing business project management support across multiple CWP-related initiatives. Gilead works with a Managed Services Provider (MSP) and a Vendor Management System (VMS). The CWP also supports engagement of Contingent Workers in other countries. The CWP is co-owned by HR and Strategic Sourcing at Gilead. This role will manage multiple work streams and create/execute plans and may provide similar support for other Talent Acquisition (TA) projects.

Essential Duties & Job Functions:
  • Support development and rollout of new CWP related programs or processes by helping to build the business case, bring stakeholders together, facilitate whiteboard sessions, document & validate recommendations, and prepare presentations and other materials as needed
  • Build cross-functional partnerships with Strategic Sourcing, Finance & Legal to support the achievement of the CWP's objectives developed by the program leads
  • Lead work streams independently where needed or in partnership with HR lead and external vendors and manage workstream dependencies and hand-offs
  • Prepare, reports to internal stakeholders as needed, set project communication cadence, communicate status updates and serves as the primary point of contact for workstream related inquiries
  • Leverage best practices in change management methods, tools and approaches to create an effective change plan to manage key risks associated with deploying new programs and processes

Education & Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • Experience with CWP as an Operations Manager and/or a strong background within TA project management
  • Minimum of 5+ years of business project management experience leading multiple work streams
  • Demonstrated skills in organizational planning to coordinate and drive CWP projects and initiatives to completion
  • Ability to analyze data, trends and help tell the story of what CWP is accomplishing or identify potential issues
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and MS Project, Asana etc.; and ability to adopt new systems
  • Ability to work independently while demonstrating initiative and resourcefulness in a fast-paced environment