Director, Sales & Marketing

Taipei, US
Nov 04, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Director, Sales & Marketing
Taiwan - Taipei

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes 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.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the company’s five core values. That’s because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible

The HIV Sales & Marketing Director role has accountability for the strategy, planning and implementation of all commercial activities across the HIV portfolio. The HIV Sales & Marketing Director manages a team of Marketing and Sales professionals and leads the cross-functional team to deliver the commercial objectives.

The HIV Sales & Marketing Director reports to the General Manager and is a member of the leadership team.

Essential Functions
  • Lead the HIV Disease cross-functional team to exceed the agreed commercial objectives
  • Accountable for the development and execution of the commercial strategy and tactical plans for HIV Disease portfolio throughout the lifecycle, including leading the launch preparation and market development for the pipeline products.
  • Deliver operational excellence in marketing & sales efforts and business/forecast planning
  • Establish productive working relationships with opinion leaders and other key stakeholders to be recognised as a preferred partner in improving quality of HIV Disease care
  • Partner with Government Affairs, Market Access, Regulatory Affairs and Medical Affairs to ensure the success of the portfolio.
  • Be role model for the Gilead values of excellence, integrity, accountability, inclusion and teamwork, as well as the Leadership Team focus areas of Courage and Unity.
  • Coach and develops direct reports and cross-functional teams to achieve sustained growth and success.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills

In order to be successful in this challenging position, the ideal candidate should possess the following key competencies and experience:
  • Pharmaceutical industry experience with expertise in marketing & sales strategy and operations, demonstrated by 5+ years managing and leading both sales and marketing teams.
  • International Experience with 2+ years working in a Global or Regional role or in context of above country project teams is a plus.
  • Relevant knowledge of the pharmaceutical and healthcare market, and experience and knowledge of the reimbursement system.
  • Demonstrated track record of success, as demonstrated by successful product launches and sustained performance in a competitive market.
  • Demonstrated experience developing and implementing multi-channel business plans, including leading digital marketing initiatives
  • Previous experience managing budgets to meet financial targets and an understanding of revenue forecasting, expense budget planning and tracking.
  • Excellence in project management and effectively managing multiple projects/priorities
  • Superior interpersonal and relationship building skills, internally and externally
  • Good communication and presentation skills, with experience presenting to senior executives.
  • A tertiary qualification in Science, Business or health related fields.

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