Executive Director, Marketing Hematology

Foster City, CA, US
Nov 06, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Executive Director, Marketing Hematology
United States - California - Foster City

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.

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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 successful Executive Director, Magrolimab/Hematology Marketing candidate will be a key contributor responsible for strategy and execution in support of Gilead's emerging non-cell therapy hematology franchise including the launch and rapid growth of magrolimab, a novel immuno-oncology agent in Phase 3 development. The successful candidate will be a dynamic, experienced individual with a strong track record of commercial success in the pharmaceutical or biopharmaceutical industry. They must have the proven ability to provide strategic brand/portfolio management, collaborative cross-functional team leadership, vision and direction within a fast moving, challenging and dynamic commercial environment. The role will report to the VP, Oncology Business Unit Head in the US Commercial organization.

Responsibilities include but not limited to the following:
  • Overseeing the development and implementation of strategic and tactical marketing plans for magrolimab and the hematology (non-cell therapy) portion of our Oncology portfolio
  • Building and leading a team of marketing professionals, inspiring and developing talent
  • Collaborating with sales leaders to ensure a coordinated approach across oncology
  • Leading cross-functionally with Legal, Medical, Clinical, Regulatory and Public Affairs
  • Active participation & collaboration as a key member of the cross-functional Oncology Leadership Team (OLT)
  • Representing the U.S. Commercial organization in the global magrolimab Indication Launch Team (ILT)
  • Cultivating relationships with thought leaders, key customers and professional organizations
  • Working in close conjunction with marketing operations to establish appropriate procedures, systems, metrics and infrastructures
  • Achieving revenue targets while managing risk and the magrolimab P&L
  • Representing the magrolimab marketing position on Promotional Review Committee

Required qualifications include:
  • 15+ years pharmaceutical industry experience including expertise in marketing strategy and tactics and commercial policies and practices
  • Proven record of leading U.S. product launch and brand/portfolio growth desired
  • Knowledge and experience in oncology/hematology preferred
  • Significant track record of delivering impactful marketing materials while working compliantly within pharmaceutical regulatory requirements (OPDP)
  • Proven strategic capabilities with ability to conceive, develop and implement multidimensional marketing and business plans
  • Demonstrated excellence in project management and effectively managing multiple projects/priorities
  • Strong analytical skills, demonstrated by the ability to identify and interpret complex issues and provide appropriate recommendations to senior management and across functional areas
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to lead, inspire, focus, resolve conflict and influence without authority, and deliver exceptional results across a diverse matrix organization
  • Strong communication skills with experience presenting before senior leadership
  • Proven ability to nimbly navigate complex situations, adapt, and deliver innovative solutions to simultaneously deliver positive outcomes for both the business and patients
  • Track record of successful budget management with an understanding of revenue forecasting
  • Sales/market research experience is preferable, though not required
  • BA/BS degree required with an MBA or advanced scientific degree desired

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