Senior Director, Global Value and Access Pipeline Strategy - Oncology

Foster City, CA, United States
Feb 06, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Senior Director, Global Value and Access Pipeline Strategy - Oncology
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.

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

At Gilead, we are driven to develop lifesaving products that make a difference for patients around the world. Everyday, we to transform the promise of science and technology into breakthrough, innovative therapies that have the power to cure, prevent or treat disease. As a research-based biopharmaceutical company, we are revolutionizing healthcare by bringing medicines to patients in the areas of unmet need including HIV, AIDS, liver diseases, hematology and oncology, and inflammation and respiratory diseases. When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives.

Making an impact on a global scale

For over 30 years, Gilead has been a leading innovator in treating and preventing HIV, but this expertise is just a foundation for our ambitions. As we continue to expand our scope into new disease states and new markets, we are investing in our global commercial capabilities. In this role, you will develop early global market access strategies and value propositions for oncology assets that create a foundation for maximizing product potential and patient access for all markets.

Key Responsibilities

Reporting to the Senior Director, Global Value and Access, Oncology this role will:

  • Lead the development of early global Value and Access (V&A) strategy and action plans for assigned pipeline medicines and indications within the therapeutic area to maximize product value and ensure optimal access
  • Partner closely with R&D, Medical Affairs, global and local commercial counterparts to ensure V&A input are incorporated into clinical development, medical affairs and commercial strategies
  • Assess and define evidence needs across global priority markets and develop integrated evidence generation strategies and plans
  • Conduct early payer and competitive research as needed to understand value perception, landscape, evolving trends and value drivers
  • Analyze model concepts with V&A strategy and commercial reimbursement needs from core markets, conduct payer pricing analysis and develop global pricing principles
  • Develop early value story and shape plans to deliver against vision
  • Build early V&A stakeholder engagement priorities and plans across key markets, consistent engagement timelines and messaging, provide global interaction objectives and tools to support communication with external stakeholders and monitor stakeholder engagement activities
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to incorporate access considerations into market assessment, product positioning, target product profiles and clinical development strategy

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

We're seeking a strategic, influential leader with:
  • At least 14 years of experience in the biotech or pharmaceutical industry in market access or related activities. Experience in regional/country market access desirable
  • Oncology-specific experience and market knowledge
  • Strong understanding of global payer environment, including coverage and reimbursement, pricing and contracting, formulary management, HTA and payment policy
  • Strong understanding of the pharmaceutical product lifecycle and clinical development
  • Understanding of strategic pricing, contracting and negotiation. Experience required in global pricing policy development
  • Experience developing global V&A strategies, including developing global value messages, and integrated evidence planning
  • Experience with early-stage assets, including conducting commercialization assessments and providing V&A guidance into target product profiles and development plans
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a cross-functional team in a matrix organization and collaborate cross-functionally
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to influence at various levels
  • B.A. or B.S. required, MBA and/or advanced degree in life sciences or medical degree preferred

The Gilead Difference

Everyone at Gilead is motivated by our overarching mission to discover and deliver innovative therapies that improve patient care in areas of unmet medical needs. But it's just what we do that gives us an edge, it's how we do it. We expect everyone at Gilead to lead by example, guided by our core values:

  • Integrity - Doing What's Right
  • Inclusion - Encouraging Diversity
  • Teamwork - Working Together
  • Accountability - Taking Personal Responsibility
  • Excellence - Being Your Best
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