Community Liaison - Sacramento, CA

Location
Foster City, CA
Posted
Dec 01, 2021
Ref
2673036
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
Community Liaison - Sacramento, CA
United States - California - Sacramento

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 Community Liaison (CL), HIV - Sacramento, CA will:
  • Lead on all community-related initiatives and is fully responsible for augmenting regional sales of Gilead's HIV franchise within targeted markets.
  • Collaborate with Sales & Marketing.
  • Focus on the timely delivery of complex clinical information on the treatment and prevention of HIV and the role of Gilead products in the treatment and prevention of this disease to culturally diverse patient populations, allied healthcare providers, and high-level decision-makers.
  • Responsible for establishing strong working partnerships with key institutions and organizations serving these communities, such as AIDS Service/Community-Based Organizations (ASOs/CBOs), FQHCs, STI clinics, Addiction/Methadone Clinics, Faith-Based Organizations, cultural/ethnic organizations, and specialty and community pharmacies.
  • Interface with a range of Allied Health Professionals, including social workers, case managers, treatment educators, discharge planners, outreach workers, and others directly or indirectly linked to the community.
  • Facilitate linkages from these institutions, organizations, and professionals to underserved patients to improve access to care and treatment for HIV.
  • The successful CL will possess the business acumen and professionalism required to gain the respect of community constituents while being skilled and adept at working with internal and external cross-functional teams in developing strategies and tactical objectives designed to increase product growth in untapped, underserved markets.
  • This is a field-based position located in the territory


Basic Qualifications:
  • High School and Nine Years' Experience OR
  • Associates Degree and Seven Years' Experience OR
  • Bachelor's Degree and Five Years' Experience OR
  • Masters' Degree and Three Years' Experience
  • Ability to engage in travel as may be reasonably required, including regular travel within the assigned area (and, to the extent applicable, satisfaction of any requirements associated with such travel).
  • Satisfaction of any onsite visitation requirements of healthcare practitioners within an assigned area, if applicable (which may include but not disabilities to perform the essential functions. be limited to, by way of example, vaccinations, drug and background screenings, and any other requirements that certain healthcare practitioners may adopt).
  • To perform this job successfully, the employee must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
  • A valid drivers license is required


Preferred Qualifications:
  • BA/BS degree, preferably in the sciences, health or allied health field, or business-related disciplines
  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in pharmaceutical sales or related healthcare environment, including 3-4 years in the HIV marketplace, is required.
  • Candidates should have strong interpersonal skills to establish relationships of trust to uncover customer and patient needs and the ability to distill complex clinical concepts to appropriate literacy and conceptual levels for diverse audiences.
  • Strong therapeutic knowledge of HIV disease state is desired.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of or prior experience working in or with community-based organizations and patient populations in HIV is desired
  • Ability to prioritize and organize effectively
  • Excellent presentation, verbal, and written skills
  • Ability to work in cross-functional teams
  • High sense of urgency and strong work ethic

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