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Associate Director, Competitive Intelligence Oncology (Solid Tumors)

Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Foster City, CA
Start date
Jul 30, 2022

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Science/R&D, Oncology
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
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Associate Director, Competitive Intelligence Oncology (Solid Tumors)
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.

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Gilead Sciences is continuing to hire for all open roles. Our interview process may be conducted virtually and some roles will be asked to temporarily work from home. Over the coming weeks and months, we will be implementing a phased approach to bringing employees back to site to ensure the health and safety of our teams.

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Job Description

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company that has pursued and achieved breakthroughs in medicine for more than three decades, with the goal of creating a healthier world for all people. The company is committed to advancing innovative medicines to prevent and treat life-threatening diseases, including HIV, viral hepatitis, and cancer. Gilead operates in more than 35 countries worldwide, with headquarters in Foster City, California.

As the Associate Director, Competitive Intelligence - Oncology (Solid Tumors), you will support CI activities across Gilead's oncology organization. The role is focused on collaborating with a broad cross-functional group of therapeutic area partners (including Commercial, Corporate Development, Corporate Strategy, Medical Affairs, Clinical, Research, Regulatory, and Legal) as well as Senior Leadership. You will be responsible for collecting, synthesizing, and delivering key insights and implications to our business on the competitive environment (related both to marketed products and pipeline compounds). These activities are structured around key strategic business questions that you will define in partnership with the Oncology CI Lead and relevant cross-functional stakeholders. Key focus for this role is solid tumor development for Oncology therapeutics, and include the strategies, programs, and capabilities of competitors in both research and promotional areas, as well as overall industry trends.

As the Associate Director, Competitive Intelligence - Oncology (Solid Tumors) you will:
  • Gather, summarize, and report on competitive information
  • Provide context and objective analysis of competitive (commercial, clinical, and scientific) information to inform business decision-making
  • Lead core CI initiatives, including congress coverage, workshops, monitoring/news
  • Create/update content on competitor products, launch timings, and product profiles
  • Map and assess competitive dynamics in key indications and/or therapeutic areas
  • Communicate key competitive information and potential implications to teams and leadership throughout the organization
  • Provide conference coverage and analysis of clinical data and commercial presence
  • Support stakeholders in development of function-specific deliverables (ex: forecasts, market assessments, brand plans)
  • Partner with third party agencies to support CI projects
  • Follow pre-defined standards to ensure legal and ethical approaches to CI, to protect business interests and confidentiality

Basic Qualifications:
High School Degree and Fourteen Year's Experience


Associates Degree and Twelve Years Experience


Bachelor's Degree and Ten Years' Experience


Masters' Degree and Eight Years' Experience


PhD and Two Years' Experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 8 years of experience in pharmaceutical industry, specifically CI, consulting, marketing or analytics
  • Experience and familiarity within oncology
  • Strong relationship management skills including ability to adapt communication style, content, timing and tone to audience/stakeholder needs
  • Proven ability to present at and facilitate small- and large-group meetings (with peers as well as leadership) to achieve pre-defined objectives
  • Ability to interpret and synthesize key data and identify broader implications
  • Demonstrated experience with researching, developing, and delivering CI assessments from key data/information and strategic insights

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As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact for assistance.

Following extensive monitoring, research, consideration of business implications and advice from internal and external experts, Gilead has made the decision to require all U.S., Canada, Australia, and Singapore employees and contractors to receive the COVID-19 vaccines as a condition of employment. “Full vaccination” is defined as two weeks after both doses of a two-dose vaccine or two weeks since a single-dose vaccine has been administered. Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or a medical condition or disability that prevents them from being vaccinated, can request a reasonable accommodation.​

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Our environment respects individual differences and recognizes each employee as an integral member of our company. Our workforce reflects these values and celebrates the individuals who make up our growing team.

Gilead provides a work environment free of harassment and prohibited conduct. We promote and support individual differences and diversity of thoughts and opinion.

For Current Gilead Employees and Contractors:

Please log onto your Internal Career Site to apply for this job.



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. Headquartered in Foster City, California, Gilead has operations in North America, Europe and Australia.

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