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Associate Director, HCP (Healthcare Practitioner) Marketing

Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Morris Plains, NJ
Start date
Nov 16, 2022

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Marketing, Science/R&D, Biotechnology, Pharmacology
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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Associate Director, HCP (Healthcare Practitioner) Marketing
United States - New Jersey - Morris Plains

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

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Job Description

The Associate Director, Healthcare Practitioner (HCP) Marketing Oncology is a key position within the Oncology marketing team, and will report to the Senior Director, HCP Marketing. This person will be responsible for supporting brand strategy development and core promotion for the indication launch of Sacituzumab Govitecan in HR+/HER2- mBC. The successful candidate will contribute in-depth oncology marketing expertise and work closely with internal stakeholders & external partners up to senior levels.

This position can sit in either our Foster City, CA or our Morris Plains, NJ location.

This position could also be hired at the Senior Manager level which basic qualifications are two years less for each education level and years of education requirements as stated below.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead development of key HCP personal marketing messaging and tactics for HR+ indication.
  • Lead day-to-day implementation of indication campaign roll out across key channels - with a critical focus on innovative digital / non-personal promotional tactics
  • Serve as a key project team member for development and implementation of HR+/HER2- mBC POA in alignment with brand strategy
  • Distill multiple sources of information (e.g., primary and secondary market research, advisory boards, competitive intelligence, etc.) into effective product strategy and tactical plans
  • Collaborate with sales organization to identify key business issues, seek continuous feedback, and drive business results; pull-through ongoing collaboration and engagement.
  • Inspires the sales force as a passionate and persuasive brand champion.
  • Ensure operational excellence and compliant activation of all key deliverables.
  • Effectively manage agency partners to produce deliverables within timelines and budgets.
  • Work closely with promotional review committee on the review and approval of marketing tactics, managing timelines, and ensuring compliance with all relevant laws, regulations and policies.
  • Develop and deliver presentations to a range of internal stakeholders including leadership team, field team, and cross functional colleagues.
  • Manage marketing budget closely and ensure expenditure is aligned with the brand strategy and tactical plans.
  • Creates a culture where patients and customers are at the center of thinking and operations.
  • Demonstrate Gilead core values of Integrity, Excellence, Teamwork, Inclusion and Accountability.


  • Outstanding business acumen, leadership, business case development, and budget management skills; demonstrated ability to drive business results.
  • Leads by example, displaying integrity, collaboration, accessibility, adaptability, sound judgment/decision making, and an entrepreneurial, solutions-oriented attitude
  • Demonstrates responsiveness, attention to detail, and follow-through coupled with ability to prioritize/multi-task effectively
  • Use analytical/strategic skills to synthesize complex information, distill critical insights to inform brand strategy, and translate to tactical level

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree and Ten Years' Experience
  • Masters' Degree and Eight Years' Experience
  • Ph.D. and Two Years' Experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA with 8 years of experience in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry in marketing, preferably in both small and large companies.
  • Excellent written/verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Highly proficient in MS Office; skilled at using PowerPoint and Excel to interpret pharmaceutical product forecast models and quantitative analyses
  • Working knowledge and understanding of the Pharma industry, broad therapeutic areas/disease states, drugs/treatments, and related regulatory, commercialization and compliance requirements

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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, Singapore, and Hong Kong 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:

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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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