Director, Global Medical Affairs, Thoracic Oncology
United States - California - Foster CityUnited States - New Jersey - Morris Plains
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Job DescriptionDirector, Global Medical Affairs, Thoracic Oncology
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, Asia, and Australia. For more information, please visit Gilead.com.
We have an exciting opportunity within our Global Medical Affairs team for a Director, Medical Affairs within Oncology. This role will be office-based in Foster City, CASpecific Job Requirements:
Specific Knowledge, Education, and Experience Requirements:
- Collaborates with project management, R&D, medical communications, and commercial teams in multiple areas including launch readiness, publication planning, evidence generation plan, data gap analysis, speaker education programs, reviews of manuscripts/abstracts/conference presentations, conference preparation, advisory boards, and investigator meetings.
- Regular communication with the Gilead Medical Scientist (MS) team to remain abreast of issues in the field and to provide medical education, support, and direction to them.
- Serves as Medical Affairs Representative on global development project teams.
- Provides medical and scientific input on Independent Medical Education, Grants, Investigator-Sponsored Research, Collaborative Research, and Promotional Review Committee
- Working with Senior Director, Executive Directors, and Vice President on early development of a variety of projects, he/she provides independent thought and initiative in the further development of specific projects and ensuing presentations and reports.
- Manages projects to completion, anticipating obstacles and difficulties that may arise, and resolving them in a collaborative manner.
- May attend major conferences and helps coordinate medical affairs activities at conferences and may present to external audiences.
- Responsible for the development and execution of projects that will provide more extensive background, additional data/answers to questions in response to issues relative to commercial, scientific or data needs.
- Serves as Medical Affairs Lead on select scientific issues/topics using expertise to develop global scientific messages, inform strategy, create/update slide decks, and review of Medical Information response documents.
- Collaborates with Directors, Senior Directors and Executive Director to develop a global Plan of Action and ensure alignment of team activities.
Display of Gilead Core Values:
- The ideal candidate will be an MD/DO, with no experience or Ph.D., or PharmD, with 5 + years of clinical and/or research experience in hematology and/or oncology therapeutic areas.
- Prior Global or large affiliate experience in medical affairs activities is preferred.
- Industry experience with knowledge of all applicable regulatory and legal requirements for Medical Affairs activities is preferred.
- Excellent written, verbal, presentation, interpersonal, relationship-building, and negotiating communication skills.
- Excellent analytical skills demonstrated ability to identify and understand complex issues and problems and identify and query key findings from study data and publications.
- Organized; attention to detail and able to meet timelines in a fast-paced environment.
- Experience in developing effective abstracts, manuscripts, posters, and slides and presenting at scientific meetings.
- Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and effectively prioritize workload.
- Ability to suggest solutions for issues encountered with clinical studies and other projects in area of responsibility.
- Must be able to work with a level of autonomy and independence.
- Prior supervisory/leadership experience preferred.
- Ability to travel to domestic and international conferences which will include occasional weekend travel is required. (25% expected)
Integrity (Doing What's Right)
Teamwork (Working Together)
Excellence (Being Your Best)
Accountability (Taking Personal Responsibility)
Inclusion (Encouraging Diversity)
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The salary range for this position is: $230,860.00 - $298,760.00. Gilead considers a variety of factors when determining base compensation, including experience, qualifications, and geographic location. These considerations mean actual compensation will vary. This position may also be eligible for a discretionary annual bonus, discretionary stock-based long-term incentives (eligibility may vary based on role), paid time off, and a benefits package. Benefits include company-sponsored medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans*.
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* Eligible employees may participate in benefit plans, subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable plans.
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