Associate Director, Global Medical Affairs (Hepatitis C)
United States - California - Foster City
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Job DescriptionAssociate Director, Global Medical Affairs (Hepatitis C)
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. We have the following exciting opportunity to be based in our Foster City location.Associate Director, Global Medical Affairs (Hepatitis C)
This role is a leadership position within the Medical Affairs organization that reports to the Executive Director of Global Medical Affairs, Hepatitis C. This is a global role that involves the development and execution of global strategies for Hepatitis C. The individual must be a self-starter and able to lead the development of global strategic activities as well as develop and execute them on a tactical level.
The key functions of this role will be to collaborate with internal and external stakeholders involved in Hepatitis C including the Foster City Medical Affairs team, Scientific Communications, Medical Affairs Research, Marketing, Global Commercial Product Strategy, Value and Market Access, Clinical Research, Public Affairs, Government Affairs, Contracts/Finance, Pharmacology, Virology and Legal on both the global and regional levels.Specific Job Requirements:
- Demonstrate subject matter expertise regarding viral hepatitis, including marketed Gilead products and competitive products.
- Demonstrate ability to rapidly establish a credible knowledge base for other fibrotic and liver conditions, including but not limited to Hepatitis B and Hepatitis D. Develop strategies to address unmet medical needs within the patient populations affected.
- Prepare presentation materials and present scientific data at internal meetings and external Advisory Boards.
- Serve as an information resource and trainer to Gilead colleagues, including the Medical Scientists, including medical educational activities, grants, and investigator-sponsored/collaborative studies.
- Support data generation activities through:
- Critical review of global ISRs, Ph 3b, and Ph4 study proposals
- Manage HCV Phase IV portfolio including liaising with key cross-functional partners such as clinical operations and local affiliates.
- Review abstracts and/or manuscripts that result from the phase IV program.
- Support Global Publications, the Scientific Message Platform and other Scientific Communications.
- Provide medical and scientific leadership and support at key scientific meetings involving Hepatitis C
- Guide the development and execution of the Global Medical Affairs Plan of Action and work with affiliates on the development and execution of country level and regional medical affairs plans.
- Serve on Independent Medical Education (IMED) Committee to review and give medical perspective on IMED proposals.
- Oversee medical and scientific review of promotional materials for Global Review Committee.
- Other activities, as assigned, to support Liver Medical Affairs
Knowledge, Experience & Skills:
- Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal, relationship-building, and negotiating communication skills.
- Excellent organizational skills to support project planning across multiple activities and anticipate and prioritize workload.
- Excellent teamwork skills. Organized; attention to detail and able to meet timelines in a fast-paced environment.
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills demonstrated ability to identify and understand complex issues and problems and identify and query key findings from study data and publications.
- Experience in public health or infectious diseases (general or subspecialty) is highly desirable, in addition to clinical patient care.
- Experience in developing effective abstracts, manuscripts, posters, and slides and presenting at scientific meetings.
- Must be fully cognizant and adhere to regulatory and legal (Business Conduct) requirements for clinical trials and other Medical Affairs activities; thorough knowledge of FDA regulations, ICH guidelines, and GCPs governing the conduct of clinical trials.
- Must be able to work with autonomy and independence.
- Ability to travel up to 10-15% at times.
- Ability to work around international time zones and ability to travel to and participate in domestic and international conferences which will include occasional weekend travel is required.
- Ability to work in a global environment which will require participation in meetings outside of standard work hours and on the weekends to accommodate time zone differences.
Gilead Core Values:
- M.D., D.O., Ph.D. (biological or pharmaceutical sciences), or PharmD
- Extensive experience in hepatology, infectious diseases, virology, or clinical virology
- Minimum of 2 years of experience in Medical Affairs and/or Clinical Research including Phase 3b/4 studies; clinical trials management, medical monitoring, and scientific expertise
- Integrity (Doing What's Right)
- Teamwork (Working Together)
- Excellence (Being Your Best)
- Accountability (Taking Personal Responsibility)
- Inclusion (Encouraging Diversity)
The salary range for this position is: $185,895.00 - $240,570.00. 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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