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Director, Competitive, HCP Marketing, Breast

Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Foster City, CA
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Feb 23, 2024

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Director, Competitive, HCP Marketing, Breast
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.

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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At Gilead, we're creating a healthier world for all people. For more than 35 years, we've tackled diseases such as HIV, viral hepatitis, COVID-19 and cancer - working relentlessly to develop therapies that help improve lives and to ensure access to these therapies across the globe. We continue to fight against the world's biggest health challenges, and our mission requires collaboration, determination and a relentless drive to make a difference.

We empower our leaders to step up, share ideas, listen, learn, and lead. We're welcoming bright, diverse, and imaginative minds; we're nurturing them to foster an environment of inclusion and growth where innovation is encouraged. We expect our people leaders to model that environment, and to focus on creating inclusion, developing talent, and enabling teams.

Every member of Gilead's team plays a critical role in the discovery and development of life-changing scientific innovations. Our employees are our greatest asset as we work to achieve our bold ambitions, and we're looking for the next wave of passionate and ambitious people ready to make a direct impact. Join Gilead and help create possible, together.
Job Description

Gilead's mission is to discover, develop, and deliver therapies that will improve the lives of patients with life-threatening illnesses worldwide. As a Director, HCP Marketing, you are responsible for​:
  • Lead strategy, development, and deployment of breast cancer competitive messaging across channels - including personal and non-personal.
  • Lead strategy, development of content, materials, tolls and resources of aHCPs; with specific support and coordination of aHCP field teams and cross-functional partners
  • Drive focus on AE management with content and resources
  • Serve as managed markets liaison for marketing team
  • Leverage data and analytics to identify KPIs, track performance of initiatives, and optimize strategy across competitive and AE management initiatives
  • Collaborate with training as competitive lead to training on landscape changes, messaging, etc in metastatic breast space.
  • Serve as a core team team-member on development of Breast Local Strategic Plan, POA, and Launch Readiness Reviews.
  • Collaborate with digital marketing lead to develop strategic & innovative non-personal strategy and tactics.
  • Collaborate with Training & Development to define breast training objectives and content.
  • 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 Twelve Years' Experience
  • OR
  • Masters' Degree and Ten Years' Experience
  • OR
  • Ph.D. and Eight Years' Experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • MBA with 8 years of experience in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry in marketing, preferably in both small and large companies.
  • Oncology experience, including in Lung Cancer.
  • Pharmaceutical/biotech field Sales experience.
  • 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

The salary range for this position is: $221,170.00 - $286,220.00. 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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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.

For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the 'Know Your Rights' poster.



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.

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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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