Director, Medical Affairs

Foster City
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October 22 2020
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Director, Medical Affairs
South Korea - Seoul

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. Gileads therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the companys five core values. Thats 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

Specific responsibilities:
Provides vision and direction for the assigned Medical Affairs team
Leads and manages a team of Medical Affairs professionals directly and indirectly including as the line manager for the MS team
Provides clear strategic guidance for the development and execution of the TA strategy, the medical Plans of Action (POAs) and cross-functional projects
Ensures continuous development and training of the team and individual team members based on Gileads Competency Models; acts as a coach and mentor for team members
Sets clear performance expectations that are aligned with company and department goals; monitors progress and delivers fair and effective performance reviews
Plans and monitors the departmental budget
Leads hiring of the team and ensures excellent onboarding of new team members
Participates in the exchange with the medical community and maintains a thought leaders network

Involved in the development and execution of the cross-functional product and TA strategy:
Contributes to the development of the Market Access strategy in coordination with Market Access, Regulatory Affairs, Commercial teams, and General Manager

Contributes to the cross-functional TA leadership and provides strategic input into the TA strategy and Business Plans of Action (BPOAs)
Collaborates effectively and in a compliant manner with colleagues in other functional areas, e.g. Medical information, Clinical Research and Clinical operations, Sales and Marketing, Market Access, PVE

Has additional internal and external leadership roles:
-Leads the country Medical Affairs strategy and is a member of the country Leadership Team (LT)
-Provides local medical expert input into global product development
-Leads and/or contributes to organizational projects at the internal or external settings

-Represents Gilead Korea to external and internal stakeholders, including groups of experts, medical professional groups, societies, regulatory groups and at national and international scientific meetings

Required Knowledge, Experience & Skills:
- Advanced scientific degree (i.e. M.D, PharmD, or Ph.D)

-At least 5 years of experience in pharmaceutical industry with relevant roles in medical affairs

-People Management experience as Medical Director/Team Manager for at least 2 years

-Open to all TA with preference for any clinical or work experience on any of these TA's: HIV/Liver/Inflammation (including rheumatology)/Oncology
-Ability to embrace Gilead's patient-centric values, including highest ethical and compliance standards
-Strategic mindset with a focus on collaboration and excellence
-Excellent organizational skills including attention to detail and prioritization
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills in Korean and English
-Works independently with minimal supervision
-Ability to travel up to 30% and demonstrates cultural intelligence to work in an international setting

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