Assoc Director, Medical Affairs Liver Diseases

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November 18 2020
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Assoc Director, Medical Affairs Liver Diseases
France - Paris

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

Purpose of the position :

  • Lead, lead, manage and develop a team of Scientific Affairs / Medical Scientist (MS) managers in compliance with the ethical rules of internal compliance, pharmaceutical regulations at national level and without any promotional character.
  • Contribute to the coordination of medical and scientific activities in the Therapeutic Area (including advisory boards, scientific training programs, symposia, partnerships, participation in congresses) and ensure their implementation and respect for deadlines and budgets; this includes proofreading and validation of all media (hardware or electronic) used by its teams in order to best meet the needs of healthcare professionals.
  • Get involved in the main MS projects to supervise and coordinate them. Contribute proactively to the therapeutic area strategy for Gilead France at a national and regional level. As such, the MS Manager interacts with internal collaborators from other departments as well as with international collaborators.

    This function reports to the Director of Medical Affairs of Liver Diseases area (hepatitis).

    Main activities :

  • Management:

    The MS Manager will lead and coach the team he supervises :
    - Supervise the regional action plans of the MS and monitor their execution
    - Ensure the administrative follow-up of all MS activities
    - Coach (in charge of integration, training and development), supervise and carry out performance evaluations of each MS through active observation of the team and its members
    - Define clear collective and individual objectives; set up a process for regular monitoring of the progress of objectives
    - Supervise operations, develop strategic objectives for medical affairs at the national level
    - Coordinate meetings involving MS with internal Gilead decision makers

  • Project participation :

    - Manage specific key projects and / or serve as a relay and support for complex projects - Lead multidisciplinary and / or global strategic projects

    - Provide quality information on clinical innovations

    - Guarantee healthcare professionals a rapid, precise and succinct response and objective, coherent and relevant clinical and scientific presentations, in response to requests for information, in accordance with internal rules and regulations

    - Coordinate participation in expert advisory committees, conferences and "Medical education" programs; Coordinate MSs as part of approval processes for researcher-sponsored research

  • Participation in the implementation of the Therapeutic Area strategy :

    - Make a strategic contribution on how to explain and communicate information related to the drug portfolio

    - Contribute to the development of the national medical affairs action plan

    - Execute strategic plans in line with the medical affairs action plan

    - Collaborate effectively and in compliance with applicable rules with colleagues in other functional areas such as clinical research, medical project managers, sales and marketing, etc.

    - Develop interactions and coordination between regional scientific managers (MS), care pathway project managers (if applicable), sales directors and regional attaches.

  • Pharmacovigilance

    - Immediately transmit any information relating to adverse events and special situations

    - Ensure compliance with the above provisions by his team

  • Pharmaceutical claims

    - Transmit to the Department of Regulatory Affairs information relating to any pharmaceutical complaint

    - Ensure compliance with the above provisions by his team

  • Medical Information

    -Ensure the transmission to the Department of Medical Information of questions asked by health professionals

    - Ensure compliance with the above provisions by his team.

  • Legal / Business Conduct:

    - Within the framework of the Anti-Gifts Law, ensure within the required timeframes the transmission of all the information necessary for the completion of the formalities required with the competent authorities

    - As part of the publication of links of interest, ensure within the time limits the transmission to the team in charge of Links Transparency of all the information necessary for the accomplishment of the required publications on the public database Health Transparency



    - Higher scientific degree (i.e. doctor of medicine, pharmacy or science) with at least 2 years of experience in a pharmaceutical company (including an MS role and / or clinical practice) - Fluent French / English - Work independently - Strong organizational skills, while paying attention to detail - Multi-tasking and project management ability - Work in a team and transverse

    Desirable :

    5 years of experience in a pharmaceutical company (including an MS role and / or clinical practice in the therapeutic field) with experience in managing medical teams.

    Gilead Core Values
    • Integrity (Doing What's Right),
    • Teamwork (Working Together),
    • Excellence (Being Your Best)
    • Accountability (Taking Personal Responsibility)
    • Inclusion (Encouraging Diversity)

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