Senior Product Manager COVID 19

Foster City
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November 18 2020
Life Sciences, Biology
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Senior Product Manager COVID 19
Spain - Madrid

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

The Position:

The successful candidate will be a pivotal person in the Marketing strategy of our COVID 19 Therapeutic area and ensure future growth of this asset. The individual will lead key projects with responsibility for the launch of a product .

Specific Responsibilities and skills:

  • Implements product promotional communication strategy for physician promotions ensuring alignment with the overall brand strategy. Responsible for elaborating the Brand Business Plan.

  • Essential Duties and Job Functions :
  • Leads Brand tactical plan development and implementation.

  • Ensures marketing materials are cleared for promotional use and secures final production.

  • Leverages primary and secondary market research and analytics critical to directing brand strategies and optimizing marketing tactics.

  • Analyses complex problems and situations, provides logical recommendations and leads any required action planning.

  • Sets priorities in circumstances of continued complex and conflicting requirements.

  • Takes a lead role in representing company at professional events and promotes company products at such events.

  • Ensures that all marketing activities are in compliance with regulatory and legal requirements.

  • Lead the brand POA development and implementation processes, potentially presenting recommendations to executive leadership when relevant.

  • Represents the department as a member of a cross-functional project team providing guidance, insight and recommendations relative to the goals and objectives of the Marketing function.

  • Accountable for successful management of department projects with an ability to push a project to completion.

  • Develops strategic marketing programs, determines metrics for program success, and evaluates performance against metrics.

  • Defines operational plan for delivering against marketing strategy and drives implementation by engaging external agencies.

  • Responsible for establishing superior working relationships with Key Opinion Leaders and other relevant stakeholders (eg. Payers, etc.) locally and nationally, which can influence prescribing policy/protocol position.

  • Determines the types of market research tools best suited to provide meaningful data and presents the implications of market research results to senior management.

  • Reviews legal and regulatory guidelines of external agencies to conduct scenario planning for marketing objectives.

  • Frequently interacts with other functions to optimize collaboration between the department and other groups. Independently makes evaluations of how the department can best support other groups.

  • May participate in executive briefings with senior management regarding strategic goals and the process for delivering against those goals.

  • May be viewed as a brand expert for a product and sought for advice.

    Knowledge, Experience and Skills:

  • In-depth knowledge and experience in Marketing in the Pharmaceuticals.

  • Extensive experience on Spanish Pharmaceutical Hospital market is key.

  • Must possess excellent strategic thinking skills with ability to formulate, develop and execute strategy.

  • Demonstrated understanding of pharmaceutical regulatory requirements and impact on development of marketing materials is required.

  • Recognized expertise in implementing a pharmaceutical communication plan including generating publications, organizing continuing medical education activities and advocacy development.

  • Must be very familiar with industry trends and remain current with competitor's resources and practices.

  • Must have a successful record of developing external relationships leading to brand advocacy.

  • Must have a track record of successful pharma/biotech patient/community marketing with an understanding of expense budget planning and tracking.

  • Proven ability to manage cross-functional teams or work groups

  • Excellent analytical skills, demonstrated by the ability to identify and understand complex issues and problems, and interpret information in a manner that provides appropriate recommendations to senior management and across functional areas.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to lead, interact with, focus, resolve conflict and drive consensus among individuals from a variety of cultures, and disciplines.

  • Must possess sophisticated negotiating, influencing, project management and consulting skills.

  • Excellent communication skills, highly competent presenter, able to gain credibility, engender trust and influence all levels, strong partnering skills, bias for action and tangible results

  • Must possess a demonstrated ability to conceive, develop and implement multi-dimensional marketing and business plans.

  • Bachelor's degree in Health Science and/or MBA or other advanced business degree are desired.

  • Spanish and English fluent

    Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)
    It is the policy of Gilead Sciences, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively "Gilead" or the "Company") to recruit select and employ the most qualified persons available for positions throughout the Company. Except if otherwise provided by applicable law, all employment actions relating to issues such as compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, returns from layoffs, company-sponsored training, education assistance, social and recreational programs are administered on a non-discriminatory basis (i.e. without regard to protected characteristics or prohibited grounds, which may include an individual's gender, race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, medical condition, veteran status, and age, unless such protection is prohibited by federal, state, municipal, provincial, local or other applicable laws). Gilead also prohibits discrimination based on any other characteristics protected by applicable laws.

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