Senior Medical Manager, Oncology - Norway (Breast Cancer, Solid Tumors)

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April 30 2021
Life Sciences, Oncology
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Senior Medical Manager, Oncology - Norway (Breast Cancer, Solid Tumors)
Norway - Oslo

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

Gilead Sciences Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercialises innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. Our heritage of science and innovation and the curiosity and passion of everyone who works here has enabled us to provide medicines that help transform standards of care for more than 30 years. Gilead's therapeutic areas of focus include liver diseases, infectious diseases, inflammatory diseases and cancer. Due to continued growth, we are seeking a knowledgeable and motivated professional capable of working effectively in a cross-functional team environment.

Position summary:

The Senior Manager, Medical Affairs is field-based and will provide medical activities in Norway. In this role you will report to the Nordic Medical Lead for Oncology (solid tumors). The ideal candidate for the Senior Manager, Medical Affairs will bring a strong medical/scientific background and must have excellent communication skills. The Senior Manager, Medical Affairs is responsible for liaison with leaders and healthcare professionals in academic and clinical centers for scientific exchange and data generation to ensure our therapies are used appropriately.

Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):
  • Exchange complex clinical and scientific information with the oncology community
  • Respond to and document unsolicited requests for scientific information
  • Establish and maintain ongoing scientific collaborative relationships with Therapy Area Experts (TAEs) (including physicians and nurses) in Norway
  • Conference coverage (national and international) including staffing exhibits, reporting on scientific sessions, and facilitating meetings with TAEs
  • Provide clinical/scientific presentations to internal and external groups
  • Provide support for content development and delivery of Advisory Boards
  • Work closely with other field based employees as well as Nordic & headquarter based staff to rapidly respond to questions, issues, etc. from sites in the territory
  • Participate in major national and international meetings, congresses and symposia

Knowledge, Experience & Skills:
  • Advanced medical/scientific degree (MD or equivalent degree, PhD) with experience in the pharmaceutical industry or related healthcare field required.
  • Expertise in oncology in general, and solid tumors (especially breast cancer)
  • Previous pharmaceutical industry experience preferred but not mandatory.
  • Experience working in Norway, including knowledge of national regulatory requirements
  • Must be committed to continuing education to maintain knowledge base.
  • Strong interpersonal skills including excellent verbal and written communication
  • Fluency in English and Norwegian is essential.
  • Proven ability to work across a cross-functional matrix
  • Ability to travel frequently, occasionally with short notice

Gilead Core Values
  • INTEGRITY - Doing What's Right
  • INCLUSION - Encouraging Diversity
  • TEAMWORK - Working Together
  • EXCELLENCE - Being Your Best
  • ACCOUNTABILITY - Taking Personal Responsibility

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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