Director, Government Affairs
Director, Government Affairs
Portugal - Lisbon
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 is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercialises innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. The company strives to transform and simplify care for people with life-threatening illnesses around the world. Founded in 1987, Gilead has approximately 11,000 employees and operations in more than 35 countries worldwide.
Gilead is known for its innovative medicines, start-up culture, lean teams and the deep expertise of its people. Gilead teams work in an agile and nimble way and in a fast-paced, high-speed, high accountability environment. Gilead has a heritage of being grounded in science and is currently growing and developing its Government Affairs functions in the ACE region (Australia, Canada and Europe).
Gilead's portfolio of products and pipeline of investigational drugs includes treatments for HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammatory diseases. The portfolio includes a number of category firsts, including complete treatment regimens for HIV infection available in a once-daily single pill and the first oral antiretroviral pill available to reduce the risk of acquiring HIV infection in certain high-risk adults.
Strength Through Partnership
Collaborations of all kinds - with partners in science, academia, business, government and local communities - are central to our work. Partnerships enhance our ability to develop innovative medicines and deliver them to people as efficiently as possible.
ACE Government Affairs
Our function's Vision is that Policymakers recognise Gilead as the leading innovative biopharmaceutical partner, delivering sustainable solutions for patients and healthcare systems.
Our Mission is to build long-term and trust-based partnerships with policymakers, generating evidence, advocacy and driving policy change to support:
- Value recognition of Gilead's innovations
- Rapid patient access to our therapies
- Improved patient outcomes
This position leads Government Affairs activity for Portugal with responsibility for all activities involving interactions with policy makers and politicians across all therapeutic areas, including representation of the function on the Portuguese Leadership Team.
The role reports to the Senior Director, Government Affairs, ACE Region 2. Other key internal stakeholders for this role include:
- General Manager, Portugal
- Therapy Area Business Unit Directors
- Market access director, Portugal
- Senior Director, Public Affairs, Portugal and ACE Region 2
- VP, International Government Affairs
Knowledge, Experience and Skills
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