Director, Strategic Planning Intercontinental Region - Stockley Park

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Director, Strategic Planning Intercontinental Region - Stockley Park
United Kingdom - Uxbridge

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 commercialies innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. We strive to transform and simplify care for people with life-threatening illnesses around the world. Gilead\'s portfolio of products and pipeline of investigational drugs includes treatments for HIV/AIDS, liver diseases and oncological disease conditions. Gilead is a patient-centric, science focused company.

Reporting to the Strategic Planning Head of Intercontinental region (ICR), the role will be accountable for developing and delivering work plans for key ICR strategic initiatives and growth drivers, which include identification of project tasks, definition of milestones and responsibilities. For late clinical stage assets and new indications, the role will partner with Commercial Operations for insights generations, GCPS, Value & Access, Medical Affairs, Regulatory Affairs and other key functions at ICR and country level to assess and prioritize opportunities, develop filing sequences, assess resourcing needs and develop launch plans. For brands at commercial stage, the role will in addition partner closely with the ICR Execution team (GCPS and GV&A) to coordinate ICR strategy development based on global plans and specific needs of ICR countries.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Support developing and assessing key pipeline assets to drive commercialisation decision making; starting from brand data analysis in close coordination with the analytics team, to determining market potential and uptake, operational model, filing strategy and local regulatory requirements, legal environment considerations, financial estimate, portfolio considerations
  • Support developing launch readiness plans for our new products in ICR; Monitor progress against launch activities roadmap, identify gaps and support their resolution; Align with brand execution lead on the pre- and post-launch KPIs/Metrics to understand readiness and execution progress.
  • Educate and support stronger understanding of ICR markets within Global Strategic Marketing teams and other global cross-functional teams, ensuring tailored strategies are developed for MIC and prioritisation of ICR key markets.
  • Identify opportunities to develop, test and scale new innovative approaches on how to further improve patient centricity.
  • Engage with local counterparts, to understand market dynamics and country-specific plans.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

We are seeking a strategic and experienced marketing expert with:
  • Relevant commercial experience in the biotech or pharmaceutical industry
  • Must play an active role to operationalize strategic execution with the ability to learn quickly and thrive in a fast-paced innovative environment while remaining agile, adaptive, proactive, resourceful and efficient
  • Strong analytical skills, demonstrated by the ability to identify and interpret complex issues and provide appropriate recommendations to senior management and across functional areas
  • Highly resourceful and strategic thinker with strong emotional intelligence, operational rigor and project management capabilities
  • A proven track record in cross-geography collaboration and as a business partner with multiple stakeholders, directly contributing to teams to achieve overall objectives
  • Ability to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality and integrity, represent the company's high ethics, moral behavior, and professionalism
  • Experience of working outside US country experience required
  • Educated to degree level or above within life sciences or business related subject

We expect everyone at Gilead to lead by example, guided by our core values:
  • Integrity - Doing What's Right
  • Inclusion - Encouraging Diversity
  • Teamwork - Working Together
  • Accountability - Taking Personal Responsibility
  • Excellence - Being Your Best

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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