Senior Manager, Global Medical Affairs - Liver Disease - Hepatitis Delta

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July 17 2021
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Senior Manager, Global Medical Affairs - Liver Disease - Hepatitis Delta
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

We have an exciting opportunity within our Global Medical Affairs team for a Senior Manager, Global Medical Affairs within Liver Disease - Hepatitis Delta (HDV). This role will be office-based in Stockley Park, UK.

Specific Job Requirements:
  • Collaborates with project management, R&D, medical communications and commercial teams in multiple areas including publication planning, evidence generation plan, data gap analysis, educational programs, reviews of manuscripts/abstracts/conference presentations, conference preparation and advisory boards.
  • Regular communication with the Gilead Medical Scientist (MS) team to remain abreast of issues in the field and to provide medical education, support, and direction to them.
  • Collaborates with medical and scientific input on Independent Medical Education, Grants, Investigator-Sponsored Research, Collaborative Research, and Promotional Review Committee
  • Working with senior management on early development of a variety of projects, he/she provides independent thought and initiative in the further development of specific projects and ensuing presentations and reports.
  • Manages projects to completion, anticipating obstacles and difficulties that may arise, resolving them in a collaborative manner.
  • May attend major conferences and helps coordinate medical affairs activities at conferences and may present to external audience.
  • Collaborates with the development and execution of projects that will provide more extensive background, additional data/answers to questions in response to issues relative to commercial, scientific or data needs.
  • Collaborates with the Medical Affairs Lead on select scientific issues/topics using expertise to support development of global scientific messages, inform strategy, create/update slide decks, and review of Medical Information response documents.
  • Collaborates with senior management to develop global Plan of Action and ensure alignment of team activities.

Specific Knowledge, Education and Experience Requirements:
  • The ideal candidate will be educated as a medic or pharmacist or equivalent working within the industry
  • Ideally ABPI approved certified or working towards
  • Prior Global or large affiliate experience in medical affairs activities preferred.
  • Candidates with MSL experience within liver disease or infectious diseases looking to move to medical affairs will be considered
  • Industry experience with knowledge of all applicable regulatory and legal requirements for Medical Affairs activities is preferred.
  • Excellent written, verbal, presentation, interpersonal, relationship-building and negotiating communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills, demonstrated ability to identify and understand complex issues and problems and identify and query key findings from study data and publications.
  • Organised; attention to detail and able to meet timelines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience in developing effective abstracts, manuscripts, posters and slides and presenting at scientific meetings.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and effectively prioritise workload.
  • Must be able to work with a level of autonomy and independence.
  • Ability to travel to domestic and international conferences which will include occasional weekend travel is required. (25% expected)

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

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercialises innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and experimental drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead's therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, hepatitis, serious respiratory, cardiovascular, and metabolic conditions, cancer and inflammation.

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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