Marketing Director Antifungals - Latin America

Foster City
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July 26 2021
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Marketing Director Antifungals - Latin America
United States - Florida - Miami

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

Marketing Director Antifungals - Latin America

Position located in Miami, FL

At Gilead, we are driven to develop lifesaving products that make a difference for patients around the world. Every day, we to transform the promise of science and technology into breakthrough, innovative therapies that have the power to cure, prevent or treat disease. As a research-based biopharmaceutical company, we are revolutionizing healthcare by bringing medicines to patients in the areas of unmet need including HIV, AIDS, liver diseases, hematology and oncology, and inflammation and respiratory diseases. When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives.

Making an impact on a global scale

For over 30 years, Gilead has been a leading innovator in treating and preventing HIV, but this expertise is just a foundation for our ambitions. As we continue to expand our scope into new disease states and new markets, we are investing in our global commercial capabilities.

In this role, you'll be reporting to the General Manager Latin America Distributor Markets, the successful candidate will be fully responsible for all marketing aspects in our new Marketing Director Antifungals Position. The objective of this position is to Maximize the Antifungals portfolio across Gilead distributor markets in Latin America. The incumbent will be the owner of the Antifungals P&L and will develop, coordinate and implement marketing plans across functions, including collaboration with Medical, Sales, Market Access, Operations and Finance departments both from Gilead and our Local Partners/Distributors to drive activities to achieve revenue and results objectives.

Geographic span of responsibility:

Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Uruguay, Paraguay & Bolivia.

Specific responsibilities
  • Provide a clear strategic guidance to our partners across the region to assure excellence in implementation and increase patient access to our Antifungals Portfolio.
  • Coordinate the elaboration of local Plans of Action (POA) and assure its implementation through constant Business Reviews and in Market Interactions.
  • Demonstrate excellence in project management and effectively manage multiple projects and priorities.
  • Analyse complex problems and situations, provide logical recommendations and lead any required action planning
  • Set priorities in circumstances of continued complex and conflicting requirements
  • Ensure that all marketing activities follow business conduct, regulatory and legal requirements.
  • Collaborate with Medical group to ensure optimal interactions aimed to support product portfolio strategy
  • Collaborate with cross-functional product teams and key stakeholders within Gilead and our partners to ensure alignment on strategy, key themes and deliverables
  • Ability to travel up to 40% to the Latin America markets, once it's safe to do so

Knowledge, experience and skills:
  • 12 years working experience in the Pharmaceutical industry with a BA/BS OR 10 years working experience in the Pharmaceutical industry with a MA/MS OR 8 years working in the Pharmaceutical industry with a PhD.
  • MBA or other advanced business degree is desired
  • At least 4 years' experience in marketing and/or pharmaceutical sales within Specialty Care.
  • In-depth knowledge and experience in the Antifungals and critical care (hospital setting) markets preferred.
  • Prior experience in a highly competitive therapy area is required as well as previous therapeutic indication with high scientific emphasis.
  • Must possess a demonstrated ability to conceive, develop and implement multi-dimensional marketing and business plans.
  • Prior experience in regional positions including markets like Mexico, Brazil, Colombia & Argentina
  • Must show demonstrated excellence in project management and have the ability to effectively manage multiple projects/priorities
  • Experience in managing advanced multichannel activities also strongly recommended
  • Demonstrated understanding of pharmaceutical regulatory requirements and impact on development of marketing materials is required
  • Must be 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
  • Must possess 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
  • Must possess 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 have strong organizational skills, including the ability to follow assignments through to completion (bias towards execution)
  • Excellent communications skills with an ability to efficiently and productively communicate both orally and in writing are required, and very good presentation skills, are required

The Gilead Difference

Everyone at Gilead is motivated by our overarching mission to discover and deliver innovative therapies that improve patient care in areas of unmet medical needs. But it's just what we do that gives us an edge, it's how we do it. 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

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As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans\' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact for assistance.

For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the EEO is the Law' poster.



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