Manager, HBV Global Medical Affairs

Foster City
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August 31 2021
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Manager, HBV Global Medical Affairs
United States - California - Foster City

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

*Manager, HBV Global Medical Affairs

* Senior level manager may be considered:

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. Headquartered in Foster City, California, Gilead has operations in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. We have the following exciting opportunity to be based in our Foster City location or remotely.

Reporting to the Senior Director of Global HBV Medical Affairs in Foster City, this role is a leadership position, responsible for managing, maintaining and executing the HBV data generation and communication efforts for HBV (Vemlidy, and Viread) .


  • Serve as an information resource to Gilead colleagues, including the Medical Scientists, regarding HBV

  • Prepare presentation materials and present scientific data at Internal and External Meetings involving Medical Affairs (e.g., including at Advisory Boards and Investigator Meetings) and author MAAP executive summaries

  • Serve as an educational resource to both medical and commercial disease and product training

  • Serve as global medical affairs reviewer for promotional material for HBV
  • Support the medical affairs review of drug safety materials for HBV

  • Provide input and support to the Global Medical Plan of Action, and monitor performance against HBV team annual goals and objectives

  • Provide medical and scientific support at key scientific meetings involving HBV e.g., AASLD, EASL, and APASL
  • Assist with Gilead-sponsored Phase 4 studies and Provide scientific expertise into study concepts; participate in building study synopsis, protocols, and other study documents; and liaise with affiliates and investigators

  • Maintain regular contact with investigators to track study progress and publication deliverables; liaise with Scientific Communications colleagues to share information regarding planned publications
  • Collaborate with Medical Information to review and update global response documents and custom response documents

  • Produce and review abstracts, manuscripts, posters and oral presentations for Gilead-sponsored, investigator-sponsored and collaborative studies; collate Gilead Sciences review comments and share with external author(s) and internal review committees
  • Create and revise Medical Affairs slide decks
  • Develop effective working relationships with internal and external customers, including Clinical Research, Biometrics, Commercial and Marketing, Contracts/Finance, Virology, Pharmacology, Legal, Medical Scientists and other Gilead Medical Affairs colleagues, Medical Directors/Medical Managers in affiliate offices, investigators, research organizations
  • Other activities, as assigned, to support HBV/Liver Disease Medical Affairs


    Master's Degree and Five Year's Experience


    Bachelor's Degree and Seven Year's Experience

    * Senior level manager may be considered:

    M.D., D.O., PhD (biological or pharmaceutical sciences), PharmD, NP, PA or MPH; > 3 years Industry or Clinical experience in Medical Affairs, Clinical Development, or Research; clinical trials management, scientific expertise desirable
  • Experience in hepatology, fibrosis, virology or clinical virology highly desirable.
  • Experience in clinical patient care highly desirable
  • Experience in developing effective abstracts, manuscripts, posters and slides and presenting at scientific meetings
  • Excellent organizational skills to support project planning across multiple activities, anticipate and prioritize workload

  • Excellent written, verbal and 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
  • Excellent teamwork skills. Organized; attention to detail and able to meet timelines in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to suggest solutions for issues encountered with clinical studies and other projects in area of responsibility
  • Able to work with a level of autonomy and independence
  • Must be fully cognizant and adhere to regulatory and legal (Business Conduct) requirements for clinical trials and other Medical Affairs activities; thorough knowledge of FDA regulations, ICH guidelines and GCPs governing the conduct of clinical trials

  • Ability to work around international time zones and ability to travel to domestic and international conferences which will include occasional weekend travel is required

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

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