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Senior Manager, Scientific Publications- Inflammation/Fibrosis

Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Foster City, CA
Start date
May 11, 2024

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Senior Manager, Scientific Publications- Inflammation/Fibrosis
United States - California - Foster CityUnited States - New Jersey - Parsippany

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. Gilead’s therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

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Job Description

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company founded in 1987. Together we deliver life-saving therapies to patients in need. With the commitment and drive you bring to the workplace every day, you will be part of a team changing the world and helping millions of people live healthier, more fulfilling lives.

Our worldwide staff is a close community where you can see the tangible results of your contributions. Every individual matters and everyone has a chance to enhance their skills through ongoing development. Our scientific focus has resulted in marketed products benefiting hundreds of thousands of people, a pipeline of late-stage drug candidates, and unmatched patient access programs to ensure medications are available to those who could otherwise not afford them.

By joining Gilead, you will further our mission to address unmet medical needs and improve life by advancing the care of patients with life-threatening diseases.

Gilead is hiring a Senior Manager level experienced, well-organized professional, who will develop, implement, and manage the strategic publication plans for global clinical studies and non-clinical sources, including HEOR, Epidemiology, RWE, Payer, Non-interventional, and database studies, to demonstrate the value of pipeline and inline products in Inflammation/Fibrosis. This position is located at our Headquarters in Foster City, CA or Parsippany, NJ.

Senior Manager Scientific Publications responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Maintain and execute the Global Publication Plan for Gilead in collaboration with Clinical Research, Commercial, DevOps, HEOR, and Medical Affairs.
  • Lead global publication team meetings and facilitate decision-making on publication strategy, in collaboration with TA Global Publication Director
  • Recommend author decisions based on experience and knowledge of publication landscape (e.g., selection of appropriate journals and congresses)
  • Utilize a companywide system for planning and execution of company-produced publications, and provide real-time publication-related reports and metrics
  • Oversee publication development and timely execution of abstracts, posters, oral presentations, and manuscripts per Good Publications Practices (GPP)
  • Manage day-to-day external publication agency to ensure publications tactics are on budget and timelines. Support the TA regarding publication program status by providing proactive communication of overall status with a cross-functional team, investigators, and alliance partners to ensure the needs of the regions and key countries
  • Collaborate effectively to support TA in countries or regions to ensure publication activities are captured and globally aligned while still meeting local needs
  • Collaborate effectively with publication leads in countries or regions to ensure publication activities are captured and globally aligned while still meeting local needs
  • Communicate publication metric report updates as directed by the Therapeutic Area
  • Support the development of medical and scientific lexicons as needed in close collaboration with cross-functional colleagues
  • Support team in the procurement process for the TA, which may include evaluation of prospective vendors and initiating new SOW
  • Ensure compliance with Gilead publication policy and external publication guidelines
  • Keep up to date on the external environment concerning publishing. Compliance with all external codes and ethical standards in medical publishing
  • Contribute to the development of the publications group, sharing best practices
  • Strong computer and database skills (Datavision knowledge a plus)

Additional responsibilities include the following:
  • Understand the evolving publications landscape through engagement with and participation in professional societies (e.g., ISMPP)
  • Attend key scientific congresses and meetings for the TA to ensure the accurate and appropriate presentation of Gilead scientific evidence
  • Travel as required (up to 20%)

Educational Requirements
  • Advanced Degree (PhD, PharmD or MD) in the health sciences or communication field with 0-3 years
  • Bachelor's degree in the health sciences or communication field with 8-10 years of related experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • Demonstrated experience in medical communications gained through working in the pharmaceutical industry or medical communications agency
  • Broad understanding of drug development process
  • Demonstrated budget and resource management skills in a global organization
  • Excellent leadership and project management skills to deliver in a complex multidisciplinary environment
  • Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with external experts, investigators, journal editors, and professional bodies
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple complex stakeholders and projects within budget and timelines
  • Therapeutic area experience preferred
  • CMPP certification preferred
  • Clear understanding of current publication environment, good publication practices, Sunshine Act/Pharma Code of Conduct, ICMJE, GPP3, and other global guidelines related to publications, scientific data communication, and transparency standards
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills (written, verbal, and presentation) and organizational, time management, and project management/planning skills
  • Experience leading critical functional or cross-functional initiatives

The salary range for this position is: $165,580.00 - $214,280.00. Gilead considers a variety of factors when determining base compensation, including experience, qualifications, and geographic location. These considerations mean actual compensation will vary. This position may also be eligible for a discretionary annual bonus, discretionary stock-based long-term incentives (eligibility may vary based on role), paid time off, and a benefits package. Benefits include company-sponsored medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans*.

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* Eligible employees may participate in benefit plans, subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable plans.

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Our environment respects individual differences and recognizes each employee as an integral member of our company. Our workforce reflects these values and celebrates the individuals who make up our growing team.

Gilead provides a work environment free of harassment and prohibited conduct. We promote and support individual differences and diversity of thoughts and opinion.

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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 and Australia.

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