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Director, Global HIV Franchise Marketing

Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Foster City, CA
Start date
May 23, 2024

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Director, Global HIV Franchise Marketing
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. Gilead’s 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 company’s five core values. That’s 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

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At Gilead, we're creating a healthier world for all people. For more than 35 years, we've tackled diseases such as HIV, viral hepatitis, COVID-19 and cancer - working relentlessly to develop therapies that help improve lives and to ensure access to these therapies across the globe. We continue to fight against the world's biggest health challenges, and our mission requires collaboration, determination and a relentless drive to make a difference.

Every member of Gilead's team plays a critical role in the discovery and development of life-changing scientific innovations. Our employees are our greatest asset as we work to achieve our bold ambitions, and we're looking for the next wave of passionate and ambitious people ready to make a direct impact.

We believe every employee deserves a great leader. People Leaders are the cornerstone to the employee experience at Gilead and Kite. As a people leader now or in the future, you are the key driver in evolving our culture and creating an environment where every employee feels included, developed and empowered to fulfil their aspirations. Join Gilead and help create possible, together.

Job Description

Gilead's mission is to discover, develop, and deliver therapies that will improve the lives of patients with life-threatening illnesses worldwide. As a Director, Global HIV Franchise Marketing, you will be a member of the Global Commercial Product Strategy Virology and EP Strategy and Operations Team reporting to the Executive Director, Global Commercial Product Strategy, Virology and EP Strategy and Operations Team. The role will be located in Foster City and will be responsible for developing and implementing the annual Global HIV Franchise Marketing POA.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Identifying, analyzing and translating brand, customer, market insights to frame and solve key business problems and build effective marketing tactics aligned to the HIV Franchise Strategy
  • Contributing to the HIV Franchise strategic plans together with global strategic marketing, medical affairs, government affairs, public affairs and other cross-functional colleagues
  • Identifying and acting upon insights based on market research, competitive intelligence and campaign insights in executing the plan of action; supporting implementation of the plans in local markets
  • Developing and implementing innovative and impactful commercial initiatives and tactics aligned with the brand global strategic imperatives
  • May attend major conferences and helps coordinate global commercial activities and implementing the cross-functional plan of action at tier one HIV conferences
  • Closely work with the HIV Treatment and HIV Prevention, in order to identify synergies across campaigns and key events such as congresses, to share best practices and learnings
  • Engaging and collaborating with Local Markets, Global Strategic Marketing, Medical Affairs, Value and Access, Analytics and Insights, Competitive Intelligence, Commercial Operations, Pipeline Marketing, Clinical Development, Governmental Affairs and Public Affairs to develop and drive the implementation of the plan to support global HIV Franchise marketing strategy
  • Continually evaluating the effectiveness and efficiency of commercial initiatives and tactics and refining plans where necessary as well as sharing best practices across markets, departments and other brand teams
  • Effectively leading projects to deliver high quality work in a timely fashion within allotted budget to meet deadlines and commitments and ensuring regulatory and compliance guidelines are followed

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree and 12 years of experience or
  • Master's Degree and 10 years of experience or
  • PhD and 8 years of experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 12+ years of relevant commercial experience in the biotech or pharmaceutical industry
  • HIV-specific experience and market knowledge (preferred)
  • Strategic and operational experience from country level commercial leadership roles
  • Prior regional or global experience (preferred)
  • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to influence and work successfully across a variety of organizational levels and disciplines
  • Demonstrated teamwork and excellence in project management working collaboratively with key stakeholders while effectively managing multiple priorities and projects
  • Outstanding ability to influence and lead cross-functionally to drive the business
  • Strong analytical skills, demonstrated by the ability to identify trends and provide appropriate recommendations
  • Demonstrated skills in global pharmaceutical planning including the ability to develop and implement launch plans, campaign development, omnichannel planning and budget management
  • Proven ability to effectively operate in a fast-paced environment with high expectations and a customer focus which drives the need for quality deliverables and performance
  • Competitive mindset, and demonstrated ability to prioritize, focus and create an impact in market and for patients

People Leader Accountabilities
  • Create Inclusion - knowing the business value of diverse teams, modeling inclusion and embedding the value of diversity in the way they manage their teams.
  • Develop Talent - understand the skills, experience, aspirations and potential of their employees and coach them on current performance and future potential. They ensure employees are receiving the feedback and insight needed to grow, develop and realize their purpose.
  • Empower Teams - connect the team to the organization by aligning goals, purpose, organizational objectives and holding to account. They provide the support needed to remove barriers and connect their team to the broader ecosystem.

The salary range for this position is: $205,700.00 - $266,200.00. 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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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.

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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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