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Senior Manager, Global HIV Prevention Medical Affairs

Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Foster City, CA
Start date
Jun 13, 2024

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Clinical, Medical Affairs
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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Senior Manager, Global HIV Prevention 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. Gilead’s therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

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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.

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Job Description

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company founded in 1987, that has pursued and achieved breakthroughs in medicine for more than three decades, with the goal of creating a healthier world for all people.

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 that is 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, where every individual matters, and everyone has a chance to enhance their skills through ongoing development.

This Senior Manager, Global HIV Prevention Medical Affairs role will work under the direction of Global HIV Medical Affairs leadership and support the HIV Global Medical Affairs team in the delivery of strategically aligned medical educational activities and other relevant projects and ensure consistency and efficiency in the delivery of all relevant departmental operations and processes.

This is an office-based role in Foster City, CA

Essential Duties and Job Functions

Working with the direction of the GMA team independently manages, facilitates, or provides support to the:
  • Execution of HIV Global Medical Affairs Plan of Action
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of educational resources (including, but not limited to slide decks, infographics, videos, digital resources, etc) designed to increase the understanding of healthcare professionals on HIV and HIV prevention, including global epidemiology and HIV prevention landscape, stigma reduction, efforts to increase PrEP uptake, and implementation of twice-yearly injectable LEN for PrEP.
  • Support and lead GMA Descovy for PrEP activities cross functionally and local support, as appropriate
  • Implementation of Medical Affairs programs, by providing support from concept discussion meetings to implementation ensuring necessary approvals (e.g., MRC, IT & privacy assessments, etc) and budget control
  • Support activities in Global HIV Prevention Phase 4 Research, including maintenance of the Global Phase 4 deck, and assist in RFP, GOptics, and other activities to support GMA research efforts
  • Support and lead Global Advisory Boards as needed
  • Coordination and roll-out of GMA to local communications
  • Assists in the quality control and improvement of processes related to GMA projects
  • Complete medical review and certification (if applicable) of both branded and unbranded materials developed by HIV global teams
  • Collaboratively work with Gilead personnel across multiple functional areas, including Commercial, Marketing, Clinical Research, Pharmacovigilance and Epidemiology, Regulatory, and Legal/Business Conduct on strategy execution and content creation
  • Support the training within the therapeutic area on relevant topics for Medical Affairs and other functional areas

Specific Education and Experience Requirements
  • PharmD, Ph.D., MD, DO, MPH plus 2 years' experience, or other advanced health-related or life science degree with required experience (MS +4 years; BS +6 years)
  • Pharmaceutical industry experience preferred, particularly within Medical Affairs
  • Relevant experience in HIV or infectious disease therapeutic area preferred
  • Experience in medical communications around clinical data, and developing educational resources such as slide decks, infographics, videos, and other
  • Demonstrated success in working closely with management to develop effective and creative solutions to complex problems and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills are required
  • Committed to continuing education to maintain a knowledge base and expand disease-state knowledge
  • Ability to utilize moderately complex scientific resources across a variety of different settings
  • Ability to work collaboratively and experience in working on cross-functional teams

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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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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