Director~Sr Director, Medical Affairs(Head Of HIV・COVID-19)

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Posted 4 months ago
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For Current Gilead Employees And Contractors:
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At Gilead we believe every employee deserves a great leader. As a people leader now or in the future, we expect that you will model and create an environment of inclusion, be intentionally focused on the hiring, development, growth and retention of talent, and empower teams to align and achieve goals.
Job Description
Specific Responsibilities:
Essential Functions:
Medical Affairs Sr Director/Director (Sr Director is preferred option)- HIV/OVID-19, will provide overall therapeutic area leadership of the Medical Affairs organization for Gilead Japan. The Sr. Director of Medical Affairs will be accountable for building a world-class Medical Affairs team, establishing reputation of Gilead in the targeted disease area space and will lead development of the model and vision for the targeted therapeutic area in close align with Business Franchise while ensuring cross functional alignment to deliver against that vision.
Reporting to the Country Medical Director of Japan, the Sr. Director will also be a key member of Gilead Science’s Japan Medical Affairs Leadership Team (J-MALT).
  • Build and lead the HIV/COVID-19 TA Medical Affairs to achieve/exceed quantitative and qualitative MA objectives in align with global & local strategies
  • Foster a productive work environment within the Medical Affair’s organization and champion effective alignment and engagement of the broader cross functional brand team based on shared objectives
  • Serve as a key internal scientific expert in the targeted therapeutic areas, and provide their healthcare landscapes for clinical trial, scientific publication, J-NDA review and brand strategies
  • Ensure effective cross-functional collaborations with internal and external stakeholders, including the Global/International Medical Affairs team, Marketing, Sales, Market Access, Clinical Research, Public Affairs, Government Affairs, Finance, Legal, and co-promotion partners
  • Establish effective working relationships with opinion leaders and other key external stakeholders and be recognized as an innovative and value partner in improving quality of care for patients
  • Lead and oversee the development and execution of Japan’s Medical Plan of Action (PoA) in close align with global and commercial leadership members
  • Oversees and implement as key scientific leader to excellently implement Key Opinion Leader engagement plan & action, scientific publication and product life-cycle management, with define goal, objectives and performance metrics
  • Maintain a high level of scientific presence in the medical community, including leadership at key opinion leader engagement, major international and national congresses, advisory boards, compliant communications with key opinion leaders, investigators, and research organizations in the Academic Society
  • Demonstrate successful planning & performance evaluation on the field medical activities in Medical Affairs by supporting Field Medical managers with constant monitoring of key performance and coaching.
  • Demonstrate key responsibility for successful planning and implementation of local evidence generation to close strategical clinical data gaps, work cross-functionally to obtain unmet needs from commercial and clinical and align with global / local study operation team
  • Demonstrate key responsibilities for promoting patient engagements and their related projects in align with Public Affairs and Patient community
  • Success experience for leading innovative scientific initiatives including digital transformation (DX) in partnership with academia / governments, registry with academia, etc. in the HIV / COVID-19 area.
  • Implement strong leadership to help forming new medical environments surrounding preventive medicine (PrEP) and emerging infections in collaboration with academic society
  • Ensure the Medical Affair’s compliance with Gilead operational processes and SOPs. Drive alignment of behavior within the Medical Affairs consistent with local laws, company values and Business Conduct policies
  • Attract and retain key talent for Gilead. Develop key talent within the Medical Affairs; by creating an environment in which every member of the team has an opportunity to succeed
  • Be a member of the Japanese Medical Affairs Leadership Team, helping to shape the strategic direction, organization, processes, enterprise thinking and culture of Medical Affairs in Gilead Sciences Japan
Knowledge, Experience & Skills:
Qualifications, Experiences and Skills
  • MD, PharmD, or PhD with experience in multiple areas including the infectious disease area is required
  • +7 years of relevant professional experience in Medical Affairs and/or Clinical Development, preferably in a similar role in either pharma or large biotech companies
  • Experience impactful medical affair’s leadership experience in Japan pharmaceutical industry
  • A strong and robust personal and professional network in the HIV space, adept at building new relationships rapidly with KOLs and other stakeholders
  • Deep and long-term experiences to excellently align with global organization and work closely with hem to achieve renowned achievements of Japan Medical Affairs
  • Strong leadership capabilities to lead peoples with excellent interpersonal skills to effectively manage team in the matrix environment
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain scientific knowledge and credibility to effectively communicate and discuss scientific information with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated excellence in project management and effectively managing multiple projects/priorities
  • Experience with communicating and negotiating with Senior Executive Management within and above country
  • Track record of successful budget management with an understanding of revenue forecasting and expense budget planning and tracking
  • Experience managing cross-functional teams or work groups as well as direct reports
  • Ability to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality and integrity, represent the company’s high ethics, moral behavior, and professionalism
Character Traits:
The ideal candidate will have significant specialty pharmaceutical experience with the proven ability to lead the targeted Therapeutic Area in Medical Affairs organization. Having a proven history of leveraging scientific values of our products and creating excellent scientific partnership with customers & patients through robust analysis and strong interpersonal skills is a requirement. The ideal candidate will be comfortable building a new organization and leading their team to break new ground for the company to deliver for patients.
In terms of the core competencies required for this role, the following three are critically important for success:
Results orientation. The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced, high-growth environment. You will have a strong drive to meet and exceed goals, even under adverse circumstances, and is willing to take ownership of problems and make decisions to move forward. The candidate will be adept at clearly defining objectives and priorities and establishing appropriate milestones through a strong understanding of the market potential and innovative approaches. You will orchestrate the team to achieve goals, assign accountability for the component parts, incorporate disciplined processes to ensure success and nimbly handle ‘derailments’ with contingency plans and coordination.
Team leadership. The successful candidate will have demonstrated the ability to build, develop and motivate a team as evidenced by effective hiring, coaching and mentoring of direct reports. Additionally, this individual will have a track record of successfully establishing motivational programs to gain the highest level of results. The ideal candidate will develop a culture comfortable with challenging current market paradigms to achieve and exceed goals. You will also have constructed an appropriate succession plan and process.
Strategic Orientation. The successful candidate will be able to articulate evolving priorities for the business, spot previously unidentified market opportunities and adapt short-term plans. This includes the ability to strategically assess customer needs and build/execute specific, segmented strategies to win business across a diverse set of customers. The successful candidate will have passion for, and success in, developing commercial strategies that have measurable business impact
Gilead Core Values
  • Integrity (doing what's right)
  • Teamwork (working together)
  • Excellence (being your best)
  • Accountability (taking personal responsibility)
  • Inclusion (encouraging diversity)
Gilead Leadership Commitment
  • I AM BOLD in aspiration and AGILE in execution.
  • I CARE and make time for people.
  • I LISTEN, speak openly and explain the "why."
  • I TRUST others and myself to make sound decisions.
  • I OWN the impact of my words and actions.
For Current Gilead Employees And Contractors:
Please log onto your Internal Career Site to apply for this job.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Japan

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 13, 2024
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