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BU Head Inflammation Czech R. & Slovakia

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Job Description

BU Head Inflammation Czech R. & Slovakia


We are looking for a Business Unit Head who will be based in our Czech affiliate located in Prague and will lead and manage the launch of the oral JAK-inhibitor therapy in Rheumatology and IBDs businesses.

The BU Lead will have overall responsibility for Strategy, Sales & Marketing and will lead the cross-functional team to launch Gilead into a new business forward, for dedicated Business Unit reporting to the General Manager and being part of the Country Leadership team.

This is a key leadership position for the affiliate:  

Essential Functions

  • Lead the inflammation cross-functional team providing vision, motivation, support and coaching to drive the business and achieve our commercial objectives
  • Drive development and execution of commercial strategy and action plans for Inflammation portfolio
  • Lead & ensure well-functioning marketing & sales team
  • Drive Operational Excellence in marketing & sales efforts and business/forecast planning 
  • Develop, implement, and maintain the required infrastructure to meet business goals
  • Establish effective working relationships with opinion leaders and other key stakeholders & be recognized as trusted and preferred partner in Rheumatology and Gastroenterology 
  • Partner with Medical Affairs to ensure effective development and implementation of strategies
  • Partner with Government Affairs and Public Affairs to ensure a positive policy environment
  • Support Market Access activities for all impending launches
  • Create an environment in which every member of the team has an opportunity to succeed, regardless of their tenure or standing within the organization
  • Participate actively in the country leadership team and contribute to this high performing team to drive business forward
  • Represent the country leadership team and local market perspective in international launch and project teams
  • Represent the leadership team of Gilead internally and externally
  • Role model Leadership Essentials and support strong Gilead culture and Core Values

    Knowledge, Experience and Skills

    In order to be successful in this exciting and challenging position, the ideal candidate should possess the following key competencies and experience:

  • MBA or Advanced science degree (MD, Pharm D, PhD, business administration) preferred
  • Demonstrated successful product launches experience in highly competitive market is a requirement
  • Knowledge and experience in the specialty care ideally in Inflammation/Immunology  (i.e. Rheumatoid Arthritis, Inflammatory Bowel Disease)
  • Relevant knowledge of the national pharmaceutical market and experience with the national reimbursement system (or demonstrated ability to gain and develop knowledge rapidly).
  • Relevant pharmaceutical industry experience to include expertise in marketing & sales strategy and operations
  • Field sales management or other field-based management experience essential
  • Demonstrated ability to conceive, develop and implement multi-dimensional marketing and business plans
  • Experience with pharmaceutical regulatory requirements
  • Demonstrated excellence in project management and effectively managing multiple projects/priorities
  • Track record of successful budget management with an understanding of revenue forecasting and expense budget planning and tracking
  • Proven planning skills, routinely anticipates and plans for alternative/unlikely scenarios
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills, internally and externally
  • Extensive understanding and network of key healthcare stakeholders
  • Ability to lead, work in and contribute to high performance cross functional teams
  • Good communication and presentation skills and experience
  • Consistently engages and motivates others to create energy and enthusiasm and commitment to an inspiring vision
  • A visionary leader and motivator that the team willingly wants to follow. 
  • Coaches and develops direct reports and cross-functional teams to sustained growth and success.
  • Excellent and demonstrable command of written and spoken in English and proficiency at communicating verbally and in written form.
  • International Experience, either working in a Global or Regional role or in context of above country project teams is desirable

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

It is the policy of Gilead Sciences, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively "Gilead" or the "Company") to recruit select and employ the most qualified persons available for positions throughout the Company.  Except if otherwise provided by applicable law, all  employment actions relating to issues such as compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, returns from layoffs, company-sponsored training, education assistance, social and recreational programs are administered on a non-discriminatory basis (i.e. without regard to protected characteristics or prohibited grounds, which may include an individual’s gender, race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, medical condition, veteran status, and age, unless such protection is prohibited by federal, state, municipal, provincial, local or other applicable laws).  Gilead also prohibits discrimination based on any other characteristics protected by applicable laws.


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