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Gilead Sciences Inc.

Senior Medical Manager, Medical Affairs Oncology (Breast Cancer, Solid Tumors), Sweden

Gilead Sciences is continuing to hire for all open roles. Our interview process may be conducted virtually and some roles will be asked to temporarily work from home. Over the coming weeks and months, we will be implementing a phased approach to bringing employees back to site to ensure the health and safety of our teams.

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Job Description

Gilead Sciences Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercialises innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. Our heritage of science and innovation and the curiosity and passion of everyone who works here has enabled us to provide medicines that help transform standards of care for more than 30 years. Gilead’s therapeutic areas of focus include liver diseases, infectious diseases, and cancer. Due to continued growth, we are seeking a knowledgeable and motivated professional capable of working effectively in a cross-functional team environment.

Position summary:

The Senior Manager, Medical Affairs is field-based and will provide medical activities in Sweden. In this role you will report to the Nordic Medical Lead for Oncology (solid tumors). The ideal candidate for the Senior Manager, Medical Affairs will bring a strong medical/scientific background and must have excellent communication skills. The Senior Manager, Medical Affairs is responsible for liaison with leaders and healthcare professionals in academic and clinical centers for scientific exchange and data generation to ensure our therapies are used appropriately.

Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Exchange complex clinical and scientific information with the oncology community
  • Respond to and document unsolicited requests for scientific information
  • Establish and maintain ongoing scientific collaborative relationships with Therapy Area Experts (TAEs) (including physicians and nurses) in Sweden
  • Conference coverage (national and international) including staffing exhibits, reporting on scientific sessions, and facilitating meetings with TAEs
  • Provide clinical/scientific presentations to internal and external groups
  • Provide support for content development and delivery of Advisory Boards
  • Work closely with other field based employees as well as Nordic & headquarter based staff to rapidly respond to questions, issues, etc. from sites in the territory
  • Participate in major national and international meetings, congresses and symposia

Knowledge, Experience & Skills:

  • Advanced medical/scientific degree (MD or equivalent degree, PhD) with experience in the pharmaceutical industry or related healthcare field required.
  • Expertise in oncology in general, and solid tumors (especially breast cancer)
  • Previous pharmaceutical industry experience preferred but not mandatory.
  • Experience working in Sweden, including knowledge of national regulatory requirements
  • Must be committed to continuing education to maintain knowledge base.
  • Strong interpersonal skills including excellent verbal and written communication
  • Fluency in English and Swedish is essential.
  • Proven ability to work across a cross-functional matrix
  • Ability to travel frequently, occasionally with short notice

Gilead Core Values

  • INTEGRITY – Doing What’s Right
  • INCLUSION – Encouraging Diversity
  • TEAMWORK – Working Together
  • EXCELLENCE – Being Your Best
  • ACCOUNTABILITY – Taking Personal Responsibility


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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