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Gilead Sciences Inc.

Sr. Manager, Global Medical Affairs Oncology (Solid Tumors)

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

Senior Manager, Global Medical Affairs, Oncology/Solid Tumors

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, Asia, and Australia. For more information please visit

We have an exciting opportunity within our Global Medical Affairs team for a Sr. Manager, Global Medical Affairs within Oncology. This role will be office-based in our headquarters in Foster City, CA.

Specific Job Requirements:

Collaborates with project management, R&D, medical communications and commercial teams in multiple areas including publication planning, evidence generation plan, data gap analysis, speaker education programs, reviews of manuscripts/abstracts/conference presentations, conference preparation, advisory boards and investigator meetings.

Regular communication with the Gilead Medical Scientist (MS) team to remain abreast of issues in the field and to provide medical education, support, and direction to them.

Collaborates with medical and scientific input on Independent Medical Education, Grants, Investigator-Sponsored Research, Collaborative Research, and Promotional Review Committee

Working with Assoc Director, Directors, Executive Director and Vice President on early development of a variety of projects, he/she provides independent thought and initiative in the further development of specific projects and ensuing presentations and reports.

Manages projects to completion, anticipating obstacles and difficulties that may arise, resolving them in a collaborative manner.

May attend major conferences and helps coordinate medical affairs activities at conferences and may present to external audience.

Collaborates with the development and execution of projects that will provide more extensive background, additional data/answers to questions in response to issues relative to commercial, scientific or data needs.

Collaborates with the Medical Affairs Lead on select scientific issues/topics using expertise to support development of global scientific messages, inform strategy, create/update slide decks, and review of Medical Information response documents.

Collaborates with Assoc Director, Directors and Executive Director to develop global Plan of Action and ensure alignment of team activities.

Specific Knowledge, Education and Experience Requirements:

The ideal candidate will be an MD, DO, Ph.D. or PharmD, with 2+ years of clinical and/or research experience in hematology and/or oncology therapeutic area.

Prior Global or large affiliate experience in medical affairs activities preferred

Industry experience with knowledge of all applicable regulatory and legal requirements for Medical Affairs activities is preferred.

Excellent written, verbal, presentation, interpersonal, relationship-building and negotiating communication skills

Excellent analytical skills, demonstrated ability to identify and understand complex issues and problems and identify and query key findings from study data and publications

Organized; attention to detail and able to meet timelines in a fast-paced environment

Experience in developing effective abstracts, manuscripts, posters and slides and presenting at scientific meetings

Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and effectively prioritize workload

Ability to suggest solutions for issues encountered with clinical studies and other projects in area of responsibility

Must be able to work with a level of autonomy and independence

Prior supervisory/leadership experience preferred.

Ability to travel to domestic and international conferences which will include occasional weekend travel is required. (25% expected)

Display of Gilead Core Values:

Integrity (Doing What’s Right)

Teamwork (Working Together)

Excellence (Being Your Best)

Accountability (Taking Personal Responsibility)

Inclusion (Encouraging Diversity)

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