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Senior Manager, Medical Affairs EMEA

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Job Description

The Senior Manager, Medical Affairs role provides scientific communications support for the Antifungal therapeutic area.

This involves working closely with colleagues in the International Headquarters (Medical Affairs, Commercial Strategy,  Legal, Business Conduct and Regulatory Affairs), with colleagues in the EMEA Medical Affairs therapeutic area teams, and being an integral part of the Antifungal Brand Team, which is responsible for developing the brand(s).

Key responsibilities:

  • Work as part of the Medical Affairs team to create and review medical materials (i.e. slide presentations, AKQ documents) and to adapt and approve medical materials for use in EMEA affiliates
  • Support EMEA Medical Director in the implementation of the regional Medical POA
  • Work as part of the EMEA commercial brand team to create, review and approve promotional and educational materials for use in EMEA and the affiliates which are compliant with the EFPIA and country codes of practice.
  • Work with Medical Affairs Learning and Development team to create and deliver training to Medical Affairs colleagues.
  • Work with therapeutic area Medical Director(s) to plan and implement medical education programs and activities.
  • Support publication planning and execution in EMEA and monitor Phase IV IST's to prepare publication timelines.
  • Work with therapeutic area Medical Director to plan and implement EMEA advisory boards if part of the annual POA
  • Provide summary literature reviews to key medical affairs and commercial colleagues.
  • Work closely with our Medical Scientist (MSL) group, as well as Medical Education department.
  • Working with the Antifungal Medical Affairs Team on early development of a variety of projects, he/ she will provide independent thought and initiative in the further development of specific projects and ensuing presentations and reports planned within the POA
  • Represent the company to groups of experts, medical professional groups, societies, regulatory groups at international scientific meetings
  • Must be able to work with a high level of autonomy and independence

Knowledge, Experience and Skills:

  • The preferred candidate will be a PharmD, PhD, MD, DO, MPH or other advanced degree
  • Previous medical affairs industry experience
  • Relevant experience in Infectious Diseases and/or Hematology-Oncology is desirable
  • Ability to assess, understand and communicate continuously expanding medical and scientific information
  • Excellent analytical skills, demonstrated ability to identify and understand complex issues and problems and identify and query key findings from study data and publications
  • Experience in medical information, slide development from datasets as well as posters and slides for conferences
  • Knowledge of regulatory affairs and drug safety
  • Knowledge of local pharmaceutical industry, business conduct and legal/health system environment
  • Demonstrate organizational skills to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Organized with strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills along with excellent judgment and ability to work in a team environment.
  • Demonstrates leadership and takes initiative.


  • Resilient profile with the ability to deliver in an ambiguous environment
  • Ability to engage and manage multiple stakeholders to achieve the objective
  • Curious with learning agility
  • Operationally  excellent
  • Organised with systematic approach to prioritisation
  • Process orientated to achieve the business objective

Gilead Core Values

  • Integrity (always doing the right thing),
  • Teamwork (collaborating in good faith),
  • Excellence (working at a high level of commitment and capability)
  • Accountability (taking personal responsibility).
  • Inclusion (encouraging diversity)

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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