Gilead Sciences, Inc. Associate Director Marketing, Inflammation – Rheumatoid Arthritis in Ontario, Canada

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Job Description

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At Gilead you are a part of a rapidly growing science- driven organization, working together to revolutionize healthcare. We are energetic leaders and strategic entrepreneurs going above and beyond for patients, making the impossible a reality. We are passionate about improving lives and bringing urgently needed medicines to patients and you have the chance to be a part of this difference

This is an opportunity for you to set a vision in the development and execution of the Inflammation Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) portfolio strategic/launch plan for Gilead’s new pipeline asset filgotinib. As an Associate Director Marketing, Inflammation – Rheumatoid Arthritis in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada you will be reporting to the Senior Director, Sales and Marketing. You will lead the tactical execution and overall promotion & positioning for the Rheumatoid Arthritis indication and support new indications in the Inflammation category. This position will enhance your leadership skills and drive your passion for results in a diverse and team oriented environment.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Utilizes multiple sources of information (e.g. primary and secondary market research, advisory boards, competitive intelligence) to uncover insights relevant to the development of franchise strategy and tactical plans

  • Contributes to the formation of franchise strategy for Inflammation and the overall Brand Plan and Promotional Plan for Action (POA).

  • Leads the development of tactical plans, messaging and communication strategy, and other customer initiatives aligned to the field sales Promotional Plan for Action.

  • Leads the development of the field sales Promotional Plan for Action, including development of sales tools, coordination with sales training, execution of sales meetings, and driving for results

  • Supports the planning and execution of customer and promotional strategy at key scientific conferences

  • Provides management and leadership to direct report(s); establishes focus, define clear roles and responsibilities, set priorities, manage work plans, and coaches and develops employees

  • Collaborates extensively across the organization to align strategies and execute tactical plans specifically with the cross-functional therapeutic team and senior leadership.

  • Recruit/manage direct reports and the cross-functional therapeutic team.

  • Optimizes agency utilization and other external resources to address needs:

Achieve franchise revenue and market share targets

Closely manages and achieves budget targets

Ensures compliance with all relevant laws, regulations and policies

Your Specific education and experience requirements:

  • 8+ years pharmaceutical/biotech industry experience required, including expertise in marketing and sales

  • Marketing functional leadership/sales management/Inflammation & RA therapeutic area experience preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to launch new products and proven track record of driving brand/franchise growth

  • Customer-focused thinker with experience navigating stakeholder relationships including government/policy stakeholders

  • Strategic thinker with ability to develop and implement multidimensional marketing and business plans. Demonstrated excellence in project management and proven track record of effectively managing multiple projects/priorities

  • Demonstrated understanding of pharmaceutical regulatory, market access and reimbursement environments

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communications skills and ability to effectively and efficiently communicate to a variety of groups and audiences

  • Strong presence with ability to command respect through exercise of sound business judgment and clear decision-making

  • Experience leading cross-functional teams and managing direct reports

  • Ability to effectively lead agencies and other external resources in the development of tactical plans and execution of promotional strategy

  • Demonstrated proficiency in managing budgets, with an understanding of revenue forecasting and expense budget planning and tracking

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing or related fields required; MBA or advanced scientific degree preferred

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Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercialises innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead’s therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

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