Director, Medical Affairs Inflammation

Director, Medical Affairs Inflammation

Gilead

Milan, Italy

Job Description:

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Gilead team in Medical Affairs to support the business objective. This role has come about through expansion of the team and the role will report to the Executive Director, Medical Affairs based in our office in Milan, Italy.

In this role, the right candidate will receive a great opportunity to be part of Gilead’s Inflammation team, working in an area of significant unmet need.

Specific responsibilities:

  • Provides vision and direction for the assigned Medical Affairs team;
  • Leads and manages a team of Medical Affairs professionals directly and indirectly including the line manager for the field-based MS team;
  • Provides clear strategic guidance for the development and execution of the TA strategy, the medical Plans of Action (POAs) and cross-functional projects;
  • Ensures continuous development and training of the team and individual team members based on Gilead´s Competency Models; acts as a coach and mentor for team members;
  • Sets clear performance expectations that are aligned with company and department goals; monitors progress and delivers fair and effective performance reviews;
  • Plans and monitors the departmental budget;
  • Leads hiring of the team and ensures excellent onboarding of new team members;
  • Participates in the exchange with the medical community and maintains a thought leaders network.

Involved in the development and execution of the cross-functional product and TA strategy:

  • Contributes to the development of the Market Access strategy in coordination with Market Access, Regulatory Affairs, Country Medical Director, and General Manager; delivers the medical part of the plan;
  • Contributes to the cross-functional TA leadership and provides strategic input into the TA strategy and Business Plans of Action (BPOAs);
  • Contributes to the development of European and global medical POAs;
  • Collaborates effectively and in a compliant manner with colleagues in other functional areas, e.g. Clinical Research, Sales and Marketing, Market Access, PVE.

Has additional internal and external leadership roles:

  • Contributes to the overall country Medical Affairs strategy and is a member of the country Medical Leadership Team (MLT);
  • Stays up to date with Medical Affairs management approaches in the industry and applies them to the Gilead team where appropriate;
  • Stays up to date with medical and scientific developments in the field and applies them internally;
  • Provides local medical expert input into global product development;
  • Leads and/or contributes to organizational projects at the national, international, and departmental level;
  • Represents Gilead to external and internal stakeholders, including groups of experts, medical professional groups, societies, regulatory groups and at national and international scientific meetings.

Required Knowledge, Experience & Skills:

  • Advanced scientific degree (e.g. MD, PharmD, PhD);
  • Advanced clinical and/or scientific knowledge in rheumatology, inflammatory bowel disease, immunology, or other inflammatory disease areas;
  • Relevant pharmaceutical company experience within Medical Affairs;
  • Significant people management experience;
  • Ability to embrace Gilead’s patient-centric values, including highest ethical and compliance standards;
  • Strategic mindset with a focus on collaboration and excellence;
  • Excellent organizational skills including attention to detail and prioritization;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English;
  • Works independently with minimal supervision;
  • Experience of working in an international environment.

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