Sr Director, Commercial Product Strategy-Gastroenterology

Location: Foster City, California US


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Job Number: 1821

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Job Description
Senior Director Brand Strategy Gastroenterology

Making an impact on a global scale

For over 30 years, Gilead has been a leading innovator in treating and preventing HIV and we developed today's leading medicines for treating viral hepatitis. But this expertise is just a foundation for our ambitions. As part of our research and development program,
Gilead is advancing a pipeline of novel investigational agents for inflammatory diseases, addressing multiple targets with potential application across a broad range of disorders. In this role, you will drive the global marketing strategy and implementation for our emerging Inflammation therapies within a particular disease state. From clinical trial design, lifecycle management, new indications and product launches, you'll be providing insights and partnering with local markets, Medical Affairs, Value and Access, Commercial Operations, Clinical Development, Governmental Affairs, Public Affairs to implement an integrated, global Inflammation disease strategy.

Key Responsibilities

Reporting to the Executive Director, Global Commercial Product Strategy, Gastroenterology, this role will focus on Ulcerative Colitis, where we have just completed our phase 2/3 trial, and Crohn's Disease, where we are currently enrolling patients into our phase 3 trial. We are anticipating launching into these indications in the coming years.

She/he will:

• Develop and execute the commercial strategic vision for gastroenterology, balancing near-term and long-term priorities

• Build integrated global strategic plans that meet global market, regulatory and payer needs and work with global counterparts to develop and implement annual commercial plans that inform country-specific brand plans

• Create strong and close working relationship with the Launch Excellence Team as well as our Galapagos partner

• Create strong and close working relationship with the key markets, which you will support and partner with on strategy implementation

• Shape, maintain and update the global brand profile and develop key marketing deliverables, including global value proposition, messaging, positioning, differential advantages, brand book and, in coordination with Value & Access, global reimbursement and pricing strategy to maximize sales potential while ensuring strategic alignment

• Conduct strategic marketing activities including market and competitive research and product positioning in close collaboration with cross commercial disciplines

• Identify actionable insights based on market research and ensure that the product/brand addresses unmet need areas

• Develop and execute global launch campaigns, including the development of a differentiating strategy, unique branding, compelling positioning and key messaging that maintain or extend our global market position

• Your ultimate benchmark will be the successful execution of a global commercial strategy that maximizes the overall value of the asset and patient access across the product lifecycle

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

We're seeking a strategic, influential leader and experienced global manager with:

• At least 14 years of relevant commercial experience in the biotech or pharmaceutical industry

• Substantial i nflammation/respiratory -specific experience and market knowledge in inflammatory conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, gastro-intestinal diseases/inflammatory bowel syndrome, etc., ideally in the pre-launch and launch phase

• Substantial experience in global product strategic planning, including developing differentiated brand positioning and messaging

• Experience in co-promote partnerships a plus

• A proven track record in planning and executing new product launches

• Demonstrated ability to conceive, develop and implement multi-dimensional marketing and business plans, including branded and unbranded campaign development and tactical planning and budgeting

• Exceptional communication skills and the ability to influence and work successfully with varied audiences and executives

• Strong analytical skills, demonstrated by the ability to identify and interpret complex issues and provide appropriate recommendations to senior management and across functional areas

• B.A. or B.S. required, MBA and/or advanced degree in life sciences or medical degree preferred

The Gilead Difference

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• Integrity - Doing What's Right

• Inclusion - Encouraging Diversity

• Teamwork - Working Together

• Accountability - Taking Personal Responsibility

• Excellence - Being Your Best

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Job Number: R0013822

Community / Marketing Title: Sr Director, Commercial Product Strategy-Gastroenterology

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