Director, Medical Affairs - Oncology

Gilead (Melbourne VIC, Australia) 23 days ago
Job DescriptionGilead Sciences is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, and commercialises innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. Our heritage of science and innovation and the curiosity and passion of everyone who works here has enabled us to provide medicines that help transform standards of care for more than 30 years. Gilead’s therapeutic areas of focus include liver diseases, infectious diseases, inflammatory diseases and cancer.Due to continued growth, we are seeking a knowledgeable and motivated professional capable of working effectively in a cross-functional team environment. The successful candidate will assume a full-time employment as a Director, Gilead Oncology in the Medical Affairs department and report to the Senior Director, Medical Affairs.Essential Job FunctionsEnsure the safe and appropriate use of Gilead medicinesImprove the standard of clinical care for patients living with cancerSpecific ResponsibilitiesLead the Gilead Oncology medical teamServe as internal and external scientific expert in the therapy area, healthcare landscape, and data on Gilead and competitor medicinesOversee and provide strategic leadership to the development and execution of the ANZ Medical Affairs plan to support the Gilead oncology franchise, setting defined goals and objectivesPartner with colleagues and serve as the internal medical affairs representative in the cross-functional therapeutic teamWorking with the Senior Director, Medical Affairs plan and allocate Gilead Oncology Medical Affairs resources and budgetsRecruit, manage and develop staff for ANZ Gilead Oncology teamEnsure effective cross-functional collaborations with internal and external customers, including the Foster City Medical Affairs team, Marketing, Sales, Market Access, Clinical Research, Public Affairs, Government Affairs, Finance, LegalMaintain a high level of scientific presence in the ANZ oncology medical community, through: leadership at major international and national meetings, congresses and symposia regional and national advisory boards, regular communication and compliant responses with key opinion leaders, investigators, and research organizationsEvaluate and effectively communicate Gilead ANZ clinical data to support the Gilead Oncology portfolio:Provide medical and scientific oversight to publications, scientific presentationsOversee collaborative medical education and speaker trainingSupport Gilead Oncology data generation activities through:Strategically develop Ph 3b and 4 clinical trials to address unmet medical needs in ANZ regionCritical review of global ISR, Ph3 and Ph4 study proposals as a member of the MAST committeeServe as medical monitor to Gilead sponsored Phase 4 trials as neededReview abstracts and/or manuscripts that result from ISR grantsOversee the medical and scientific review of promotional materials for Gilead Oncology treatments, and serve as an official signatoryKnowledge, Experience, and SkillsThe ideal candidate will be an MD, PharmD or PhD with clinical practice and pharmaceutical experience in oncology in general, solid tumours (especially breast cancer) and haematological malignancies in particularSolid experience in the pharmaceutical industry, with prior supervisory/leadership and people development experienceDemonstrate organizational skills to manage multiple projects simultaneously.Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills along with excellent judgment and ability to work in a team environment.Travel to domestic and international conferences, including weekendsIn depth knowledge of regulatory affairs and drug safetyIn depth knowledge of local pharmaceutical industry, business conduct and legal/health system environmentGilead Core ValuesIntegrity (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)

Director, Medical Affairs - Oncology

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