Senior Manager, Medical Affairs Oncology (solid tumours, breast cancer)

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Senior Manager, Medical Affairs Oncology (solid tumours, breast cancer)

Austria - Vienna

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes 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. Gileads therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

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Inclusion is one of the companys five core values. Thats because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible

The Position

We have an exciting opportunity for an Senior Manager, Medical Affairs to join the cross-functional team for breast cancer in Gilead Sciences, Austria. The focus of the role will be on the indication of triple-negative breast cancer. The Senior Manager will focus on executing the medical strategy in Austria. This role requires very close collaboration with national and international colleagues from within Medical Affairs and the extended cross-functional team. The role is office-based in Vienna and requires national and international travel (including internal meetings and external scientific conferences) once travel restrictions are eased. The position will report to the Country Medical Director.

Specific responsibilities:

  • Executes Medical Affairs activities and scientific projects based on the medical strategy and Plan of Action and will be responsible for planning and development of the local Medical Affairs plan in the Therapeutic Area.
  • Works collaboratively with Gilead personnel in Sales, Marketing, Market Access, Public Affairs, Pharmacovigilance, Clinical Research and global/regional Medical Affairs Teams.
  • Develops and conducts medical education and communication activities, including digital, face-to-face and print.
  • Is a company representative to groups of experts, medical professional groups, societies, patient representatives, regulatory groups and represents the company at national and international scientific meetings.
  • Must be fully cognizant of all relevant complex scientific data and regulatory requirements.
  • Responds to clinical inquiries regarding marketed or developmental Gilead products.
  • Plans and conducts Advisory Boards as needed to obtain insights.
  • Presents scientific and clinical data in a variety of different settings.
  • Supports the generation of scientific data through collaboration with the Gilead personnel in R&D and Clinical Operations, site support in clinical trials, and by developing local clinical trials including study protocols, as needed.
  • Is involved in supporting and coordinating Investigator Sponsored Trials - including collaboration with investigators and internal Gilead personnel.


  • Advanced scientific degree (i.e. MD, PharmD, PhD)
  • Industry experience in a relevant medical/scientific role mandatory.
  • Excellent clinical and scientific understanding of oncology, preferably solid tumours, including breast cancer
  • Ability to embrace Gilead's leadership commitments and patient-centric values, including highest ethical and compliance standards
  • Strategic mindset with a focus on collaboration and excellence.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required, in German and English, along with the ability to understand, analyse and communicate medical concepts in a clear and concise way.
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • Ability to successfully navigate fast and dynamic situations where there is ambiguity, uncertainty and change.
  • Excellent organizational skills including the competence to manage highly complex multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional matrix .
  • Anticipates complex obstacles and difficulties that may arise and resolves them in a collaborative manner.
  • Committed to continuing education.
  • Driving license

The minimum salary for this position is EUR - with a flexibility for higher salary based on qualification and experience.

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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