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Director – Breast Cancer G9 Execution Lead GCPS
Posted on 11/9/2022
Uxbridge, UK
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Market Research
  • B.A. or B.S. required, MBA and/or advanced degree in life sciences or medical degree preferred
  • Extensive years of relevant commercial experience in the biotech or pharmaceutical industry
  • Strategic and operational experience at country level as BUD or marketing head preferred
  • In-depth knowledge of the G9 countries
  • Experience in local or regional product strategy and annual plan implementation; experience in product marketing required
  • Ability to develop and implement launch preparedness, tactical planning and secure budget management
  • A proven track record in cross-geography collaboration and as a business partner with multiple stakeholders, directly working with teams in the matrix to achieve overall objectives
  • Very strong facilitation and counselling skills, particularly with individuals from diverse work cultures
  • Highly resourceful and strategic thinker with strong emotional intelligence, operational rigor and project management capabilities
  • Competitive mindset and ability to focus and prioritize
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to influence and work successfully with varied audiences and executives
  • Strong strategic and analytical skills, demonstrated by the ability to identify and interpret complex issues and provide appropriate recommendations to senior management and across functional areas
  • Communicate the integrated global commercial strategy to the respective countries to maintain and expand our global market position, ensuring the strategy is well-understood and providing input into local execution
  • Identify in a timely manner common, systemic trends and evolving issues within the G9 markets that urgently need GCPS action
  • Bring strategic country insights into ISP development
  • Identify common commercial needs (e.g. promotional materials & digital content, messaging, market research, addressing competition, etc..), escalate them immediately and ensure they are addressed in a timely and effective manner
  • Champion the global brand profile, messaging and value proposition with local markets, and transfer key learnings and insights between the global marketing team and local markets
  • Inform Global POA process, particularly identifying global initiatives that address key countries priorities and needs
  • Support the development of local POA, in close alignment with ISP and Global POA, acting as a thought partner with local counterparts, providing feedback and input and embedding best practices
  • Equip the countries with materials, tools and above country initiatives to drive performance
  • Collect, codify and disseminate commercial tactic best practices across local markets, participate in working sessions and discussions, and lead regional forums to share practices and coordinate the execution of the global strategy
  • Monitor the performance within the G9 and support forecasting and LE process in close collaboration with the countries and Global Commercial Operations
  • Your ultimate benchmark will be the successful local execution of the global commercial strategy across your countries, driving performance
  • Integrity - Doing What's Right
  • Teamwork - Collaborating in good faith
  • Excellence - Working at a high level of commitment and capability
  • Accountability - Taking Personal Responsibility
  • Inclusion - Encouraging Diversity
Gilead Sciences

10,001+ employees

Critical disease biopharmaceutical development
Company Overview
Gilead’s mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative therapeutics for people with life-threatening diseases. The company is committed to creating a healthier world for everyone through their research, development of forward medicines, and clinical trials.
  • Paid family time off and paid parental time off
  • Generous 401(k) contribution matching
  • Comprehensive medical plans that cover both physical and mental healthcare
  • Global Wellbeing Reimbursement
  • Time Off
  • Global Volunteer Day
  • Giving Together Program
  • Employee Support Programs
  • Flexible Work Options
Company Core Values
  • Integrity: Doing What’s Right
  • Inclusion: Encouraging Diversity
  • Teamwork: Working Together
  • Accountability: Taking Personal Responsibility
  • Excellence: Being Your Best