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Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Foster City, CA, United States
7 days ago
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Foster City, CA, United States
7 days ago
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Foster City, California, United States
7 days ago


Executive Director, Global Head of Patient Engagement- Remote
United States Remote

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.

Making an impact on a global scale
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

Executive Director, Global Head of Patient Engagement- NJ, CA or Remote

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. We strive to transform and simplify care for people with life-threatening illnesses around the world. Gilead's portfolio of products and pipeline of investigational drugs includes treatments for HIV/AIDS, COVID-19, HBV, HCV, HDV, Oncology and Cell Therapy as well as Inflammatory Diseases. Gilead is a patient-centric, science-focused company.

Reporting to the VP Global Medical Strategic Operations, this individual will provide strategic leadership to a team of experts responsible for advancing the science of patient engagement to activate and empower patients by employing innovative designs and implementation science methods to improve point of care experiences, patient unmet needs, access to care and patient health outcomes.

This leader will drive engagement across the Patient Engagement Ecosystem (defined as the breadth of stakeholders including but not limited to; patients, providers, care-givers, payers, advocates, organizations, policy makers, industry, researchers, and regulators on a global, regional, and local level across the care continuum that engage, provide care, and advocate for patients and health outcomes meaningful to them) to advance and collaboratively develop interventions to capture and deliver patient-centered care outcomes; gain a deep understanding of patient needs, challenges, preferences and opportunities; co-design digital engagement tools for validation and subsequent implementation at scale; work across the G.Ecosystem team network to integrate key insights on current and evolving patient needs to advance Gilead's life cycle, evidence generation, and commercialization goals across the portfolio; build strong internal and external working relationships across complex networks to ensure Gilead development and commercialization strategies remain patient centric and externally relevant. This individual will work across all therapeutic areas to ensure the successful completion and execution of deliverables and provide strategic, technical and operational leadership to identify and incorporate innovation across industry benchmarks.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Build and lead a diverse and inclusive proactive team of experts to deliver patient engagement excellence for Medical Affairs and Gilead
  • Significantly contribute to the enterprise wide patient engagement movement and culture change management approach across Gilead
  • Lead a cross-functional patient engagement operating model with key functions (Clinical Operations, Regulatory Affairs, Value and Access, Legal, HR, Corporate Strategy, Commercial, Public Affairs, Government Affairs, etc.) to facilitate Gilead patient centricity focus, strategy, and tactics
  • Collaborate with key functions to ensure patient experience data, insights and reported outcomes are systematically captured, collated, shared and applied to Therapeutic Area strategy, planning and activation
  • Significantly contribute to building corresponding infrastructure and capabilities to enable teams across Gilead to activate and embed patient engagement in day-to-day operations and roles across the organization
  • Establish lead relationships with pre-competitive patient engagement organizations to shape external perspectives and bring expertise and insights into the organization
  • Create authentic platforms and opportunities to understand what matters most to patients
  • Enhance organizational understanding of patient behaviors and needs in the real-world setting within and across system-based care experiences to affect patient outcomes
  • Ensure patient insights and needs that are captured are reflective of a diverse patient population and the communities we serve
  • Deliver relevant and actionable insights to inform organizational decisions that address comprehensive care needs
  • Provide a perspective of in practice unmet patient and care needs to prioritize and inform Development decisions
  • Lead, collaborate and co-create coordinated patient experience-based campaigns and initiatives to heighten patient access, (scope including but not limited to reimbursement and patient-centered decision-making drivers)
  • Support and partner with teams to create innovative and/or digital patient solutions, channels and initiatives that increase access to medicines and engagement with patients
  • Develop communication platforms to convey the patient engagement imperative
  • Regularly benchmark Gilead Medical Affairs patient engagement performance and approach
  • Drive innovative projects by identifying opportunities and proposing tailored solutions for internal and external projects within a therapeutic area or above brands to optimize patient outcomes
  • Identify, develop, engage, retain and complete succession planning for direct reports
  • Plan for budget and resources to support Medical Affairs Patient Engagement
  • Develop a long-term strategy and implementation of Medical Affairs Patient Engagement which reflects Gilead' G.Ecosystem network and emerging digital transformation priorities
  • Display strong leadership, expertise, and representation internally as well as externally on matters of critical importance for Medical Affairs Patient Engagement
  • Develop creative and effective solutions to inter- and intra-project priority conflicts, resource constraints and other problems which may impact project or group goals and deliverables across multiple programs.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills:

  • Advanced scientific degree with significant business experience and patient engagement experience
  • 7-10 years global/in-market Pharma/Biopharma experience
  • Experience designing and/or leading collaborative research involving implementation science
  • Oncology experience preferable
  • Experience shaping, developing & successfully implementing global patient-centric plans
  • Experience in strategic planning processes and tools
  • Experience navigating an evolving compliance and regulatory patient engagement landscape with both internal and external partners
  • Experience in understanding of forecasts, budgets, financial processes and tools
  • Experience in an alliance or strategic partnership
  • Experience in translating business needs into a coordinated plan
  • Understanding of digital health arena and evolving role of patient engagement across systems
  • Results-orientation with ability to develop creative and simple solutions to complex problems
  • Strong ability to collaborate across multiple internal and external partners
  • Highly organized with a strong attention to detail, clarity, accuracy and conciseness
  • Uncompromising ethical standard and conduct
  • Able to motivate and foster team & cross functional collaboration
  • Additional Capabilities
    • Managing complexity: Ability to manage complex projects and use network to solve organizational issues
    • Comfort with ambiguity, paired with a proactive transformational leadership style
    • Prioritization: Ability to define priorities and focus on areas that add value
    • Problem Solving: Ability to identify the crux of a problem, and propose actionable solutions
    • Communication: Extreme clarity of communication, focused on key issues
    • Project Management: Clear organizational skills/ability to drive a team to solve complex problems
    • Collaborative style and the ability to influence at senior levels
    • Innovative, self-starter with the resilience to work effectively in a fast-moving environment

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Job Information

  • Job ID: 59997390
  • Location:
    Foster City, California, United States
  • Company Name: Gilead Sciences, Inc.
  • Position Title: Executive Director, Global Head of Patient Engagement- Remote
  • Job Function: Industry Research
  • Job Type: Full-Time
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