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Gilead Sciences, Inc. Director, Commercial Digital and Innovation in Uxbridge, United Kingdom

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Director, Commercial Digital and Innovation Job Description

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company that has pursued and achieved breakthroughs in medicine for more than three decades, with the goal of creating a healthier world for all people. The company is committed to advancing innovative medicines to prevent and treat life-threatening diseases, including HIV, viral hepatitis, and cancer. Gilead operates in more than 35 countries worldwide, with headquarters in Foster City, California

Reporting to our Executive Director, Digital and Innovation you would be responsible for developing, scaling and delivering digital innovation initiatives to address business needs, while driving new digital and multichannel capabilities and competencies.

This role will be based in Stockley Park, UK

Key Responsibilities

  • Help define and articulate our Commercial Multichannel & Digital Plan, inclusive of all applicable digital vehicles (targeting patients, caregivers, HCPs, payers, policy makers), content strategy, KPI dashboards and organizational capability needs.

  • Partner closely with Commercial teams (TA & Commercial Operations), IT, Medical Affairs as well as Government and Public Affairs to form strategic partnerships, build, pilot and scale digital initiatives and multichannel capabilities into our brands/disease areas

  • Apply deep understanding of the pharmaceutical industry, payer, provider, and patient dynamics alongside knowledge of the digital technology and partnership landscape to develop and shape the business case for digital opportunities

  • Employ a standardized methodology that includes customer perspectives, industry trends, competitive analysis, and technology disruptions to create leading industry digital thought leadership to assist patients and customers, and implement processes that support the delivery of digital work across the commercial business

  • Drive the digital capability across Gilead Global Commercial teams, set baseline, measure progress, measure resultant business impact, adjust as needed

  • Establish detailed digital roadmaps and strategies for multiple channels at local and global scale; provide input and guide stakeholders portfolio of digital projects/programs

  • Partner with legal and compliance to account for and uphold diverse privacy and compliance requirements across geographies

  • Establish & Drive our digital content hub to efficiently build, store & share global assets, and simplify market localization of these assets

  • Continuously gather data insights to build efficiencies and address gaps in capabilities

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A BSc/MSc/PhD or equivalent with significant experience and extensive knowledge of technology-led, business strategy transformations

  • Significant experience in the pharmaceutical industry and demonstrated capabilities in digital solutions, and the use of digital technologies to both transform business models and provide new customer value-producing opportunities

  • Excellent influencing and networking skills paired with stakeholder management

  • Experience in a multi-layered global environment

  • Experience in Agile methodology and execution and design thinking

  • Availability to travel internationally (as required)


Results orientation . Our ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced, high-growth environment. You will have a strong drive to meet and exceed goals, even under adverse circumstances, and is willing to take ownership of problems and make decisions in order to move forward. You should be adept at clearly defining objectives and priorities and establishing appropriate milestones through a strong understanding of the market and innovative approaches. You will assign accountability and incorporate disciplined processes to ensure success and nimbly handle ‘derailments’ with contingency plans and coordination.

Team leadership . Our successful candidate will have demonstrated the ability to build, develop, and motivate a team as evidenced by effective hiring, coaching, and mentoring of direct reports. Additionally, this individual will have a track record of successfully leveraging diversity of thought to achieve the highest level of results. The ideal candidate will develop an inclusive culture comfortable with challenging current market paradigms to achieve and exceed goals. You will also have constructed an appropriate succession plan and process.

Strategic Orientation. You should be able to articulate evolving priorities for the business, identify market opportunities and adapt short-term plans. This includes the ability to strategically assess customer needs and build/execute specific, segmented strategies to win business across a diverse set of customers. The successful candidate will have passion for, and success in, developing commercial strategies that have measurable business impact.

Collaboration and Influence. The ability to influence without ownership, by demonstrating competence and confidence, being personally accessible and likable, being a good listener, using fact-based persuasion, passion, and persistence as appropriate to the audience and issue at stake. Gaining the support and involvement of key internal constituencies will be critical to success, as will influencing those important constituencies external to the company. The successful candidate must therefore have excellent skills at influencing outcomes, and shaping and catalysing dialogue across and outside the organization. Credibility and integrity are critical attributes to effectively command the respect and trust of key individuals.

Gilead Core Values:

  • Integrity (Doing What’s Right)

  • Inclusion (Encouraging Diversity)

  • Teamwork (Working Together)

  • Excellence (Being Your Best)

  • Accountability (Taking Personal Responsibility)

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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