Director Global Medical Affairs HIV

Director Global Medical Affairs HIV


Uxbridge, United Kingdom

Job Description

Medical Affairs - HIV is a key position serving the Global Medical Affairs teams, supporting Gilead’s efforts towards Ending the HIV Epidemic for Everyone Everywhere.

This position will report to the Executive Director, Strategic Implementation & Franchise - Global Medical Affairs HIV. This individual will be leading community focused activities, collaborating with affiliates globally, other functions within Global teams and external community stakeholders.

The Director - Global Medical Affairs - HIV will support efforts to plan and execute a robust scientific communication and education plan with a broad range of key external stakeholders, ensuring the creation of high-quality scientific content such as slide decks, medical presentations at conferences, advisory boards, and other meetings.

Essential Duties and Job Functions

  • Serves as Medical Affairs strategy lead for Community, working cross portfolio and being the liaison with Public Affairs and Patient Focused and Implementation Science teams.
  • Works with affiliates to advance medical affairs engagement with PWH & PWBP, collaboration with community organizations when appropriate, ensuring medical affairs person-centric approaches to support Gilead’s HIV portfolio and pipeline, and above brand efforts required to end the HIV epidemic.
  • Generates assets and content for use in affiliates by field teams when engaging community representatives.
  • Supports phase IV research, keeping focus on on community role/implementation.
  • Working with existing frameworks, gathers insights from community representatives and key organizations relevant to medica affairs and synthesize findings and recommendations feeding knowledges to the remainder of the organization.
  • Maintains regular communication with GMA teams to remain abreast of what the challenges and opportunities are in regard to community engagement, and to provide tools that meet their needs.
  • Collates information on initiatives developed/rolled out at local level and elevates local best practice to global as appropriate.
  • Collaborates in the development and execution of HIV Global Medical Affairs Plans of Action in alignment with ISPs.
  • Attends major conferences and helps coordinate global medical affairs initiatives.
  • Organizes and supports the execution of Medical Educational initiatives.
  • Provides support to affiliates, holistically, with a cross portfolio approach.
  • Manages projects to completion, anticipating obstacles and difficulties that may arise, resolving them in a collaborative and compliant manner.
  • Assists in the medical review and certification (if applicable) of both branded and unbranded materials developed by HIV global teams.


  • Ability to embrace Gilead’s patient-centric values and leadership commitments, including the highest ethical and compliance standards.
  • Strategic mindset with a focus on collaboration and excellence.
  • Excellent organizational skills including attention to detail and prioritization.
  • Experience in working in an international environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a collaborative, cross-functional environment with internal and external colleagues, including representatives of academia, research, and medical communities.
  • Strong communication skills; able to effectively present and discuss scientific data.
  • Ability to think strategically and align medical, public health, and commercial strategies.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, being able to present data and ideas, and building relationships.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and effectively prioritize workload.
  • Must be able to work with a level of autonomy and independence.
  • Excellent strategic thinking skills, with demonstrated ability to successfully lead the ideation, development of a plan and move to action.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills.


  • MD, PharmD, DO, PA or PhD degree with at least 5 years of experience in HIV preferred.
  • 3-5+ years of experience in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industries preferred.
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a highly matrixed structure.
  • Solid working knowledge of regulatory and compliance environment.
  • Ability to travel frequently (~30%).

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