Job Details

Gilead Sciences, Inc.
  • Position Number: 2121478
  • Location: Melbourne,
  • Position Type: Business - Marketing and Sales


Sr Therapeutic Specialist - Queensland
Australia - Melbourne

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


Gilead Sciences is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, and commercialises innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. Our heritage of science and innovation and the curiosity and passion of everyone who works here has enabled us to provide medicines that help transform standards of care for more than 30 years.

Gilead's therapeutic areas of focus include liver diseases, infectious diseases, inflammatory diseases and cancer.

We are recruiting for a new Senior Therapeutic Specialist covering Queensland, calling primarily on Infectious Disease physicians and haematologists, as well as managing key accounts in South Australia and Western Australia. This role will bring renewed focus to a unique but well-established, life-saving treatment for invasive fungal infections as well as promoting the appropriate use of a novel antiviral.

Reporting to the Director of Sales & Marketing. The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

Essential Job Functions
  • Takes an entrepreneurial and energised approach to identify growth opportunities and realise these by implementing customer-focused solutions
  • Represents Gilead's products and services to a defined customer base within a specific geographic area.
  • Utilizes an in-depth level of product and therapeutic disease knowledge to promote the appropriate use of Gilead products to healthcare professionals.


Specific Responsibilities
  • Developing and execution of a prioritised individual and account activity plan.
  • Achieving ongoing sales targets in assigned territory.
  • Represents Gilead's products and services to a defined customer base within a specific geographic area.
  • Utilizes an in-depth level of product and therapeutic disease knowledge to promote the appropriate use of Gilead products to healthcare professionals.
  • May assist others with their individual plans and is productive at developing in-depth market interpretation of sales analysis data.
  • Initiates systems to monitor sales progress and action plans.
  • Manages territory budgets for customer contacts, speaker events and other miscellaneous external expenditures.
  • May work in collaboration with outside partner companies to co-promote products or services.
  • May represent company at professional events and promote company products at such events.
  • Works cooperatively with Medical Science Liaisons, National Account Managers, Marketing and other internal Gilead team members on various cross-functional projects related to specific accounts or physicians.
  • Works as an individual contributor.
  • Forms, builds and extends professional business relationships with key customers or accounts.
  • Effectively networks for product with thought leaders.
  • Organizes sales initiatives within the market as directed and follows up on these to ensure their successful completion.
  • Sets a positive example for others to follow.
  • May take the lead on projects within team e.g. liaison role with marketing, meetings coordinator etc.
  • May participate in the development and mentoring of less experienced team members.
  • Completes necessary administrative tasks in a timely manner e.g. updating customer database, expenses etc.
  • Responsible for achieving the competency levels required in the role.
  • Compliance with all regulatory agencies, state, and federal law is required.


Knowledge, Experience, and Skills
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work with a high level of autonomy and independence.
  • Serves as technical expert of assigned product, therapeutic classes, and patient needs in order to educate/influence key physicians.
  • This position requires knowledge of industry trends and competitor's resources and practices.
  • Must be able to proactively identify issues, opportunities, and resolutions and is able to present and effectively communicate issues and recommendations to marketing and sales management.


  • A BA or BS degree
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant selling experience within the pharmaceutical or healthcare industry
  • Experience in speciality sales including oncology and/or haematology is desirable.


Gilead Core Values
  • Integrity (always doing the right thing)
  • Teamwork (collaborating in good faith)
  • Excellence (working at a high level of commitment and capability)
  • Accountability (taking personal responsibility)
  • Inclusion (encouraging diversity)



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