Overlay Therapeutic Specialist, HIV

Gilead Sciences   •  

Jacksonville, FL

Industry: Biotech/Pharma


5 - 7 years

Posted 425 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Job Description

This HIV- Overlay Therapeutic Specialist position covers the Jacksonville, FL territory and includes Pensacola, Panama City and Savannah.

Job Requirements

  • Responsible for achieving coverage and frequency targets, and consistently achieving sales targets in assigned territory
  • Contributes to regional training, developing the key skills of other team members
  • With guidance, initiates systems to monitor sales progress and action plans
  • Regularly measures success, documents and provides feedback on performance
  • May work in collaboration with outside partner companies to co-promote products or services
  • Manages territory budgets for customer contacts, speaker events and other miscellaneous external expenditures
  • May represent company at professional events and promote company products at such events
  • Works cooperatively with Medical Science Liaisons, National Account Managers, Marketing and otherinternal Gilead team members on various cross-functional projects
  • Assists in the identification and resolution of issues and opportunities, and communicates proactively to marketing and sales management
  • Completes necessary administrative tasks in a timely manner e.g. updating customer database, expenses
  • Communicates and functions across the commercial team, ensuring efficient collaboration on projects
  • Operates in compliance with Gilead commercial compliance policy, and all applicable federal and state laws and guidance relating to product promotion and information dissemination including, but not limited to, the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, the Food and Drug Administration’s implementing regulations, the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute, the False Claims Act, PhRMA, Corporate Code of Business Conduct and the Office of the Inspector General’s Compliance Program Guidance for Pharmaceutical Manufacturers.


  • Has proven expertise in interpersonal and relationship-building skills, along with strong influencing and negotiating skills
  • Has a working knowledge of relevant therapeutic/disease/product area
  • Is familiar with industry trends and remains current with competitor’s resources and practices
  • Can speak to the pros and cons (overall goals of plan, cost vs. efficacy, dosing, duration, etc.) of a product protocol
  • Is able to identify rising issues / solutions / opportunities and is able to present / communicate arguments to management/marketing
  • Demonstrates solid analytical skills, able to identify and understand moderately complex issues and problems, and interpret information in a manner that provides appropriate recommendations to management and specialists
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work with a general level of autonomy and independence
  • Previous pharmaceutical experience is essential and relevant therapeutic working knowledge is desirable
  • Proven expertise in interpersonal and relationship building skills is required

Specific Education and Experience Requirements

  • Typical candidates will possess a BA or BS degree, and 4+ years of relevant salesexperience within the pharmaceutical or healthcare industry
  • Prior experience in appropriate therapeutic area highly desired
  • Achievement of any mandatory country-specific pharmaceutical sales certifications is essential.
  • Typically requires a BA or BS degree and minimum of 4 – 6 years of relevant selling experience within the pharmaceutical or healthcare industry
  • Prior experience in appropriate therapeutic area highly desired