Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Clinical Program Lead, Immunoscience

Princeton, NJ, US
Jun 20, 2018
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
The Clinical Program Lead, Immunoscience, will establish the clinical research strategy and supervise clinical research efforts for immunoscience assets throughout their lifecycle, spanning first in human through Phase IV studies. The leader will create and communicate a vision for the clinical development of these assets and will lead and develop a group of clinical research professionals focused on designing and executing clinical development programs that are scientifically founded, technically excellent, and address regulatory and access requirements globally.

Key Role Accountabilities:
  • Supervise the design, development, medical monitoring, interpretation and analysis of clinical programs, trials, and protocols across the immunoscience portfolio.
  • Oversee the generation of clinical development components in support of all regulatory filings and supportive activities.
  • Develop and lead a group of talented clinical research professionals tasked with developing and delivering clinical programs and studies.
  • Contribute to overall Innovative Medicines strategy.
  • Provide strategic insight, develop plans for clinical development, and perform the technical evaluation of potential in-licensing opportunities in support of business development.
  • Partner with colleagues in Discovery, Regulatory, Medical, Commercial and other key functions on a global basis; additionally, exhibit an external focus and build relationships with thought leaders, physicians, and patient advocacy groups outside of BMS.
  • Build a franchise reputation that attracts innovators to BMS. This individual will recruit, develop and retain strong talent and establish an effective and ethical culture that encourages teamwork, promotes cooperation, and provides a supportive culture.
  • Champion a culture that values diversity of thought, supports coaching, fosters accountability and integrity, and drives process excellence and continuous improvement.


MD, with extensive clinical trial and drug development experience in addition to a strong scientific background. Subspecialty training in rheumatology or immunology highly preferred.

Greater than 10 years of pharmaceutical industry experience. Extensive understanding of drug development issues, experience designing and conducting clinical trials, and demonstrable success filing regulatory dossiers and prosecuting them through approval.

Extensive management experience, as individual will manage a group of highly talented professionals including MDs, PhDs, and PharmDs with clinical research experience.

Ability to work across functional areas including commercial, medical and all other research functions of the organization from discovery through regulatory and manage teams across a matrix environment.

Experience with business development and licensing activities, in evaluating the technical and franchise aspects for potential in-licensing opportunities that shape immunoscience development strategy.

Skill at interacting externally and at speaking engagements.

Ability to attract, develop, guide, motivate, and retain talented professionals who exemplify the BMS culture.