Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Associate Director, R&D Quality Solutions

Location
Princeton, NJ, US
Posted
Aug 09, 2018
Ref
R1508853
Discipline
Quality, Quality Control
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases.

One shared journey is moving us forward at Bristol-Myers Squibb. Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious disease. Empowered to apply our individual talents and ideas so that we can learn and grow together. Driven to make a difference, from innovative research to hands-on community support. Bristol-Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

Responsibilities

The R&D Quality Solutions (RD-QS) Operational Lead (Associate Director) will support efficient and effective implementation of the Clinical Quality Improvement Plan. The RD-QS Operational Lead will report to the Head, RD-QS, who is responsible for ensuring clinical quality system improvements and accountability across all R&D functions, as well as championing quality across the business.

Qualifications
  • A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent is required. A degree in Life Sciences or equivalent is preferred. At least 5 years in the pharmaceutical industry and 2 years of experience in clinical trial operations and/or Good Clinical Practice (GCP) is preferred.
  • A robust understanding of the drug development process and clinical operations, experience in risk management, audits and health authority inspections, root cause analyses and mitigation strategies as well as CAPAs.
  • Lean Sigma and/or Kaizen belt qualification and experience in Project Management are preferred.
  • Experience in matrix management is desirable with the ability to engage and inspire others. Good communication skills with a proven ability to effectively engage and manage key internal stakeholders in various functions and geographies. Good presentation and negotiation skills with the ability to timely resolve conflict in a constructive manner.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously to ensure timely, on-budget execution of tasks. Attention to detail with excellent planning, time management and organizational skills.
  • The candidate will demonstrate the ability to adopt a biopharma enterprise-wide and entrepreneurial mindset, to act with speed, accountability and integrity.