Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Associate Director, US Site Management

Princeton, NJ, US
Aug 10, 2018
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
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.

Job responsibilities include:
  • Providing program level leadership, guidance and expertise to the US Clinical Operations site facing staff assigned to complex Oncology clinical studies across multiple phases and indications.
  • Driving alignment across development programs, promoting knowledge sharing, and operational issue resolution through close collaborations with leaders within GCO, Regulatory, Clinical and Medical.
  • Leading a team of Site Managers to build and maintain a high quality US Clinical Operations organization, with strong collaborations with investigators.
  • Managing the hiring, development, coaching, performance management and succession planning of BMS staff.
  • Working closely with Operation Leads, Site Monitoring team and functional leads to align on staffing strategies to meet project deliverables and initiatives.
  • Demonstrating strong knowledge of the development programs across the Oncology portfolio and ensuring in-depth understanding of therapeutic area strategies, disease areas and relevant external landscape to drive site selection across programs.
  • Building strong working relationships with peers, senior leaders, key stakeholders and external oncology networks to influence decisions and achieve results.
  • Sponsoring innovative continuous improvement initiatives that simplify our work, enhance quality and drive engagement with our staff and sites.
  • Embracing change and effectively championing and implementing new processes and ideas.

  • Master or bachelor's degree in Life Sciences, Nursing or pharmacy with broad drug development and global clinical trials experience;
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in people and project management in the pharmaceutical, biotech or contract research organizations;
  • Broad experience in leading Oncology programs;
  • Previous experience with resource allocation, recruiting talent, managing people, coaching and developing others;
  • Highly organized and motivated, possessing excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and coordinate complex projects and initiatives;
  • Demonstrated effective leadership, strong interpersonal and influencing skills and ability to foster teamwork;
  • Strategic agility to apply in depth knowledge of clinical research to goals and objectives across the portfolio;
  • And results oriented with proven track record in building strong collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders to manage BOW.