Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Myeloma Medical Lead, HQ/US

Lawrence Township, NJ, US
Sep 13, 2018
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
The BMS Medical organization strives to be recognized throughout the world as the most accomplished and respected BioPharma Medical organization. In BMS Medical, you will have the ability to impact the lives of patients by developing and ensuring the safe and appropriate use of our medicines. Medical increasingly plays a valuable and unique role in unlocking the full potential of our scientific and medical innovation. Medical bridges clinical development with clinical practice and gains broader knowledge of the healthcare industry.


The Myeloma Medical Lead will provide leadership and direction to the HQ/US Medical team focusing on strategy, planning, development, and implementation of an immuno-oncology program for this disease. In partnership with WW and US Commercial teams and Development Teams, the Medical Lead pursues a strategic vision for product life-cycle development and commercialization in Multiple Myeloma therapeutics. The Hematology Medical Team at BMS has unique integrated responsibilities for global and US aspects of Medical function. Hence, this position requires ability to integrate key insights and needs of therapeutic areas from global and US market perspective to develop successful integrated strategic Medical goals and objectives for the Myeloma program.

This position requires the ability to organize and simply communicate complex data, align others behind a medical strategy across a matrix and partnerships, and to create and energize a high performance team. This individual will set clear and challenging targets that allow skilled and empowered professionals to accomplish business objectives consistent with department/program goals. This position requires objective and effective decision making, and the ability to successfully manage integration points across all BMS functional and commercialization areas to ensure alignment. The Medical Lead will report to the Disease Area Head, Hematology in US Medical.

Critical Responsibilities include

Developing a medical plan that is both product specific and disease area focused and in alignment with both World Wide (WW) and US Commercial (USC), translating appropriate brand strategies into effective launch and life cycle management activities in US and Globally.

Active leadership and participation as core member on the Brand and Tumor Matrix Teams to closely collaborate and partner with both US and worldwide counterparts to ensure to develop respective Medical plans to ensure market specific needs as well as global need are addressed.

Leadership of HQM and USM cross-functional medical teams that include HQM and USM data generation and knowledge transfer resources to drive timely and flawless execution.

Transparent communication and close collaboration with WW and US Commercial & Access organizations to integrate medical perspectives into the commercialization process and ensure appropriate alignment between commercial and medical.

Externally focused and connected to high impact external influencers in order to identify and translate key insights and to appropriately drive adoption of BMS medicines.

Leadership of TA aligned field facing resources that provide them with the necessary coaching to ensure customer objectives are met.

Contributes when appropriate to shaping the competitive strategies around pricing and reimbursement by influencing a US perspective for the target product profile, label language and value considerations.

Continually measure and assess the effectiveness of HQM and USM medical plans.


Advanced scientific degree (MD, PhD, PharmD)

Therapeutic area scientific & clinical expertise

Must be familiar with all phases of oncology drug development, including clinical development, regulatory and life cycle management.

Healthcare landscape knowledge & insight

Proven impact and influence with high impact national TA leaders *

Launch expertise *

Vision and strategic thinking *

Business acumen

Partnering and collaboration

Influencing and persuasion- negotiation skills

Excellent Verbal & written communication skills

Ability to lead diverse team of varying experiences

Ability to lead and manage a complex (e.g., cross-functional, matrix designed) project team

Ability to build & lead diverse and results- oriented high performance teams *

*Must have for Launch products