Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Franchise Medical Scientist

Princeton, NJ, US
Sep 15, 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.

This role is a member of the Oncology Franchise Medical Team accountable for driving launch excellence as a core Medical capability in the US Medical Oncology organization and delivering innovative planning and execution solutions for the Immuno-Oncology (I-O) Franchise. The Franchise Medical Team focuses on four key capabilities: Launch Excellence, I-O Unbranded Education, Customer Engagement Forums and Congress/Conference Leadership. The Franchise Team collaborates routinely with the US Medical Disease Teams, cross functional Medical Matrix teams and Headquarters Medical. Key Commercial partners of the Franchise Medical Team include the Franchise Marketing Team, I-O Unbranded Education Team, Customer Engagement Effectiveness, Digital Hub and Patient Hub.

Responsibilities include

Works closely with Medical Oncology Leads, Medical Scientists and Matrix Team members in driving excellence in launch planning and execution for Life Cycle Management diseases.

Leads customization and utilization of Medical Launch Playbooks to support new tumor launch plans

Leads development of new tumor TL identification plans and Congress/Conference plans

Leads development and distribution of I-O unbranded educational resources through multi-channel, multi-format communications to prioritized targets.

Leads planning and execution of all Medical Advisory Boards

Leads planning & execution of TL engagements forums (I-O Grand Rounds, I-O Connection Forums, Thought Leader Encounters)

Leads development and execution of I-O unbranded booths across a variety of venues (Congresses, Conferences)

Leads USMO planning and execution of Regional Conferences and Congresses (ASCO, ASH)

Prioritizes high-impact initiatives and drive activities that deliver value to customers, with more focused execution

Works closely with Commercial on innovative planning and execution solutions to maximize operational functioning at the Franchise level.

Consolidates and disseminates lessons learned, best practices and innovative ideas across the Medical Matrix, Therapeutic Areas and Regions.


Advanced Medical degree with clinical and/or industry experience.

1-2 years Pharma experience

Oncology scientific & clinical knowledge preferred

Healthcare landscape knowledge & insight

Excellent organizational and time management skills

Business acumen skills - ability to work effectively with Commercial stakeholders

Effective partnering and collaboration skills

Influencing, persuasion and negotiation skills

Excellent verbal & written communication skills

Project management skills

Problem solving/solutions orientation

Ability to collaborate and cooperative in a complex matrix environment