Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Clinical Trial Lead

Princeton, NJ, US
Oct 12, 2018
Required Education
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.

** The Grade/Level of the Role Will be Determined by the Qualifications and Experience of the Chosen Candidate **

  • Work with the Program Lead and team members to translate the FDT strategy into trial options and protocols
  • Clinical monitoring of one or more studies
  • Medical Data Review (and data cleaning support as appropriate) of ongoing studies working with Clinical Operations and Data Management.
  • Addresses relevant clinical queries from study sites with documentation in eTMF
  • Identify and builds relationships with investigators
  • Contributes to DSURs and PSURs
  • Supports generation and coordination of clinical documents and deliverables in support of regulatory filings
  • Work consistently in a matrix environment
  • MD, PhD, Pharm D or other health related scientific field with a deep understanding of the clinical oncology of the area of interest or equivalent therapy area knowledge
  • The position is based in the Princeton, NJ area


  • Responsible for the study timelines in a cross-functional matrix protocol team
  • Responsible for the clinical development activities from site(s) initiation to study discontinuation
  • Ensure that all the activities around study implementation are compliant with the GCP and regulatory requirements
  • In collaboration with GRS and GPV&E, designs and implements safety monitoring plans
  • Interprets clinical data and makes appropriate decisions and recommendations
  • Addresses relevant clinical queries from study sites; contributes to responses regarding study related HA and IRB questions

  • Work with the Program leads to author clinical protocols and related documents (CRF, DRP), including Clinical study reports, clinical regulatory documents including integrated summaries and clinical overview
  • Addresses relevant clinical queries from study sites; and authors responses to study related HA and IRB questions

Work with the Program Lead, team members and governance bodies to translate the FDT strategy into trial options, protocols and action plans

  • Identify and builds relationships with study investigators
  • Is seen and acts as the study expert by the site personnel
  • Ability to work and communicate efficiently with internal partners in the US for positions located outside the US

  • Identify and builds relationships with principal investigators
  • Identify Thought Leaders and use them for inputs in clinical strategy and protocol design
  • Maintain a strong medical/scientific reputation within the disease area
  • Contribute to Health Authority interactions as a Medical Monitor on assigned clinical studies
  • Share specific clinical strategies with other clinical teams
  • Study-specific clinical design and execution
  • Manage communication with key stakeholders (senior)

  • Understanding of the fundamentals of clinical development (e.g. from working as an investigator, working in an adjacent group in industry - e.g. monitoring)
  • Management of one or more uncomplicated studies and preparation of regulatory documents
  • New entrance to pharma: out of fellowship/ new to industry
  • Limited clinical research experience (substantial academic research experience could potentially substitute)

  • Relevant clinical research experience (relevant academic research experience could potentially substitute)
  • Has a deep understanding of the fundamentals of protocol development and follow up, including but not limited to: Study monitoring, data collection and analysis, database cleaning and database lock
  • Has a history of handling multiple, complex, studies in parallel
  • Has a history of prior meaningful participation in regulatory submissions
  • Has a history of strong interaction with thought leaders
  • Proven team leadership capability
  • Performs as an individual contributor
  • Identifies when an issue is present and begins to address