Bristol Myers Squibb Company

GPVE PV Scientist

Hopewell, NJ, US
Dec 04, 2018
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.


Support Medical Safety Assessment Physicians (MSAP) in leading Safety Data Review Meetings (SDRM) and teams. Appropriately perform core signal detection activities, elevate program or portfolio issues impacting benefit risk, priorities, resources, and milestones with appropriate oversight. Author safety data query responses, contribute to specified sections of the Periodic Benefit Risk Update Report (PBRER) and Development Safety Update Report in the Immuno-Oncology and Oncology therapeutic area. Ensure pharmacovigilance regulatory compliance with oversight, as needed.

Key Responsibilities and Major Duties:

1. Lead Safety Data Review Meetings (SDRM) and teams, and participate in related PV and product-development subteam(s) in the Immuno-Oncology and Oncology therapeutic area. Appropriately elevate signal detection findings impacting risk benefit to the MST Chair.

2. Author PV contributions to specified sections of the PBRER and DSURs with oversight, as needed.

3. Author safety data query responses to health authorities including coordination and integration of input from other functional groups, as needed to support responses to ad hoc queries with oversight, as needed.

4. Provide periodic summary of pertinent safety-related literature and analysis of pre-determined core signal data. Provides summaries, evaluations and conclusions with oversight as needed.

5. Collaborate within and across BMS functions with appropriate disciplines to identify and ensure management of internal and external documentation and support when required.

6. Apply knowledge of product goals, strategy, partnership agreement, individual functional area responsibilities and ensure regulatory compliance.


1. Working understanding of medical concepts and some familiarity with safety activities in drug development and postmarketing and global safety health authority requirements.

2. Demonstrated strong writing skills and experience in authoring and managing the production of scientific documents (eg, safety-risk related documents, clinical documents).

3. Working understanding of team priorities and milestones. Ability to manage timelines and quality of work using organizational and interpersonal communication skills. Appropriately communicates items that could impact timelines or quality.

4. Ability to work well in cross-functional teams.

5. Good collaborative and communication skills with scientific subject matter.

6. Attention to detail along with strong scientific, analytical and conceptual skills and the ability to reach reasoned conclusions. Ability to understand complex medical-scientific data from a broad range of disciplines (eg, clinical trial laboratory data, nonclinical data, postmarketing reports, scientific literature, and regulatory documents).