Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Director of Clinical Trial Analytics

Location
Princeton, NJ, United States
Posted
Oct 17, 2019
Ref
R1518296
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time
Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global Biopharma company committed to a single mission: to discover, develop, and deliver innovative medicines focused on helping millions of patients around the world in disease areas such as oncology, cardiovascular, immunoscience and fibrosis.

Join us and make a difference. We hire the best people and provide them with a work environment that places a premium on diversity, integrity, collaboration and personal development. Through a culture of inclusion, we create a better, more productive work environment. We believe that the diverse experiences and perspectives of all our employees help to drive innovation and transformative business results.

Job Description - Scientific and Analytic Expertise Required
  • Leads a team of Associate Directors and Senior Specialists who are in charge of clinical trial design and operational pressure testing, enrollment/randomization planning, scenario modeling, performance forecasting and tracking for Phase I to IV clinical trials across all therapeutic areas
  • Provides strategic leadership for the establishment and ongoing analytic support of a new business model in clinical operations for the entire Oncology portfolio
  • Explores the needs of and develops and implements a custom analytic support model for multi-cohort multi-tumor, escalation and expansion phase Early Oncology pipeline
  • Represents the group in industry level or company-wide initiatives to develop, implement and maintain cutting edge digital solutions to increase our portfolio speed (including, but not limited to Transcelerate, Digital Helath, PPM and others)
  • Provides oversight for the analytic aspects of the late stages of drug development at a variety of internal forums, increase understanding of metrics and forecasts, particularly with respect to timeline analytics and uncertainty
  • Responsible for resource utilization and demand management in the Metrics and Reporting group
  • Manages the team through the company transformation and ensures that business requirements are always met in a changing and evolving environment
  • Represents the Clinical Trial Analytics perspective across GCO and beyond
  • Deeply understands the utility of RWD in clinical trial planning, drives the creation of solutions in study design, trial pacement, patient selection
  • Interacts with R&D leaders, GCO leadership, Operations Leads, Protocol Managers, Site Managers and other stakeholders as appropriate
  • Provides strategic direction and oversees the creation of recruitment dashboards, enrollment projections, Eclipse reports, and ad hoc custom outputs
  • Manages vendor relationships, creates strategy for long term engagement and identifies solutions for short term deliverables
  • Dynamically leverages the existing contractor pool to maximize performance and manage workload peaks.
  • Fully responsible for the assigned team's development, coaches and mentors them according to their needs
  • Accountable for driving continuous improvement and innovation in the Feasibility and also the Forecasting team and at the CT Analytics level. Identifies areas for improvement and acts as a sponsor or contributor to work streams and other CI initiatives.


Qualifications

Requirements:
  • Masters degree in public health, epidemiology, health care or other life-sciences.
  • 7+ years experience in clinical trial management or clinical trial information support.
  • Strong understanding of clinical trial processes.
  • Excellent analytic skills
  • Strong understanding of Immune-Oncology
  • Experience with portfolio planning, trial design, country and site selection, trial feasibility, performance tracking and vendor management.


Skills:
  • Strong people management and inter-personal skills.
  • Excellent presentation of insights
  • Customer focus
  • Attention to detail
  • Experienced with information systems and clinical trial intelligence and supporting data
  • Extremely proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, ppt). VBA, ORACLE, SAS or R is a plus
  • Ability to handle multiple projects
  • Strong analytical competencies
  • Exposure to, and understanding of epidemiological, healthcare, commercial and clinical data sets as it relates to clinical trial planning and execution
  • Strong understanding of the digital evolution in clinical research
  • Understanding of non-clinical Real World Data (EMR, Claims, ...)
  • Strategic thinking


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.