Bristol Myers Squibb Company

US Medical Lead, Early Assets

Princeton, NJ, United States
Aug 21, 2020
Administration, Finance
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision - transforming patients' lives through science.In oncology, hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease - and one of the most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry - each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference.


Description and Responsibilities:

Strategy and Execution:
  • Leads and delivers the strategy for bringing new molecular entities to the US (includes BMS Early Assets, Early Transition Assets, and External Collaboration Assets).
  • Holistically assesses registrational and non-registrational data generation plans to identify risks and opportunities in advance of US Market transition.
  • Leads review of new US investigator-sponsored research (ISR) concepts for strategic fit and manages the ongoing ISR portfolio to ensure timely data generation.
  • Leads a comprehensive Early Assets communication plan, across internal and external stakeholders as appropriate.
  • Collaborates with Competitive Intelligence to gather insights and evaluate the potential impact on BMS assets.
  • Partners with the Biomarker & Diagnostics team to ensure the US is prepared for required/recommended testing that impacts product use.

Leadership and Matrix Management:
  • Sets a vision for engaging a diverse medical matrix teamacross assets, disease-areas, and WW Medicalto increase the overall impact ofthe US organizationwith early development teams and strengthening ourstrategic planning across the portfolio.
  • Leads US Early Assets sub-team and ensures alignment with strategy and execution based on key performance metrics.
  • Develops strategic engagement plan for US phase 1 sites, leading the partnership between field medical, academic/community research leads, early development, and clinical operations.
  • Partners with WW Medical to ensure seamless transition of assets to the US market.

Stakeholder Engagement and Communication:
  • Manages communications with key stakeholders across all BMS functional areas in the US to ensure alignment while minimizing risk.
  • Ensures adequate US representation at advisory boards throughout Development process.

Essential Leadership Capabilities:
  • Ensures appropriate decisions are made in a timely manner and agreed upon at the appropriate levels to drive US launch milestones.
  • Builds and manages relationships with external stakeholders (thought leaders, strategic alliance partners, patient advocacy leaders).
  • Leverages capabilities of various functions, including Early Asset Development, WW Medical, Global Publications, External Collaborations.

  • MD, PhD, or PharmD with at least 10 years experience in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Prefer 5 years of experience specifically in oncology, immunology, or translational medicine
  • Extensive working knowledge in the drug development process
  • Experience in managing/leading high performance, cross-functional teams
  • Working knowledge of regulations of the pharmaceutical industry in the US
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully and effectively collaborate, cooperate and work across boundaries (e.g., R&D, disease management, marketing, external stakeholders)
  • Ability to navigate through a complex and dynamic healthcare environment
  • Abreast of scientific issues as they impact business development and strategic planning
  • Success in situations requiring rigorous, analytical problem solving and the ability to determine scientific opportunity and commercial targets

Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

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 with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.