Bristol Myers Squibb Company

Sr. Clinical Trial Planning Specialist

Location
Princeton, NJ, United States
Posted
Aug 23, 2020
Ref
R1527129
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
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.

Job Description

About Bristol-Myers Squibb:

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.

GDO Clinical Trial Planning Specialists are responsible for building and tracking of clinical trial execution plans (phase I-IV) for the Global Development Operations (GDO) organization through project management tools (e.g, Microsoft Project) for Phase I-IV clinical trials.

The Clinical Trial Planning Specialist is accountable to deliver for assigned studies or programs:
  • Detailed clinical trial execution plans (phase I-IV) for Global Development Operations (GDO) starting with portfolio and asset governance support and managed through CSR finalization.
  • Study and cross-asset/indication critical path analyses to drive optimization of trial planning, country allocation & feasibility, and assessment of risks to trial delivery
  • Collaborate with Study Management Teams to monitor delivery of clinical study milestones. Identify gaps and risks in the study plans and collaborate to develop solutions that will increase efficiency and minimize timelines.
  • Monitoring overall study health and ensure risks and issues are evaluated and appropriately captured in systems and tools
  • Capturing of risks, mitigations, resolution and escalation of issues and status.
  • Providing regular study or program status reports to key GCO, Study Team and governance stakeholders consistent with established processes and best practices.
  • Demonstrates a strong understanding of the overall project goals, the indication studied and the purpose of the assigned study in meeting the objectives of the project.
  • Participate in or lead initiatives or working groups to evolve project planning tools, processes and best practices
  • Mentoring or matrix oversight of Clinical Trial Planning Specialists in areas of subject matter expertise or in support of study planning in assigned programs

Supervisory Responsibility:
  • NA

Qualifications:
  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Pharmacy, science, technical discipline, or allied business function
  • PMP or similar professional certification highly desirable
  • At least 5 years clinical trial operations project management experience is required.
  • Expert understanding of the end-to-end clinical trial planning and execution process
  • Fluency with Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS) and Portfolio Management systems (e.g., Planisware) milestone and driver tracking
  • Expert Proficiency (2 year +) with Microsoft Project
  • Proficiency with other Microsoft tools, e.g. Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint
  • Strong analytical and communication skills to identify, report and escalate risks
  • Ability to achieve results across a global matrix organization
  • Ability to work independently with high level of accountability

Compensation Grade:

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.