Bristol Myers Squibb Company

Director, Field Medical Oncology Solid Tumor (MSL-Lung)

Location
Princeton, NJ, United States
Posted
Aug 24, 2020
Ref
R1527678
Discipline
Science/R&D, Oncology
Required Education
Doctorate/PHD/MD
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.

U.S. Field Medical/U.S. Field Medical Oncology

LEAD- LHN-Breast-GBM Team Position Profile

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. And 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.

Description:

The Field Medical organization embodies our medical mission in becoming a trusted, agile partner who engages in relevant dialogue and delivers timely, high impact data and insights that advance the science or accelerate access, optimize medical practice, and drive appropriate adoption of BMS medicines. The Field Medical Lead (FML) role is a New Jersey-based role, focused on leading a team of Field Medical professionals, Field Medical Scientists (FMS). Direct reports will include Region Directors (RD) and/or Regional Associate Directors (RAD) who manage the field based individual contributors. The primary role of FMS is to develop and maintain contacts with Thought Leaders (TL) and Healthcare Providers (HCP) within their healthcare system. The purpose of having interactions is to ensure patients have access to BMS medicines, to ensure the safe and appropriate use through peer to peer discussions aligned with medical strategies and needs expressed by the stakeholders, and to facilitate research. The scientific dialogue focuses on scientific/clinical information around disease management and the BMS portfolio of products in a fair and balanced way and may include appropriate Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) data.

External Environment and Customer Focus:

Ensure team's ability to develop and maintain interactions with Thought Leaders, appropriate HCPs, and access stakeholders, within a given geography to answer scientific, unsolicited product and HEOR related questions; Support and evaluate the FMS' ability to effectively present information to their respective TLs/HCPs and the ability to respond to questions, ensuring medical accuracy and compliance with local procedures, ethical and legal guidelines and directives; Actively assess the medical landscape by meeting with Thought Leaders to understand their needs and expertise. Continuously update own knowledge in treatment strategies, products, unmet medical needs, clinical trials and scientific activities. Understand the competitive landscape and actively prepare to address informational needs of customers; Ensure FMS capability to collect and provide meaningful medical insights back to the medical and commercial organizations to be actioned in support of the strategy development; Provide direction to overall execution of the Field Medical plan; Ensures FM team activities are aligned with the US Medical Strategy Plan.

Contribute to the Medical Plan:

Develop and oversee National Field Medical plan; Actively participate in the cross functional Medical Matrix Teams; Ensure adoption of cross-functional institution/account planning approach; Contribute to development and delivery of scientifically meaningful medical programs/projects in line with the local Medical and Field Medical plan.

Provide Medical Support:

As necessary and appropriate, support the initial and ongoing medical/scientific area and product specific training and provide key scientific updates and insights to key internal stakeholders (e.g. Leadership, Commercial, Regulatory, Legal, Compliance, PV, HEOR, Market Access).

Support Clinical Trial Activities:

Oversee appropriate support of BMS sponsored as well as NRDG studies (lnterventional and Non lnterventional) Research Studies (ie, identification and assessment of potential study sites) to support patient recruitment and/or discussions around the safe and effective use of BMS investigational products, as agreed with local medical management and as defined by the study scope document; Oversee recommendations and insights to clinical development team on study and site feasibilities within the therapeutic area based on knowledge of the field and through direct contacts with potential investigators, as agreed with local medical management; Ensure active support for CRO sponsored studies as agreed with local medical management and as defined by the study scope document; Ensure appropriate support of HCPs in the ISR/NRDG submission process as agreed with local medical management.

Management and Development:

Actively manage RADs/RDs within assigned disease space; Oversee directly and through RAD/RD, all FMS activities are strategically aligned with Medical Plan; Ensure compliance with all local laws and regulations as well as BMS policies and procedures; Support employee development; Provide coaching and direction as part of active management; Ensures all employees understand and act within local business processes, including compliance guidelines, relevant FDA regulations and legal and ethical standard; Reports to Head of Field Medical.

Degree Requirements:

MD, PharmD, PhD, with experience in Oncology OR Science graduate with relevant pharmaceutical experience.

Experience Requirements:

Minimum of 10 years of clinical and/or pharmaceutical experience INCLUDING a minimum of 6 years of FM experience with documented demonstration of exceptional performance in leadership, management of people and medical planning.

Key Competency Requirements:
Demonstrated ability to lead national field medical projects or initiatives. Demonstrated ability in account management. Work in cross-functional teams with proven track record managing multiple projects and priorities. Work in a matrix environment with ability to succeed in an ambiguous environment. Experience coaching and mentoring within a FM organization. Leading and executing autonomously. In-depth knowledge of disease area, including key scientific publications. ASMART principles in goal setting. Clear understanding of customer (HCP and payer) and patient needs. Knowledge of principles and implications of pharmacoeconomic data. Knowledge of the US Healthcare System and the Pharmaceutical Industry; Understanding of environmental and industry trends (e.g. Market Access and Patient Advocacy) and their impact on the business. Knowledge of regional key institutions/IDNs/Health Systems Knowledge of clinical trial design, process and procedures required for clinical activities. Knowledge of all relevant compliance standards. Strong communication and presentation skills, in spoken and written word; Able to effectively communicate/listen and answer questions. Has successfully served as Product Point, JV Point or Launch Point. Broad range of experience in other therapeutic areas and/or in other functions with the industry is desirable. Strong strategic thinking skills as demonstrated by and documented in previous performance reviews.

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.