Bristol Myers Squibb Company

Associate Scientific Director, US Medical Affairs, Lymphoma

Location
Summit East, NJ, United States
Posted
Aug 27, 2020
Ref
R1528884
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
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.

Associate Scientific Director, Medical Affairs, Lymphoma/CLL

Introduction to BMS

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.

About Bristol-Myers Squibb

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.

Position Summary

The Associate Scientific Director, US medical affairs will be headquarters based, and will provide scientific/medical leadership and support for lymphoma/CLL in various stages of clinical development. This individual will take a leadership role for the execution and implementation of the Medical Affairs strategy in support of lymphoma/CLL assets, as well as representation on relevant cross-functional teams, and collaboration with the global affiliates. They may take a leadership role for the execution of medical affairs research and will also assist in the evaluation and support of investigator-initiated trials in their therapeutic area. He/she will serve as a therapeutic area expert in content creation, strategic and tactical discussions, and presentations with internal colleagues, as well as external experts and investigators.

Detailed Position Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Collaborate with Medical Affairs colleagues to guide and execute therapeutic area strategy and tactics with appropriate use of resources.
  • Assist Director on behalf of the Disease Lead as a therapeutic area expert in both internal and external venues including the Medical Affairs sub-teams, and advisory boards / steering committees.
  • Support various Medical Affairs cross-functional working groups.
  • Represent BMS at professional meetings, congresses, and local symposia.
  • Support the planning and execution of Medical Affairs Sponsored Trials (MAST) and registries (as needed), within appropriate standards for compliance, quality, timeliness, and budget.
  • Provide high quality scientific/clinical input and review of disease strategy plans, abstracts, posters, slides, manuscripts, educational materials, webcasts, IIT protocols, Commercial Brand plans, Scientific educational grant requests and patient advocacy grant requests.
  • Track priority Medical Affairs tactics and performance to goals/budget.
  • Partner with Scientific Communications on developing publication strategy, data gap analysis, and key messages.
  • Assist with scientific searches, data summaries, preparation for site visits/corporate visits/payor presentations Interaction with key stakeholders, as a scientific and strategic expert.
  • Travel may be required (approx. 15%)


Desired Experience

Required:
  • Advanced degree (MS, PhD, MD) in medicine, molecular biology, genomics, cancer biology or other relevant life sciences area preferred.
  • Experience in clinical /translational research and/or medical affairs in hematology or oncology with 5-10 years industry experience. Master's degree holders with 5+ years relevant industry experience may also apply.
  • Excellent analytical skills and solid experience in translating medical/clinical information into medical affairs strategies.
  • Proficiency in scientific and clinical data review and interpretation.
  • Matrix leadership of cross-functional teams and strong organization skills.
  • Knowledge/application of data sources, reports and tools for the creation of solid plans.


Ideal Candidates Would Also Have:
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including presentations to large groups, facilitation of interactive discussions, and 1:1 discussion with thought leaders.
  • Demonstrated customer focus orientation & credibility with customers.
  • Possess experience creating and managing budgets
  • Hard working with a can-do attitude


Other Qualifications:
  • Experience in the conduct of clinical trials in hematology/oncology preferred.
  • Experience with mining databases and other bioinformatics skills will be a strong plus.


Development Value

The candidate can enhance their knowledge in this disease area and leadership. The company is opened to provide the support for the future career path beyond current role.

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.