Bristol Myers Squibb Company

WW Field Medical Communication Specialist - Immunology and Fibrosis

Location
Princeton, NJ, United States
Posted
Aug 30, 2020
Ref
R1527653
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.

Partners with Immunology Medical Matrix team as well as Immunology MCIT (Medical Communication Integrated team) and Field Medical country leads to ensure and enable superior scientific exchange with health care professionals.Tightly aligned with the WW Field Medical and Communication Lead to develop and communicate disease and product strategy, content, training and measures.Provides field insights into the WW communication platform for Therapeutic Area (TA)/asset. Integrated as strategic member within the Immunology and Fibrosis Medical Matrix organization to bridge WW Medical vision with WW FM Medical strategic plan and implementation. Sits within the Worldwide (WW) Field Medical Excellence Immunology & Fibrosis team, part of the WW Field Medical Excellence organization of WW Medical Capabilities.
Primary focus is Multiple Sclerosis/Neurology (and potential others Immunology dedicated indications) supporting to WW projects. Reports to WW Field Medical and Communication Lead, Immunology & Fibrosis.

Contribution to Field Medical Strategy execution, Content, Training and Execution
Provide assistance in the execution of the WW field medical Strategy execution,training and communications plans as aligned by WW Field Medical and Communications Lead Immunology & Fibrosis (WW FMCL).
Aligns with WW FMCL on strategic direction for healthcare provider interactions and communication topics.
Partners with WW FMCL and with matrix team in strategic discussions to develop Knowledge Mobilization objectives and define field activities; assists with developing and implementing WW level programs aligned with customer segment objectives.
Ensures timely resources and training to enable informative scientific exchanges with external customers and internal partners, which accurately reflect scientific data of the disease area.
Develops profiling and customer insights tools, works with business solutions to implement surveys, analyze data and report results.
Contributing in WW field medical insights analysis and for communications to stakeholders. Participates in strategic discussions regarding FM clinical trial activities, facilitates tracking and prioritization of field efforts in data generation.
Accountable for representing specific insights market needs to WW FMCL for input into communication topics, content, resources and training objectives.
Accountable for ensuring all content is reviewed through current processes ; responsible for managing content repositories .

Aligns with WW FMCL for international congress coverage assignments; assists with congress planning. Ensures effective congress debriefs aligned with Medical team objectives.
Develops objectives, agenda and framework for FM TA meetings, collaborates with FM matrix team on planning and delivery of WW or regional meetings.
Contributing in TA Curriculum development and update
Implements WW Field Medical Operations projects in TA, ensures alignment across FM function.

Field Medical Training
Assists WW FMCL with development of the WW FM annual disease/product training plans; adapts to brand lifecycle, competitive landscape and business priorities of the local market(s); manages training calendar, and facilitates training delivery.
Partners with the WWFMCL and TA first line managers Team to assess key medical competencies and knowledge required to deliver local medical plan objectives and best in class HCP and customer interactions (new hires and existing); facilitates and enables market specific training through blended channels (i.e. in person, virtual webconference, on-line, etc.) .
Aligns with WW standards for excellence in understanding and communicating the disease area, products, value and outcomes with healthcare providers; collaborates with Field Medical Training to develop assessments and tools for evaluating training and performance.

FM Value Demonstration
Partners with WWFMCL, WW FM Operations and Market Research to set quantitative and qualitative measures to demonstrate and communicate value of Field Medical initiatives and customer impact. Assists FMCL with developing and communicating value, metrics and achievement of objectives to key stakeholders. Facilitates best practice sharing across the markets. Ensures alignment and communication with alliance partners as appropriate.

Field Medical Training
Assists WW FMCL with development of the WW FM annual disease/product training plans; adapts to brand lifecycle, competitive landscape and business priorities of the local market(s); manages training calendar, and facilitates training delivery.
Partners with the WWFMCL and TA first line managers Team to assess key medical competencies and knowledge required to deliver local medical plan objectives and best in class HCP and customer interactions (new hires and existing); facilitates and enables market specific training through blended channels (i.e. in person, virtual webconference, on-line, etc.) .
Aligns with WW standards for excellence in understanding and communicating the disease area, products, value and outcomes with healthcare providers; collaborates with Field Medical Training to develop assessments and tools for evaluating training and performance.

Experiences Desired
  • Previously held Field deployed and/or Field Management position in Pharmaceutical company (advantageous - 2 years)
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and influence effectively across matrixed organization
  • Proven success in managing projects within medical and/or commercial team (mandatory)
  • Demonstrated ability to synthesize and communicate data effectively
  • Experience in collaborating to develop Medical/Marketing strategy and/or objectives for a Product (desired)
  • Position is located in Princeton Pike, NJ,US with travel up to 20%

Knowledge/skills Desired
  • Medical/Scientific background (mandatory)
  • Experience in Mutliple sclerosis/Neurology or Immunology (desired)
  • Proven knowledge within Disease Area (desired)
  • Understanding of field medical organisation (desired)
  • Understanding of regulatory policy and guidance for medical communications in the industry (mandatory)
  • Strong communication & influencing skills (mandatory)
  • Understanding of environment and industry trends and their impact on the business (mandatory)
  • Proven success in building and maintaining strong internal and external relationships in a multi-cultural environment (mandatory)
  • Advanced presentation skills (mandatory)


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.