Bristol Myers Squibb Company

Medical Safety Assessment Physician

Princeton, NJ, United States
Sep 10, 2020
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
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.

Job Posting Details
  • Leads Safety Management Team (formerly known as Medical Surveillance Team, for assigned products)
  • In the area of Signal Detection/Safety Surveillance, evaluate and integrate data from multiple sources, including clinical, non-clinical and real-world to understand and manage safety signals
  • Accountable for Risk Strategy, Risk Assessment, and Risk Minimization for BMS products in partnership with other BMS functions
  • Serve as a Safety Consultant for product development activities
  • Leader or key contributor to safety data queries/Health Authority Responses
  • Medical Safety Lead for aggregate safety reports and strategic documents
  • Serve as a trusted partner to other R&D functions in representing the view on product safety and lead in a matrix environment through scientific competency and organizational influence and impact.
  • Contributes to departmental and cross-functional improvement initiatives

  • A Medical Degree (MD or equivalent) is required
  • A doctoral degree and/or MPH is desirable
  • At least 3 years in pharmacovigilance or relevant pharmaceutical or biomedical field is strongly preferred
  • Postgraduate qualification or experience in internal medicine, immunology, oncology, or related specialty is desirable
  • Other relevant experiences and accomplishments will be considered, such as roles in clinical research, observational research, and clinical practice experience

  • Understanding of the drug development process
  • Knowledge of pharmacovigilance and ability to apply knowledge to evaluation of safety concerns and minimization of patient risk throughout the life cycle of a drug product
  • Ability to leverage the range of available tools to investigate safety concerns, including the science of observational research
  • Understanding of regulatory requirements for safety assessment and action
  • Strong scientific analytical reasoning skills
  • Ability to work on multiple complex projects in parallel
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Behavioral competencies necessary to work and lead within a complex matrix environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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.