Bristol Myers Squibb Company

Director, WW Medical- I-O Pan Tumor

Princeton, NJ, United States
Sep 13, 2020
Science/R&D, Oncology
Required Education
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.

This role will have accountability as the WW Medical Lead, supporting the I-O Pan Tumor program, reporting to the Head, WW Medical-Opdivo. He/she will participate in the cross-functional matrix teams to provide scientific and medical support on behalf of WW Medical as well as development and execution of the WW Medical I-O Pan Tumor strategy (communication, publication, and ISR strategy).
  • Lead the cross functional team providing Medical support of the I-O Pan Tumor program
  • Develop and execute the global medical plan, provide medical insight into strategic plans, and provide strategic direction in scientific communication to ensure delivery of key knowledge to the internal stakeholders including local medical market colleagues; ensure global alignment for the medical plan
  • Lead workstreams to identify evidence gaps to address unmet needs and to define and support global execution of these opportunities
  • Ensures linkage between the Development and Commercial teams with respect to the communication strategy, training strategy, development of Medical plans and Advisory Board planning
  • Partner closely with colleagues in Markets, Discovery, Clinical Research, Regulatory, and Health Outcomes to ensure the science of the pipeline products and marketed medicines are understood and communicated properly internally and externally.
  • Liaise with the medical IO leads to support alignment across the immuno-oncology platform and the various programs
  • Communicates and collaborates with WW Commercialization & Access organizations to integrate medical perspectives into the commercialization process and ensure appropriate alignment between commercial and medical plans.
  • Establishes and maintains ongoing long-term collaborative peer-to-peer relationships with key thought leaders and manages Global Key Opinion Leader activities, including Advisory Boards; aligns with markets and regions to ensure transparency regarding KOL activities
  • Focus and engage with high impact external influencers/thought leaders in order to identify and translate key insights and to drive adoption of BMS medicines.


Life sciences and/or healthcare professional training with an advanced degree is required (Pharm. D, PhD, MD) with at least 7 - 10 years' experience. Prior industry experience in Oncology Medical affairs/Medical Strategy, Clinical Research or related experience is preferred. The successful candidate must be highly professional with excellent relationship-building and communication skills, including the ability to articulate both verbally and in writing complex scientific principles. Ability to work effectively with cross functional teams including clinical, commercialization, regulatory and early discovery. He/she must have experience working in multi-functional project team and managing external agencies. Additionally have the skills to plan and implement medical congresses and advisory boards.

Skills and Abilities:
  • Acts with the highest level of integrity and flexibility
  • Credibility at customer/ stakeholder interface
  • Workload Prioritization
  • Advanced Communication and effective presentation skills
  • Negotiation and highly influential
  • Resiliency and strong adaptability to change
  • Leadership (Matrix Leadership and Enterprise Mindset)
  • Excellent people management skills
  • Entrepreneurial Thinking
  • Functions with excellent judgment, high integrity and in compliance with all laws, regulations and policies

    Travel Requirement

    • Office based position with international/domestic travel requirement between 30-40%.

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.