World Wide Medical Leader (WWML)
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.
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World Wide Medical Leader (WWML) is a trained disease area expert in oncology, immunology, hematology or Innovative Medicine with strong name recognition and a credible voice of Medical with external customers. The WWML will report to the Global Medical Leader (GML). The WWML ensures strategic information of the disease flows between markets and Development; and coordinates with the Country Medical Directors. The incumbent will establish and maintain 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. This role is global in nature and partners tightly with Commercial and R&D Development teams; and a core member of the Development Team.
Trained and Scientific Expertise in Oncology/Hematology and Tumor Expertise (Lung, Melanoma, Renal) or in one of our Innovative Medicines Expertise (Cardiovascular, Immunoscience, Fibrosis)
Experience in the field/field expertise; external network with strong name recognition
Develops and maintains strong Thought Leader network, scientific societies and functional teams
The ability to connect the "internal" science to the "external" unmet medical need
Understanding the Healthcare landscape and dynamics
Ability to communicate complex clinical data in a user-friendly way
Ability to leverage real-world evidence in the patient outcome
Expertise in disease areas relevant to BMS portfolio
Hands-on experience in designing and executing clinical trials
Functional understanding of drug Development
Deep understanding in developing and implementing Medical strategies
Strong cross-functional collaboration with Commercial organization, Clinical Research and Development, HEOR and Regulatory Affairs.
Develops and implements Medical Affairs Plans, including study and publication plans, for key products in the portfolio
Communicates key messages to the CEO, Investor Relations, and Congress planning
Ensures linkage between the Development and Commercial teams with respect to the communication strategy, training strategy, development of Medical plans and Advisory Board planning
Develops and executes study protocols for BMS Sponsored studies, in collaboration with key internal and external stakeholders, to produce high quality data to support the goals of the Medical Plan
Evaluates Investigator Sponsored Research (ISR), participates in Clinical Trials Review Process and is accountable for activities related to approved ISRs
Authors and assists with scientific publications, including abstracts, posters, manuscripts and whitepapers. Generates medical and scientific information materials
Plans, develops, and generates content and delivers internal and external scientific and educational programs
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
Contributes to, reviews and approves medical/scientific communications including marketing materials and participate in Promotional and Scientific Content Approval Processes
Responds to unsolicited requests for information from healthcare professionals that are received either directly or indirectly through Regional organizations, in accordance with all compliance regulations and policies
Serves as liaison for Medical and Scientific Affairs activities across BMS Medical and Scientific partners for collaborative projects
Maintains clinical, scientific and technical expertise in specific therapeutic areas; reviews scientific journals; attend scientific and key technical meetings; participate in internal training programs. Keeps abreast of the current literature, collects and communicates medical and scientific insights and intelligence relevant to Lifecycle and product portfolio.
Minimum of 10+ year of mix of development/clinical and medical experience, but with an emphasis on Global or Market Based Medical Affairs experience
Clinical or Academic Experience (Patient Facing) is desirable
Advanced Leadership skills/experience managing people and portfolio
Understanding of Research and Drug Development and the ability to communicate the data in an impactful way
Medical Strategy Experience
Skills and Abilities
Acts with the highest level of integrity and flexibility
Credibility at customer/ stakeholder interface
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
Functions with excellent judgment, high integrity and in compliance with all laws, regulations and policies
M.D. preferred, PhD
M.D. from an accredited and recognized medical school is highly preferred
HQ based position with international/domestic travel requirement between 30-40%.
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.