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Bristol Myers Squibb Director, Global Standards and Support, Clinical Trial Contracts & Grants in Boudry, Switzerland

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.

Position Summary

Clinical Trial Contracts and Grants (CTCG) within Global Development Operations (GDO) focuses on developing, implementing and executing processes from a contract management and finance perspective to expedite the management of our clinical trials. The Director is expected to build relationships with clinical trial sites, vendors as well as our internal clinical and medical colleagues to ensure prompt and effective delivery of our business the BMS portfolio. The Director is the primary point of contact related to our Sponsored Clinical Trials, both insourced as well as outsourced in addition to our Investigator Sponsored Research & Late development pillar as well and agreements that are determined to be patient and site facing in support of our clinical trial book of work

Position Responsibilities

  • Develops and maintains strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders so that contracts are negotiated and executed in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Serves as a key member of the Leadership team of CTC&G and line manage a team of experienced contract managers to ensure that GDO operational execution goals are met.

  • Manage periodic management reporting and analysis of terms and conditions for the Senior Director of CTCG and broader GDO Leadership Team.

  • Develop and policies and procedures to ensure transparency and accountability of contract terms within the Global Development Operations team.

  • Routinely communicates business unit, site and operational performance trends, using historical and forecasted data and communicates recommendations, trends, resulting implications, key actions, and strategic implications to relevant stakeholders in the business as well as our colleagues in legal and medical among others

  • Proposes recommendations for enhancements and/or process improvements based on industry trends in a changing global marketplace, that are global in nature while accounting for local law and regulation.

  • Collaborates with the broader clinical trial team to identify strategies to effectively manage our financial and contractual relationships with for both BMS Sponsored and Investigator Sponsored Research books of work

  • Responsible for adherence to prescribed internal audit controls and documenting processes in a clear and cohesive manner as part of the overall Research and Development legal and operational strategy

  • Serving a Subject Matter Expert for GDO with respect to site and investigator contracting on a global scale.

Desired Experience

  • Bachelors Degree (MBA n Juris Doctorate or equivalent legal certification preferred with at least 7 years of pharmaceutical clinical development industry experience.

  • Negotiate contract terms and conditions with sites/investigators/institutions

  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex projects with limited supervision and build strong relationships with external partners

  • Demonstrated ability to build and manage a team focused on accountability and delivery of business & operational goals.

  • Subject Matter Expert in matters related to legal risk management, operational and data governance.

  • This individual will serve as a GDO representative as part of the Global Drug Development and Enterprise Level Strategy.

  • Experience with clinical service providers: initiating, negotiating and executing legal and/or financial agreements in the clinical trials environment- biotech or pharmaceutical industry

  • Proven ability to partner effectively with colleagues and vendors across multiple functions, geographies and at all levels of the enterprise.

  • Strong, proven stakeholder management skills with senior leaders.

  • Highly skilled in conflict resolution with the ability to resolve problems independently and in a team environment.

  • Ability to multi-task within and across projects, prioritize and manage timelines effectively.

  • Ability to sustain high levels of individual and team performance in a constantly changing environment.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills needed to effectively communicate department performance to Senior Leadership

  • Innovative, proactive, and motivated, with a focus on continuous improvement and a strong desire to succeed.

  • Demonstrates a high level of adaptability in dealing with ambiguous and complex work environment and balances multiples demands on role in a responsive and professional manner.

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.

Company: Bristol Myers Squibb

Req Number: R1542417

Updated: 2021-12-08 02:57:06.960 UTC

Location: Boudry,Switzerland

Bristol Myers Squibb is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, gender expression, genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by law.