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Bristol Myers Squibb Senior Director, Immunology and Neuroscience , Medical Evidence Generation (MEG) Lead in Lawrence Township, New Jersey

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Position Summary

This Senior Director – Immunology & Neuroscience (I&N) - Medical Evidence Generation (MEG) role in Global Medical Affairs manages the evidence generation for the I&N portfolio (including Medical Affairs Sponsored studies [MAST] and investigator-sponsored studies [ISR]) and provides leadership for the cross-functional teams executing on the book of work. In this role, he/she will have a key role ensuring the strategic data generation needs for the I&N organization are executed with speed and rigor. The I&N Senior Director will lead and participate in cross-functional matrix leadership teams focused on building these relationships and actively sourcing research concepts that address critical evidence gaps for early and late assets being developed in prioritized indications. The Senior Director reports to the Immunology & Neuroscience Executive Director. Responsibilities include:

  • Drive the I&N MEG book of work (including but not limited to MASTs, ISRs, and IEP development) ensuring they are on strategy and executed with rigor and on time and in close collaboration with cross functional stakeholders

  • Clinical Trial Physician for assigned MASTs, providing medical/clinical accountability and oversight for the various medical affairs-led sponsored studies (interventional and non-interventional), in alignment with the Integrated Evidence Plans (IEP) for the assets in company’s portfolio

  • Collaborate with the TA Medical Lead and study team members for the development of the Medical study protocol and ICF, authoring and providing medical input during protocol development

  • Partner with the I&N organization to develop the data generation strategy, in partnership with prioritized external partners with expertise in I&N across Immunology, Neuroscience, and Psychiatry

  • Lead the team responsible for the co-development and maintenance of the IEPs, in partnership with WWM teams, HEOR, Development and other key internal stakeholders

  • Partner closely with key stakeholders across Medical, including the Clinical Research Collaborations team, working on the I&N portfolio to ensure cohesiveness and one MEG voice

  • Employ strong business acumen and fiscal stewardship focused on driving reciprocal scientific value creation and allocate resources consistent with company priorities

Qualifications & Experience

  • MD required (or x-US equivalent)

  • 5+ years preferred clinical trial experience in pharmaceutical industry setting (e.g. Clinical Trial Physician); expertise in drug development process and clinical research; with demonstrated proficiency in driving and managing company-sponsored clinical trials and leading teams

  • 5+ years preferred of strategic leadership experience in a pharmaceutical industry setting and possessing an in-depth understanding of clinical and business development, Medical Affairs, and Commercial functions related to the drug development process

  • 10+ years of experience preferred in clinical science, clinical research, or equivalent

  • Exhibits confidence and professional diplomacy, while effectively relating to people at all levels internally and externally

  • Promotes a culture of scientific excellence, multidisciplinary problem solving, teamwork, consistency, flexibility, execution, quality, and effective communication

  • Adeptness at building credibility with external investigators and collaborative partners competently balancing business and scientific acumen complemented by strong leadership behaviors, authenticity, agility, and an enterprise mindset

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and sustain a high-performing team along with a proven ability to successfully lead teams (including matrix colleagues)

  • Demonstrated track record of leadership in a complex, matrix environment

  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills to influence decision-making at all levels of the organization.

  • This Position is based at the Princeton Pike (PPK) site in Lawrenceville, NJ; Expected travel 20%-30% within the US.


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Company: Bristol-Myers Squibb

Req Number: R1581452

Updated: 2024-05-24 04:40:39.049 UTC

Location: Lawrence Township-NJ

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