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Bristol Myers Squibb Associate Director, US Commercial Data Strategy and Analytics in Princeton, New Jersey

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.

The Associate Director reports directly to the Senior Director of US Commercial Data Strategy, Analytics and WW Governance and is based in central NJ. He/She has responsibility for designing and executing the Brand Data Strategies for the pre-launch, launch and inline brands/indications for a multi-billion dollar product portfolio. This individual closely collaborates with Marketing, Legal, Patient Services, Procurement, IT/EIM, BI&A Matrix teams and other functions within BMS. The ideal candidate will consider the strategic and operational impacts of their work in planning, identifying, acquiring and utilizing commercial data sources and technologies to generate business impact through enhanced insights and analytics.

Key Responsibilities and Major Duties

Leadership and Project Management

  • Lead a therapy-focused team of employees, contractors and multiple on-shore and offshore analytics consultants to support the data needs of Marketing, Sales, Patient Support, and Business Insight & Analytics.

  • Enable Business Insights & Analytics matrix team members to execute impactful analytics by highlighting existing and acquiring new, fit-for purpose data sets.

  • Manage multiple complex projects simultaneously and deliver results in a timely manner. Prioritize efforts across portfolio, focusing on maximizing business value.

  • Mentor and train new or existing team members and BI&A colleagues.

  • Drive the annual functional planning efforts in support of the budget process with Finance and Brand teams.

Data Strategy

  • Establish Data Strategy and implement Data Models for launch products, in alignment with Brand and Commercialization strategies.

  • Monitor rapidly evolving data marketplace, identifying, evaluating and acquiring new data sources and forging new partnerships in support of enhancing BMS’s competitive capabilities.

  • Oversee management of data contracts (MSA’s, SOW’s) with new and existing data vendors. Creates data SOW’s in alignment with approved budget, amend, monitor and terminate contracts as required. Negotiate data contracts and deliverables with third party data providers.

Business Value

  • Partner with Brand leaders to synthesize key business questions, develop hypothetical solutions, analyze their feasibility and execute acquisition of data assets in support of commercial strategy. Ensure alignment of data needs, quality, timelines, deliverables and costs.

  • Develop deep understanding of covered disease states, treatment landscapes, and market access. Translate knowledge into illustrative patient journeys and analytics to uncover gaps, build competitive advantages and highlight opportunities for efficiencies.

  • Lead performance tracking work streams to support non-commercial data uses including patient access and support services. Provide guidance on appropriate use of data and metrics.

Data Quality, Privacy and Protection

  • Work closely with Legal, Privacy, Strategic Corporate Transactions, and Data Protection Office to ensure appropriate protections are in place for privacy, regulatory and contractual compliance.

  • Continuously gather data and technology insights to identify gaps in quality, capabilities and coverage. Formulate and execute solutions to address identified gaps.

  • Serve as point of escalation for team to resolve data quality and invoice issues.

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree with 9+ years of experience or 7+ years with MBA/MS

  • Proven leadership in the pharmaceutical and/or healthcare industry. Understanding of analytical and insight generation approaches in the biopharma industry including descriptive and predictive analytics, business intelligence and reporting, primary market research and competitive intelligence.

  • Ability to draw inferences from disparate pieces of data, identify key findings, link to implications and provide recommendations in a digestible and business-friendly format

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to work with diverse teams across organizational lines and structures and negotiate with stakeholders.

  • Broad knowledge of secondary pharmaceutical data sources such as Retail & Non-Retail data, Medical & Pharmacy Claims, EMR, Lab Test/Diagnostics, Chart Audits, Specialty Pharmacy Data, 852/867 EDI and Health System/Payer – Plan hierarchies. Operational experience with Specialty Pharmacy data and data aggregation.

  • Deep understanding of data use cases in pharma/biopharma/healthcare including patient journey, performance management, targeting, market sizing & segmentation, field alignment and incentive compensation. Familiarity with emerging Analytics / Data Science capabilities and their application to healthcare / life sciences.

  • Knowledge of therapeutic areas, preferably Oncology, Hematology, Immunology, Neurology or Cardiovascular

  • Experience with creation and presentation of business cases as well as business rule documentation

  • Experience managing contracts and vendors as well as familiarity with procurement processes

  • Proficiency in data analytics tools such as Excel, SQL, SAS, MicroStrategy & Tableau

  • Understanding of healthcare related regulations and their impacts on healthcare data usage

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.

Our company is committed to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request an approval of accommodation prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, or any part of the recruitment process direct your inquiries to Visit to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.

Company: Bristol Myers Squibb

Req Number: R1537802

Updated: 2021-04-16 01:12:13.209 UTC

Location: Princeton,New Jersey

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.