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Disease Lead, US Medical Affairs - Multiple Myeloma

Company: Bristol Myers Squibb
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Job Description:

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 Disease Lead, US Medical Affairs, Multiple Myeloma (MM) will report to the VP Head, US Medical Affairs. He/she will be headquarter-based, and will lead the team of physicians (MDs) and senior scientists providing scientific/medical leadership and support for compounds in various stages of clinical development, as well as approved products in the Hematology Therapeutic Area. This individual will be involved in integrated strategic planning within US Medical Affairs as well as with partners in the US Commercial organization, Clinical Research and Development, Translational Development, and Market Access, and will lead the US medical team for MM. The Disease Lead, US Medical Affairs, MM will be responsible for the overall medical strategy in MM in the US, in alignment with overall US and global Medical Affairs strategy, and will be responsible for execution of the medical plan for the therapeutic area. He/she will represent US Medical Affairs in MM with broad responsibilities and impact across the US business and overall Medical Affairs organization. Execution of the strategy will be achieved through direct management of the Disease Teams comprising of MDs and senior scientists in their therapeutic area, execution of Celgene sponsored medical affairs-led trials and support of third-party-sponsored trials, and coordination with the rest of the US Medical Affairs team including functional leaders and the field-based team. He/she will work closely with the Global Medical Affairs team to prepare for the US launch of new products including CAR T therapies, CelMods etc.

**Responsibilities** **of** **the position include but** **are not** **limited** **to** **the following** :

+ StrategicandTacticalPlanning:ResponsibilityfortheMedicalAffairsaspects of plansacrossMM, in alignment with globalplans,and their timelyupdates.Providingoversight,strategicdirection,andensuringappropriatecross-functionalpartnerships,e.g.use of resourcesandperformancetowards goals across:

+ Brand plans

+ Launchplans for newproducts or new indication launches

+ Publicationplans

+ Strategicandtacticalplan

+ Medicalaffairsenablingfunctions,e.g.medicalinformationletters,scientificeducationalgrantrequests and patientadvocacygrantrequests

+ Provideleadership,accountability,andfocusacrosstheMedicalAffairsDiseasesub-teams in MM, which includeMedicalDirectors,ScientificDirectors,ScientificCommunications,MedicalEducation,TrainingandStaffDevelopment,MedicalAffairsLearningandStaffDevelopment, MSL leadership,and other functions.

+ Provideaccountabilityandsupport the Diseasesub-teams in executingMedicalAffairs-ledCelgenesponsoredclinicaltrials,withinappropriatestandardsforcompliance,quality,timeliness,andbudget.Support the team leads in thedesign,execution, and evaluation of clinical trials according tostrategy and good clinical practice.

+ Driveexecutionofdatagenerationeffortsto supportbothinlineandpipelineproductsthroughregistries,digitalhealthandinterventionstudies,e.g.provideoversightacrosstheIITprograms within the therapeuticarea in theUS:provideaccountabilityandsupport the Diseasesub-team leads in theintegration of feedbackfromcross-functionalreviewers,negotiation of budgets,review of protocols,andcoordination of resourcestosupport the investigators in timelyopening,accrual,collection of data,andpublication of results.

+ Represent US MedicalAffairs as a therapeutic area expert in bothinternaland externalvenuesincluding the IntegratedEvidencePlan development group,and advisoryboards / steering committees.

+ Lead/supportfranchiseactivitiesrelatedtoadministration of CAR T therapiesincludingsiteselection,safeadministrationguidelines,toxicityandlong-termmanagement.Lead/supportexpandedaccessprograms with multiplemyelomaassetsincluding CAR T therapies

+ Providetheappropriatetraining,coaching,andaccountabilitytoensuresuperiorcontent,operational,presentation,leadership,andstrategicskillsfor their reports,including the Diseasesub-team leads and their extendedteams.

+ Provideoversightandensurequality of disease-specificmedicaltraining within the therapeutic area for the MSLteam,salesteam,and other functions,includingdiseasestatetrainingandstandardcaretraining,competitivelandscapetraining,training on Celgenesponsored trials, includingregistrationtrials,andimportantmanuscripts.

+ Point-ofcontactfor US externalstakeholders:Interact with keyphysicians in the communityand in academia.Support the US MedicalAffairsteam in ensuring a high level of customersatisfactionandcompliance, e.g Investigators, KOLs, Globalsteeringcommittees,ScientificAdvisoryBoards,Advocacygroups,Cooperativegroups.

+ RepresentCelgene at professionalmeetings,congresses,and local symposia,andbeingresponsiblefor the overall medical andscientificdirectionandsupport to currentcommercializedproducts, as well as futurepharmaceuticalentities.

+ In collaborationwith the GlobalDiseaseLeadandcommercialcounterparts(G3M)andthroughappropriatemanagementand leadership acrossDiseaseTeams(DSTs),coordinationand execution of theoverallmedicalstrategyfor their portion of the portfolio(GPTs), in collaborationwithcounterparts in otherregions, as well as commercialandresearchanddevelopmentcolleagues,frominitiation of regional pre- launchactivities to several years post-launchthrough integratedevidenceplanning (IEP).

+ Interfaceeffectively with all other Celgeneinternalstakeholders:GlobalMedicalAffairsfunctionsand other departments,includingCommercial,ClinicalResearchandDevelopment,RegulatoryAffairs,ManagedCare,Pharmacovigilance,MarketAccess,Statistics,TranslationalResearch/Development,ProjectLeadership,etc.

**Skills/Knowledge** **Required** **:**

+ Advanceddegree in health-related field (MD,PharmD or PhD with experience in Hematology/Oncology);preferablyboard-certifiedhematologist/oncologist.

+ A minimum of 10+ years of experience: includingspecificexpertise in hematology/oncology as well as,medicalaffairs, and peoplemanagement. In addition,industrystrong knowledge of diseasestatesacrossHematology or Solid Tumorsand the marketplace is preferred.

+ Knowledgeable of competitiveproducts and theirapplication.

+ Strong expertise in theconduct of clinical trials in hematology/oncology, with proficiency in critical datareviewand interpretation.

+ Productlifecyclemanagement experiencehighlypreferred.

+ Good understanding of Medical Affairs and comprehensiveunderstanding of the complianceissuesconcerning MA function.

+ Creation and management of successful cross-functionaland multi-disciplinaryteams in changingcompetitiveenvironment,changing producttechnology,changing customerneeds.

+ Excellentcommunication and organization skills,including presentationstolargegroups,facilitation of interactivediscussions, and 1:1discussions with thought leaders.

+ Demonstratedcustomerfocus orientation & credibilitywithcustomers.

+ Knowledge/application of datasources,reportsand tools for thecreation of solid plans.

+ Abilitytoeffectivelymanageteams of peers, e.g.matrixleadership of cross-functionalteams.

+ Abilitytosuccessfully manage a diverseworkgroup,motivate and maximizeproductivity.

+ Excellentanalytical,communication and presentationskillsand solid experience in translatingmedical/clinical information into medicalaffairsstrategies.

+ Possessstrong businessacumen and financialskillswithpriorP&Lexperience or budgetexperience.

+ Prior experience in an internationalenvironment(is a plus).

+ Abilitytotravel is required;approximately30%(including international).

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:** R1527217

**Updated:** 2021-04-10 01:28:11.802 UTC

**Location:** Jersey City,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.

Keywords: Bristol Myers Squibb, Jersey City , Disease Lead, US Medical Affairs - Multiple Myeloma, Other , Jersey City, New Jersey

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