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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The Cardiovascular Medical Lead (CML) will define the country Medical and Research Strategy for Cardiovascular portfolio. The CML will lead one CV Medical Science Liaison. The candidate should have a track-record of strong Field Medical Execution that can serve as coach and mentor to team members with minimum or no pharmaceutical experience. The candidate should have significant Field Medical experience in order to prioritize TL list and tactical plans for the Medical Science Liaison. The ICML acts with the highest standards of integrity in a dynamic manner leading a high performing team and providing input to medical planning that support the safe and effective use of our medicines by patients, physicians and payers through:
Active member of the Field Medical leadership/ management team, within and across therapeutic areas (TA).
Translates FM objectives into individual performance goals for direct reports and helps define performance goals.
Develops an annual development plan with each direct report; tracks progress toward and supports the execution of the plan through identification of opportunities.
Effectively provides consistent coaching, mentoring, and frequent feedback to direct reports, and others, as appropriate; documents behavioral observations and performance as directed and/or as needed.
Promotes a culture of innovation, constructive challenge, team spirit and accountability within the region that is patient-centric.
Provides training and direction to FM team members on developing appropriate peer-to-peer scientific engagement.
Disease Area Reference Point
Continuously updates and monitors team knowledge of Disease Area (DA), patient treatment trends, product data and scientific activities.
Ensures participation of team in planned therapeutic training activities.
Ensures FM engages in timely exchanges with external customers and internal partners in accordance with compliance policies and procedures to communicate medical information for all products in an accurate, balanced, fair and objective manner.
Expert Contributor To Internal Partners
Provides strategic input and insights as part of compliant collaboration across the matrix in support of account management.
Contributes FM expertise to regional accounts aligned to Brand and Medical strategy.
External Expert Manager
Maintains strong knowledge of regional and national External Experts and Professional Organizations to provide input into planning, matrix initiatives, and requests for TL information.
Ensures FM team captures and communicates relevant medical insights; provides insight updates across the matrix as appropriate; contributes to development/implementation of action plans resulting from key insights
Medical Plan & Strategy Contribution
Participates as an active member of the Medical matrix team.
Collaborates with US (+/- Global) Medical and Commercial colleagues on Brand planning and FM activities.
Develops the Product FM Plan for the team in collaboration with US FM Leads.
Inputs into Medical Products Plans and Strategies based on analysis of medical literature and FM input.
Develops and maintains effective working relationships with Matrix team members.
Clinical Trial/Site Identification & Support
Country-level strategy to support the increased participation of Hispanics in clinical trials
Providing input on clinical trial site selection and feasibility based on their knowledge of investigators in their geography.
Ensures FM team’s execution of clinical trial support activities (as per established study scope documents).
Ensures that FM team has the required knowledge to identify Adverse Events (AEs) and fully understand and comply with BMS Pharmacovigilance SOPs regarding identification and reporting timelines.
Contributes to managing external communication when significant safety issues arise, with the well-being of patients being the goal.
Fundamental to the Role:Compliance
Understands and adheres to the BMS Standards of Business Conduct and Ethics, all Company policies and procedures including those that apply to all employees and those that are specific to the role of FM.
Understands PhRMA Code, ICH, GCP, and relevant FDA laws and regulations.
Conveys a clear message on laws, regulations, and ethical standards to both internal and external customers; acts as a peer influencer and role model.
Attainment of advanced degree in medical science (Pharm D, M.D., Ph.D., etc.) required.
Minimum of 8 years of clinical and/or pharmaceutical experience INCLUDING a minimum of 5 years of FM experience
Demonstrated ability to lead national field medical projects or initiatives.
Work in cross-functional teams with proven track record managing multiple projects and priorities.
Track record of effectively managing risk and compliance.
Work in a matrix environment with ability to succeed in an ambiguous environment.
Experience coaching and mentoring within a FM organization.
Leading and executing autonomously.
Communicating scientific and/or clinical data to researchers and/or HCPs.
Building credible, scientifically-oriented relationships with External Experts within the DA and clinical practice leaders/access decision makers.
Quickly and comprehensively learn about new subject areas and healthcare environments.
In-depth knowledge of disease area, including key scientific publications.
Clear understanding of customer (HCP and payer) and patient needs.
Knowledge of principles and implications of pharmacoeconomic data.
Knowledge of the US Healthcare System and the Pharmaceutical Industry; Understanding of environmental and industry trends (e.g. Market Access and Patient Advocacy) and their impact on the business.
Knowledge of regional key institutions/IDNs/Health Systems
Knowledge of clinical trial design, process and procedures required for clinical activities.
Knowledge of all relevant compliance standards.
Strong communication and presentation skills, in spoken and written word; Able to effectively communicate/ listen and answer questions.
Appreciation of the complexities of cross-functional and joint venture management issues.
Demonstrated technical acumen including MS Office skills, ability to adopt and leverage multiple business applications.
Excellent English and Spanish language skills, spoken and written
Behaviors and Leadership Capabilities Desired
Exemplify principles of integrity and honesty. Seen as a trusted colleague to team members and internal/external customers and management.
Possess change agility and a positive attitude during time of transition and takes time to motivate others. Serve as a change agent.
Offer innovation via a growth mindset. Continuously identify unmet medical needs and opportunities for process improvement. Provide specific, objective, actionable, and time-sensitive solutions. Participate in/lead projects to affect positive change related to above.
Demonstrate excellence with all administrative aspects of the job, train and share best practices.
Consistently apply the enterprise approach/act with enterprise mindset.
Apply principles of inclusion and diversity when managing team; leads with authenticity.
Create opportunities for others within and outside of own team to develop new skills and experiences. Sees setbacks and failures as an opportunity to learn and grow.
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.