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Senior Manager, Intercon Market Medical Communications

Company: Bristol Myers Squibb
Location: Grady
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

Working with Us
Challenging. Meaningful. Life-changing. Those aren't words that are usually associated with a job. But working at Bristol Myers Squibb is anything but usual. Here, uniquely interesting work happens every day, in every department. From optimizing a production line to the latest breakthroughs in cell therapy, this is work that transforms the lives of patients, and the careers of those who do it. You'll get the chance to grow and thrive through opportunities uncommon in scale and scope, alongside high-achieving teams rich in diversity. Take your career farther than you thought possible.

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. Read more: .

Locations: Remote by design for US only; Uxbridge UK, Boudry Switzerland

Position Summary

Position reports to the Director of Intercontinental Markets Medical Communications within Medical Communications under Scientific Communications & Engagement of Global Medical Affairs and is responsible for the planning and timely execution of scientifically accurate and strategically aligned communications plan that support the local medical communication needs of the Intercontinental Markets.

Key Responsibilities

A core member of Intercontinental Market Medical Communications Team, the Sr. Manager of Intercontinental Markets Medical Communications is accountable for the following:

Medical Communications Strategy:

  • Leads across the BMS matrix to develop and timely delivery of strategically aligned medical publications, scientific content, medical information, training content, and congress presentations at local market level
  • Ensures endorsement of medical communications plans by relevant governance bodies prior to execution, and continuously develops and maintains plans in conjunction with scientific landscape and in alignment with Local Market Medical, Worldwide (WW) Medical and medical market-level strategy
  • Serves as the Intercontinental Markets Medical Communications point of contact between WW/Local Medical, and other matrix partners
  • Provides medical communications management oversight to Local Market Medical
  • Enhances bi-directional communication by understanding and sharing the WW medical communications plans to Local Market Medical and raises local market needs to WW Medical/Medical Communications teams, ensuring country/global level of awareness & connectivity
  • Understand the communication needs across Intercontinental Market and own the pull-through and execution of the Scientific Narrative, development & execution of functionally integrated publication plan, content plan, and application to the Scientific Communication Platform (SCP).
  • Must have strong business acumen, ability to interface with market matrix partners & manage Market-level Medical Communications budget Data Dissemination:
    • Serve as a subject matter expert to BMS internal audiences related to Market-level communication landscape, HCP preferences, publication and scientific content planning, data disclosure / dissemination, and represent BMS scientific communications to external investigators, key authors and journal editors.
    • Promotes and reinforces principles among authors and internal publication stakeholder community, ensuring publications are authored, written, and reviewed according to publication best practices and BMS standards and policies for Intercontinental Markets and for ensuring BMS publication & scientific content standards are aligned with Good Publication Practices and industry standards, and all BMS employees engaged in publication activities follow Good Publication Practices guidance with the highest degree of integrity, quality and transparency.
    • Demonstrates understanding of therapeutic disease areas, market-level expertise to support the establishment of strong working collaborations with both internal and external disease-area experts to ensure quality data analysis, interpretation, communication planning & data disclosure/dissemination.
    • Ensures collection of market-level insights to deliver high quality medical communication that enables the most impactful dialogue and interactions with customers at the market level.
    • Identifies and drives opportunities to enhance processes, tools, operating procedures, and outsourcing strategy to ensure consistent delivery and alignment of standards across Markets. Stakeholder Engagement:
      • Fostering collaborative relationships with academic & clinical experts, publishers, medical associations & other relevant market stakeholder groups; participating in external initiatives to foster trust and respect amongst academic and medical publishing community
      • Partners with TA Medical Communication Leads, Market Medical and other stakeholder to assess, plan, and allocate resources (budget, medical writing, biostatistical services) to ensure timely delivery of high-quality medical communications
      • Partners externally with 3rd party vendors to ensure the appropriate balance of internal and external execution of work
      • Establishes clear metrics aligned & regularly communicates metrics with key markets medical stakeholders Other responsibilities:
        • High performing, externally focused which emphasizes teamwork, cooperation, personal accountability, and a commitment to quality; models BMS behaviors and reinforces such behaviors at all levels in the organization
        • Serve as mentor to other leads.
        • Ensure preparation for audit and inspection readiness
        • Ensuring diversity and inclusion in decision making, organization and talent development Qualifications & Experience
          • Advance scientific degree, PharmD, PhD or MD preferred
          • 2+ years of Pharmaceutical/Healthcare industry experience with a focus on medical communications; experience in both local country & global preferred
          • Demonstrated ability to lead strategically, drive performance, build alignment, inform, negotiate and collaborate
          • Experience working cross-functional, with cross-cultural project teams, and collaborating across matrix, markets and global geographies
          • Proven ability to work in an ambiguous environment & demonstrated success driving optimal business results in a large complex corporate environment with multiple priorities and tight timelines
          • Ability to manage timelines and quality of work using strong leadership, organizational, communication, facilitation and interpersonal skills
          • Outstanding interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills with exceptional time management skills
          • Experience leading medical communications across all phases of drug development and commercialization
          • Ability to analyze and interpret trial data
          • Ability to influence and negotiate appropriate solutions; ability to establish strong stakeholder relationships
          • Ability to flexibly schedule and participate in teleconferences and virtual meetings across different time zones
          • Ability to travel (domestically and internationally) Knowledge Desired
            • Pharmaceutical/Healthcare Industry
            • External compliance, transparency and conflict-of-interest regulated work environments
            • In-depth knowledge of Good Publication Practices and guidance (GPP, ICMJE), Sunshine Act, Pharma Code of Conduct, and other guidance related to post-marketing practices and scientific data communication
            • Certified Medical Publication Professional (CMPP), and ISMPP active member highly desired
            • Understanding of clinical trial design and execution, statistical methods and clinical trial data reporting requirements
            • Working knowledge of Microsoft suite of applications, and familiar with publication management tool (DataVision). The starting compensation for this job is a range from $109,000 -$138,000, plus incentive cash and stock opportunities (based on eligibility).

              The starting pay rate takes into account characteristics of the job, such as required skills and where the job is performed.

              Final, individual compensation will be decided based on demonstrated experience.

              Eligibility for specific benefits listed on our careers site may vary based on the job and location. For more on benefits, please visit our BMS Careers site.

              Benefit offerings are subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable plans then in effect and may include the following: Medical, pharmacy, dental and vision care. Wellbeing support such as the BMS Living Life Better program and employee assistance programs (EAP). Financial well-being resources and a 401(K). Financial protection benefits such as short- and long-term disability, life insurance, supplemental health insurance, business travel protection and survivor support. Work-life programs include paid national holidays and optional holidays, Global Shutdown days between Christmas and New Year's holiday, up to 120 hours of paid vacation, up to two (2) paid days to volunteer, sick time off, and summer hours flexibility. Parental, caregiver, bereavement, and military leave. Family care services such as adoption and surrogacy reimbursement, fertility/infertility benefits, support for traveling mothers, and child, elder and pet care resources. Other perks like tuition reimbursement and a recognition program.

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Keywords: Bristol Myers Squibb, Amarillo , Senior Manager, Intercon Market Medical Communications, Executive , Grady, Texas

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