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Provide senior-level operational oversight and leadership for the execution of clinical programs within the Oncology book of work.
Minimum of BS/BA Degree Advanced degree is preferred.
Strong leadership competencies and influencing skills with senior leaders and cross-functional leaders in a matrixed environment.
Effective oral and written communication skills to influence, inform and guide a large scale global operational team.
Broad clinical operational experience (registrational and/or post-approval) and strong project management skills.
Ability to foster partnerships across projects and multidisciplinary teams
> 10 years of direct experience and proven track record of independently leading and managing global clinical trial program(s)
- + 3-5 years in a senior leadership position directing the operations of a large, matrixed global teams while developing and mentoring junior colleagues
Proactive gap analysis to identify areas for training, improvement or reduce cost/improve efficiencies in the operating model.
Develops operational standards and ensures consistency and efficiency across the program.
Manages a disciplined approach that supports accurate, compliant documentation of the team’s work
Leads and supports cross-functional teams to ensure successful and efficient execution of studies from start up to final CSR/FSR and/or to support a Regulatory submission
Integrates lessons learned across their program work as well as support a global, organizational global awareness
Advises and serves as an subject matter expert (SME) resource for a broad range of organizational-related issues requiring the sharing of specific clinical and/or operational knowledge
Acts as point of contact to provide operational expertise across R&D Development, Medical and or other key partners
Works with GCO functional management and across R&D to secure necessary resources to adequately support the program needs
Achieves results by effective mobilization, development and utilization of resources
Provides input (as needed) to Health Authority or other regulatory submissions
Operational Leadership/Decision making
Demonstrates an appropriate ‘sense of urgency’ to consistently provide operational decisions in a timely manner
Uses expert judgment to make sound decisions based on a balanced evaluation of available information within a complex environment of competing project priorities
Acts decisively to address team challenges
Contributes to business strategy from an operational perspective
Leads/co-leads Operations Team meetings; active participant and GCO representative on development and/or medical team meetings
Facilitates issue escalation & resolution in collaboration with other functional areas
Proactively contributes to issue identification and strategy discussions at senior level meetings
Addresses the concerns and needs of stakeholders and manages stakeholders’ expectations
Using expert judgement, seeks input before making a decision
Demonstrating and embracing the BMS core behaviors at all times
Facilitates issue resolution and communication/collaboration with stakeholders and other functional area team members
Builds alliances to gain key stakeholder support, buy-in and ownership of key actions within the appropriate functional area
Builds and nurtures partnerships with internal and external team members that foster an environment built upon trust
Partners with business leaders to resolve competing priorities
Provides vision to build partnerships across functional area leadership
Demonstrates a proper attitude about the team’s ability to deal with challenges
Drives issues to resolution; communicates to insure that issues have been worked through to completion
Demonstrates diplomacy when interfacing with other functional areas, CROs and other outside vendors while remaining authentic in the approach
Applies change management principles to support communication and implementation of integrated change
Proactive, frequent communication of program status to different levels of stakeholders
Development of team members
Consistently provides accurate, motivating and constructive feedback and coaching to team members
Is an authentic, genuine yet skillful communicator during difficult conversations
Invests time in getting to know others to understand their attitudes and views; learns others’ style to interact effectively
Accommodates cultural differences
Aligns program and company objectives, assesses training needs and recommends training where needed to functional management
Matrix partner with functional management teams to assess skill sets, and set objectives for each team member to support their developmental
Software that must be used independently and without assistance (e.g., Microsoft Suite):
BMS Systems: ECLIPSE, CARA
Enterprise Applications: SharePoint, SAP, Microsoft Suite
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.