The candidate will provide support to integrated robotic platforms and laboratory instrumentation within the Leads Discovery & Optimization (LDO) group with responsibility to diagnose hardware and software faults and perform hands-on troubleshooting, repairs and calibrations for laboratory automation, computer systems, and stand-alone instruments.The successful candidate will prioritize and execute automation hardware, software service and development requests for staff, contractors and external vendors. The candidate will partner with the Lab Asset Management team, scientific leaders, and external vendors to coordinate remediation plans and ensure appropriate repairs. The candidate will interface between biologists, engineers and information technology staff and be responsible for programming, calibration, and troubleshooting robotic arms, liquid handlers and plate readers. The successful candidate will re-establish stalled automation runs, log system/instrument performance and perform quantitative analysis of system quality control data.
B.S. in Biological Sciences or Engineering field with 5+ years of experience across high throughput screening, compound management and/or cell culture
Hands-on experience in calibrating, troubleshooting, and repairing laboratory automation, computer systems and stand-alone instruments
Applied mechanical engineering and hands-on experience in calibrating, troubleshooting, and repairing laboratory automation, stand-alone instruments and computer systems is a must
Experience in monitoring infrastructure QC/QA metrics including, instrument availability, reliability, and utilization
Effective understanding of laboratory automation, key standardized instrumentation, and automation scheduling software
Computer engineering experience in troubleshooting, diagnosing and repairing software and hardware failures
Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills with strong customer focus
Experience working in diverse, multi-disciplined groups and demonstrated ability to work in a matrix and multi-site work environments, manage multiple priorities, and at times, be self-directed
The Protocol Manager is responsible to drive the successful and timely execution of global Phase I, II, III and IV clinical research protocols from study startup to final clinical study report within the established budget and timelines.
Serves as primary operational contact for the protocol. Coordinates the development of protocol level documents and plans, clinical supply oversight, vendor oversight, enrollment tracking, clinical data review and cleaning, coordination of audit responses, updating of various trial management systems, study close-out.
Demonstrates strong project management and organizational skills, monitors protocol progress and manages obstacles. Effectively leads a global team of individuals assigned to the protocol, demonstrating strong interpersonal and influencing skills, effective oral and written communication skills.
Minimum education BA/BS. Scientific degree is highly preferred.
Strong understanding of the pharmaceutical industry, and GCP, ICH and the regulatory guidelines as they apply to protocol management.
At least 4 years of project management experience with at least 2 years in the pharmaceutical or healthcare industry.
Demonstrates ability to drive clinical trial activities (experience in design, conduct and management of CTs: protocol and study report writing, monitoring, budgeting, regulatory obligations, AE reporting and managing CROs and external vendor
Fluency in English is a must.
Excellent project and stakeholder management.
Ability to multi-task and manage high performance demands.
Experience in managing technology for information and communication tool (CTMS, IVRS, excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.).
Oncology experience is an asset.
Strong communication skills.
BMS BioPharma Behaviors required
Passion: We pursue excellence to help patients prevail. I set high standards for myself and others to win for our patients / I energize others / I strive to learn something new every day / I treat my patients, customers and colleagues with compassion, empathy and respect.
Innovation: We embrace new ideas. I challenge the status quo / I seek and share bold idea that help BMS win / I pursue and understand diverse perspectives outside of BMS / I encourage and have constructive debates / I embrace change to drive innovative outcomes / I rebound quickly and learn from my mistakes.
Accountability: We own our outcomes and the outcomes of others. I own BMS? Success by holding myself and others accountable / I share information in a transparent and honest way / I celebrate my successes and the successes of others / I coach and mentor others with good intent and purpose / I am inclusive and bring out the best in others / I understand what people do and the impact I have on them.
Speed: We act with urgency and agility. I work with a sense of urgency / I focus on what’s important / I consult with the right people to move quickly / I seek efficient, effective solutions / I quickly assess potential risks and rewards / I break silos and eliminate unnecessary rules / I make decisions with resolve and enable others to do the same.
Candidate will be responsible for management and oversight of the various activities supporting the Government Pricing submissions. Monitor policies, procedures and processes supporting Government Pricing submissions and related areas to ensure ongoing compliance with external and internal requirements and guidance including regulatory, SOX and audit. Evaluate new and modified payer contracting proposals, perform risk assessments, create operational processes and SOPs, and provide training as appropriate. Participate on cross-functional teams as a subject matter expert representing the Government Pricing team as required to evaluate and implement business strategies and initiatives. Serve as a liaison with other functional areas (e.g. various groups including Order to Cash, Pricing and Customer Operations, Finance, Legal and IT) regarding a variety of issues impacting government pricing. Assist with implementation of system & process improvements as appropriate with internal and external business partners.
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting, or Finance, with a minimum of 12 years of relevant government pricing, business and/or finance experience. The candidate must have the ability to successfully manage competing priorities, meet challenging deadlines, and work independently and across organizations. The successful candidate must have a demonstrated track record of strong attention to detail; accountability and ownership of results; flexibility and adaptability in a rapidly changing environment; prior supervisory experience and ability to develop others; and the ability to escalate issues as appropriate. Strong analytical, communication, and demonstrated track record of business partnering skills are essential. Proficiency in Excel is required and Model N experience is preferred. Experience in the following areas is strongly preferred: Government Price reporting; Medicaid and other public sector programs; accounting and financial analysis; controls and compliance; and the pharmaceutical business environment.
This role is responsible for contracting operations for commercial payers and also supports field-facing team members in contract negotiations. S/he leads the evaluation and analysis of customer contracting. Opportunities and preparation of legally approved contract documents. S/he works closely with team, brand team colleagues, and those in Strategic Pricing & Value to ensure offers are competitive, legally compliant, and strategically structured to create value for both the customer and BMS. In partnership with the account team, s/he is the internal expert on assigned customers. With their team, s/he ensures contracts are structured to be consistent with brand strategy and support the latest pull-through efforts and value creating programs. S/he accompanies the RAE/NAE on contracting calls to represent the best interests of BMS in delicate contract negotiations.
Conducts sophisticated analyses of potential savings for BMS with consideration of the customers’ perspective of contracted versus non-contracted revenue and works closely with the RAE/NAE and integrated customer team to evaluate appropriate options and strategies for leveraging additional value creating opportunities
Balances customer needs with brand objectives to ensure deals represent the best interests of all parties• Provides direct customer-facing support for the RAE/NAE and integrated customer team in contract negotiations, including developing and presenting supporting information that enhances negotiation discussions
Monitors the competition, marketplace, and regulatory changes that could influence contract terms
Utilize knowledge of channel/customer economics to negotiate contract language to drive value for customer and BMS
Works in partnership with the Brand, Finance, and SP&V on customer-specific rebate projections
Works with internal government and legal experts to monitor the latest government contracting and reporting requirements, and ensures government pricing implications are identified and considered
Utilizes sophisticated analytical techniques to analyze and monitor customer compliance and performance against contract terms and keeps the RAE/NAE informed on an ongoing and regular basis
Understands inter-customer dynamics and the commercial implications for structuring deal negotiations
Provides proactive insights and recommendations to the RAE/NAE to deliver stronger value for the customer and BMS
Acts as a liaison with the brand team, on behalf of the RAE/NAE, to ensure all contracts are structured to be consistent with brand strategy and to maximize value creation for all stakeholders
Works with counterparts to ensure pricing strategies/philosophy can be executed within BMS’ contracting requirements
BA/BS degree or equivalent
A minimum of 5 years of experience in the pharmaceutical/healthcare industry is strongly advised
Strong technical/functional skills and an ability to motivate, develop, and lead others as a player/coach
Experience in negotiating, executing, and implementing contracts
Strong analytical skills and ability to think strategically about the impact of various contracting approaches which could be employed in a complex ecosystem/marketplace
Firm understanding of the healthcare marketplace and demonstrate strong business acumen, including a solid understanding of the way various channels and customer types make money and create value
Ability to work across boundaries to partner and build consensus with various stakeholders in order to get results
Exceptional aptitude for learning quickly and ability to communicate technical concepts to a wide range of stakeholders
Must demonstrate an ability to drive execution of key initiatives and meet all deadlines
Must have a strong ability to prioritize and work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
Track record of highly ethical and compliant behavior
Must have strong communication skills
Advanced degree (e.g., master’s degree in Finance/MBA, Statistics) is a plus
Experience in negotiating, executing, and implementing contracts
The main responsibility of this position is to develop, manage and maintain BMS's interface and long-term relationships with clinical sites for several outsourced studies and ensure a harmonized approach to site management with studies run in-house. It includes building and enhancing the image and reputation of BMS with sites locally and providing an interface between the company, the investigator and Partner CROs to create an optimal environment for clinical trials, enabling timely and high quality output.
On-going site relationship management in local countryNordic to enhance the development & maintenance of long-term relationships with clinical investigators working on studies outsourced to a CRO Partner.
Act as liaison between BMS, CRO Partner and investigational sites building overall investigator and site staff awareness on BMS in order to develop the image and reputation of the company.
Develop local knowledge of site (and local SMO) capabilities
(Disclaimer: The responsibilities listed above are only a summary and other responsibilities will be requirements as assigned)
Bachelors or Masters’ Degree within life sciences or equivalent
At least 4 years’ experience in clinical research in Academia, Pharma, Biotech or CRO
Demonstrated experience of working directly with clinical sites and investigators.
Demonstrated customer service and relationship building skills with clinical sites (on site and remote).
Clinical site management experience, with a strong Bbackground in operational aspects of clinical research and clinical development outsourcing.
Knowledge of ICH GCP and applicable local regulations governing clinical research along with basic medical and research knowledge.
Excellent networking skills to represent BMS with key local stakeholders.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills - able to interact with all levels of internal and external management.
Excellent negotiation, influencing and problem solving skills.
Self-motivated with proactive issue monitoring and management including risk assessment and contingency planning.
Bristol-Myers Squibb is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender identity, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin or disability.
This position will be part of People Services and has responsibility for execution and administration of the Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) total rewards programs. This includes, but is not limited to, benefits (including health & welfare, risk, retirement and savings plans, wellness), leaves/absence management and compensation including base pay, long and short-term incentives, job evaluations and pricing, allowances, one-time payments, and recognition programs.
Detailed Position Responsibilities
Support execution and delivery of global total rewards projects and program delivery, as needed
Act as escalation point for HR Advisors for the resolution of total rewards inquiries or needs within guidelines
Support and participate in the annual upgrade or implementation of the integration and end-to-end testing of various human resources and total rewards system
Reviews system generated correspondence and communications, rewards vendor websites (including benefits enrolment tools), HRA training materials, Local Work Instructions and Knowledge Articles to ensure these are current, accurate and market relevant, recommending updates as needed
Assists with compliance and governance of all total rewards plans and programs including identifying risks, participating in audits and delivering corrective actions
Evaluate and process, within guidelines, system transactions including job requisitions, compensation changes, job changes and one-time payments requiring non-standard calculations
Perform job evaluations, market pricing and provide salary recommendations (new hires, promotions, market catch ups, etc.)
Conduct and participate in Annual Salary Surveys (Compensation Surveys - local & regional) under guidance of COE
Interpret salary data and perform analyses to ensure BMS competitive positioning within the market. Support regularly scheduled competitive pay reviews for select groups of employees (e.g. key/top talent, critical skills), proposing updates to salary ranges and hiring guidelines if applicable
Execute and administer annual compensation planning
Research, problem solve and respond on issues related to compensation programs, objectives and procedures raised by employees, HR and third party vendors
Provide reporting and analytics support to Total Rewards (Service Lines, Centers of Excellence) for annual activities e.g. mandatory and annual Collective Agreement increases, off-cycle salary reviews, etc. as directed
Prepare reports to respond to external audit and government bodies as required
Administers global recognition program. Coordinate recognition payments with payroll
Execute and administer activities related to benefit plan eligibility, enrollments, status changes, and terminations including some social security programs
Research, problem solve and respond on issues related to benefit programs, objectives and procedures raised by employees, HR and third party vendors (includes brokers, insurance providers, regulatory agencies, etc.)
Perform testing activities for benefits administration systems implementations, changes and ongoing enhancements
Develop global benefits administration systems change requirements within defined guidelines, prepare change request documentation and support implementation
Review and monitor data integration reports to identify and address inaccuracies and systems errors
Prepare and action monthly changes in provider portals as needed
Prepare, manage and close enrolment windows in partnership with system provider and COE
Liaise with system providers, local brokers and vendors as needed
Review, action, and reconcile system generated reports as needed
Understand, interpret, and effectively communicate benefit plan provisions, policies, programs, process and practice as the escalation point for Key Business Partners
Assist with the administration of wellness programs and vendors. Coordinate wellness communications as needed
Administer invoicing and payment processes for regional and some local vendors including validating payments, etc. within the defined vendor management framework
Leave of Absence
Manage leave of absence and time off plans and systems (e.g. Workday, Partena, ATOSS, SCD) across the region, ensuring appropriate compliance with eligibility rules
Coordinate communication to employees and managers as needed to support leave or time off events.
Coordinate all necessary paperwork and filings with appropriate regulatory agencies as required
Provide guidance on complex benefits related issues to employees, interpreting policies or plans and leveraging vendors when necessary to support resolution of inquiries.
Participate in governance processes and annual data or process audits as required;
Maintain policy and procedure documentation and is responsible for communicating any changes, including conducting any necessary training;
Provide reporting and analytics support to Total Rewards COE or Payroll on an as-needed basis.
Must have requirements:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university/college
3+ years of experience in Benefits Administration preferably in the LATAM market or Compensation Operations or Leaves Administration in LATAM market
Proficiency in English and Spanish is required
Experience working within an HR Shared Services delivery model
Experience working in a rapid, fast-moving environment which is both complex and changing
General knowledge and understanding of HR policies, processes, regional Employment Laws and total rewards legislative requirements for the relevant region
Experience working in a multi-cultural/multi-country work environment
Ability to use business judgment when assessing requirements and performance, in order to identify the right solution to meet business needs
Demonstrated analytical abilities, attention to detail and the ability to successfully manage multiple competing tasks and priorities
Experience working on highly visible projects with multiple partners
Ideal Candidates Would Also Have:
Experience working with global/region relevant current BMS HR and TR enabling systems : ServiceNow, Thomsons’ Online Benefits Admin/Darwin, Morneau Shepell’s Ariel Enrollment in a Compensation specialty certification to demonstrate theoretical understanding and application of Compensation practices
Ability to present complex information in a clear and convincing way to staff, callers, and functional business and technical groups
Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) 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. BMS also has one of the most reliable supply networks and our clinical operations program is among the best and busiest anywhere. We are a company that is forward thinking, a company in which diversity and inclusion are at the forefront of how we view our talent and how we work. Our science is second to none and the transformation work underway will enable us to continue to lead our peer group.
Bristol-Myers Squibb External Manufacturing is seeking to recruit a permanent Financial Analyst based in Dublin. Reporting directly to the Associate Director Finance for External Manufacturing, this role will involve considerable interaction with cross functional colleagues both in Ireland the US and Switzerland and will support the External Manufacturing Business across all Business Units.
Key responsibilities will include, but not limited to:
Work closely with the ExM Project Management team
Preparation of monthly PMO reporting with analysis against Budget and Projections
Act as Finance representative on Virtual Plant Teams
Prepare and reconcile CMO inventory
Maintain a good relationship with internal stakeholders and provides financial support to the ExM BU and enabling functional areas.
Performs a wide range of financial analysis to support ExM Finance and GPS Finance HQ
Participate in finance best practise alignment across Business Units
Supports account reconciliation process.
Qualifications and Experience required:
The ideal candidate will be an experienced qualified accountantwith 2 - 3 years PQE and a comprehensive knowledge of financial analysis, accounting principles, internal controls, and business partnering.
Must be able to communicate effectively and to influence with authority.
Develops strong, effective work relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
Builds and maintains a network of key individuals necessary for obtaining and disseminating information critical to the operation of the External Manufacturing Business Unit.
Exhibits strong analytical and problem-solving skills in the execution of job responsibilities.
Demonstrates excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills.
Assesses risk and provides alternative solutions and contingency plans to ensure that financial commitments are met.
Maintains strict internal controls on the operations as per BMS policies and legal requirements.
Strong administration, organizational & IT skills
Demonstrated ability to work with and manage cross functional teams in a complex, changing environment to deliver value-added results from an overall corporate perspective
Knowledge of US GAAP as well as local accounting principles
Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate ideas and persuade others to accomplish challenging goals and objectives.
SAP transactional knowledge desirable
Some travel to CMO sites will be required
Employees are expected to display the BMS Biopharma Behaviours, which enable them to be successful and perform at their highest level. The BMS Behaviours are: Passion, Innovation, Accountability and Speed.
Why should you apply:
You will help patients in their fight against serious diseases and you will increase the survival of more people with cancer
You will be part of a company that encourages excellence and innovation, respects diversity, develops leaders and values its employees.
You’ll get a competitive salary and a great benefits package including an annual bonus, pension contribution, family health insurance, 23.5 days annual leave plus 3 Company days,life assurance and gain-sharing bonus.
Join us and make a difference
At Bristol-Myers Squibb, we’re creating innovative medicines for patients who are fighting serious diseases. We’re also nurturing our own team with inspiring work and challenging career options. No matter our role, each of us makes a contribution. And that makes all the difference.
We hire the best people and provide them with a work environment that places a premium on diversity, integrity, collaboration and personal development. Through a culture of inclusion, we create a better, more productive work environment. We believe that the diverse experiences and perspectives of all our employees help to drive innovation and transformative business results.
Support the study team with the development and implementation of a vendor management & oversight plan for outsourced services, providing insight in to additional activities that may be required at the local level.
Collaborate with relevant stakeholders (Site Relationship Managers, RCC, Outsourcing Managers, PTM/Ops Leads, Medical etc.) throughout the services, to assure Vendors are providing local services as contracted, communication channels are effective, and that issues are addressed in an efficient and timely manner.
Identify risks, opportunities and solutions regarding Vendor operational performance and participate in or lead initiatives that maximize the efficiency and quality of outsourcing processes and refine clinical trial execution.
Where appropriate, act as an in-country contact for Vendors in order to resolve operational issues / conflicts, and develop recommendations for resolution in-line with agreed issue escalation plans.
Key local contact for operational involvement as study sponsor for successful delivery of studies, e.g. preparation of submission documentation and query resolution, safety reporting to HA, HA Inspections, obtaining drug importation and insurance certification and support for other study-related submissions.
Help to ensure the local BMS affiliate is provided with all necessary information regarding outsourced studies to fulfil any local regulatory requirements and to enable an integrated BMS experience to sites participating in outsourced studies.
Best practice sharing for study start-up and study management.
Provide cross-functional support; share vendor knowledge with other functions and study teams obtained from other studies/functional areas.
Vendor capability building: provide insights to the Operating Management Committee to support the Vendor development strategy and assure appropriate investments (e.g. resources, technology etc.), are made to increase BMS’ competitive advantage.
Initiate regular debriefings (lessons learned) with Vendors and share this information with PTM/Ops Leads and Operating Management Committee etc. to drive business improvements.
Work with Outsourcing Managers to enhance regional Vendor governance.