Associate Director, WW Scientific Content & Market Capabilities, Hematology
Posted on Apr 6, 2021 by Bristol-Myers Squibb
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.
Demonstrates robust scientific expertise and leadership within assigned hematology therapeutic area(s) and strategically leads planning and execution of globally aligned market medical content plans to support the effective communication of data and launch for safe and effective use of BMS medicines across Markets. Establishes strong cross functional partnerships across respective stakeholders, identifies opportunities to evolve and expand content types, and takes accountability for vendor/budget alignment. Strategically contributes and leads cross functional discussions as it pertains to efforts to develop, implement or enhance communication and dissemination of scientific/access content.
Leads US Access/Clinical Medical Information communications for respective assigned therapeutic area(s) in hematology
Develop and update local market medical content (standard response documents, reactive slides decks, AMCP dossiers, and submission of content to organizations such as clinical practice guidelines, compendia, and HTA) per clinical development program, publications, data presentations, congress activity, MI inquiry trends, global communication platform, product safety reports and treatment landscape.
Responsible for evaluating and interpreting medical literature, abstract and writing medical information in various formats (formulary dossiers, medical information letters, slide presentations, compendia submissions, publications, etc.)
Responsible for independently developing and managing the production of AMCP dossiers and content letters utilizing relevant HEOR and clinical data
Manages and prioritizes multiple projects, provides solutions to complex problems, and delivers complete and accurate information within deadlines
Evaluates and contributes to Medical Information processes for responding to unsolicited inquiries and trains internal customers on appropriate use of these processes.
Ensures clear, accurate, scientifically rigorous and timely communication of scientific data, aligned with data dissemination and medical plans, to facilitate informed healthcare decision making, globally.
Works effectively as a member of the Matrix Team to meet customer needs related to clinical, access, and health economics related outcomes by conducting medical surveillance of inquiries, communicating trends and contributing to the identification and resolution of unmet medical/access needs.
Builds strong cross-functional and global relationships and regularly engages with key stakeholders to understand internal and external customer content needs and priorities.
Leads departmental efforts to develop, implement or further improve processes and operations. This may involve non-clinical and non-product types of responsibilities such as systems/technology, quality assurance, writing policies and procedures.
Demonstrates an understanding of the applicable legal, regulatory and compliance framework applicable to pharmacovigilance issues, health economics and outcomes research and promotional materials as they pertain to medical information and promotional review.
Maintains awareness of current industry practices that pertain to Medical Information
Works independently with minimal management required
Participates in mentoring, coaching and training of new and existing colleagues. Serves as a role-model for junior team members and provides them with strategic and technical/functional guidance.
Applies project, financial and vendor management skills to manage project timelines, annual budget for assigned therapeutic area(s), and aligns with vendors, to ensure quality and timely communications, in keeping with allocated resources and budget.
Advanced scientific degree (eg, Pharm.D., Ph.D. MD) preferred
5-7 years of relevant pharmaceutical industry work experience specifically related to medical information, medical communications, or HEOR preferred
Oncology/Hematology experience preferred
Experience in communicating HEOR and clinical data recommended
Proven experience in AMCP dossier and other evidence-based scientific writing (eg Comparative effectiveness research, health technology assessment, and pharmacoeconomic evidence), review, and assessments
Experience of providing medical and health economics and outcomes information service within the US pharmaceutical industry
Ability to apply managed care concepts and knowledge to customize the communication documents to meet the evidence requirements of payor/access customers
Understanding of comparative effectiveness research (CER) and health technology assessment (HTA) landscape is required, as well as the ability to review, assess and synthesize CER, health outcomes and pharmacoeconomic evidence
Expertise across all aspects of scientific communication strategy, planning and execution during all phases of drug development and commercialization process (investigational, registration, pre & post-launch and marketed), desirable
Must have experience working in highly Matrix environment across a broad range of functional areas and effectively collaborating with the Medical Affairs, Health Outcomes, R&D, regulatory, legal and commercial teams
Proficient at managing multiple, complex and competing priorities; Strong time management and project management skills; capable of expert coverage across multiple disease states
Knowledge of BMS products or related disease states
Knowledge of the field of medical information and medical communication, including the applicable legal, regulatory and compliance framework surrounding the communication of medical information and health economics information
Knowledge of management information systems, databases and digital application of information
Excellent verbal, written and presentation communications competency; attentive listening skills
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; strong attention to detail