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Bristol Myers Squibb

Director, WW Oncology Commercial - Business Development

Business Development



Princeton, New Jersey, United States

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.


The Director of WW Oncology Commercial–Business Development will be responsible for assessing the commercial attractiveness of external opportunities for collaborations, partnerships, licensing, and acquisitions. We are looking for a dynamic, performance-driven candidate that is able to work independently and provide commercial input as BD transacations are being identified and assessed. The candidate must be able to operate in a fast-paced organization, with high expectations and accountability on quality of deliverables. This role will report to Executive Director of the team within the WW Oncology Commercial department.


  • Partner with BD and cross functional team to identify new opportunities consistent with prioritized Oncology mechanisms

  • Represent commercial on due diligence efforts for identified opportunities

  • Lead cross functional matrix team to conduct thorough commercial opportunity assessments tailored to stage of development and size of transactions. Assessments include but not limited to sizing the market potential, prioritizing business opportunities, building competitive landscapes, creating target opportunity profile, and forecasting

  • Provide commercial input into potential development paths based on unmet need, competitive intensity, and size of opportunity

  • Partner closely with Business Insights and Analytics function to ensure robustness of assessment including comprehensive assessment of external environment, market research, and forecasting

  • Provide input into clinical collaborations functions to evolve strategy as pipeline matures

  • Represent Commercial BD group on Oncology Strategy Team providing external view into tumor and portfolio strategies

  • Drive preparation for key senior management reviews and presentations


  • BA/BS required. Advanced degree strongly preferred

  • 8-10 years of experience in Marketing, Sales, Access, Medical and Ops

  • In-depth experience in US, other key markets and/or WW Commercialization desired

  • Experience in Oncology and partnering with Global Drug Development/Research & Early Development preferred

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills: effectively structures business problems; leverages data to identify insights and inform recommendations; leverages key matrix partners

  • Demonstrated success in mobilizing cross-functional matrix teams to drive optimal business results

  • Proven ability to prioritize work with autonomy, balance multiple major strategic initiatives simultaneously and drive results with speed

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

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.

Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is an essential job function of this role which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and enhances the Company culture.

To protect the safety of our workforce, customers, patients and communities, the policy of the Company requires all employees and workers in the U.S. and Puerto Rico to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they have received an exception based on an approved request for a medical or religious reasonable accommodation. Therefore, all BMS applicants seeking a role located in the U.S. and Puerto Rico must confirm that they have already received or are willing to receive the full COVID-19 vaccination by their start date as a qualification of the role and condition of employment. This requirement is subject to state and local law restrictions and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions such as Montana. This requirement is also subject to discussions with collective bargaining representatives in the U.S.

Our company is committed to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request an approval of accommodation prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application or if you are applying to a role based in the U.S. or Puerto Rico and you believe that you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief, during or any part of the recruitment process, please direct your inquiries to Visit to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.

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