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Bristol Myers Squibb

Associate Director, Clinical Trial Business Delivery (R1555226-en-us-1)

Business Development




Berkeley Heights, 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.

Bristol Myers Squibb 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.

Join us and make a 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.

Profile Description:

The Associate Director, Clinical Trial Business Delivery will be supporting the Global Development Organization (GDO) in delivering BMS’ clinical development portfolio. This role will be working both within the GDO team as well as other functions across the broader R&D organization.

This role will drive activities in two key areas: governance and metrics/KPIs. From a governance perspective, the Associate Director, Clinical Trial Business Delivery will enable the tools, processes, and framework that empower the business leaders to effectively manage their responsibilities as it relates to the achievement of business deliverables. In regard to metrics and KPIs, the position will work with internal stakeholders to understand and develop requirements for the data required to effectively oversee and proactively manage the book of work.

Additionally, this role will be interfacing with other functions across R&D to support any governance processes and metric/KPI needs as they arise.

Key Responsibilities and Major Duties:

GDO governance oversight and execution:

  • Enable the GDO governance structure that oversees the GDO book of work. This ensures proactive identification, triage and resolution of risks and issues to enable the delivery of the operational portfolio.

  • Collaborate with stakeholders to develop collateral in support of governance reviews (e.g. study dashboards)

  • Liaison with R&D Governance teams and forums to ensure appropriate escalation of GDO issues & risks, as well as ensures GDO is informed of decisions made at R&D Governance.

  • Support internal teams in the preparation for governance meetings

  • Present portfolio-level information to senior management for review as well as strategic and tactical decision-making

  • Support the assessment of operational data across different parameters (e.g. therapeutic areas, geographies)

  • Partners with colleagues to ensure governance supports the business needs and allows for a diffusion of responsibility to study teams, with full transparency of critical issues across the organization.

  • Ensure portfolio-level information is accurate and available to allow strategic and timely decision-making across the wider R&D organization

  • Provide portfolio-level information and oversight as needed.

Metrics and KPIs:

  • Collaborate with GDO business stakeholders to identify metrics and KPIs that enable proactive management and execution of the book of work

  • Present metrics and KPIs related to operational performance of the GDO organization to senior management teams, both internal to and external to GDO

  • Ensure metrics and KPIs support the GDO governance process

  • Assess trends to develop recommendations for continuous improvement

  • Partner with the Business Information and Analytics (BI&A) organization to implement metrics and dashboards


  • Bachelor’s degree required with an advanced (Masters) degree preferred.

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience within a clinical development organization

  • Experience working with operational clinical trial data

  • Robust understanding of biopharmaceutical industry, clinical trial conduct, regulatory and safety processes, and the external and internal Business Environment

  • Knowledge of GCP/ICH guidelines and regulations

  • Proven ability to build strong relationships with external stakeholders and partners

  • Experienced in presenting to and interacting with Senior Executive stakeholders

  • Experience working with global teams in different geographies with a diverse set of perspectives in different regulatory contexts

  • Experience working and influencing in a matrix environment

  • Strong project management and planning skills

  • Effective oral and written communication skills to influence, inform, or guide

  • Ability to travel as required.

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.

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.

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