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Bristol Myers Squibb

Associate Director, MASA Access Field Insights Training (R1557798-en-us)

Education and Training




Field, 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.

Purpose/Objective of the Job

Acts as a strategic business partner across the US Value Access and Pricing (VAP) organization to provide innovative and flexible training solutions that align Above Brand training strategies, initiatives, and content to BMS organizational goals and (MASA) and Access Marketing (AM) needs to advance field team performance in achieving access objectives.

Primary responsibilities:

Strategy and Business Partnering

  • Partner with senior team leaders and functional partners across a complex matrixed organization, including TT&D, MASA, SOP, Medical, Legal, Compliance, US Commercial Brands and Field Sales to:
    • Identify and prioritize VAP MASA field motivation, knowledge and skill needs, and requirements related to above brand initiatives
    • On-Board new hire MASA field team members
    • Partner with SPM and MASA leadership to provide T&TD input into and or develop field capabilities strategies and training roadmaps for MASA customer facing field teams
    • Liaise with VAP matrix medical team personnel responsible for the learning and development needs of fHEOR, MSL, HSL, CNC teams to ensure synergies exist with MASA

Market Access and Account Management Excellence

  • Focus on above-brand customer strategies, knowledge & customer engagement needs for the following customer segments: Organized Customers, Specialty Pharmacy Providers, Centers of Excellence, Oncology Pathways and Regional and National Payers/PBMs
  • Educate on competitive product changes, marketplace partner dynamics, emergent industry trends and healthcare landscape knowledge related to payers, employers, health systems, closed HMOs, PBMs, Federal Payers, Medicare/Medicaid, Trade, Specialty Pharmacy, Providers, and Patients to determine implications for VAP field teams and to inform VAP T&TD training activity
  • Possess knowledge of patient access journey education, disease state landscape, population health, RWE/HCEI, and account management practices across all BMS therapeutic areas
  • Have deep knowledge and understanding of all customer facing MASA, PASS, fHEOR and field medical matrix team roles and respective responsibilities
  • Maximize team Account Management skills of contract lifecycle management, negotiation skills, and business review delivery
  • Develop team capabilities of complex selling and strategic account management, inclusive of skills related to contract lifecycle management, negotiation skills, business review delivery, powerful storytelling and messaging, and development of business insight such as P&L awareness and ‘gross-to-net’

Training Solution Design, Planning and Management

  • Create short and long term training strategies to identify training needs, prioritize training implementation, develop training in-line with above-brand initiatives and business objectives in collaboration with the cross functional VAP matrix teams and the evaluation of effectiveness of learning experience for the cross functional roles within BMS VAP organization, such as initial account executive training, continuing education of the healthcare landscape, ongoing training of in-line and launch brands and advancing the development of account executive skills
  • Have or be able to quickly develop skills associated with virtual learning and other virtual learning platforms
  • Facilitate learning experiences of any size in both live and virtual settings
  • Work closely within the VAP T&TD to ensure above brand initiatives are incorporated into brand specific learning solutions
  • Responsible for collaborating and coordinating with a team of hybrid AEs responsible for supporting the design, development and facilitation of learning solutions to support the BMS portfolio

Operational Excellence

  • Establish processes to collect and communicate feedback regularly and propose improvements as needed
  • Develop methods to measure the business impact of training activities
  • Proficient in building succinct and visually appealing PowerPoint presentations to communicate to senior leadership


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required; Master’s or Doctorate degree preferred
  • Minimum of 10 years Pharmaceutical industry experience preferred
  • 2-5 years: recent (within 2 years) relevant commercial experience in the market access space as an account executive/account director and/or Field Reimbursement /PBM /Trade /Federal /Payer/ Health System Director
  • Must have proven experience in identifying market access training needs (i.e., contract negotiations, value communication, stakeholder mapping and population health initiatives), account executive and account development strategies and effectively addressing those needs
  • Demonstrated problem solving and solutions-oriented leader with experience leading, coaching and developing a team required
  • Experience operating in a complex cross-matrix environment and effectively connecting, collaborating and communicating with key matrix team members and senior VAP leadership
  • Demonstrated presentation and facilitation skills, including previous experience leading POA and Training Workshops
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Power Point, Excel and Word and other applications
  • Ability to travel for multiple meeting engagements (e.g. Managers Meetings, National Plan of Action Meetings, various Training Initiatives, etc.)

Bristol Myers Squibb is an equal opportunity employer - M/F/Vet/DisabilityPrimary Location: Remote by DesignJob Function: US VAP Training and Talent DevelopmentOrganization: World Wide & US Training and Talent Development

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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