Field Medical Communication Specialist, Cardiovascular (R1559810-en-us)
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The BMS WW FME team plays a critical role in ensuring that healthcare providers are educated on the appropriate use of our medicines and have the information they need to improve outcomes for their patients. We develop strategies, tools, and guidance to empower Field Medical (FM) teams around the globe and ensure that they are aware, informed, engaged, and equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to perform their roles effectively and compliantly. The FMCS is a strategic extended team member of WW FM Leadership Team (FMLT) and the broader WW Medical matrix, bridging WW FME, CV with strategic planning and execution.
Key Role Accountabilities
Reports to WW Field Medical Communication Lead (FMCL), CV within the WW FME team
Assists the WW FMCL to assess key FM competencies and knowledge required to deliver the WW Medical plan objectives and ensure best-in-class stakeholder engagement for assigned assets/indications
Assists with development/update and delivery of WW disease/product training plans annually, adapting them to brand lifecycle, competitive landscape, and business priorities; manages WW FME, TA training calendar, develops meeting agendas (including Alliances), and facilitates training delivery
Assists with developing/updating and aligning Medical Communication Topics, Key Insight topics/priorities and scope documents for WW FM TA study support
Assists with development of the WW FM Plan by providing input and ensures pull-through of TA training strategies/plans, MCTs, Medical Insight topics/priorities (MEDsights), Key Insight Topics (KITs)/priorities, and FM study support scope documents in Vault InterAct
Partners with WW Congress Strategy Lead, WWFME, TA team, and Medical Capabilities to ensure a unified presence at priority congresses to support medical strategies by developing/facilitating FM data training (pre- and post-congress); Coordinates Session Summaries/STAR briefs and medical booth staffing, as needed (excl regional congresses); and coordinates congress-specific Medical Insight review such as analysis & reporting (excl regional congresses)
Facilitates training on BMS assets and clinical trials to enable WW FM readiness, confidence, and credibility for robust scientific exchange to achieve key milestones including data readouts, congress activities & launches
Assists in developing WW FM training sessions complete with topics, objectives, format, presenters, timing, and target audience; partners with meeting/event planning team on operations and logistics to execute training components including ongoing training, annual events, and role play scenarios/certification development
Assists with development/update and alignment with key matrix partners on changes that may be required to Key Insight Topics/Priorities and communicates updates to Medical matrix stakeholders
Assists in delivering accurate resources in a timely manner and ensures FM access (eg, SharePoint, Veeva Vault), manages WW FM TA training calendar, develops training agendas (including Alliances), and facilitates training delivery; maintains FM on-boarding guides/curricula for assigned assets/indications
Aligns with WW Medical Capabilities Pillars to ensure an integrated Medical Communication plan and execution via MCIT (Medical Capabilities Integrated Team)
Assists with WW clinical trial support activities, facilitates tracking and prioritization of field efforts in data generation, orchestrates study training when required, and maintains a FM study resource repository
Leads WW FIRe (Fast Insight Review) meeting coordination and execution which includes aligning with WW HOM team and FM (eg, timing); Ensures pull through of insight strategy per FM plan (focused on Market Key Insight Details/Priorities); develops/communicates WW FIRe summary reports
Collaborates with WW FME and WW Scientific Content & US Market Capabilities teams to develop/leverage foundational training content (disease state and asset/indication), as needed
Communications & Value Demonstration
Assists WW FMCL and WW FM Operations to demonstrate/communicate the value of FM initiatives and TL satisfaction, communicates value, metrics, and achievement of objectives to leadership (eg, Scorecards)
Aligns with WW & US standards for excellence to communicate the disease area, compounds/ assets, outcomes, and the value to patients; shares best practices and ensures consistency of approach
Communicates delivery of new resources, Medical Insights, data updates, market events (eg, launches), other relevant topics for assigned TA in a timely/compliant manner
Qualifications, Skills & Experience
Medical/Scientific background from a prior Field deployed and/or Field Management position in Pharma or Biotec company (2+ years advantageous)
Experience and proven knowledge in disease-state area, regulatory policy, & guidance for Medical communications in the industry (desired)
Demonstrated ability to lead and influence effectively across a matrixed, multicultural organization and manage Medical and Commercial activities
Ability to synthesize scientific data, communicate effectively, and demonstrate advanced presentation skills
Experience in developing Medical/Commercial strategy and/or objectives for a product portfolio
Demonstrated skills with tools and technologies used to communicate and train large Medical audiences (Live & Remote)
Able to travel domestically and/or internationally, up to 20%
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.
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