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Bristol Myers Squibb

Clinical Trial Planning Specialist II

Equipment/Technology Specialist

Equipment and Facilities Specialist


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.

  • Position Responsibilities
  • Facilitate the creation of clinical study plans (phase I-IV) in accordance with defined SOPs and portfolio project goals by working as a team member to verify timelines cross functionally.
  • Perform scenario planning to help support the study management team in developing the strategy for the execution of the trial.
  • Collaborate with the study management team to monitor the overall study health and the delivery of clinical study milestones. Identify gaps and risks in the study plans and collaborate to develop solutions that will increase efficiency and minimize timeline overruns. When necessary, facilitate the escalation of risks through governance.
  • Provide study specific timelines and/or OnePagers to study management teams to highlight past due tasks and upcoming tasks and milestones.
  • Perform critical path analysis to drive the optimization of trial execution and assess risks to milestone delivery.
  • Leverage timeline tools and planning strategies to make data driven decisions to support the milestone change management process
  • Can play a role co-leading initiatives and is part of reviewing new processes and initiatives.
  • Expected to provide expertise or insights to further develop processes within the department or cross-functionally.

Degree Requirements

BA/BS or equivalent degree in relevant discipline

Minimum 4 years of demonstrated project management experience of which at least 3 should have been in the pharmaceutical or healthcare industry.

Experience Requirements

Key Competency Requirements

  • Expert understanding of the end-to-end clinical trial planning and execution process
  • Possesses a comprehensive knowledge/understanding of drug development and project planning software
  • Possesses knowledge/understanding of Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS) and Portfolio Management systems (e.g., Planisware) milestone and driver tracking
  • Proficiency with other Microsoft tools, e.g. Project, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint
  • Strong analytical and communication skills to identify, report and escalate risks
  • Ability to achieve results across a global matrix organization

Ability to work independently with high level of accountability

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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