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Bristol Myers Squibb

Executive Director, US Medical Lead Sotyktu


Executive Director


Princeton, New Jersey, United States

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Position Summary

As an integral leader within the US Medical Immunology & Fibrosis team, the Executive Director leads the US Sotyktu Medical team. The lead will drive strategic medical planning and execution in the US Market for deucravacitinib including medical tactics and medical evidence generation to support appropriate use and adoption of medicines. In collaboration with cross-functional partners, they will also contribute to the planning and development of regional data generation, life cycle management initiatives and support the learning and development of internal stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities

  • Leads development of medical plan that is both product specific & disease area focused and in alignment with US Commercial (USC) and Home Office Medical (HOM), translating appropriate USC and HOM strategies into effective US Medical launch and life cycle management activities.
  • Active leadership and participation as core member on the Home Office Medical Team and closely collaborating and partnering with worldwide counterparts to craft the HOM plan that ensures US market needs are addressed.
  • Leadership of USM cross-functional medical teams that include USM data generation and knowledge transfer resources to drive timely and flawless execution.
  • Transparent communication and close collaboration with US Commercial & Access (HEOR) organizations to integrate medical perspectives into the commercialization process and ensure appropriate alignment between commercial and medical.
  • Externally focused and connected to high impact external influencers to identify & translate key insights and to appropriately drive adoption of BMS medicines.
  • Leadership of TA aligned field-facing resources that provide them with the necessary coaching to ensure customer objectives are met.
  • Contributes (when appropriate) to shaping the competitive strategies around pricing and reimbursement by influencing a US perspective for the target product profile, label language and value considerations.
  • Continually measure and assess the effectiveness of USM medical plans.
  • Maintain clinical, scientific & technical expertise in Dermatology related areas.
  • Ensures all strategies, plans and tactics are in line with legal and compliance requirement.

Degree Requirements

  • MD, PHD or PharmD with 10 or more years of experience working in Medical or clinical roles in the biotech and pharmaceutical industry

Qualifications & Experience

  • Advanced scientific degree (MD, PhD, PharmD)

  • Candidate should have the ability to speak English. Medical Affairs experience preferred
  • Dermatology Therapeutic Area scientific expertise
  • Ability to think medically & strategically about short term and long-term impacts with US Dermatology healthcare landscape
  • Must be familiar with all phases of drug development, including clinical development, regulatory and life cycle management.
  • Proven impact and influence with key thought leaders (TLs)
  • Ability to develop strong relationships with internal & external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated experience leading strategically, driving performance, and communicating with impact across complex matrix environment.
  • Proven enterprise/business mindset with past demonstration of strong collaboration with commercial, access, R&D and other core partners
  • Launch expertise in therapeutic area
  • Ability to effectively engage with strong influence, persuasion, and negotiation skills
  • Strong change leadership
  • Experience with people management within previous industry positions
  • Ability to build & lead diverse and results- oriented high-performance teams
  • HQ based position with expected 30% travel within the continental US (occasional international & weekend travel)

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Uniquely Interesting Work, Life-changing Careers
With a single vision as inspiring as “Transforming patients’ lives through science™ ”, every BMS employee plays an integral role in work that goes far beyond ordinary. Each of us is empowered to apply our individual talents and unique perspectives in an inclusive culture, promoting diversity in clinical trials, while our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

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

COVID-19 Information
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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