Senior Manager, Global Quality GxP Data Integrity SME (R1547632-en-us)
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.
This role will focus on providing GxP (GMP, GDP and GLP) subject matter expertise to ensure data integrity compliance and support of the Data Integrity Governance program through remediation activities and is accountable to maintain an enterprise-wide Data Integrity Governance system to ensure that regulatory and BMS requirements are addressed thoroughly and effectively in a timely manner. Communicate data integrity training/communication regarding data integrity principles to all levels of people in the organization.
Principal Objective of the Position
Provide GxP subject matter expertise to support an effective and knowledgeable GxP Data Integrity Governance tower within the Global Quality GxP Data Integrity organization with a focus on remediation activities being performed at the sites and functions. Accountable to help establish and maintain an end-to-end (GPS and R&D) Data Integrity Governance program to ensure that regulatory and BMS requirements are addressed thoroughly and effectively in a timely manner. Additionally, may support oversight for the management of electronic records and/or electronic signatures in compliance with worldwide health authority regulations.
Key Responsibilities and Major Duties
- In conjunction and at the direction of the Associate Director of the GxP Data Integrity Program, provide day to day support for the governance, management, and coordination of activities related to the Data Integrity Governance Program including implementing and maintaining Data Integrity compliance activities across the end-to-end product lifecycle (GPS and R&D) and across all BMS sites and internal functions in alignment with relevant governmental regulations and guidelines.
- Responsible for developing, reviewing, and approving appropriate BMS policies and procedures and coordinating all relevant activities between Quality, IT and other departments in relation to implementation, maintenance and change management of assigned programs.
- Support and manage remediation efforts across the network, utilizing QRM based principles to identify risk and establish appropriate prioritization.
- Provide active support during regulatory agency and third party inspections.
- Support and conduct data integrity progress meetings across the network. This may include leading/supporting specific site/organizational group data integrity assessments and remediations as applicable.
- Develop and utilize metrics and KPIs to assure program success and data integrity remediation progress.
- Assist in conducting data integrity gap assessments, developing remediation plans and strategies, and managing tasks to completion.
- Ensure compliance with all Company policies and procedures, including safety rules and regulations.
- Support the development of standardized tools and training.
- Benchmark within and outside of the Company, including regulatory agencies, business partners and suppliers.
- Support the various audit program across and within departments around data integrity concepts and training.
- Adherence to BMS core behaviors.
- GQ GxP Data Integrity Community of Practice meetings
- GQ GxP-DI departmental meetings
- Interface meetings with site and functional areas supported
- Departmental meetings and senior management meetings
- IT Quality and Compliance Council
(Disclaimer: The responsibilities listed above are only a summary and other responsibilities will be requirements as assigned)
- Members of GQ GxP DI department
- Members of the GQ GxP ITQA Quality and eCompliance and department management
- Direct (as needed) or contracted reports
- Management and staff from the GPS and R&D departments involved in GxP regulated operations (sites/functions)
- IT Quality Management Services
- Validation Services
- Service and Provider Quality Management
- Contracted Enterprise Service partners.
- Management and staff directly responsible for the business operations of computerized systems
- Information Technology staff at commensurate levels of the organizations
- Management of the associated quality departments
- Inspectors during the conduct of health authority inspections
- University Graduate; Life-Sciences degree preferred.
- A minimum of 6 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry.
- A minimum of 4 years of experience and in-depth knowledge of Data Integrity requirements.
- A minimum of 3 years of experience and in-depth knowledge of GxP computer system validation (CSV) and Part 11 requirements.
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