Bristol Myers Squibb Regional Clinical Compliance Lead in Braine L'Alleud, Belgium

Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases.

One shared journey is moving us forward at Bristol-Myers Squibb. Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious disease. Empowered to apply our individual talents and ideas so that we can learn and grow together. Driven to make a difference, from innovative research to hands-on community support. 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 the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

This role will report to the Director of Regional Clinical Compliance who is a member of the Global Clinical Compliance & Continuous Improvement (GCC&CI) leadership team under Global Clinical Operations (GCO). Responsibilities will include:

  • In partnership with the Regional Clinical Operations and Global Quality, support the regional study teams and sites to assure inspection and audit readiness at all times. Lead the implementation of the Quality Audit Plans with on-site support during Health Authority site Inspections and/or HA sponsor inspections, and coordinate these inspections as necessary.

  • In partnership with the Regional Clinical Operations teams, provide Clinical Research Associates oversight including co-monitoring visits. Work closely with the Clinical Quality and Risk Management team and help identify emerging and significant risks, provide support for root cause analyses and mitigation strategies, ensure documentation and appropriately notify/escalate to the right level of Governance. Provide CAPA leadership by coordinating CAPA development and approval, as well as implementation and tracking of effectiveness.

  • Partner with the Clinical Training, Process and Continuous Improvement organization to identify gaps/needs in training at the regional level, and providing local training support/coordination as needed.

  • As the scope of Global Clinical Operations includes registrational and non registrational data generation (NRDG), regional clinical compliance activities will span across Phase I through IV studies including Investigator-Sponsored Research and Real World Data Generation. In that context, partner with GCO NRDG teams to enhance GCP compliance for NRDG in partnership with Regional/Country Medical.

  • Work with management and Global Quality to foster a regional, cross functional mindset of Quality Excellence, Quality by Design, Inspection Readiness at all times, and Growth Mindset.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent is required. A degree in Life Sciences or equivalent is preferred. At least 5 years in the pharmaceutical industry and 2 years of experience in clinical trial operations and/or Good Clinical Practice is required. Fluency in a second language relevant to the geographical scope is a plus.

  • Good understanding of the drug development process and clinical operations, experience in risk management, audits and health authority inspections, root cause analyses and mitigation strategies as well as Corrective Actions Preventive Actions.

  • Experience in matrix management and training is desirable with the ability to engage and inspire others. Good communication skills with a proven ability to effectively engage and manage key internal stakeholders (in various functions and geographies) as well as external stakeholders (including Health Authorities). Good presentation and negotiation skills with the ability to timely resolve conflict in a constructive manner.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously to ensure timely, on-budget execution of tasks. Attention to detail with excellent planning, time management and organizational skills.

  • The candidate will demonstrate the ability to adopt a biopharma enterprise-wide and entrepreneurial mindset, to act with speed, accountability and integrity, and to have fun along the way.

  • This role will require significant domestic and international travel up to 50%.

BMS BioPharma Behaviors required

  • Passion: We pursue excellence to help patients prevail. I set high standards for myself and others to win for our patients / I energize others / I strive to learn something new every day / I treat my patients, customers and colleagues with compassion, empathy and respect.

  • Innovation: We embrace new ideas. I challenge the status quo / I seek and share bold idea that help BMS win / I pursue and understand diverse perspectives outside of BMS / I encourage and have constructive debates / I embrace change to drive innovative outcomes / I rebound quickly and learn from my mistakes.

  • Accountability: We own our outcomes and the outcomes of others. I own BMS? Success by holding myself and others accountable / I share information in a transparent and honest way / I celebrate my successes and the successes of others / I coach and mentor others with good intent and purpose / I am inclusive and bring out the best in others / I understand what people do and the impact I have on them.

  • Speed: We act with urgency and agility. I work with a sense of urgency / I focus on what’s important / I consult with the right people to move quickly / I seek efficient, effective solutions / I quickly assess potential risks and rewards / I break silos and eliminate unnecessary rules / I make decisions with resolve and enable others to do the same.

We’re creating innovative medicines for patients fighting serious diseases. We’re also nurturing our own diverse team with inspiring work and challenging career options. No matter the role, each one of us makes a contribution. And that makes all the difference.

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