Bristol Myers Squibb Associate Director, Medical Communication, New Oncology Assets in Princeton, New Jersey

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.

The primary remit of the Associate Director, Medical Communications, New Oncology Assets is lead the development and execution of a comprehensive, functionally integrated and globally aligned, strategic medical communication plan for assigned new Immuno-oncology assets. Specifically, the Associate Director will be expected to:

  • Work collaboratively across the matrix and Medical Capabilities to ensure the success of BMS medical communications (ie. Strategically aligned publications and content plans, timely journal submissions/publications, congress presentations, scientific content)

  • Monitor the external medical and scientific information landscape, identifying trends in content inquiry and aligning and adjusting to relevant trends to better meet customer needs through internal process improvements

  • Work across Medical Capabilities and other stakeholders to obtain critical insights ensuring development of relevant, strategic and scientifically differentiating medical communications that are relevance and applicable globally

  • Demonstrateunderstandingof the diseasearea, medicalstrategies & objectivesnecessary to provide relevant input on mattersrelated to medical communications for assigned scope

  • Ensure approval and endorsement of medical communication plans (publications, congress presentations and related scientific content deliverables) by governance bodies prior to execution

  • Engage and effectively align across a broad range of internal stakeholders (Development Team, Clinical Development, Translational Medicine, Global Biostatistics, & Market teams, Health Outcomes & Alliance/Clinicalcollaborationstakeholders) to facilitate decisionmaking during medical communication planning & executionprocess

  • Champion the global standardization of scientific content to streamline creation, distribution and curation of content while eliminating redundancies in resource utilization and number of deliverables

  • Reviewmedical communication drafts ensuring clear, accurate and scientifically rigorous scientific communications which are aligned & consistent with authordirection,scientific communication platform & keycommunicationpoints supportedbydata

  • Partner on execution of the scientific platform (abstracts, presentations & related scientific content) atassigned International & domesticcongresses

  • Effectively manage the author interface serving as the primary point of contact (POC) and demonstrate excellence in speaker readiness

  • Employinnovativestrategiesandsolutionsinmedical communicationdeliveryextending the scientific reach ofevidence

  • Serveas the subject matterexpert onpublication-relatedmattersinvolving the publicationplanand as a publicationspoint of contact for key stakeholders

  • Partner withPublicationOperations andExecutionleads to assess,plan, & allocateresources toensure timely delivery ofhighquality communications

  • Manage 3rd-party providers and independent contractors to ensure the timely delivery ofqualitypublications

  • Promoteandreinforcegoodpublicationpracticesandprinciplesamongauthorsandinternalpublicationstakeholder community ensuringallmedicalpublicationsarebeingauthored,writtenand reviewedaccording toGPP3 andBMS processes


  • Advanceddegree:PharmD,PhDorMDwithin-depthexperienceinpublication planning management

  • A minimumof 5 yearsexperience withinthe pharmaceuticalorrelated healthcareindustry,inboth a regional andglobalcapacity; prior experiencein Medical Strategy and product launch are highly desirable

  • Expertiseacross all aspects of scientificpublicationstrategy,planningand executionduring allphasesofdrug developmentandcommercializationprocess(investigational,registrational, pre & post-launchandmarketed)

  • Certification as a Medical PublicationProfessional (CMPP)highly desirable

  • Scientificexpertisein Oncology ishighlypreferred

  • Demonstrated track record of leading and executing publication planning inhighly matrix environmentworkingacrosswiderangeof functional areasMedical,Health Outcomes, R&D,regulatory, and legal teams

  • Understanding ofclinicaltrialdesign andexecution,statisticalmethods andclinical trial datareportingrequirements

  • Understandingofgoodpublication practicesandguidance (GPP3, ICMJE), SunshineAct, Pharma Codeof Conduct, andother guidance related to post-marketingpracticesandscientificdatacommunication

  • Outstanding interpersonal,writtenandverbalcommunicationskillswithexceptional time management skills are required for thishighly visibleglobal position

  • Demonstratedtrack record of managingmultiple, conflicting priorities in rapidlyevolving, fast paced,complex environmentwith successfuloutcomes

  • Working knowledgeofMicrosoftSuite applicationsandfamiliaritywithpublicationmanagement tools & systems(Datavision)

  • Ability to travel domesticallyandinternationally approximately15-20% of the time

Bristol-Myers Squibb is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.