Bristol Myers Squibb Field HEOR Scientist SubTeam Lead- North in Princeton, New Jersey

  • The Field HEOR Scientist SubTeam Lead role is a field-based position.

  • The position has three main responsibilities, conducting health economics and outcomes research as a part of a cross-functional matrix team in an internal-facing role, leading the medical interface with key access customers in a field-facing role, and effectively build & lead a high performing field based, geographically dispersed team of highly trained Health Economics and Outcomes Research Scientists.

  • He/she ensures the HEOR vision, strategy & priorities are well understood by the Field HEOR SubTeam Scientists along with the appropriate medical/commercial partners.

  • The SubTeam Lead supports the SubTeam Scientists’ accountability for objectives, technical training and fosters the creation and execution of development plans.

  • The SubTeam Lead actively manages the SubTeam Scientists’ performance.

  • He/she will generate and foster innovative solutions to complex healthcare issues at relevant payer customer organizations, including the assessment of research needs.

  • The SubTeam Lead will establish strong, effective and sustainable relationships with key external customers and participate in internal cross-functional business and medical planning meetings.

  • The SubTeam Lead and SubTeam Scientists will partner with Value Access and Payment (VAP) Organization’s Account Executives to develop the BMS medical strategy used to meet the payer customer’s needs.

  • They will lead and coordinate with HEOR, Therapeutic Field Medical teams (i.e. MSLs, HSLs), and Medical Home Office matrix teams to ensure the payer customer medical strategy is executed ensuring the disseminated and or generated scientific information meets the needs of the payer customer.

  • They will be responsible to lead the medical interface for VAP Accounts (i.e. Regional and National Payers, IDNs with payers, GPOs and National Pathways, and Public Payers) in order to facilitate appropriate patient access, medical policy, coverage, and reimbursement for all BMS portfolio assets.

  • They will be responsible to develop sustainable payer customer relationships and discuss comprehensive scientific, health economic, epidemiology, and quality of life information in order to facilitate appropriate patient access, medical policy, coverage, and reimbursement for all BMS portfolio assets.

  • The SubTeam Lead and SubTeam Scientists will be responsible to collaborate with matrix partners to develop and implement the US HEOR strategy, and tactics.

  • They will work closely with the home office medical teams to develop, interpret, and disseminate data/information assessing the medical value of BMS assets and must have experience executing all phases of the research process.

  • They will be required to direct HEOR strategy to ensure BMS answers key questions in the healthcare marketplace driven by direct payer insights in accordance with Company policies and in collaboration with the home office medical matrix team.


  • Must be a BMS Field HEOR Scientist a minimum of 2 years at a Director level and in good standings.

  • Minimum 8-10 years of previous work experience in the pharmaceutical, managed care, or consulting industries with a primary focus on Market Access (public or private payers) with specific experience conducting health economics and outcomes research in all stages of the research process.

  • Doctoral trained medical professional (PhD, PharmD, MD).

  • An additional graduate degree in health services research, health economics research, epidemiology, public health or equivalent experience is preferred.

  • A Masters level degree will be considered if degree is specific to health economics or outcomes research, with appropriate clinical background and years of experience.

  • Demonstrated expertise in health economics and outcomes research, candidate should include their publication list.

  • Must possess the ability to understand, interpret and make recommendations concerning the evolving US healthcare marketplace and comparative effectiveness research.

  • Must have a proven ability to build customer relationships.

  • Must possess a strong understanding of the evolving US healthcare marketplace.

  • Strong understanding of payer operations, formulary designs and decision making processes.

  • Demonstrated strong problem solving and communications skills.

  • Must be comfortable managing in a matrix and ambiguous environment.

  • Familiarity with regulations regarding institutional, payer, government, practitioner customer interactions, communications and relationships.

  • Flexibility to travel to the home office is required.

  • The amount will depend on geographic location of team members, customers & home base.

  • Would prefer that this person be located near a major airport in the U.S.

As this position requires operation of a Company-provided vehicle, offers of employment are

contingent upon the candidate meeting the requirements of “Qualified Driver,” as determined by the Company in its sole discretion, including but not limited to the following: 1) at least 21 years of age;

2) a driver’s license in good standing issued by your state of residence; and, 3) a driving risk level deemed acceptable by the Company.

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.

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.