Associate Director, Global Alliance Lead, Clinical Trial Technologies

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

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Princeton, NJ

Job Description

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Job Overview:

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.


  • Coordinate with partner counterpart with focus on overall portfolio delivery including ensuring timely execution of the book of work while adhering to the MSA and Quality Agreement.
  • Co-lead and drive efficient and effective governance meetings, including Operational and Strategic Management Committees and additional project meetings as necessary.
  • Liaise with internal clinical teams, regional colleagues, key subject matter experts and stakeholders in other functions and within partner’s organization to embed the operational model, and to identify and resolve issues and gaps.
  • Drive collaborative continuous improvement initiatives with the partner to streamline and improve operational processes.
  • Drive communication and training to ensure adherence to the operating model and efficient execution.
  • Collaborate with the BMS quality organization and partner to drive effective quality management of outsourced trials.
  • Support MSA/partnership contract negotiations as necessary.
  • Collaborate with other BMS business units that outsource clinical trials to ensure alignment of information, best practices, and to standardize processes were applicable.
  • Provide outsourcing perspective and ensure proactive consideration of impact to outsourced studies, for BMS processes and requirements, and facilitate change management with partner for associated process revisions.
  • Ensure proper communication to development organization and stakeholders regarding outsourcing strategies and activities.


  • Bachelors Degree.
  • Clinical development experience of 10 or more years.
  • Strong Project Management and Stakeholder Management skills.
  • Experience and/or competencies in clinical trial data capabilities either at a service provider or biopharmaceutical company.
  • First-hand experience of working directly with clinical technology service providers / Contract Service Providers (CSPs), investigators, customers, opinion leaders and professional staff as well as broad exposure to the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate to a diverse audience at multiple levels within the company.
  • Demonstrated ability of managing and working with cross-functional / global cross-country people/teams in a complex, changing environment.
  • Ability to review contracts and negotiate contracts preferred.

Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

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 with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

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

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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