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Bristol-Meyers Squibb, Co.

Director, Center of Observational Research and Data Sciences, Oncology (R1552260-en-us)





Field, New Jersey, United States

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 position has management responsibilities and will lead the study design and execution of real-world studies. This role will be responsible for customer engagement with functional and market leads to provide consultation and define the team book of work, managing timelines and deliverable quality, maintaining organizational alignment with BMS customers and external stakeholders (vendors, research support), and advancing organizational knowledge and capabilities through scientific and managerial development and training. The position will apply an advanced knowledge of observational research methods, analytics and real-world data to BMS research questions emerging from a broad array of customers and address questions across early- and late-stage drug development, product launch and life cycle management.

Position Responsibilities

  • Lead research team supporting multiple asset- and market-facing customers (HEOR, PV, Access, Medical, Clinical Trial Analytics) by prioritizing and organizing projects, facilitating development of research plans, organizing Scientists around asset priorities, ensuring quality results and partnering with BMS scientists in the delivery of research information and business insights

  • Provide BMS research functions with consultative support on non-interventional research questions including assisting with resolution of methodological questions, implementation issues, interpretation of results and presentation / manuscript development as needed to ensure high quality, value-driven research projects

  • Develop real world data sources and research opportunities globally through partnerships that support R&D, HEOR, PV&E and VAP priorities

  • Conduct non-interventional research projects using retrospective data resources

  • Prioritize and assign research projects across research teams

  • Communicate project status and results / insights effectively to all stakeholders

  • Assess information environment and analytical tool set to ensure current and future needs are identified

  • Enable the integration of innovative methods / applications to business units through various presentation media


  • 5+ years of experience using large retrospective data sets to conduct epidemiologic and economic research in pharmaceutical outcomes research, pharmaco-epidemiology, health services research or related field

  • Extensive experience (3+ years) with protocol development and execution for health and economic outcomes research projects

  • Proven capabilities in stakeholder engagement and matrix team leadership

  • Proven strong writing and oral presentation skills

  • PhD in biostatistics, epidemiology or related quantitative research field is preferred

  • Masters in in biostatistics, statistics or epidemiology with extensive experience with real-world research will be considered

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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