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Executive Director, Regulatory Affairs, Precision Medicine ... Princeton

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company Princeton NJ United States

6 days ago

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Executive Director, Regulatory Affairs, Precision Medicine & Digital Health

The Head, Precision Medicine & Digital Health, reports directly to the Vice President of Regulatory Innovation & Enterprise Delivery and has leadership responsibility for global regulatory strategy and execution for Precision Medicine and Digital Health products across the BMS portfolio.

Position Responsibilities
• Oversees a team of regulatory professionals to deliver compliant global regulatory strategies to support development of biomarkers, diagnostic tests, devices and digital health tools to enhance the value of our pharmaceutical products across therapeutic areas
• Provide innovative approaches to resolve complex regulatory issues and increase speed to patients
• Ensure global regulatory plans effectively accommodate appropriate precision medicine approaches by effectively integrating drug and diagnostic regulatory and submission plans including HA engagement plans and mitigation strategies
• Ensure high quality collaboration with Global Regulatory Leads and Regional Regulatory Leads by providing timely guidance and strategic partnership in health authority meetings and regulatory documentation spanning the drugs life-cycle
• Provides guidance on planning, writing and review of key dossier documents for submissions globally
• Represent BMS in key interactions with health authorities for precision medicine- and digital health-related topics
• Represent BMS on product partnership, vendor management and business development opportunities
• Manage complex cross-functional stakeholder alignment to ensure high quality collaboration with stakeholders including Translational Medicine to drive robust development of biomarker, companion diagnostic, devices and digital health tools
• Remains on the forefront of the relevant science and competitive landscape via actively contribution to policy shaping efforts including partnering with trade associations; viewed as an expert in its application to the regulatory process
• Ensures Global Regulatory Science representation as needed on internal governance committees
• Engages with customers on a regular basis to better understand organization needs and risk areas and identify pragmatic impactful solutions
• Accountable for coaching and career development to staff to maximize their potential

Degree Requirements
• Solid scientific background, PhD., M.D., PharmD, MS

Experience Requirements
• Significant experience in regulatory affairs and diagnostic-related development e.g., >8-10 years.

Key Competency Requirements
• Deep understanding of scientific content, complexities and diagnostic development including extensive experience of IDE submissions and approvals
• Extensive experience of companion diagnostic and device development including developing and documenting the regulatory strategy in co-ordination with clinical plans and marketing objectives
• Proven track record of leading teams through interactions with health authorities and issue resolution
• Deep understanding of strategic and tactical role and deliverables of Global Regulatory Strategy in the Drug and Device Development and Commercialization processes
• Effectively communicates complex, scientific content into logical components appropriate for the audience including regulatory strategy, issues and risks to senior leaders in GRS and the wider organization
• Robust experience of working within a matrix organization with internal and external stakeholders; develops effective partnerships and relationships at all levels
• Strong personal accountability for delivery; able to lead through strong facilitation, negotiation, influencing and networking skills to build alignment with internal and external stakeholders and lead the PM&DH team
• Demonstrated ability to drive quality decision making
• Robust understanding of global policy, laws, regulations and guidelines relating to precision medicine, devices and digital health products
• Seeks multiple perspectives and listens openly to other view points; takes an enterprise view when making recommendations
• Sets clear and high expectations and holds self and others accountable for decisions and results achieved; demonstrates ownership of results within (and beyond) area of responsibility
• Fosters a continuous improvement mindset with a focus on integrating quality principles throughout
• Enable and demonstrate the courage to speak up on issues and risks as well as on successes and recognitions

Travel: Up to 20%

If you come across a role that intrigues you but doesn't perfectly line up with your resume, we encourage you to apply anyway. You could be one step away from work that will transform your life and career.

Uniquely Interesting Work, Life-changing Careers
With a single vision as inspiring as "Transforming patients' lives through science™ ", every BMS employee plays an integral role in work that goes far beyond ordinary. Each of us is empowered to apply our individual talents and unique perspectives in an inclusive culture, promoting diversity in clinical trials, while our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

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

COVID-19 Information
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.

BMS is dedicated to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace accommodations/adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request a reasonable workplace accommodation/adjustment prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodations/adjustments in completing this application, or in any part of the recruitment process, direct your inquiries to [email protected]. Visit to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.

BMS will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, pursuant to applicable laws in your area.

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