Director, Dermatology Medical Engagement Lead (MD Required) - REMOTE

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Challenging. Meaningful. Life-changing. Those aren’t words that are usually associated with a job. But working at Bristol Myers Squibb is anything but usual. Here, uniquely interesting work happens every day, in every department. From optimizing a production line to the latest breakthroughs in cell therapy, this is work that transforms the lives of patients, and the careers of those who do it. You’ll get the chance to grow and thrive through opportunities uncommon in scale and scope, alongside high-achieving teams rich in diversity. Take your career farther than you thought possible.
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. Read more: .
The primary role of the Medical Engagement Lead (MEL) is to engage in meaningful peer-to-peer scientific dialog with National Thought Leaders (NTLs) and priority HCPs as defined by the Medical Plan. The MEL conducts critical activities that support advancing science, educating on evolving clinical practices, transforming science into patient care, and facilitating the development of new research collaborations (including IIT and RWE).
The role collaborates with colleagues on capturing medical insights and acts as a therapeutic area expert to cross-functional partners. Engagement with TLs should be aligned with medical strategies, and the role should provide insight back to home office to inform strategy.
This role is field-based. It is anticipated that the employee will spend ~ 50% - 60% of the time in the field interacting with external stakeholders, including investigators and clinical thought leaders while supporting internal stakeholders and maintaining a high level of therapeutic expertise.
Key Responsibilities
  • Engaging in high-quality peer-to-peer scientific dialog with key National thought leaders in Immunology focused on Sotyktu (deucravacitinib) in current and future dermatology indications'
Medical Strategy Advisory
  • Collaborates with TLs to identify and generate insights on evolving care paradigms to inform medical strategy-
  • Provides strategic input into materials for national medical congresses. Collects meaningful medical insights and communicates to the medical and commercial organizations to support strategy development and business decisions
Evidence facilitation
  • Facilitates scientific partnerships and research collaborations in collaboration with Global Drug Development (GDD)
  • Provides recommendations and insights to the clinical development team on study feasibilities within the therapeutic area based on knowledge of the field and through direct contacts with potential investigators, as agreed with home office medical and GDO
  • Proactively leads and communicates BMS major evidence readouts to investigators partnering with GDD. Reactively discuss major evidence readouts with other thought-leaders
  • Liaises with large key accounts to understand clinical levers and barriers to patient access in the context of clinical trials
Medical Engagement
  • Effectively collaborates and communicates with NTLs to gain insights into the clinical landscape
  • Engages in scientific and clinical conversation to ensure the development of a product/disease area-focused medical plan that translates into effective launch and LCM activities
  • Responsible for conducting evidence read-outs with the most prominent institutions; e.g., Ph 3 top-line data
  • Engages with medical societies, PAG, and guideline discussions as appropriate
  • Engage account-level decision makers in selected AMCs to help identify barriers and solutions to improve patient care and outcomes
Required Qualifications & Experience
  • 10+ years of relevant experience
  • MD recruited from top clinical practice and hospital-academic centers
  • Proven record of developing high impact peer-to-peer relationships and influence with high impact National Thought Leaders
  • Strong D ermatology experience required:
  • scientific or clinical area, patient treatment trends, clinical landscape
  • pharmaceutical industry, including compliance and regulatory guidelines
  • clinical trial design and process
  • national and regional healthcare and access environment
  • Working in a scientific and/or clinical research environment
  • Deep understanding of National Thought Leaders’ environment and needs
Key competencies desired
Scientific Agility
  • Ability to engage in a peer-to-peer dialog about data in a fair and balanced way
  • Expert knowledge of clinical practice and evolving healthcare delivery models
  • Ability to understand and critically appraise scientific publications
  • Knowledge of clinical trial design and methodology, including Good Clinical Practices and ethical, governmental, and regulatory requirements.
  • Understands treatment paradigms and can frame information in a convincing way that resonates with physicians
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills to articulate scientific and clinical data in an easy-to-understand manner to help HCPs best serve their patients
  • Has a strong learning mindset and passion for science. Prioritizes staying current with the latest data
Patient centricity
  • Understands the patient journey and experience
  • Able to adopt a patient-focused mindset, making patients a top priority
  • Exhibits genuine care for patients
Customer/commercial mindset
  • Winning Mindset: results-oriented, positive, resilient attitude, able to quickly adapt in an ever-changing environment
  • Demonstrated ability to drive organizational performance
  • Experience identifying, engaging, and cultivating relationships with TLs
  • Demonstrated an ability to influence matrix organization and problem-solving mentality
Teamwork/Enterprise mindset
  • Ability to work independently and act as a team player by developing strong rapport and working relationships with external and internal stakeholders
  • Knowledge of the national healthcare and access environments.
  • Deep knowledge and experience of RWE
  • Be a representative of BMS in all interactions with external stakeholders
  • Holds a high level of integrity and good judgment, in order to navigate the requirements of the role effectively and compliantly in accordance with BMS policies and procedures.
  • As this position requires the 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.
The starting compensation for this job is a range from $270,000 - $305,000, plus incentive cash and stock opportunities (based on eligibility).
The starting pay rate takes into account characteristics of the job, such as required skills and where the job is performed.
Final, individual compensation will be decided based on demonstrated experience.
Eligibility for specific benefits listed on our careers site may vary based on the job and location. For more on benefits, please visit our BMS Career Site .
Benefit offerings are subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable plans then in effect and may include the following: Medical, pharmacy, dental and vision care. Wellbeing support such as the BMS Living Life Better program and employee assistance programs (EAP). Financial well-being resources and a 401(K). Financial protection benefits such as short- and long-term disability, life insurance, supplemental health insurance, business travel protection and survivor support. Work-life programs include paid national holidays and optional holidays, Global Shutdown days between Christmas and New Year’s holiday, up to 120 hours of paid vacation, up to two (2) paid days to volunteer, sick time off, and summer hours flexibility. Parental, caregiver, bereavement, and military leave. Family care services such as adoption and surrogacy reimbursement, fertility/infertility benefits, support for traveling mothers, and child, elder and pet care resources. Other perks like tuition reimbursement and a recognition program.
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.
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 . Visit eeo -accessibility to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.
BMS cares about your well-being and the well-being of our staff, customers, patients, and communities. As a result, the Company strongly recommends that all employees be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and keep up to date with Covid-19 boosters.
BMS will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, pursuant to applicable laws in your area.
Any data processed in connection with role applications will be treated in accordance with applicable data privacy policies and regulations.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Director

Remote Job:

  • Yes

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 18, 2024
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