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Director, Outsourcing Management (clinical development services)

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Princeton
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Working with UsChallenging. 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: This role has accountability over a team of outsourcing managers within a specific therapeutic area(s) and manages clinical trial vendor partnerships that supports alliance and outsourcing management across multiple service categories of clinical trial activities in R&D. Key Responsibilities

  • Leads a team of Outsourcing Associate Directors and Managers within a specific therapy area, and serve as main point of escalation for trial-level outsourcing concerns
  • Ensures timely and high-quality provision of external services to all BMS clinical trials
  • Oversees a portfolio of external alliances (high complexity) with the Associate Directors and serves as the main or escalation BMS point of contact for external alliance counterpart(s), including external partner senior leadership
  • Determines and executes relationship management strategy while overseeing, approving, and developing a thorough understanding and monitoring of contracts and work/research plans within their TA-aligned pillar
  • Oversees vendor commitments and timelines across the portfolio, ensuring fulfillment of vendor obligations to BMS
  • Leads BMS's vendor OM functions to embed industry-leading processes and principles that define how BMS interacts with and manages its vendor partnerships across all GDO categories include FSP
  • Leads BMS's vendor OM functions to ensure that all vendor contractual obligations (MSAs, SOWs, Quality Agreements), SOP's, business practices and guidelines are adhered to in the execution of BMS's OM function
  • Collaborates within BMS's matrix structure to establish efficient and effective contracting processes to ensure all vendor contracts are in place to ensure critical clinical trial milestones are met
  • Responsible for resource planning and management to ensure adequate resources are available to manage the book of work and proactive resource planning to ensure future resourcing is in line with forecasted business needs
  • Setting goals and objectives for the OM function that are aligned with the business objectives of the organization and establishing appropriate metrics, KPIs and scorecards to measure achievement of those goals and objectives
  • Researches & brings forward industry trends and innovation in the field of OM and where beneficial to the BMS organization, introducing these innovations within the OM group
  • Partners with Global Procurement and other BMS functions to select and onboard new vendorsQualifications & Experience
    • A minimum of a BA or BSc Degree in a clinical or scientific discipline (advanced degree a plus)
    • A minimum of 8-10 years of relevant industry experience (pharma, biotech, CRO) required; scientific, financial, and business problem-solving experience desired
    • Prior experience with Alliance Management, Account Management, Outsourcing Management, Business Operations or Business Development within the pharma/biotech/CRO industry required
    • Track record of influencing key internal and external stakeholders (including senior leaders) to obtain buy-in to influence or implement change
    • Demonstrated influential leadership and communication capabilities with a proven ability to engage, manage, develop and inspire a team
    • Direct experience working directly with Contract Service Providers (CSPs) across vendor categories, as well as broad exposure to clinical trial operations in general.
    • This role requires clinical trial operational experience, strong stakeholder management skills, and the ability to work across a highly matrixed and global organization.
    • Demonstrated ability to build alliances to gain key stakeholder support, buy-in and ownership and maintain trust
    • Demonstrated ability to make sound decisions based on a balanced evaluation of available information within a complex environment of competing project priorities
    • Demonstrates a high level of adaptability in dealing with ambiguous and complex work environment and balances multiples demands on role in a responsive and professional manner
    • Direct people management experience with proven ability to engage teams and inspire them to sustain high levels of performance in a constantly changing environment#LI-HybridIf 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 CareersWith 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 BMS has a diverse occupancy structure that determines where an employee is required to conduct their work. This structure includes site-essential, site-by-design, field-based and remote-by-design jobs. The occupancy type that you are assigned is determined by the nature and responsibilities of your role: Site-essential roles require 100% of shifts onsite at your assigned facility. Site-by-design roles may be eligible for a hybrid work model with at least 50% onsite at your assigned facility. For these roles, onsite presence is considered an essential job function and is critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, and a positive Company culture. For field-based and remote-by-design roles the ability to physically travel to visit customers, patients or business partners and to attend meetings on behalf of BMS as directed is an essential job function. 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.Bristol Myers Squibb is Disability Confident - CommittedA UK Government scheme

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