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Study Design Innovation and Optimization Lead

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Princeton
Posted on: March 30, 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: careers.bms.com/working-with-us.This individual will be an integral part of the Study Design Innovation and Optimization (StuDIO) function within Global Biometrics and Data Sciences of BMS. The individual will report to StuDIO Head, Global Biometrics and Data Sciences. The individual will have subject matter expertise in drug development and a strong background in Clinical Development & Quantitative Methods knowledge, particularly in innovative study design context. This individual will be accountable for utilizing a structured program to guide study teams to ideate design options, assess trade-offs, and align on design decisions. The StuDIO Lead will support study teams by identifying capabilities to address specific design questions while ensuring study teams are connected to SMEs or capability owners who will provide hands-on support and training in leveraging tools and resources. The individual will bring forward perspectives and share experiences from other Therapeutic Areas or indications and suggest appropriate resources and tools to aid in devising plans to leverage key capabilities available.The individual will have strong networking skills to effectively identify SMEs across BMS. The StuDIO Lead will connect study teams with SMEs who will act as on-demand resources to provide study teams with recommendations for leveraging key capabilities and pressure-test study teams' proposed designs via 'peer review' approach.The StuDIO lead will facilitate discussions in workshops to drive alignment and have the ability and knowledge to prompt questions from quantitative and statistical viewpoints. The individual will utilize soft skills to drive study team engagement while facilitating discussions and driving decision making.This role will collaborate with cross-functional groups across the organization to support study teams with study design and strategies.Key Responsibilities

  • Effectively tap into network of Quantitative Method SMEs across BMS
  • Maintains portfolio-wide understanding of key design questions and issues
  • Determines approach(es) for engagement with study teams, based on study objectives
  • Leads holistic design support workshops and drives study team engagement and decision making
  • Participates in industry-wide technical discussions
  • Ensures consistency and adherence to BMS processes and standards across therapeutic areas and projectsQualifications & Experience
    • BS or MS (10+ years' experience) in Statistics, Biostatistics, Quantitative Science or in related scientific field with clinical trials, drug development, pharmaceutical industry or healthcare experience
    • Strong background in Clinical Development and Quantitative Methods knowledge
    • Excellent interpersonal, communication, writing and organizational skills
    • Extensive experience in drug development across multiple therapeutic areas
    • Demonstrate expertise in applying knowledge of general and cutting-edge clinical trials methodology to solve complex problems in the clinical development area and ensure alignment with regulatory agencies and industry standards
    • Capable of quickly building strong networks across organizations
    • Demonstrate excellent collaboration, organizational/ leadership abilities, and interpersonal skills while working in a matrixed environment
    • Extensive experience facilitating teams and utilizing engagement strategies to enable effective decision makingIf 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 ProtocolBMS 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 adastaffingsupport@bms.com. Visit careers.bms.com/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.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Trenton , Study Design Innovation and Optimization Lead, Other , Princeton, New Jersey

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