Global Lead for Scientific Societies and Cooperative Groups
Location:
Posted:
August 26, 2016
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1603627
The goal of Bristol-Myers Squibb’s (BMS’) Strategic Collaborations Group is to form and facilitate strategic collaborations with key oncology research centers of excellence, scientific societies, and cooperative groups in order to accelerate Immuno-Oncology research. The Global Lead for Scientific Societies & Cooperative Groups is a member of BMS’ Worldwide (WW) Medical Oncology team and is responsible for leading and facilitating partnership development with global and regional oncology scientific societies and cooperative groups. She/he will report to the Executive Director of Strategic Collaborations and will be located in the United States.

Responsibilities:
• Develop, implement and manage the strategic relationships with global and regional scientific societies (ie ESMO, SITC) and cooperative groups
• Shape strategic approach to these organizations and cooperative groups and work cross-functionally to ensure buy-in and execution of the plans
• Maintain regular communication with scientific societies and cooperative groups to remain current on all studies and research initiatives
• Develop a framework for Thought Leader engagement and help shape the understanding of the interplay between Thought Leaders, scientific societies and cooperative groups
• Work extensively with BMS senior leaders across multiple departments at BMS including Oncology Development, Discovery, Translational Research, WW and Country Medical, Commercial, Public Affairs, Advocacy, Access and Clinical Operations to optimize BMS interactions with the scientific societies and cooperative groups
• Act as a link between the WW team, country teams, senior leadership, and the scientific societies / cooperative groups to ensure that the needs of the partnerships are consistently met
• Provide strategic insight and coordinate the organization of relevant meetings with scientific society and cooperative group leaders
• Work with leading oncology scientists, clinicians and investigators to assess and expand partnership initiatives with the scientific societies and cooperative groups

Requirements:
• Degree in scientific discipline required (BS, MS, MD, PhD, PharmD)
• At least 8-10 years of experience in the pharmaceutical field or alliance / partnership experience with a scientific society / cooperative group
• Deep knowledge of global / regional scientific societies, cooperative groups and Thought Leaders required (preferably in oncology)
• Proven ability to establish and evolve relationships with scientific societies, cooperative groups, and Thought leaders
• Strong interpersonal, public communication, and negotiation skills
• In-depth understanding of the drug development process across the spectrums of development and commercialization (oncology knowledge preferred)
• Strong project management skills and substantive track record in working effectively with cross-functional teams
• Experience working in international environments
• Fluent in English
• Ability and willingness to travel nationally and internationally
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