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Bristol Myers Squibb Executive Director, WW Medical Congress Strategy Capability in Princeton, New Jersey

Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global Biopharma company committed to a single mission: to discover, develop, and deliver innovative medicines focused on helping millions of patients around the world in disease areas such as oncology, cardiovascular, immunoscience and fibrosis.

Join us and make a difference. We hire the best people and provide them with a work environment that places a premium on diversity, integrity, collaboration and personal development. Through a culture of inclusion, we create a better, more productive work environment. We believe that the diverse experiences and perspectives of all our employees help to drive innovation and transformative business results.

The Executive Director, WW Medical Congress Strategy Capability reports to VP, Head of Medical Capabilities within Global Medical Affairs and is responsible for ensuring unified congress presence through a centralized capability.

The scope of this organization will span across matrix governance, alignment, and execution on all pre-, peri-, and post- Medical congress activities worldwide related to the Disease area strategy across the portfolio.•


•Establishing a clear, viable and compelling strategy for the Medical Congress capability, aligned with overall Medical vision, strategy and objectives, and designed to ensure delivery of timely and high quality unified presence at congresses worldwide

•Developing and driving a strategic framework for obtaining cross-functional alignment across Medical, R&D, Commercialization, WW Customer Capabilities, Competitive Intelligence, Public Relations, and Legal to ensure successful execution of pre-, peri-, and post- Congress activities

•Responsible for a team of 4-5 individuals who will be leading and managing across a complex matrix to drive execution of the strategic framework to coordinate activities; including but not limited to pre- and post- briefs, communication plan aligned with data disclosures, steering committee preparation, Congress presentations, pipeline unbranded materials for booth support, Thought Leader engagement, Speaker preparation, Field Medical training, and Insights and Congress debrief meetings

•Establishing guiding principles, templates, processes, tools, and operating procedures to ensure consistent delivery and alignment of standards across therapeutic areas worldwide

•Fostering collaborative relationships with academic & clinical experts, medical associations & other relevant stakeholder groups; participating in external Initiatives to foster trust and respect amongst academic and medical community;

•Serves as a subject matter expert and educator to BMS internal & external audiences

•Collaborating with internal stakeholders across the matrix and other Medical Capability leadership (e.g., Scientific Publications, Medical Content, Customer Engagement, Field Medical Excellence, Strategic Collaboration, NRDG) to ensure efficiency and value;

•Creates a high performing, externally focused organization which emphasizes teamwork, cooperation, personal accountability and a commitment to quality. Models BMS behaviors and reinforces such behaviors at all levels in the organization.

•Establishes clear metrics aligned to meeting customer needs and demonstrating desired outcomes of activities. Regularly communicates metrics with key stakeholders.

•Ensuring diversity and inclusion in decision making, organization and talent development


•10 – 15 years of experience within the pharmaceutical or related healthcare industry; experience in both local country and global capacity desired;

•At least 5 years of experience of leading a large medical function;

•Position requires exceptional business acumen and ability to think strategically, impact and influence senior executives;

•Strong leadership and organizational skills with demonstrated success in driving optimal business results in a complex matrix organization required;

•Demonstrated expertise in all phases of drug development and commercialization (early development, investigational, registration, pre & post-launch and marketed);

•Proven experience in establishing strategic direction/vision for an organization, and proven ability to implement such vision; ability to take educated risk, rise above technical expertise; demonstrating judgement, wisdom and understanding of impact;

•An emotional intelligence leader with experience leading diverse teams through direct and indirect influence;

•Experience with change leadership and appreciation for complexity of leading an organization through change;

•Demonstrated ability to manage timelines and quality of work using strong organizational, communication, facilitation and interpersonal skills in a cross-functional team;

•Travel Required: 20-25% International travel


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 the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

Bristol-Myers Squibb is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.