Associate Director, Worldwide Medical Oncology, Medical Education in Uxbridge, United Kingdom

Bristol Myers Squibb

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Position Summary

  • Works with Director of Medical Communications & the WWMO AIMS leads in the identified therapeutic area to collaborate across functions and within the medical matrix to develop and execute aligned medic educational activities.

  • Supports innovation, idea generation, and execution of objectives to continually evolve processes, and enhance the value of Medial Communication and Medical Education.

  • Works collaboratively and demonstrates leadership within the grants team and the grant review committee(s).

  • Supports the development of Medical Communication strategy in the assigned therapeutic area through identifying global medical educational needs/gaps. Review of IME grant proposals, with consideration of proposed educational needs assessments, learning objectives, adult HCP learner preferences, instructional design, evaluation, and outcomes.

  • Reviews IME grants against approved strategy, utilizing standardized criteria; independently analyzes IME grants and provides recommendations to management; may decline or approve grants within granted authority.

  • Assists with monitoring supported IME activities and enduring materials, identifying any Medical inaccuracies and works with Legal on communication to providers for needed corrective actions, if identified

  • Reviews educational outcomes, identifying key Medical insights and unfilled educational gaps to support additional educational needs and resources across medical

  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant information sources and key continuing medical education landscape events which may impact IME policies and procedures (e.g. provider accreditation status changes posted by the ACCME, academic medical center policies)

  • Interacts with various functional groups and key stakeholders at mid and senior management levels; develops and maintains collaborative relationships.

  • Develops an expertise in medical science for the assigned therapeutic areas, with the ability to translate this expertise into medical education strategy aligned with enterprise needs.

Medical Education Provider Interfacing and Assessment, in collaboration with the Medical Communications Director:

  • Communicates with external medical education providers as needed and directed on operational issues, to ensure receipt of interim and final project outcome reports within pre-established timelines and guidelines.

  • Tracks status of each project, ensuring receipt of program details prior to activity launch

  • Ensures maintenance of live calendar IME events for Project Coordinator to populate on IME SharePoint site and to send calendar invites to colleagues.

  • Maintains grant and provider historical data, including all grant-related information (outcomes reports, publications, etc.,) evaluations, and monitoring forms.

  • Analyzes program outcomes for provider adherence to proposal learning objectives, proposed outcome levels, and estimated vs actual attendance.

  • Ensures development and maintenance of IME therapeutic area-specific activity guides

Expected Areas of Competence

  • Demonstrates a high degree of independence, requiring minimal supervision from management to accomplish complex project work assignments. Proactively identifies projects and initiatives for self, and eagerly accepts challenges and new responsibilities.

  • Capable of prioritizing multiple tasks to meet project deadlines.

  • Able to work effectively in an environment of changing priorities and goals.

  • Anticipates needs and emerging issues and proposes solutions, based upon gathered insights and established strategy.

  • Engages and energizes employees through communication of goals, priorities, and other business critical information.

  • Understands key congresses across the multidisciplinary team

  • Participates in training and understands policies from BMS US Healthcare Law and Compliance to ensure IME role supports programs that are consistent with ACCME, OIG and FDA guidelines.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Advance scientific degree, PharmD, PhD or MD preferred

  • 5-7 years of experience working in the pharmaceutical and/or medical education environment.

  • Medical Education experience preferred.

  • Strong leadership capabilities and project management skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively within a matrixed organization

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with direction from management

  • Demonstrated track record of being a team player

  • Ability to successfully interface with senior level colleagues in medical and commercial organization

  • Creativity and innovation displayed in past accomplishments

  • Previous work experience and medical knowledge of the desired therapeutic area preferred, but not required.

  • In-depth knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry, medical education, and/or medical practice.

  • Strong medical or medically related experience to better understand healthcare practitioner educational needs

  • Understanding of ACCME, OIG and FDA requirements for continuing medical education /independent medical education

  • Understands medical, legal, compliance environment and changing dynamics for IME which may impact how responsibilities are conducted


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Company: Bristol-Myers Squibb

Req Number: R1580830

Updated: 2024-04-26 01:25:12.003 UTC

Location: Lawrence Township-NJ

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