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Director, Compliance and Ethics Organization - Oncology

Posted Jun 28
Full Time
Princeton, New Jersey

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Challenging. 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 .

Position S ummary

Reporting to the Head of US and Above Market Compliance and Ethics Organization, this role partners with senior leaders across Legal, Commercial, Medical, R&D, Global Drug Development, Regulatory, IT, Audit, Finance and HR to build and integrate one global compliance program into the US and Worldwide Commercialization Organizations . In this role, you will combine your knowledge about risk mitigation strategies, such as education and monitoring, with data analytics about executional risk to help the business make well-informed, risk-based decisions . You will help operationalize those decisions by crafting simple, clear, principle-based policies . You will educate the business about those policies - and why they exist - leveraging adult-learning techniques that aid retention . And you will use a combination of live monitoring, transactional monitoring, and data analytics to monitor the business's adherence to those policies, helping the business remediate deviations from policies by identifying and addressing the root causes of those deviations . The ideal candidate will be able to execute these tasks with a mindset that believes business functions and Compliance and Ethics are equally accountable for both company success and ethical behavior and will be recognized internally and externally as an expert in mitigating healthcare compliance risk through providing advice, drafting policy, providing education and monitoring execution of high-risk activities.

Responsibilities Include

  • Develop and conduct risk assessments utilizing a combination of data analytics, external and internal benchmarking, and review of enforcement trends, to proactively identify the most pressing areas of risk.
  • Foster trusting relationship with business leaders that enable you to learn of - and advise on - executional risk associated with new initiatives and counsel business leaders about educational initiatives, new policies or monitoring capabilities that can help mitigate risk associated with their decisions.
  • Analyze data regarding execution of analogous activities to better inform business leaders of the risk associated with their decisions.
  • Draft simple, easy to understand policies that empower the business to execute activities in an ethical and efficient way.
  • Develop and provide training that utilizes adult-learning principles, such as gaming, microlearning, and experiential learning, to enhance retention of compliance messages.
  • Establish a network of Compliance Champions in the respective business unit to integrate compliance messaging and concepts into established business training cycles.
  • Determine and allocate budget for training and culture initiatives for specific therapeutic areas.
  • Identify and leverage key stakeholders and cross-functional resources to create buy-in for training and cultural initiatives for specific therapeutic areas .
  • Conduct live and transactional monitoring of business activities.
  • Review data to identify outliers and implement preventive education or additional monitoring in response.
  • Perform other compliance-related activities as directed by the Global Compliance & Ethics team and/or the Head of US and Above Market Compliance.


  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Advanced degree (MBA, CPA, JD) appreciated but not required .
  • 12-15 years pharmaceutical or healthcare related compliance or legal experience, with at least 5 year's experience counseling clients.
  • Working knowledge of relevant US pharmaceutical compliance guidelines, regulations (AKS, FCA, FDCA, HIPAA, FCPA) and PhRMA Code principles.
  • Familiarity with practices of and intersections between commercial sales, marketing, medical affairs, and market access organizations in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Ability to work and communicate with senior level executives with an enterprise mindset focused on achieving company goals in a compliant and ethical manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence business decisions.
  • Comfort with using data to tell stories particularly around risk and effectiveness of risk mitigation strategies.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, taking ownership over the risks and processes you identify and searching for creative solutions.
  • Proven experience drafting principle-based policies.
  • Experience utilizing adult-learning concepts in corporate educational and training materials.
  • Experience conducting live monitoring of speaker programs and advisory boards, and transactional monitoring of engagements with health care providers.
  • Commitment to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

If 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 Careers

With 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.

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