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Head of RCO, Mainland China and Hong Kong, Shanghai

CategoryClinical Dev
Job typeFull-Time

At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision - transforming patients' lives through science.In oncology, hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease - and one of the most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry - each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference.

Purpose/Objective of the job

This role will lead the China/HK clinical operations teams and is responsible for execution excellence in operational planning, implementation, trial management, site management and monitoring of clinical trials (registrational, non registrational / Investigator Sponsored Research (ISR)) conducted within China/HK. This leadership role will be part of the GCO extended leadership team. This role will also serve as a member of the local affiliate leadership team (as applicable) managed by the General Manager, as well as other affiliate senior leadership committees. This role will interact with the development teams, local medical and key BMS stakeholders in order to ensure effective management of China/HK conducted clinical trials.

This role will support a GCO Quality culture collaborating with both the GCO Global Clinical Compliance team as well as the GQ Clinical Trial and Safety group.

Key Responsibilities and Major Duties
  • Executes clinical trials, as per the China/HK Book of Work. Ensures timely study-start-up and that target subject recruitment numbers and database lock timelines are met.
  • Proactively evaluates clinical trial feasibility and site selection by collaborating with the BI&A team to evaluate current metrics and data.
  • Endorses country and site feasibility targets for China/HK
  • Manages the China/HK team's workload and support of multiple studies. Provides continuous assessment of resource needs and anticipates and initiates actions in response to multiple/changing demands and priorities.
  • Takes a broad business perspective when making decisions. Makes judgements to ensure work is achieved within target timelines. Exercises sound judgement in areas of clinical trial management, resource allocation (headcount and budget targets) and recruitment activities.
  • Builds and maintains a highly performing team of highly qualified, China/HK based, research professionals and the respective line managers.
  • Managing the hiring, development, coaching, mentoring, performance management and succession planning of staff.
  • Ensures effective utilization of FSP resources in the execution of clinical trials conducted in the China/HK.
  • Meeting or exceeding project deliverables and initiatives with the highest quality through alignment with senior leaders and key stakeholders through flexible and fluid resourcing.
  • Develop, maintain and maximize strong working relationships with peers, senior leaders, key stakeholders and external institutions/networks to influence decisions and achieve optimal results focused on our patients.
  • Drive alignment across development programs promoting knowledge sharing, operational issue resolution through close collaboration with key stakeholders.
  • Identify, maintain and optimally grow clinical investigative site/Institution/Network relationships through direct/personal and/or group engagements in most impactful manner
  • Supports a GCO Quality Culture
  • Ensures a continuous improvement mindset across the group.

(Disclaimer: The responsibilities listed above are only a summary and other responsibilities will be requirements as assigned)

Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

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.
EmployerBristol-Myers Squibb

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