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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Associate Director- Business Partner - R&D and Medical Affairs Lead in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey

Job Description SummaryThe role of the Associate Director, Business Partner, R&D and Medical Affairs is to serve as the person responsible for driving the shaping of demand as well as the delivery of Technology & Global Services (TGS) solutions for the R&D and Medical, Clinical Affairs functions globally. This individual will serve as a point person to R&D and Medical, Clinical Affairs leadership and will lead a team of business partners to conduct analysis, prepare appropriate solution direction and manage the work. Above all, this individual will be required to collaborate with internal and external experts to ensure that the R&D and Medical, Clinical Affairs functions are proactively provided with strategic thought leadership and are shaped, prioritized, and delivered. This is a great opportunity for someone to facilitate bringing the appropriate technology, process and workplace solutions together as they contribute to the commercial agenda of BDX.

This leadership position reports directly to the overall TGS Central Teams Business Partner for Product Services and will serve on the leadership teams of the R&D and Medical Affairs and TGS Central Teams, Product Services organizations.

Job Description

The objective of this role is to actively partner with R&D and Medical Affairs and TGS Leadership to understand their strategic priorities and work to identify ways that TGS can support and advance those objectives. Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Develop a deep knowledge of R&D and Medical, Clinical Affairs including key driver goals, short- and long-term road-maps, key personnel, etc.

  • Establish and earn value-adding, strategic partner relationship maturity for yourself and for the entire TGS function

  • Partner with R&D and Medical Affairs leadership to plan new joint initiatives, evaluate proposals, and determine how they fit into road-maps and priorities

  • Identify and define new opportunities to leverage technology and/or process re-design to advance business strategies that directly contribute to driving revenue growth, cost optimization and/or risk mitigation and compliance.

  • Develop strategies for optimal deployment and adoption of new technology capabilities, services and solutions across the business and/or the end-customers.

  • Manage and facilitate TGS’ partner teams to ensure delivery provides the desired outcomes

  • Partner with Segments, Regions and Central Business Partners to integrate R&D and Medical, Clinical Affairs initiatives across the enterprise to accelerate BDX

  • Work with other TGS Business Partners and TGS’ Core Areas of Delivery to ensure that solutions are not siloed and that they are informed by, and are integrated with, BD’s enterprise road-maps

  • Ensure project and initiative progress, including consistent and effective communication. This includes managing escalation and avoiding risk

  • Measure and communicate value realized on a periodic basis through defined and agreed upon metrics and supporting analysis

  • Serve as a continuous connector. Energized by a role that is focused on partnership and facilitation. Operates through the lens of what can we do to simplify and improve things

The ideal candidate will bring a combination of strategic understanding, both business and technology experience, exceptional relationship building skills and solution-oriented mindset together.

Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of experience in a business including work in a technology function

  • Managing and leading a team of 5-10 people

  • Experience delivering technology and workplace solutions in a Medical Device or Pharmaceutical regulated environment with solid knowledge of relevant Quality/Regulatory standards (i.e. cGxP, CFR Part 11, etc.)

  • Accomplished in multiple process and technology capabilities across R&D and Medical, Clinical Affairs, including but not limited to: Requirements Management, Product Development and Testing, Engineering Change Control, Project & Portfolio Management (PPM), Clinical Trails Management (incl. preclinical trails), etc.

  • Ability to influence and break down silos within an organization as well across organizations

  • Ability to map joint organizational vision and long-term thinking, imagination, and idea generation

  • Ability to communicate complex business / technical challenges in a simplified manner

  • Must be a leader who can influence stakeholders in written and oral communications

  • Must have experience and knowledge of change management principles and methodologies and have the ability to formulate new programs to generate excitement and engagement

  • Familiarity with continuous improvement and project management approaches, tools, and phases

  • Exceptional ability to lead change using positive and collaborative methods

  • Highly collaborative work style which includes working effectively across all organizational levels

  • Experience working in a highly matrixed organization and in overcoming ambiguity

  • Leading by example, mentoring, and motivating others all around you

  • Superior analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities

  • Excellent judgment and decision-making

  • Able to align and work with diverse global stakeholders

  • Strong humility, listening, creativity, and negotiation skills

  • Accept ownership

Education

Bachelor’s degree in technology, business or a related field is strongly preferred. Master’s degree highly desirable.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

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Primary Work LocationUSA NJ - Franklin Lakes

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Work ShiftNA (United States of America)

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

All applicants should complete the on-line application process. BD is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance or an accommodation because of a disability to participate in the application process, please call 855-BD-HELPS (855-234-3577) or email asc.americas@bd.com

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