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Associate Director Environmental Toxicologist

Bristol Myers Squibb

This is a Contract position in New Brunswick, NJ posted October 10, 2020.

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.This is an outstanding opportunity to join a growing and passionate team that is focused on being a world class Environmental Product Stewardship group within Bristol Myers Squibb’s Environmental, Occupational Health, Safety and Sustainability organization. As a member of the Environmental Product Stewardship group, the successful applicant will be primarily responsible for monitoring and evaluating GLP environmental fate and effects studies. This role will also lead and participate on diverse multi-functional teams to deliver on-time and on-budget environmental risk assessments necessary to support successful clinical trials and drug registrations around the world. Additionally, the successful applicant will have the opportunity to participate in other aspects of the Environmental Product Stewardship program (e.g., global research projects, environmental support of sites, submissions to support genetically modified organisms, extended producer responsibility). This role will also act as the primary back up for the program lead.MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES* Act as a company subject matter expert on environmental risk assessments focused on global regulatory frameworks, technical knowledge and emerging scientific trends* Plan, monitor and evaluate external environmental fate and effects studies conducted according to OECD guidelines and GLP requirements* Lead matrix teams in the preparation of environmental risk assessments to support drug product registrations and chemical registrations worldwide* Monitor and anticipate technical/regulatory developments in environmental risk assessment practices and testing approaches* Participate on industry trade group committees assessing the environmental relevance of Pharmaceuticals in the Environment* Provide technical environmental support for chemical regulations (e.g., REACH, TSCA, GHS) and site emission evaluationsKNOWLEDGE / SKILL* Ph.D. in toxicology; knowledge of chemical fate and/or microbiology is a plus; DABT/ERT certification preferred, but not required* Minimum 7 years of risk assessment or related experience in the pharmaceutical/biotech, chemical or pesticide industry; experience with genetically modified organisms is a plus* Familiarity with GLP regulations, environmental fate and effects studies and environmental risk assessment frameworks* Demonstrated skills in the analysis of complex data and in the development of problem solving strategies; ability to summarize complex data in a concise and audience-appropriate manner* Passionate self-starter with the ability to lead and/or participate in diverse matrix teams in a global environment; experienced in project management with demonstrated track record to lead through influencing* Strong communication and interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to influence senior management, third parties, thought leaders and regulatory agencies; acts with integrity and inclusiveness* Ability to innovate and encourages others to do so as well. Strives to enhance performance by doing things that are unique and leading edge* Willingly embraces changes needed to adapt to new circumstances* Working location can be at any of the BMS sites below** NJ sites: Lawrenceville, New Brunswick, Princeton, Summit* Tampa, FL* Chester UK* Melbourne Australia* Boudry (TBC)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.