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Company: Bristol-Myers Squibb
Location: Summit
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Working with UsChallenging. 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: Therapy is one of the most groundbreaking new forms of cancer treatments being studied today. With therapies only in their infancy and BMS's continued investment in our Cell Therapy capabilities, the growth potential of this science, your career, and the ability to help patients are incredible.SummaryWe are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Head of Cell Therapy Development (CTD) Portfolio Management Office (PMO) to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the management of CTD's complex portfolio of projects across the development spectrum, ensuring that they are aligned with the company's strategic goals and objectives. The Head of CTD PMO will lead a team of people managers and experience project managers; and work closely with cross-functional teams to ensure the successful execution of projects and process alignment.Key ResponsibilitiesGlobal Project ManagementSustain PM support model for critical global portfolio activities across development programs, life cycle management/tech transfers, new process & analytical technologies, and other strategically critical activities.Oversee global planning and management of program activities across Early through Late stages of development for different cell therapy asset modalities. Integrated plans will include (1) vector, (2) drug product, (3) technical innovation (new technologies and automation), and (4) commercial/life cycle management (LCM) activities to align dependencies, resources, and delivery commitments with overall program strategy.Effectively partner with CMC Leadership, Functional Heads, and internal collaborators to set processes and execute projects.Oversee critical projects and make sure that key priorities, budgets, and deliverables are accurately tracked in support of BMS CT goals.Portfolio ManagementProvide organizational and process expertise to cross-functional teams to enable navigation of development, governance, and business process.Monitor and maintain project performance metrics, including budget, schedule, issues, risks, scope change, governance decisions.Issuing regular stakeholder reports and communications about project status, issues, risks, decisions. -Establish structure and maintain portfolio data in enterprise system.LeadershipStrong relationship-builder and stakeholder influencer in order to uphold effective PMO model and operational principles.Lead a team of experienced Project Managers and People Managers on agile development and execution of integrated detailed project work plans to meet changing needs and requirements.Proactively communicate key issues and any other critical topics in a timely manner to the appropriate senior stakeholders, including executives, partner functions and other teams/team members.Provide significant input into the monitoring of PM processes and tools used to support the teams; advocate for and contribute to the success of change / process improvements.Champion best practices in Project & Portfolio Management, including the use of dashboards, templates, tools, and processes to drive efficiency and alignment.Act as change agent for PMO continuous improvement and transformational initiatives developed within the CTD S&BE organization.Accountable for performance management for direct reports, providing motivation and leadership to all PMO staff.Qualifications and Skills Required10+ years of direct professional experience in project management in life sciences, biopharmaceuticals in network operations setting; including experiences in project portfolio development, management and operations. Cell therapy experience preferable.Strong understanding of biopharma drug development, commercialization process, project management, and portfolio management; Cell Therapy experience preferred.PMP certification is desirable and preferred.Bachelor's degree in Life Sciences-related discipline. Advanced degree in Life Sciences-related discipline and/or an MBA strongly preferred.Extensive experience in project managing matrix program teams.Experience managing direct reports and/or people managers.Expert in project management methodologies, tools and deliverables including scope statements, project scheduling and change control.Highly effective written and verbal communications skills; strong presentation, facilitation, and stakeholder management skillsAbility to achieve results and exercise influence across a global matrix organization (e.g., operations, manufacturing, quality, supply chain, etc.)Strong leadership skills and executive presence; ability to positively influence outcomes.Ability to understand project details, but keep the overall "big picture" view of projects, priorities, and strategies.Strategic thinker with the ability to deal with complex and ambiguous environments and maintain a business-wide view across a variety of projects, work-streams and timeframes.Ability to work in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment; collaborate effectively across a portfolio of programs and multiple locations.Proficiency with related PM software tools such as: MS Project, OnePager, Smartsheet, MS PPT, MS Excel, SharePoint, etc.The starting compensation for this job is a range from $182,000-$229,000 plus incentive cash and stock opportunities (based on eligibility).The starting pay rate takes into account characteristics of the job, such as required skills and where the job is performed.Final, individual compensation will be decided based on demonstrated experience.Eligibility for specific benefits listed on our careers site may vary based on the job and location. For more on benefits, please visit our website offerings are subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable plans then in effect and may include the following: Medical, pharmacy, dental and vision care. Wellbeing support such as the BMS Living Life Better program and employee assistance programs (EAP). Financial well-being resources and a 401(K). Financial protection benefits such as short- and long-term disability, life insurance, supplemental health insurance, business travel protection and survivor support. Work-life programs include paid national holidays and optional holidays, Global Shutdown Days between Christmas and New Year's holiday, up to 120 hours of paid vacation, up to two (2) paid days to volunteer, sick time off, and summer hours flexibility. Parental, caregiver, bereavement, and military leave. Family care services such as adoption and surrogacy reimbursement, fertility/infertility benefits, support for traveling mothers, and child, elder and pet care resources. Other perks like tuition reimbursement and a recognition program.BMSCART#LI-hybridIf 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 CareersWith 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 ProtocolPhysical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is a necessary job function of this role, which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and it enhances the Company culture.BMS is dedicated to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace accommodations/adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request a reasonable workplace accommodation/adjustment prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodations/adjustments in completing this application, or in any part of the recruitment process, direct your inquiries to Visit to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.BMS cares about your well-being and the well-being of our staff, customers, patients, and communities. As a result, the Company strongly recommends that all employees be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and keep up to date with Covid-19 boosters.BMS will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, pursuant to applicable laws in your area.Any data processed in connection with role applications will be treated in accordance with applicable data privacy policies and regulations.


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