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Associate Director, Project Management Lead, Cell Therapy Business Process Management

Bristol Myers Squibb Company

This is a Contract position in Marina, CA posted November 18, 2022.

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.Bristol Myers Squibb’s Cell Therapy business is entering an exciting new phase as it begins the commercialization of its first CAR-T products.

Commercialization drives new scope, scale, and complexity across the network, and requires manufacturing sites, global organizations, and IT systems to work together in new ways.The Associate Director, Project Management Lead for Cell Therapy Business Process Management (BPM Project Management Lead) works with the Project & Portfolio Management (PPM) team to manage and maintain the project management process, tools, and methodologies to support execution of the portfolio of projects and enhancements to enable CTDO late stage clinical and commercial operations.The BPM Project Management Lead contributes to the success of the PPM team by applying a structured project management approach to complex projects that optimizes planning and delivery of the portfolio of projects.

The BPM Project Management Lead is responsible for scoping, resourcing, and supporting delivery of the prioritized list of committed projects from the BPM Portfolio Manager.

The BPM Project Management Lead manages the team of internal and external project management resources, including assignment to programs and projects and hiring and onboarding internal and external resources.Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following: Work cross-functionally with business and IT teams to support Cell TherapyManage team of project managers focused on project and program deliveryOwn BPM project management process, tools, and methodologyEnable continuous improvement of BPM project management process, tools, and methodologyManage execution of project portfolio from commitment through to deliveryFacilitate decision-making within the portfolio management process and escalation to governing bodiesOwn and facilitate the planning forums with partner portfolio teams including the sites and ITGenerate insightful reports and communications to inform a very broad stakeholder community of project delivery progressPartner with other leaders across the Project & Portfolio Management team to determine resource needs for planning and deliveryProvide coaching and guidance to project management team membersRepresent CTDO BPM PPM to vendors, maintain appropriate vendor relationships, and manage vendor contracting processSkills/Knowledge Required:Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Information Systems, Business, Engineering or similar area.8 years of experience in supply chain or manufacturing environment (pharmaceutical industry preferred).Excellent knowledge of and competency in project management processes, including planning, resource planning and allocation, risk and issue managementExperience with large projects or programs, e.g., rollout of IT systems like ERPAbility to work and drive issues to resolution independently and cooperatively in a diverse groupAbility to provide leadership, guidance and coaching to members of the organizationDemonstrates high degree of executive presence with ability to deliver executive level presentations, challenge assumptions and drive decision makingExcellent written and verbal communication skillsProject management certification or designation desiredKnowledge of applications such as Microsoft Office Suite, SmartSheet, Microsoft Project or similar project management software, etc.Ability to travel 10%Division: CTDO Digital Platform Business OpsDirect Reports: YesLocation: Seattle, WA or Summit, NJLI-HybridAround 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.

Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is an essential job function of this role which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and enhances the Company culture.To protect the safety of our workforce, customers, patients and communities, the policy of the Company requires all employees and workers in the U.S.

and Puerto Rico to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they have received an exception based on an approved request for a medical or religious reasonable accommodation.

Therefore, all BMS applicants seeking a role located in the U.S.

and Puerto Rico must confirm that they have already received or are willing to receive the full COVID-19 vaccination by their start date as a qualification of the role and condition of employment.

This requirement is subject to state and local law restrictions and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions such as Montana.

This requirement is also subject to discussions with collective bargaining representatives in the U.S.Our company is committed to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles.

Applicants can request an approval of accommodation prior to accepting a job offer.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application or if you are applying to a role based in the U.S.

or Puerto Rico and you believe that you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief, during or any part of the recruitment process, please direct your inquiries to

Visit to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.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.