Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Project Management Lead - Innovative Medicines

Princeton, NJ, US
Sep 21, 2018
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time
Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases. Innovative Medicines at Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global development and commercial organization focused on Cardiovascular, Fibrosis and Immunoscience therapeutic areas.

IMD Project Management is focused on driving drug development through providing effective and efficient project management of drug development programs and teams.
  • The Project Management Lead supports drug development teams, with one or more molecules in development in one or more indications from exploratory studies through life-cycle management.
  • The Project Management Lead utilizes a variety of project management tools to build and sustain high-performing cross-functional teams.
  • The Project Management Lead facilitates cross-functional insight generation and optimizing paths to decisions through expert project management of drug development teams and the portfolio governance that oversees them.
  • The Project Management Lead provides all project management support to the team and works closely with the team leaders.
  • The Project Management Lead ensures optimal execution against the plan and consistency with the BMS Product Development and Commercialization process. This requires an understanding of both scientific and commercial issues, as well as efficient resource utilization in a multi-project environment.
  • The Project Management Lead maintains all project timelines and is responsible for communicating changes to the approved plan.
  • Responsibilities include creating and maintaining integrated cross-functional project timelines, preparing internal team documents, authoring development plans and status reports.

Qualifications: An MS, PhD, PharmD or other advanced degree in a physical or natural science with 10 or more years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry in areas such as clinical development, pharmaceutical development or regulatory affairs. MBA/PMP certification is highly desirable. Level will be commensurate with the selected candidate's experience. This position requires:
  • Demonstrated drug development project management experience on cross-functional drug development teams
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships, influence, negotiate, and drive organizational engagement. Ability to be flexible and adapt quickly to the changing needs of the organization.
  • Comfort with working in a fast-paced environment where speed is paramount
  • Ability to recognize, articulate, and accept calculated risks to make informed decisions
  • Willingness and ability to effectively cooperate and collaborate with internal and external partners
  • Strong experience with drug development and commercialization
  • Excellent oral and written skills