Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

PMO Lead

Syracuse, NY
Oct 10, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Lead the site PMO organization to actively manage the portfolio of site projects from ideation through execution to realize site strategic priorities while maintaining a sustainable balance of workload and resources.
  • Ensure that site portfolio of projects will lead to attainment of site and GMS strategy.
  • Ensure site project teams develop and execute against integrated, detailed plans within associated budget (including headcount) and in compliance with Financial Guidelines, Security guidelines, EHS regulations and current GMP.
  • Lead a sustainable program to train, coach and partner with site staff on the use of Project Management methodologies.
  • Act as interface with GMS Network PMO Leads within BDO
  • Apply exceptional problem-solving and analytical skills to identify and evaluate activities and investments and prioritize opportunities to add value
  • Enable proactive communication with stakeholders & project members on risks, mitigation plans, and any expected delays or issues. Facilitate cross-site, cross- functional interactions and provide support between sites and HQ functions as needed to mitigate risk.
  • Develop and track KPIs to drive performance of the site portfolio


Specific Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, etc:
  • Demonstrated leadership capability to achieve success when working and leading virtual teams in a matrix organization.
  • Extensive experience in biological or pharmaceutical operations, manufacturing, manufacturing technology, engineering and supply chain.
  • Success in undefined or ambiguous environments.
  • Demonstrated excellence in developing key stakeholder buy-in.
  • A demonstrated ability to drive performance and achieve results.
  • Ability to make quick decisions with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and develop synergies, across functional and business organizational lines that support company strategic objectives.
  • Superior communication, relationship management, negotiation, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience managing people and understanding cultural and operational differences.
  • Demonstrated project management expertise (project management certification).
  • Solid understanding of economic analysis, management accounting and business process re-engineering.

Education/Experience/ Licenses/Certifications:
  • B.S. in science or engineering-related field
  • MBA or master's degree preferred
  • 10-15 years of progressive experience in pharmaceutical operations such as manufacturing, quality or supply chain
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification preferred
  • PMP Certification preferred