Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Business Operations Lead

Princeton, NJ, United States
Apr 12, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Innovative Medicines (IM) is an integrated Clinical Development and Commercial organization that leads our Cardiovascular, Fibrosis, and Immunosciences business. The IM portfolio, which consists of a broad and compelling R&D pipeline and marketed products such as Eliquis and Orencia, is a critical component of BMS's current and future business.


The IM Business Operations Lead will be part of IM Strategy & Operations and will have a wide-ranging set of responsibilities to support our R&D priorities. These responsibilities may include but are likely not to be limited to:

Leading a portfolio of initiatives to optimize IM's R&D operating model and enabling capabilities.

Fostering an effective partnerships key external/internal partners and IM's anchor CRO.

Measuring performance through KPIs and developing actionable plans to improve execution.

Ensuring a robust Quality Management System and Learning Strategy for IM.

Scanning for innovation and converting ideas into actionable plans for our IM model.

Providing strategic planning, budget, and headcount management support.

Cultivating a culture of high performance, excellence, and innovation.

Supporting the annual strategic plan and budget process within IM.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of (1) leading a wide-array of strategic and/or operational projects which delivered measurable value, (2) leading cross-functional teams to establish and achieve a shared set of goals, (3) guiding through ambiguity to define an actionable plan of action, (4) fostering effective relationships with executives, management, and peers, and (5) crafting and delivering clear, concise, and compelling communications.

Required Skills

BA/BS degree required; advanced degree preferred.

7-10 years drug/clinical development experience preferred, ideally with global experience.

Experience in project management with the ability to develop clear action plans and execute.

Highly effective written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.

Experience collaborating with Senior Management.

Ability to build relationships and influence, and drive organizational engagement.