Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Head, Medical Project Management, Group Director

Princeton, NJ, United States
Jul 22, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

The Head, Medical Project Management leads the project management organization that supports both the WW Medical and US Medical organization across both Oncology and our Innovative Medicines portfolio. This critical role will be a strategic and operational portfolio partner for the Head of Medical and the broader Medical Leadership team in identifying, planning and delivering on key portfolio related priorities. This includes leading key portfolio processes supporting Medical, Examples include data generation related ideation, prioritization (ISRs, BMS sponsored NRDG, HEOR), medical planning, Annual portfolio budgeting and tradeoffs, portfolio governance and decision making. The role will partner across key strategic and operational functions across the matrix (eg GCO, Finance, Development Project management, Business operations) to support a One Medical voice, prioritization and decision making.

Key Responsibilities include but not limited to these below

Lead, facilitate and support all portfolio related activities for Medical and the LT

Lead annual portfolio processes by laying out an integrated timeline and approach for Medical planning, Medical Study BOW ideation, prioritization, budgeting and tradeoffs

Lead the design and implementation of Functional governance for Medical, and through the project management team facilitate the necessary processes for approvals of medical plans and portfolio deliverables.

Play a cross functional leadership role in identifying, designing and implementing strategic initiatives that impact the portfolio eg New ISR approval process, roll out of key portfolio tools and analytics

Day to day management, coaching and leadership for the 15+ project managers supporting the entire portfolio

Leadership/advisory support for key initiatives for the MLT such as the roll out of the Medical operating model

Lead/support the integration of the Celgene Medical portfolio with BMS internal portfolio


BA/BS degree required; advanced degree preferred

10+ years relevant experience preferred

Experience in Medical and across a range of commercial and/or R&D roles a plus

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

People management experience preferred

Ability to build relationships, influence and drive organizational engagement at all levels

Highly effective written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Experience in budget management

Comfort with ambiguity, driving change and innovation across a matrix

Familiarity with portfolio process, budgets, tradeoffs a plus