Bristol Myers Squibb Company

Outsourcing Manager

Hopewell, NJ
Sep 11, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global Biopharma company committed to a single mission: to discover, develop, and deliver innovative medicines focused on helping millions of patients around the world in disease areas such as oncology, cardiovascular, immunoscience and fibrosis.

Join us and make a difference. We hire the best people and provide them with a work environment that places a premium on diversity, integrity, collaboration and personal development. Through a culture of inclusion, we create a better, more productive work environment. We believe that the diverse experiences and perspectives of all our employees help to drive innovation and transformative business results.

Department description

The Central Clinical Services, Vendor & Outsourcing Management department is focused on executing the business' sourcing strategy across all phases of R&D development operations. This group applies a common framework to drive efficient, consistent and compliant processes for vendor relationship and management of BMS' major clinical service providers. Serving as a bridge between BMS' clinical teams and external services providers, the Vendor & Outsourcing Management group is responsible for building the appropriate in-house management/oversight structure and mechanisms, while driving the external collaboration with clinical service providers in effort to yield a multitude of innovative ideas to deliver on BMS' goals.


This position reports to the Director of Scientific Vendors & Outsourcing Management. As an integral member of the CCS, the Outsourcing Manager is the process gate keeper and expert related to outsourcing processes.

The Outsourcing Manager will be asked to efficiently and independently perform the duties and responsibilities for this role as outlined below:

Provide operational expertise and strategic leadership, support, guidance and training to teams on all aspects of outsourced work

Ensure alignment of teams to the related BMS outsourcing strategies

Drive outsourcing activities by interfacing with operational teams, support groups and service providers for successful selection, contracting and execution of outsourced studies while ensuring compliance with regulatory standards, ethical practices, BMS outsourcing and procurement policies and procedures


Degree in Legal, Life science, Business Administration or equivalent. Advanced degree a plus

Clinical development experience of 3 to 5 years required, with Scientific, Financial and Project management experience desired

Experience interacting with a wide range of suppliers (e.g., Contract Research Organizations, Cooperative groups, Clinical laboratories, Core laboratories including ECG and Imaging service providers): initiating, negotiating and executing legal and/or financial agreements in the clinical trials environment- biotech or pharmaceutical industry

Proven experience in managing key internal and external stakeholders effectively by frequently soliciting input and gathering and incorporating feedback into processes as appropriate

Effective management of cross-functional, multi-cultural teams and demonstrated ability to work and influence within a matrix structure

Proven time management skills and ability to be flexible to meet job demands and take on new initiatives and improvement efforts

Ability to sustain high levels of performance in a constantly changing environment

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 the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.