Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Innovative Medicines Project Manager

Princeton, NJ, United States
Oct 13, 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.

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.

Innovative Medicines Project Management is focused on driving new drug development through facilitating cross-functional insight generation and optimizing paths to decisions through expert project management of drug development and the portfolio governance that oversees them.

The Project Manager utilizes a variety of project management tools to build and sustain high-performing cross-functional teams. The Project Manager provides all project management support to the indication teams and works closely with the team leaders. The Project Manager ensures optimal execution against the plan. This requires an understanding of both scientific and commercial issues, as well as efficient resource utilization in a multi-project environment. The Project Manager 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 monthly reports.


BS, MS, MBA, PhD, PharmD or other advanced degree in a physical or natural science with 10-15 or more years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry in areas such as biology, chemistry, translational medicine, clinical development, pharmaceutical development, or regulatory affairs. Strong basic science understanding, familiarity with drug development, biomarkers and diagnostics. Excellent oral and written skills are required, and PMP certification is desirable. Level will be commensurate with final candidate's experience.

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

Experience in Immunoscience drug development a plus

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.