Bristol Myers Squibb Company

Associate Director, Portfolio Manager, Business Process Delivery

Location
Celgene, NJ, United States
Posted
Sep 15, 2020
Ref
R1525375
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's Cell Therapy business is entering an exciting new phase as it begins the commercialization of its first Cell Therapy products. Commercialization drives new scope, scale, and complexity across the network, and requires manufacturing sites, global organizations, and Information Technology (IT) systems to work together in new ways.

The Associate Director, Portfolio Manager for Business Process Management (BPM Portfolio Manager, Cell Therapy) works with the Project & Portfolio Management (PPM) team to organization, management, and communication of the portfolio of projects and enhancements to enable CTDO late stage clinical and commercial operations. This team works directly with business users across Cell Therapy Development and Operations (CTDO) and IT systems to solicit demands, prioritize them, and move them through a process that assigns business and/or IT SMEs to delivery teams.

The BPM Portfolio Manager is a key leader within the Project & Portfolio Management (PPM) team. The BPM Portfolio Manager works collaboratively with Global Business Process Owners and delivery teams to understand both road maps for desired future capabilities as well as immediate urgent needs, and then facilitate with the PPM Project Managers the building and management of the portfolio. The BPM Portfolio Manager also is responsible for supplying reporting and insights into the portfolio for communication to leadership, PPM partners, and PPM customers.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limitedto,thefollowing:
  • Workcross-functionally, including with IT and various process domainstosupportCell Therapy
  • Own the portfolio management process, standards, tools, and templates
  • Partner with PPM team members to drive effective operation of the end-to-end portfolio management process
  • Lead forums with Global Business Process Owners and other cross-functional stakeholders to intake and understand problems and innovations
  • Separate problems from solutions, and ensures problems are well understood before committing valuable delivery resources to solve them
  • Prioritize portfolio items based on defined criteria and an understanding of strategic objectives, business milestones, and other drivers
  • Understand key alignment/interdependencies across the portfolio, including those portfolios not under the BPM portfolio management purview
  • Work with stakeholders and delivery team(s) to logically group projects for efficient delivery
  • Understand the impact of portfolio additions and/or changes on resources (people and budget), sequencing and delivery
  • Enable continuous improvement opportunities as well as innovation of the portfolio management process
  • Track, manage and communicate portfolio management success metrics.
  • Drive productive discourse between Global Business Process Owners to refineCell Therapy requirements.
  • Facilitate decision-making within the portfolio management process and escalation to governing bodies
  • Generate insightful reports and communications to inform a very broad stakeholder community of progress, expected deliveries, and future plans
  • Engage with Business Process Management leaders and portfolio partners to inform them on portfolio status


Skills/KnowledgeRequired:
  • Bachelor'sDegreein Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Information Systems, Business or Engineering.
  • 10+years of experience in supply chain or manufacturing environment (pharmaceutical industrypreferred).
  • Excellent knowledge of and competency in project and portfolio management processes, including planning, allocating resources, risk and issue management
  • Experience with large projects or programs, e.g., roll out of a IT system like ERP (SAP, Oracle, JDE)
  • Abilitytoworkand drive issues to resolutionindependently and cooperatively in a diverse group
  • Ability to provide leadership, guidance and coaching to members of the organization
  • Demonstrates high degree of executive presence with ability to deliver executive level presentations, challenge assumptions and drive decision making
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Advance knowledgeofpersonal computer applications such as Microsoft Office Suite, SmartSheet, etc.
  • Ability to travel 10%


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.