Bristol Myers Squibb Associate Director, Data Innovation center, R&D in Lawrence Township, New Jersey

Title: Associate Director, Data Innovation center, R&D

Location: NA-US-NJ-Lawrence Township

Job Number: 1703703

About Bristol-Myers Squibb:

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.

One shared journey is moving us forward at Bristol-Myers Squibb. Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious disease. Empowered to apply our individual talents and ideas so that we can learn and grow together. And driven to make a difference, from innovative research to hands-on community support. 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.

Key Responsibilities and Major Duties

The candidate will be expected to perform these duties in support of Enterprise Information Center (EIC):

  • Manage and build EIC capabilities

  • Gather business needs and associated requirements to ensure that EIC solutions are delivering business value

  • Provide data content expertise around the business value, rules and metrics around business function data

  • Ensure that the EIC solutions are addressing the business need in an agile fashion

  • Ensure that solutions are leveraging existing capabilities within BMS and new capabilities are developed in accordance with BMS Enterprise Architecture, Data Architecture, Information security and Digital capability manager guidance

  • Continue to provide support for EIC solutions till they are transitioned to steady state teams

  • Manage Pilots and Proof-of-concept (POC) initiatives

  • Lead 2 to 4 POCs in a year, each ranging in 13-26 weeks of duration, to test new capabilities in Data Management, Visualization, analysis and/or data assets

  • Work closely with IT Business Partner, Business Insights & Analytics (BI&A), Business and IT leaders to assess applicability (of the new capability) to specific business needs

  • Work closely with Enterprise Architecture, Data Architecture and Digital Capability managers to assess organizational fit of the new capability

  • Manage EIC projects

  • Perform Project management of EIC capabilities and POCs

  • Activities include (but not limited to) - planning, communication, task management, stakeholder engagement, execution etc.

  • Candidate will be managing 2-8 projects with durations and complexity ranging from small (2-4 weeks) to large (3-6 months) at any time

  • Manage Stakeholder Relationship

  • Serve as the key contact for EIC for the supported business functions and will liaison with IT Business Partners, BI&A, Business leaders and other IT and Information and Data Management (IDM) stakeholders

  • Works closely with these teams to assess success metrics for the solutions developed

  • Manages escalation for any issues encountered with EIC solutions

  • Conduct proactive and periodic review of user engagement and feedback on the EIC solutions

  • Manage EIC Operations

  • Guide and review work activities performed by the Consulting partners for EIC

  • Continue to train self and the team on new data capability areas

  • Prioritize work activities and effectively communicate expectations and timelines

  • Provide periodic summaries for senior leadership

  • Define and implement EIC strategy

  • Define EIC strategy and organizational alignment for success

  • Work closely with the EIC head and other EIC members to review and align on strategy and agree on a roadmap

  • EIC strategy focuses on many areas such as - building organizational awareness, identifying execution and transition patterns, assessing similar organizations within and across the industry


  • Bachelors (BS, BA)

  • Relevant experience in Data Management, visualization, data modeling tools and data content

  • Fluent in English

  • Pharmaceutical industry experience preferred

  • MBA or related advanced degree is a plus

  • Candidate should possess 7 years of relevant experience related to data management or adjacent fields

  • Of this, at least 2 years should be in data management, data sciences, analytics / reporting or related discipline

  • At least 2 years working in a matrixed team environment

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Strong data domain knowledge

  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills

  • Willingness to learn new capabilities and technologies

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Ability to envision and drive strategy

  • Proven track record of coordinating across a matrixed team


Candidate should be qualified with Bachelors(Required),Qualifications like Masters would be a pro.

Bristol-Myers Squibb is an equal opportunity employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job: Systems Architecture