Bristol Myers Squibb BUSINESS UNIT DIRECTOR Innovative Medicines in Cham, Switzerland

Business Unit Director is accountable for the overall success of the Innovative Medicines Business in Switzerland. Expectations of this leader are:• To provide strategic leadership and overall direction for the commercial activities of the Innovative Medicines business in a very competitive and dynamic business environment• To drive continued growth with a diverse and complex Cardiovascular and Immunology Portfolio• To build and manage a high performance team with focus on operational excellence and a continuous improvement to overcome challenges• To partner with the cross-functional team, including Regulatory, Medical, Finance, HR, Market Access and Business Operations as well as the corresponding functions with the Alliance Partner (Pfizer) to deliver on brand strategies that ensure speed to patients• To build and maintain excellent stakeholder networks and relationships internally and externally to drive the business forward; place customers@center in addressing needs and finding business solutions. • To ensure business objectives are achieved with high level of integrity and compliance and are fully compliant with relevant laws, regulations and BMS standards of business conduct and ethics.

Role Qualifications:

  • Successful experience within the pharmaceutical business, preferably with both a sales & marketing track-record for a significant business and/or geography.

  • Ability to formulate and communicate outstanding strategic thinking in a highly complex environment.

  • Ability to set and implement the strategy related to managing a successful business

  • Excellent leadership skills; with a strong ability to build, motivate and develop a strongly competent and diverse team

  • Experience and track record of both coaching individuals as well as leading teams and the ability to lead efficiently in a highly matrix environment

  • Proven success of change and innovation management combined with the right sense of priority, focus and results

Required Skills:

  • Strategic Agility: Creates a clear purpose, vision, strategies and key priorities for competing successfully in the evolving pharmaceutical and health care industry.

  • Impact and Influence: Breaks barriers and influences across organizational and/or geographical boundaries leading to efficiency, effectiveness, and nimbleness for maximized organizational performance.

  • Collaboration across all functions and brands. Mobilizes and motivates the team and achieves shared goals. Brings conflicts to the surface and resolves them constructively.

  • Developing Leadership Talent & Teams: Demonstrates proven ability to identify, select, develop, engage and retain top talent. Manages performance effectively.

  • Decision Making Skills: Utilizes an effective decision making process, demonstrates superb judgment, decisiveness and applies a combination of analysis, wisdom, experience and judgment that enhance the success of BMS.

  • Communication Skills: Communicates articulately, credibly and convincingly.

  • Business Acumen and Savvy: Understands how strategies and tactics work in the pharmaceutical and health care marketplace and integrates market considerations, competitive threats, regulatory and legal regulations and other factors to achieve business objectives

  • Execution Skills: Demonstrated success in driving execution of key priorities and plans by establishing expectations for work and contingency plans and metrics, setting high standards and holding team members accountable for results, behaviors and continuous improvement.

We’re creating innovative medicines for patients fighting serious diseases. We’re also nurturing our own diverse team with inspiring work and challenging career options. No matter the role, each one of us makes a contribution. And that makes all the difference.

Bristol-Myers Squibb is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.