Bristol Myers Squibb Associate Director, Data Excellence, Supply Chain in New Brunswick, New Jersey


The Associate Director, Data Excellence, Supply Chain is critical to shaping and managing supply chain data systems, processes and people strategy enabling best in class supply chain analytics and operational performance. The Associate Director is responsible for: managing and directing a Data Excellence team, developing and optimizing pertinent data processes, being an integral part of the Data Excellence Leadership team and fostering strong cross functional partnerships to achieve Data Excellence and Global Supply Chain objectives


  • Manages the Data Excellence Supply Chain team in:

  • Managing and governing daily data activities and strategic data initiatives

  • Ensuring data standard alignment and adherence promoting data quality

  • Developing and implementing continuous system and process improvements

  • Establishing and achieving function and division goals

  • Developing team capabilities via coaching and enabling development plans

  • Business process owner:

  • Ensure users adhere to data creation and maintenance processes driving corrective and preventive actions as required

  • Supports data management and governance inquires and deliverables

  • Provides expertise on data infrastructure and business capabilities

  • Ensures user training is current, scheduled and executed

  • Oversees the effective use of data management information and system tools

  • Heads Data Governance Board and supports Data Community of Practices which resolves data usage conflicts and sets data standards

  • Contributes and validates data design ensuring users data and operational requirements are met

  • Collaborates and contributes as a critical member of the Data Excellence Leadership team ensuring teams, initiatives, priorities and strategy enable the Data Excellence and Global Supply Chain Vision

  • Influences and partners cross functionally with Sites, Quality, Procurement, Trade Compliance, Regulatory, Commercial, Data Stewards, Process Owners, External partners and others for effective and efficient Supply Chain Data Management

Required Experience:

  • 8 years of experience with supply chain and or enterprise data applications with 6 years in a data management role desired

  • 5 years of experience working in a regulated industry, pharmaceutical industry desired

  • Ability to prioritize, organize and manage multiple tasks to tight deadlines

  • Must be self-directed with the ability to work independently and/or within a team, have a strong work ethic and attention to details

  • Must have strong analytical, diagnostics, project management, interpersonal, written and verbal skills

  • Must demonstrate proficiency with PC applications such as Excel, Visio, Word, PowerPoint

  • Experience in a supply chain environment, preferably in the pharmaceutical industry that encompasses a holistic understanding of business specific organizations, functions and business support systems (manufacturing, regulatory, commercial, quality, supply chain etc.)

  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities in building highly effective, world class and global teams

  • Ability to create and foster a team based environment to establish and maintain a cooperative relationships with individuals contacted during the course of work

  • Demonstrated capability in implementing challenging goals, objectives and practices in a complex and ambiguous environment

  • Ability to negotiate and influence with and without authority in complex, high impact situations; to quickly learn and integrate a matrix organization across geographical and cultural boundaries

Required Knowledge:

  • APICS CSCP or CPIM or equivalent certification desirable

  • Understanding of the pharmaceutical business including regulatory and environmental health and safety requirements, key internal and external customers, and functional areas

  • Exposure and experience in Supply Chain process, principles and practices

  • Good understanding and exposure to current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and other global regulatory requirements

  • Understanding how to assess and operate with different organizational structures, operating cultures and effective work styles to achieve results in changing environment

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.