Bristol Myers Squibb Manager, External Analytical Strategy & Management in New Brunswick, New Jersey

This role will support the Biologics Development and Manufacturing Sciences and

Technologies core functions with the planning, development and execution of CMC development projects with external parties. The position will require extensive interfacing with inter disciplinary scientific staff, as well as with staff from Program Management, Quality, Global Procurement, Finance and Legal. This role provides an excellent opportunity to utilize both a scientific and business background to contribute to the advancement of our growing and exciting portfolio of biologics.

Responsibilities are established to drive outsourced project planning and execution including:

• Scope of work (Defining milestones, deliverables and timelines in collaboration with functional area SME's)

• Development and execution/approvals of associated contracts in accordance with corporate policies

• Project start-up (establishment of key contacts, communication plan, project kick-off meetings, etc.)

• Outsourcing oversight including:

• Develop/monitor project tasks per SOW's by facilitating and/or participating in project progress meetings

• Tracking functional area and project milestones, deliverables and cost

• Preparing study change orders and assessment of budget impact of changes

• Assisting functional area SME's with outsourced study related investigations

• Issue resolution and escalation

• Project close out activities including:

• Reconciliation to ensure that all rights and obligations under contract are met

• Conduct lessons learned and supplier feedback

• Contribute to the preparation of the outsourced project budget and periodic projections

• Assist in the maintenance of the outsourced book-of-work database, budget tracking tools and contribute to Continuous Improvement efforts to enhance business analytics

• Collaborate with Global Procurement in developing RFl/RFP's and to support overall SRM objectives


• Bachelor’s degree (advanced degree preferred) in Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry or related discipline with 7 or more years of experience within the biopharmaceutical industry, and with a focus in the area of CMC development of mammalian derived biologics

• Candidates who possess or are pursuing an advanced degree or a business degree would be preferred

• Experience in managing CRO/CTO’s, primarily in the area of analytical support of biologics is required

• Understanding and experience of the drug development process and associated regulatory framework is essential

• Thorough understanding of cGMP’s is strongly preferred

• Must be able to work across and influence multi-departmental initiatives, work independently, and with minimal supervision.

• Working knowledge of project management skills such as facilitation, planning, financial analysis, budgeting, change management, stakeholder alignment, communication planning and results delivery

• Proficiency with MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) and business systems such as SAP/Ariba are essential

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.