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Bristol Myers Squibb Senior Director, R&ED Cross-Portfolio Strategic Integration in Cambridge, Massachusetts

At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision – transforming patients’ lives through science. In oncology, hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease – and one of the most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry – each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference.

In the role as Senior Director, Cross-Portfolio Strategic Integration within Early Development Program Leadership, the ideal candidate:

  • Determines and pursues courses of action necessary to obtain desired results

  • Able to identify multiple solutions and recommend a course of action to management and/or senior staff

  • Makes decisions that impact the department’s/discipline’s ability to deliver on its objectives and meet its stakeholders’ requirements

  • Creates and sustains a culture of responsible innovation with integrity for group/department

  • Works across disciplines/functions to test and advance new processes and methodologies

  • Creates alliances across scientific disciplines and leads the decision-making process for completion of team goals

Job-specific roles include:

  • Drive strategy and operating model projects ensuring a fit-for-purpose model and operational excellence

  • Ensuring functional alignment with TA strategy and objectives, and ensuring that the organization is aware of and focused on the highest priority work

  • Drive cross-therapeutic strategic executional projects (mapping, prioritization exercises, etc.)

  • Proactively identifying and mitigating risks to asset performance and business value delivery

  • Identifying opportunities to accelerate decision making and enhance business impact of investments

  • Facilitating the assessment and uptake of novel scientific capabilities and technology platforms

  • Facilitating the improvement in outcomes & efficiency of core R&ED activities and business processes

  • Fostering cross-functional synergies across the enterprise and with strategic external partners

  • Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, or relevant discipline; advanced degree preferred

  • 7-10+ years’ experience with a strong scientific background and familiarity with drug discovery and early development processes

  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team, including discovery and early development governance and other key functions

  • Experience with project and/or portfolio management

  • Ideal candidates would also reflect the following BMS values:

  • Demonstrate integrity and quality in everything they do

  • Pursue innovative ideas and bold solutions to projects and tasks

  • Display a sense of urgency in times when necessary

  • Show dedication and passion for learning and excellence

  • Hold accountability for their projects and deliverables

  • Embrace diversity and foster an environment of inclusion and togetherness

Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

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 with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is an essential job function of this role which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and enhances the Company culture.

To protect the safety of our workforce, customers, patients and communities, the policy of the Company requires all employees and workers in the U.S. and Puerto Rico to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they have received an exception based on an approved request for a medical or religious reasonable accommodation. Therefore, all BMS applicants seeking a role located in the U.S. and Puerto Rico must confirm that they have already received or are willing to receive the full COVID-19 vaccination by their start date as a qualification of the role and condition of employment. This requirement is subject to state and local law restrictions and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions such as Montana. This requirement is also subject to discussions with collective bargaining representatives in the U.S.

Our company is committed to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request an approval of accommodation prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application or if you are applying to a role based in the U.S. or Puerto Rico and you believe that you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief, during or any part of the recruitment process, please direct your inquiries to . Visit to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.

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Company: Bristol Myers Squibb

Req Number: R1550920

Updated: 2022-01-24 03:30:39.235 UTC

Location: Cambridge,Massachusetts

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, age, disability, protected veteran status, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, gender expression, genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by law.