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Bristol Myers Squibb Senior Director, Lead, Immunology & Fibrosis Portfolio (Lifecycle/Supply Chain Management) in Devens, 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.

The Immunology & Fibrosis Therapeutic Portfolio Leader is responsible for the lifecycle/ value chain management of the portfolio (approximately $3B in revenue and growing) within the Global Product Development & Supply (GPS) organization. The leader will work with individual brand Strategic Product Leaders and Lifecycle Leaders in the integrated Product Strategy (iPS) organization to develop, own, and drive the integrated product supply and lifecycle strategies for the portfolio. In doing so, the leader will manage the complex interdependencies to ensure supply continuity, mitigate risks, and optimize brand value. The portfolio leader will serve as the primary contact for the portfolio within GPS and Global Supply Chain, on behalf of GPS with Commercial and Development Senior Leaders, and with Alliance partners. This role will lead a team of professionals within iPS and other functions across the matrix. The role should ensure seamless communication to the functions, sites, and GPS leadership to allow GPS to be ready to support future portfolio business needs.

  • Serve as the Product Strategy lead/ subject matter expert for the portfolio.

  • Co-lead with Commercial the Portfolio Strategic Planning (PSP) forum, a key part of BMS’ end-to-end Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) process.

  • Develop GPS vision for the future portfolio, including an integrated technical, quality, regulatory, and supply chain roadmap.

  • Partner with the Worldwide Brand Team and the development team(s) to develop enterprise strategies for the portfolio, including but not limited to SKU Optimization (management, rationalization, etc.), portfolio market footprint, and new dosage forms and delivery options. Serve as GPS point to Commercial and Development Team(s) to ensure GPS alignment on key portfolio information such as significant indications, key clinical milestones, and filing/approval dates.

  • Collaborate with Commercial, Business Insights & Analytics, and Demand Planning to understand clinical and commercial demands for the portfolio, including underlying assumptions, brand interdependencies, risk/opportunities, and upside/ downside triggers to ensure GPS is in a position to supply. Cascade this information within GPS and Global Supply Chain.

  • Define required network and manufacturing capabilities, investment choices, and timelines, driving the decision-making process to allow GPS sufficient time to prepare.

  • Oversee and advance effectiveness of brand matrix teams to ensure development and execution of brand strategies, effective prioritization of initiatives, appropriate risk management including development and execution of robust business continuity plans, successful launch of new and lifecycle assets, appropriate inventory targets, optimal physical and financial supply chains, and effective coordination of CMC changes with an effort to reduce fragmentation.

  • Keep abreast of external applicable news and innovations, including benchmarking GPS strategies and performance.

  • Serve as the iPS rep for new business development opportunities, including participating in due diligence and contracting activities. Serve as alliance manager for any portfolio-related partnerships.

  • Lead and develop staff to achieve professional growth and attain established goals. Create a robust succession plan.


B.S/ B.A. in science or engineering. Masters or advanced degree preferred.


  • Strong knowledge of biologics and pharma.

  • 15 years of experience in Operations or Supply Chain Management leadership. Brand value chain management/ matrix leader experience preferred.


  • Strong financial acumen.

  • Experience with senior level interactions and influence.

  • Strategic thinking to analyze ambiguous situations and develop a vision/ direction.

  • Strong communication skills; ability to concisely and clearly communicate complex topics.

  • Ability to influence and work in matrix environment.

  • Strong leadership capability to make and act on decisions while balancing speed, quality and risk.

  • Advanced project management capabilities.

  • Talent developer.

  • Ability to provide innovative ideas to maximize value of brands.

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.

Company: Bristol Myers Squibb

Req Number: R1534920-en-us-1

Updated: 2021-02-25 00:47:16.632 UTC

Location: Devens,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.