Director, Integrated Technical Strategy, MS&T Biologics

Bristol-Myers Squibb New Brunswick, NJ

About the Job


Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases.

One shared journey is moving us forward at Bristol-Myers Squibb. Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious disease. Empowered to apply our individual talents and ideas so that we can learn and grow together. Driven to make a difference, from innovative research to hands-on community support. 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 the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

Among our several NJ locations, our Hopewell and Bloomsbury sites are key components of the Biologics Network Strategy, with available Process Development and Analytical Development & Testing opportunities to support the innovating biologics under development. 

Lead the MS&T Integrated Technical Strategy team. In this role, direct reports include the Technical Product Team Leads (TPTL) and Project Managers (PM) for all commercial biologic products. 

Technical Product Teams are responsible for end-to-end technical management of the product\:
-Scope includes drug substance, drug product, and analytical
-Align with Global Operations team to\:
-Identify and prioritize projects required to meet capacity and supply continuity requirements
-Align filings to ensure supply during periods of fragmentation
-Advancement of technical initiatives to improve yields, process robustness, and regulatory compliance
-Resolution of Health Authority commitments in the CMC space
-Prioritization and implementation planning

Role includes coaching TPTLs and PMs in matrix leadership, project management, and the various business and technical considerations of projects.  The team is currently spread across multiple biologics sites, so the ability to lead and influence remotely is key, as is, an ability to travel 10-20% of the time.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities\:
-Provide a Biologics Program Management service within MS&T Biologics
-Lead, motivate and develop a team that includes Technical Product Team Leaders and Project Managers
-Providing overall coordination and operational support to the Technical Product Teams who develop, manage, and execute the CMC strategy for the commercial biologics products
-Ensure delivery of the technical portfolio of projects under ITS supervision
-Provide project management tools for project and program administration including the identification of scope, timeline, resources, and costs for each initiative
-Provide input to CMC product Global Operation teams and leadership
-Identify and frame key decisions for attention by business leaders
-Manage and process business data to facilitate planning and decision-making
-The Director also partners with leaders across the Biologics Development and Operations organization to develop continuous improvement initiatives
-Lead key initiatives to improve change control, resource management, project and program management, and regulatory submission processes
-Education\: BA/BS in a life science, engineering or other technical discipline.

-Project management experience and formal qualifications
-15+ years of experience in Development and Manufacturing of Biopharmaceuticals
-Experience in leadership of line and matrix teams

Location\: New Brunswick, NJ or Devens, MA

Travel\: 0-20%, primarily in NE USA