Project Manager

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Main Location
New York City, NY, United States
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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.

Required Competencies: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Intermediate knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management
combined with project management techniques and tools
• Detailed knowledge and interpretation of cGMP
• Intermediate understanding of site quality GxP systems supporting document management,
change controls
• Intermediate strategic thinking and team facilitation skills
• Advanced written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to work independently, lead and participate in a team
• Advanced critical reasoning, negotiation, problem solving and decision-making skills
• Strong organizational skills and ability to effectively manage assignments
• Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, MS Project
• Basic proficiency in SharePoint

Duties and Responsibilities
• Employ strategic visioning and planning to align program goals and benefits with the goals of the
• Manage and lead cross-functional project and/or program teams.
• Ensure benefits, scope, goals and deliverables are well defined and understood by the team
and stakeholders.
• Lead team meetings and ensure that meeting agendas and minutes are issued in a timely
• Set and continually manage expectations with team members and other stakeholders.
Where needed delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel.
• Develop full scale plans and timelines with input from all required departments.
• Draft and submit budget proposals, and recommend subsequent budget changes
where necessary
• Schedule, track milestones and deliverables using appropriate tools.
• Identify and manage dependencies and critical path.
• Anticipate challenges and risks. Prepare, lead and execute proactive mitigation strategies to
ensure optimal results.
• Proactively manage changes in scope, identify potential crises and devise contingency plans.
Identify and resolve issues and conflicts with/within the team.
• Ensure that communications between teams, functional management, senior management
and executive leadership are handled in an efficient, effective and timely fashion.
• Establish and maintain transparency by supporting development, updates and maintenance
of project, program and portfolio status reports, department performance reports and
associated dashboards.
• Conduct lessons learned evaluations with teams. Create recommendations and identify
successful and unsuccessful project elements.
• Ensure cGMPs are considered during project implementation. Apply knowledge of cGMPs to
job responsibilities. Examples include but are not limited to:
• Generation, review, approval of controlled documentation (e.g. SOPs, Work
Practices, Change Controls) within global quality management systems.
• Execute departmental activities.
• Enhance project and program management tools and techniques used to plan, execute and
monitor timelines, budgets and quality of projects.
• Train and mentor less experienced department personnel
• Support maintenance, troubleshooting and enhancement of technology (e.g. software,
websites) used by the department.
• Identify Continuous Improvement Opportunities via exposure to projects, working knowledge of
existing operations, or thru independent research.
• Performs other tasks as assigned.

Education and Experience
• Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in a related science or in Engineering
• Advanced degree preferred
• 7 years’ relevant work experience required, preferably in pharmaceutical development and/or
manufacturing experience
• 4 years’ management/project or program management responsibilities facilitating cross functional
projects in a regulated industry preferred
• Preferable experience includes laboratory testing, manufacturing or validation (e.g. equipment,
process, computerized systems)
• An equivalent combination of education, experience, certification (e.g. PMP) and training may
Working Conditions
• The incumbent will be required to sit at a desk and type/view a monitor for extended periods of

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. 

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Project Manager
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