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Bristol Myers Squibb

Senior HR Coordinator, Research & Development

Business Development

Project Manager


Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Working with Us
Challenging. Meaningful. Life-changing. Those aren’t words that are usually associated with a job. But working at Bristol Myers Squibb is anything but usual. Here, uniquely interesting work happens every day, in every department. From optimizing a production line to the latest breakthroughs in cell therapy, this is work that transforms the lives of patients, and the careers of those who do it. You’ll get the chance to grow and thrive through opportunities uncommon in scale and scope, alongside high-achieving teams rich in diversity. Take your career farther than you thought possible.

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. Read more:

Position Summary

The Senior Human Resources Coordinator provides complex administrative and project support to the SVP HR Research & Development, the Development HR team and the projects this group leads. The successful candidate will be a dynamic, performance driven, well-organized and flexible individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide support to the SVP HR Research & Development, as well as the HR Business Partners team in the delivery of our People Strategy

  • Coordinate projects, including highly confidential ones. Maintain ad hoc projects and databases

  • Support projects presentations, including people analysis and analytics (workforce and headcount analysis, Inclusion & Diversity, Talent, Performance, Engagement Survey…),

  • Work in coordination with the Research HRC, other HR functions HRCs and the business’ Executive Assistants

  • Create, lead and maintain the HR team Microsoft Teams Space and SharePoint

  • Responsible for the organization and planning of complex remote meetings across multiple time zones.

  • Plans and organizes off site in person meetings for globally based teams in domestic and international locations.

  • Perform highly diverse and complex administrative activities in support to the R&D HR team

  • Support team meetings & governance evolution and implementation

  • Proactive calendar management of SVP HR R&D and select team members

  • Domestic and international travel and accommodation arrangements; Expense and travel reports

  • Anticipate needs of manager and/or team, and take appropriate steps to produce desired outcome with minimal assistance from supervisor with accuracy and efficiency to meet all deadlines.

  • Interface in a professional manner with senior executives and matrix team members, handle confidential information with discretion and demonstrate diplomacy and excellent judgment in dealing with sensitive situations.

  • Exhibit a positive work attitude, high productivity and a collaborative approach with other employees across an international environment.

  • Prioritizes activities and take action based on an understanding of department objectives, customer needs, and BMS business strategy.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Successful candidate must possess a High School diploma. BS degree preferred.

  • 5 to 7 years of progressive administrative experience with at least 4 years of experience in office administration for a senior level executive.

  • Exhibit a positive work attitude, high productivity and has a collaborative approach

  • Very strong written and verbal communication skills and the capability to produce high quality work with minimal supervision is required

  • Strong organizational skills, the ability to attend to multiple tasks, strong attention to detail and superior follow-through are required

  • Proven skills in balancing competing demands and requests by proactively seeking to understand and adjust accordingly.

  • Ability to work independently and proactively while interacting with high level external and internal contacts and be able to handle exposure to sensitive and confidential information.

  • Ability to analyze and solve complex problems with excellent judgment.

  • Based out of BMS Lawrenceville, NJ, this person would also need to be able to regularly travel to other BMS sites in NJ depending on business needs.

  • The candidate must be proficient in Microsoft applications—Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook—and Workday.

If you come across a role that intrigues you but doesn’t perfectly line up with your resume, we encourage you to apply anyway. You could be one step away from work that will transform your life and career.

Uniquely Interesting Work, Life-changing Careers
With a single vision as inspiring as “Transforming patients’ lives through science™ ”, every BMS employee plays an integral role in work that goes far beyond ordinary. Each of us is empowered to apply our individual talents and unique perspectives in an inclusive culture, promoting diversity in clinical trials, while our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

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

COVID-19 Information
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.

BMS is dedicated to ensuring that people with disabilities can perform complex functions through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request an accommodation prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, or in any part of the recruitment process, direct your inquiries to Visit to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.

BMS will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, pursuant to applicable laws in your area.

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