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Bristol Myers Squibb

Manager, Project Management, Cell Therapy Manufacturing (R1555726-en-us)

Management

Management

Yearly

No

Bothell, Washington, United States

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.

Position Summary

Cell Therapy is one of the most exciting and groundbreaking new forms of cancer treatment being studied today. The potential of this science combined with continued investment by Bristol Myers Squibb creates the need for ongoing growth of infrastructure and capabilities. The Project Management Organization (PMO) team at the Bothell CAR-T cell therapy manufacturing facility employs best practices in project and portfolio management to implement strategic and operational changes at the site. Execution of these projects expands and improves cell therapy manufacturing operations in support of our patients.

Job Description

This position is responsible for leading the planning and execution of cross-functional projects at the manufacturing site. Typical projects supported by this project manager role include site readiness for new product trials and launches, implementation of new technologies and materials, information system updates and migrations, changes to the physical plant layout, and technical and business process changes. This position collaborates on these efforts with site and global stakeholders across manufacturing, quality, supply chain, information technology, facilities, manufacturing science & technology, and other functional areas. The role contributes to the success of the site by applying an organized approach to project planning and driving the execution of complex changes. Given the dynamic nature of cell therapy, these projects require an individual who can provide structure while quickly adapting to change and moving project teams forward. This position reports in through the site’s PMO team and is actively involved in the maturation of site project and portfolio management processes, tools, and methodologies.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead project planning including development of the approach, planning activities, and planning schedule.

  • Identify stakeholders and drive conversations to align on clear project requirements, scope, and deliverables.

  • Leverage site and global resources to identify the activities needed to produce the deliverables.

  • Plan and secure resources needed to execute the work. Support the capital asset request and budget management process where applicable.

  • Develop and manage detailed project schedules. Coordinate and track execution of project plan activities and action items to ensure that deliverables are completed on time and in alignment with Quality standards.

  • Plan and manage project team workshops and meetings. Communicate outcomes via meeting notes, risk and issue logs, and action items logs in alignment with site practices.

  • Identify, document, and manage project risks and issues. Lead mitigation planning or escalation as needed.

  • Control changes to scope and timeline in conjunction with project sponsors and governing bodies.

  • Prepare and deliver presentations and project status updates to project team members, leaders, and other stakeholders to ensure ongoing visibility to project plans, status, decisions, risks, and issues.

  • Capture and share project information electronically using online knowledge management tools.

  • Lead planning and communications for cutovers to ensure regulatory and cGMP compliance.

  • Promote excellence in project management capabilities through use of PMO best practices, knowledge sharing, innovation, and process improvements.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, science, information technology, business, or related field

  • 5 years of relevant work experience including 2 years of project experience, preferably in life sciences

  • Basic knowledge of financial, operational, and business management principles

  • Experience working in biopharma, cell therapy, Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP), FDA regulated, or other regulated environments is a plus

  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Teams, Project, Excel, SharePoint, and PowerPoint. Smartsheet is beneficial.

  • Experience with predictive/waterfall project management processes and methodologies. PMP/CAPM certification a plus.

  • Able to take initiative and work independently to meet objectives with a high level of accountability.

  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills. Can efficiently manage a high volume of information.

  • Effective verbal, written and presentation skills. Able to navigate across a global matrix organization and influence others to achieve results.

  • Analytical problem solving and critical thinking skills. Understands detailed relationships and can quickly assess the impact of new information.

  • Comfortable working in a rapidly changing environment. Able to prioritize across competing demands.

  • A passion for learning and improvement including a desire to advance project management proficiency.

  • A team player with the desire to build positive relationships and contribute to a collaborative work environment.

Why You Should Apply

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.

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.

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