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Bristol Myers Squibb

Associate Director Demand Planning CAR-T and Performance Management





Princeton, New Jersey, 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.

Key Responsibilities and Major Duties:

  • Lead Americas’ region performance management. Proactively identify and escalate exceptions by assessing the integrity of our daily operations, working in compliance with the Standard Operating Procedures in place and in alignment with BI&A priorities, especially in terms of quality of work, reliability, accountability and work ethics.

  • Lead US Demand Planning operations for Priority brands (Commercialized, New product introduction) and the following demand types: Commercial, Patient Assistance foundation, Free Goods and Samples

  • Lead cross functional teams to engage effective discussions to build and redesign processes to enhance Demand planning operations in CT

  • Develop strong relationships with Business Partners (e.g., Commercial, Finance, BIA) to enable an effective collaboration that ensures the appropriate internal /external market intelligence is used when developing forecasts and clear understanding of key constraints

  • Proactively identify underlying business trends and provide insightful analytics based on advanced modelling techniques (ML) and market intelligence to key stakeholders in the appropriate forums i.e., Demand Consensus meetings.

  • Properly document and track the evolution of market events and other relevant market intelligence related to official forecast versions available in the Forecast planning system (SAP IBP)

  • Effectively utilize and continuously learn internal systems in an integrated fashion to improve data integrity in CT and non-CT portfolio

  • Lead the WW Cell Therapy monthly consolidation meeting with stakeholders: DP, WW BIA – ESP, US BIA – ESP to ensure global forecast updates are communicated accordingly

  • Partner with BIA GPS Cell Therapy Analytics to enhance and develop KPIs and other reporting tools for CT – Demand planning

  • Manage escalation process for all major demand variations or short-term changes after solid analysis and related recommendation to the respective forums to enable better decisions faster

  • Lead the WW Long-term financial plan (LTFP) volume conversion. Coordinate with key stakeholders, consolidate and ensure system readiness (IBP), official publishing, complete validation activities for CT & non-CT portfolio and communicate broadly in a timely manner.

  • Actively participate, engage and provide demand planning insights in relevant forums as needed i.e., SD&OP, Market S&OPs, Demand & Market Supply Review (DMSO)

  • Ensure sustainability (i.e., onboarding, turnover) knowledge management model for core processes across the Americas region in close collaboration with the Process Excellence lead


  • Bachelor's Degree preferably in Economics, Supply Chain Management or Industrial Engineering preferred

  • Advanced degree, diploma or certification in Economics, Supply Chain Management or predictive analytics highly preferred

  • 6 to 9 years of Demand and Forecast Management experience in a leading role for a reputed, global Pharmaceutical or Consumer Product company utilizing world class planning and execution processes and supported by ERP and Advanced Planning Systems (preferably SAP suites)

  • Competencies – knowledge, skills, abilities, other

  • Good understanding and exposure to current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and other regulatory requirements

  • Experience in working internationally in a fast paced, reputed, global pharmaceutical/Bio-Technology or Consumer company

  • Developed ability to create and foster a team based environment to establish and maintain a cooperative relationships with individuals contacted during the course of work

  • Very good understanding of statistics and quantitative analysis techniques

  • Appreciation of Performance Metrics and their value in influencing enterprise results.

  • Strong strategic and analytical thinking, problem solving and rapid decision-making skills

  • Very strong presentation and communication skills both, oral and written

  • Clear ability in negotiating and influencing without authority in complex, high impact situations

  • Business Acumen: Has a strong understanding of the key business drivers of the industry and its dynamics. 

  • Persuades others with fact-based judgments of the business situation.

  • Ability to work in a matrix environment and build strong relationships by being transparent, reliable, and delivering on commitments.

  • Ability to provide innovative ideas to optimize the end-to-end Forecasting processes and generate new ideas or alternatives that create value including seeking new information and external insights

  • Software that must be used independently and without assistance

  • SAP S4 Hana



  • Tableau

  • Microsoft Office, especially Word, Excel and Powerpoint

  • Microsoft PowerBI

  • Travel Required -Up to 30% depending on market needs and respective budget timelines

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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