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Bristol Myers Squibb

Associate Director, Strategy & Operations - Global Medical


Security Operations


Princeton, New Jersey, United States

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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.

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Associate Director, Business Operations Global Medical

The Associate Director, Business Operations will provide support for strategy development and execution across the Global Medical organization. This broad role will be the strategic and operational partner to the Executive Director, Strategy & Operations, Global Medical. As such, it is critical that they are able to effectively and efficiently collaborate with leaders in the organization to evaluate, assess, design, enhance and develop long and short-term strategies.

This role will support and lead a broad, diverse set of projects and deliverables across the Global Medical organization. These include, but are not limited to, supporting the Medical Impact Agenda, global planning processes (Commercialization Choice Framework), managing the data and metrics for the organization and providing insight and guidance to stakeholders on data trends and areas of opportunity.

Candidates should have experience translating strategy to actionable projects and must be able to drive the successful delivery of project objectives across franchises & business units. The role requires effective stakeholder management, the ability to engage and align with business partners and to provide guidance to staff and business leaders in order to remove barriers and improve project execution. The ability to bring an enterprise mindset to the role and to work seamlessly across the BMS enterprise are essential skills. As such, it is critical that candidates can lead without authority and have a demonstrated track record of engaging matrix teams in order to ensure the appropriate allocation of resources. Candidates will need to leverage capabilities and expertise within the broader S&O organization to drive business objectives, resolve business issues, and optimize opportunities.


  • BA/BS degree required; advanced degree preferred

  • 3+ years relevant experience preferred

  • Operational experience across a range of commercial and/or R&D roles a plus

  • Experience in project management with the ability to develop clear action plans and execute

  • Ability to build relationships, influence and drive organizational engagement at all levels

  • Proactive, with strong organizational skills, and the ability to prioritize projects and activities across a broad portfolio of deliverables

  • Highly effective written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills

  • Strong technical skills, including advanced Excel, SharePoint, TEAMS and other analytics & business intelligence (Tableau, etc.) software


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.

BMS is dedicated to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace accommodations/adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request a reasonable workplace accommodation/adjustment prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodations/adjustments 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 cares about your well-being and the well-being of our staff, customers, patients, and communities. As a result, the Company strongly recommends that all employees be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and keep up to date with Covid-19 boosters.

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

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