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Bristol Myers Squibb

Sr. Manager Talent Acquisition Sourcing Lead


Development Manager


Tampa, Florida, 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.

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:

The Talent Acquisition Event Lead is part of a global team responsible for the full life- cycle of talent acquisition activities for non Executive positions.

The Event Lead is responsible for the effective deployment of Bristol-Myers Squibb’s (BMS) Talent Acquisition (TA) Event Strategy, which includes partnering with business and HR leaders to ensure our presence and / or engagement at these events generates a robust pipeline of top talent for the Company. The Event Lead plays an active role in TA and Business led events and also provides consulting support to the PBRG’s for events they sponsor, lead and run.

Detailed Position Responsibilities

With respect to TA and Business Led events:

  • Produce project plan, timelines and milestones for event execution using appropriate tools and internal process documents

  • Partner with the Corporate Affairs, Legal, Employment Brand Team and TA Leads to develop and activate conference/booth presence to engage external candidates.

  • Lead all kick-off meetings to ensure full understanding of project requirement and delivery timeframes

  • Inform business leaders and TA leads of event sponsorship benefits related to TA, eg job posting, resume database, career fair.

  • Train TA and key stakeholders on topics such as: Brand Ambassadorship, Talent Ambassadorship and roles and responsibilities at conference

  • Ensure consistency of the BMS employment brand effectively partnering with event teams to multiply brand efforts.

  • Work closely with vendors to secure space, negotiate contracts and manage logistics to ensure strong representation of BMS employment brand.

  • Manage PO process for conferences and strategic partners

  • Ensure event design in appropriate technology

  • Manage all delegate communications – pre and post event - ensuring responses to all delegate queries are actioned in a timely manner and using appropriate technology

  • Lead post event review soliciting feedback and lessons learned for future incorporation

  • Provide input to ROI for each event to the event Leader (TA Strategy Lead or Business Leader depending on event) for his/her overall review

  • Ensure success measures, as defined by TWI, are captured and reported on event dashboard

  • Provide input to the Employer Brand Lead in TWI for his/her analysis of branding tactics to assess effectiveness and inform decision making on future investments and areas of opportunity.

  • Ensure continuous improvement of process and deployment initiatives

With respect to PBRG led events:

  • Provide guidance on best practice process and deployment

Experience Desired

  • 5 + years’ experience in Talent Acquisition and / or Event Management, experience within a Pharmaceutical/Biotech environment strongly preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate contracts and partner with vendors to achieve operational excellence, and deliver on time, in full

  • Demonstrated ability to develop meaningful and long-term internal and external relationships

  • Demonstrated ability to simultaneously progress a variety of activities / events simultaneously to meet established performance goals

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate ideas and influence others to accomplish goals and objectives

  • Demonstrated ability to partner, manage and influence virtually

  • Strong analytical skills to collaborate on development and assessment of success measures for each event

Minimum Requirements/Knowledge Desired:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required + 5 years relevant experience

  • Consulting skills/ impact and influence abilities/ strong stakeholder management skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, strong interpersonal skills

The starting compensation for this job is a range from $109,00 to $138,000 plus incentive cash and stock opportunities (based on eligibility). The starting pay takes into account characteristics of the job, such as required skills and where the job is performed. Final, individual compensation is decided based on demonstrated experience. For more on benefits, please visit our BMS Careers site. Eligibility for specific benefits listed in our careers site may vary based on the job and location.

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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