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Bristol Myers Squibb

HRBP - Site Lead Devens - Biologics Operations


Lead Developer


Devens, Massachusetts, 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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As the HR Director for the BMS Devens Campus you help drive Culture and Engagement initiatives for the overall Campus (that hosts both Biologics Operations, Product Development and Cell Therapy Operations), and you provide strategic HR Business Partner support to the local Biologics Operations Leadership Team, in their execution of the Global Product Development & Supply (“GPS”) organization’s People Strategy. You are responsible for the integration of HR policies and strategies across the Campus. You report into the Vice President HRBP Biologics Operations & Global Quality and you will have one direct report.

Position Responsibilities

  • Provides strategic HR Business Partner leadership to the Campus Lead & their respective teams in order to drive business performance and foster cooperation across the enterprise;

  • Ensures the implementation and success of the People Strategy and the full implementation of the HR Operating Model.

  • Strategic and Consultative, and drives execution excellence through the People Services team;

  • Leverages business strategy, people strategy, external best practices and organizational insights to deliver bold and innovative organizational and talent solutions;

  • Contributes actively to Operations talent plan with an enterprise lens.

  • Applies “systems thinking” and leads change for effectiveness of organization performance through the use of metrics and analytics in a way that drives business performance;

  • Applies judgment to data insights and trends to support business talent and organization decisions that drives organizational effectiveness and innovative and robust workforce planning , engagement strategies, and succession management;

  • Collaborates across the HR OP Model (COE’s, People Services) to articulate business needs and partners in delivering solutions in ways that bring value across the enterprise; Accountable for the full implementation and stabilization of the HR Operating Model for both GPS sites, which includes establishing priorities with PS and CoE partners as well as leading the change with the sites leadership;

  • Through Strategic Workforce Planning, helps identifying organizational capabilities we need to become a best-in-class GPS organization that is a competitive advantage to the organization;

  • Drives and leads GPS wide People Projects

  • Establishes the People Strategy to support the Devens integrated campus approach, in close partnership with the campus BMS leadership;

  • Takes a leadership role in creating a respectful and inclusive work environment while role-modeling the BMS Behaviors and fostering cultural diversity;

  • Represents BMS with external environment in the local/state communities and establish a proper branding strategy with key external stakeholders incl. schools, colleges and local communities;



College/University BA/BS Degree, Advanced Degree preferred

Experience – Responsibility and minimum number of years

  • 10+ years of HR experience preferably in multinational businesses with US prior experience

Competencies – Knowledge, Skills Abilities

  • Extensive experience as an HR business partner with significant leadership skills

  • Proven success in working effectively at senior management levels to impact and influence decision making

  • Experience working with global teams and in a heavily matrixed environment

  • Proven application in leveraging business acumen and external insights to improve business and talent outcomes

  • Experience in leading significant change management and culture activation efforts including defining change and communication plans

  • Experience in the use of metrics and analytics in a way that drives business performance

  • Demonstrated experience in applying workforce planning knowledge, engagement strategies, and succession management

  • Proven experience in working effectively within a matrixed environment and building alignment in a cross functional and team environment

  • Knowledge of external trends and factors that influence human behaviors and decision-making at the individual, group, and organizational level

Role based in Devens, MA. Limited travel to Central New Jersey will be required.

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.

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