Full Job Description
Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global Biopharma company committed to a single mission: to discover, develop, and deliver innovative medicines focused on helping millions of patients around the world in disease areas such as oncology, cardiovascular, immunoscience and fibrosis.
Join us and make a difference. We hire the best people and provide them with a work environment that places a premium on diversity, integrity, collaboration and personal development. Through a culture of inclusion, we create a better, more productive work environment. We believe that the diverse experiences and perspectives of all our employees help to drive innovation and transformative business results.
The Director OpEx will be responsible for the development and implementation of organizational/operational excellence programs and strategies within the BMS Global Product Development and Supply (GPS) organization. Lead activities/projects supporting the strategic and operational alignment, cooperation, and communication across GPS functions and be a key contributor to the development of behaviors and practices that foster a culture of accountability and excellence in delivery. Key contributor to development and execution of continuous improvement initiatives, strategic scorecards and dashboards, best practices in business processes, operational excellence principles and systems development and deployment.
Drive initiatives in the management team and organizationally that contribute to long-term operational excellence and a shared vision of the GPDO organization.
Drive a performance management culture by developing and deploying tools and techniques that mobilize and develop individuals at all levels, encouraging cross-team collaboration to achieve positive results for the organization
Increase the effectiveness and efficiency of the organization's performance across all GPS functions through fostering cross functional relationships, decreasing redundant work, and development of continuous improvement strategies
Establish strategy, direction and application of continuous improvement through Systems and Tools, Teaching (Training Curriculums and Mentorship), and Deployment
Implement operational excellence roadmaps to drive continuous improvement and value flow
Champion the strategic direction and transformation of Continuous Improvement by simplifying, standardizing, and integrating improvement programs
Establish and maintain best practices in areas of business processes, KPIs, and analytics
Lead the identification, prioritization and implementation of GPS initiatives to improve and ensure long-term organizational excellence
Lead and facilitates all aspects of change and continuous improvement initiatives, as well as, assists in the coordination of corporate strategic goals measurement and management (strategic scorecard development)
Drive the evaluation of strategy and execute strategy changes and improvements by conducting extensive research and analysis of emerging business trends and consulting senior leadership team to align business plans with organizational growth and development
Lead Stakeholder engagement and coordination of best practices
Deploys system to standardize operational excellence best practices across the GPS organization
Professional experience and qualifications:
10+ years experience
Bachelor's degree in a scientific related discipline required. MBA or advanced scientific degree preferred
Lean Six Sigma Certification
Direct experience leading and supporting operational excellence transformations in a pharmaceutical or a related regulated industry, is required. Direct experience leading Quality Management System is a plus.
Up to ~30% travel (domestic and International)
Passion for excellence
Must possess a strategic perspective, leading vision and values, global acumen, and leadership disposition
Ability to work in a Global Environment with well-rounded experience executing and leading projects on continuous improvement, Lean, Six Sigma, and operational excellence
Must be skilled in strategic thinking, managing through systems, innovation management, and negotiation
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Expertise in project management principles and application including the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and evaluate priorities
Understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) as related to Pharmaceutical and Biotech Manufacturing
Clear demonstration of the ability to lead through influence, effectively drive performance, build alignment, inform, negotiate and collaborate with various stakeholders
Proven track record of developing talent and effective people management including coaching, motivating and development planning in a multicultural environment
Demonstrated ability to positively and effectively communicate at all times and in a variety of complex circumstances. Must have experience delivering complex messages to various internal and external stakeholders
Demonstrated initiative, creativity, strategic capabilities, and ability to work effectively in complex, rapidly changing environments
Ability to challenge the status quo to evolve business in more efficient and effective manner
Deep experience in engaging and building relationships with internal and external stakeholders
Ability to quickly assess a complex scenario and utilize common scenario planning tools and techniques to offer project teams and management viable alternatives
Possess a deep understanding of the talent and skill sets required to sustain innovation and long-term growth within a technical organizational
Must possess strong verbal and communication skills, and a well-developed ability to constructively work across functional areas and levels to achieve results
Expertise in project management principles and application including the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously; Ability to multi-task a large number of projects and evaluate priorities with minimal supervision
Proficiency in developing presentations to facilitate meaningful discussions, with clearly communicated analysis, findings, and impact
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 the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.