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Bristol Myers Squibb Senior Manager - Demand & Operations Integration in Princeton, New Jersey

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.

This position is a key component of the R&D Supply Chain, and acts as a central point of contact for portfolio asset teams during demand planning, in support of the R&D clinical trial book of work and CMC development activities. This position is accountable for the development, maintenance and communication of demand plans to ensure that PD supply operations are aligned in delivering bulk drug substance and drug product to satisfy the requirements of the development process.

The key responsibilities for the role include:

  • Create and manage demand plans in support of clinical programs and CMC Team activities across the R&D portfolio. Develop an understanding of CMC and clinical strategy to aid in the development of relevant demand plans. Communicate regularly with sources of demand generation and solicit raw demand requirements from stakeholders.

  • Through collaboration, ensure forecasts are developed for supported activities over a 24 month rolling time horizon. Collect and vet supporting assumptions, demand drivers and risks associated with the raw demand requirements.

  • Aggregate demand across stakeholders and time periods in the development of supportable demand plans

  • Co-lead the (S&OP) process and meeting sets by which demand plans are communicated to supply operations and become aligned with supportable corresponding supply plans.

  • Receive, assess and manage changes to existing plans and triage these with rigor through a change management process.

  • Communicate changes to requirements as well as to existing plans with urgency and transparency. Identify demand requirements that are outside of currently budgeted and/or approved commitments.

  • Perform the inventory management function for drug substance materials supporting R&D clinical trials. As part of this responsibility, allocate drug substance at the batch level, communicate the current and forward looking inventory position in partnership with operations functions and ensure inventory availability through batch level use date management.

  • Participate and/or lead business process development efforts in support of a nascent R&D Supply Chain function.

  • Contribute to the development of information technology tools which will enable R&D Supply Chain excellence, part of the PD strategy.

  • Collaborate with the Forecasting team to ensure that bulk drug forecasts are incorporated into demand plans and adequately represent clinical requirements.

  • Perform the forecasting function for bulk drug substance under some circumstances.

  • Support CMC teams in conducting scenario planning exercises during asset strategy development.

  • Develop and utilize tools to aid in the assessment of demand and supply implications and inform teams during the development of strategic options.

Required Skills/Experience :

Communicative : Operate with a high degree of connectedness, transparency and clarity to ensure common understanding of requirements, issues and actions; listen to stakeholders and distill information into pertinent and actionable content.

Responsive : Demonstrate a nimble nature to adapt to the pace and dynamic nature of an R&D environment; process data, information and feedback with speed and communicate outcomes, alternatives and actions plans with appropriate urgency.

Risk Balanced : Ensure plans are risk adjusted and in alignment with PD strategy and priorities; demonstrate comfort working in the absence of concrete data and information; merge both firm and changing information sets into reasonable and defendable plans.

Collaborative : Face multiple upstream and downstream stakeholders, and through regular interactions, develop trusted relationships to enable efficient operations; leverage a wide sphere of influence; pressure test demand requirements and supply constraints constructively and negotiate bi-directionally to develop balanced outcomes.

Expert : Prior experience within a supply chain function; familiarity and operation within an S&OP process; knowledge of regulatory and GMP frameworks related to clinical use of bulk drug substance and drug product; knowledge of the drug development process and clinical trials; APICS certifications; 5-7 years biopharmaceuticals industry planning experience.

Strategic : Ability to maintain a strategic view while operating at a level of fine detail; correlate portfolio priorities and strategy to daily operations and decision making within the supply chain environment.

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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Company: Bristol Myers Squibb

Req Number: R1548474

Updated: 2021-10-26 04:00:50.517 UTC

Location: Princeton,New Jersey

Bristol Myers Squibb is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, gender expression, genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by law.