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Business Resilience Co-op, Business Continuity Management

Location: US, NJ, New Brunswick
Company: Bristol Myers Squib

Leads execution of program/project plans for the Global Pharmaceutical Development & Supply (GPS) Business Continuity program/projects. Assignments may include program management for crisis response, preparation and follow up activities. Lead and direct cross-functional, multi-site teams and work streams, ensuring comprehensive planning and optimal execution of activities. Ensure interactions and timely collaboration with manufacturing site leads and key stakeholders from supporting functions. Proactively identify and facilitate risks, mitigations, resolution and escalation of issues, tracking and communicating status to stakeholders, including leadership team. Managing program/projects and teams with passion, innovation, speed and accountability.

Bristol-Myers Squibb is the industry leader in immuno-oncology with life-saving medicines and a rich clinical portfolio of diverse modalities including monoclonal antibody, antibody drug conjugate, fusion protein, and combination regimes. The candidate will have the opportunity to actively partner with various biologics development groups across sites in New Jersey. Roles may be virtual or in-person dependent upon COVID restrictions.

Job role

  • Leads program/project activities including kickoff meetings, recurring status meetings, executive sponsor meetings, reporting, risk tracking, steering committee meetings, and conflict resolution.
  • Develops and drives detailed plans, identifying critical path and timing while meeting strategic intent and achieving key milestones.
  • Manage resources to attain program/project deliverables and coordinate project communication for all stakeholders. Provide program-level leadership and direction to project managers when applicable. Escalating resource constraints to senior leadership when appropriate.
  • Ensure problem solving and decision making addressing major risks and issues by identifying, documenting, resolving, communicating or escalating to senior leadership when appropriate.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to manage expectations. 
  • Drive consistency in project management tools and templates in line with PMO best practices.
  • Plan/Execute change management strategy and plan.
  • Influence key stakeholders, develop project communications strategy, approach and plan.
  • Proactively drive scenario analyses to manage potential impact on plans and timelines, and recommend strategic direction to management.
  • Foster diverse/inclusive high performance teams and maintain strong relationships with operational and functional leadership.

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