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Project Manager - Cell Therapy Technical Product Team, Seattle, Western Australia

CategoryProject Management
Job typeFull-Time
CountryUnited States
StateWestern Australia

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.


As a member of the Cell Therapy Manufacturing Sciences and Technology team supporting cross-functional project goals and objectives for late stage products, the Project Manager will lead multiple teams to translate program requirements into effective and detailed project plans to meet business needs, assisting in the planning and execution of projects while working cross-functionally across technical operations and most closely with process and analytical development, quality, regulatory, manufacturing and supply chain counterparts. The successful candidate will support the Technical Product Team Leads (TPTL) in the development of a detailed project plan including resource planning, tracking project plan execution against established targets, identifying and facilitating resolution of issues, and communication of the project status. The Project Manager is a leader, coordinator, and facilitator, capable of assigning and leading projects, providing direction, managing a team, and helping to drive overall direction and strategy for late stage programs.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Program Management Duties & Responsibilities
  • The Project Manager will support several Technical Product Teams (TPT), utilizing a variety of project management tools to build and sustain high-performing cross-functional teams. Organizes and facilitates project planning, team meetings, project reviews and action item follow-up by working closely with the team leaders. Maintains all program timelines, target dates in Microsoft Project or other applicable software and is responsible for communicating changes to the approved plan.
  • Ensures the Technical Product Teams are practicing the core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility. Facilitates and ensures optimal execution against the plan.
  • Finds and works to remove project roadblocks while ensuring the technical team remains focused and motivated. Manages the team ensuring that commitments are being upheld.
  • Coordinates and facilitates delivery of project objectives. Tracks progress and reviews project tasks to make certain deadlines are met appropriately.
  • Proactively communicates project status, issues & risks to management.
  • Develops best practices for project planning within the Cell Therapy TPT network and ensures consistency in project plans across various programs


  • BA/BS in a Life Science, Engineering or other technical discipline.

  • A minimum of 4 years of project management experience within the pharmaceutical/biotech industry.
  • PMP certification is desirable.

Communication Skills
  • Verbal / Nonverbal - Convey easily and quickly any message; Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens attentively and seeks clarification; Responds well to questions.
  • Written - Writes clearly and informatively; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret complex written information.
  • Presentation - Presents clearly and informatively, easily maintaining audience attention and responding to audience needs; Able to facilitate discussion, progress effectively, and manage audience as needed.

Computer Skills
  • Become and remain proficient in all programs necessary to perform the everyday duties of this position.
  • Proficiency in MS Office and MS Project is required.

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.
EmployerBristol-Myers Squibb

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