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Senior Project Manager, Cell Therapy Business Process Management, Seattle, Western Australia

CategoryProject Management
Job typeFull-Time
CountryUnited States
StateWestern Australia

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.

Position Summary

Bristol Myers Squibb's Cell Therapy business is entering an exciting new phase as it begins the commercialization of its first Cell Therapy products. Commercialization drives new scope, scale, and complexity across the network, and requires manufacturing sites, global organizations, and IT systems to work together in new ways.

The Senior Project Manager, Cell Therapy Business Process Management (Senior Project Manager) is responsible for planning and delivery of Cell Therapy operations projects, programs, and/or business system releases as assigned. The Senior Project Manager will work with cross-functional business and IT teams to develop project charters, define and secure resources, support the budgeting process, build detailed project schedules, and manage and mitigate risks and issues.

The Senior Project Manager contributes to the success of the PPM team by applying a structured project management approach to complex projects that optimizes planning and delivery of the portfolio of projects, as well as contributes to maturing project management processes, tools, and methodologies to support execution of the portfolio of projects and enhancements to enable CTDO late stage clinical and commercial operations.

Direct Reports


Detailed Position Responsibilities
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams within business and IT to support Cell Therapy
  • Author project charters including definition of high-level timelines and budget needs by consulting with project team, SMEs, and other stakeholders as necessary
  • Define, secure, and communicate resource plan
  • Define and manage detailed project schedule including routine communication of progress, risks, and issues
  • Understand interdependencies between business and technology delivery schedules as well as operational needs
  • Manage risks and issues, including leading creation of mitigation plan and/or escalation as required
  • Manage project change control for changes in scope and timeline
  • Lead routine project team meetings
  • Collaborate with change management resources as assigned to develop stakeholder engagement and communication plan; develop and deliver stakeholder communications as required
  • Work creatively and analytically to solve problems demonstrating teamwork and innovation
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, presentations, and risk assessments
  • Lead process improvements within the PPM team applying lessons learned, best practices, and innovations to mature project management processes, tools, and methodologies
  • Represent CTDO BPM PPM to vendors, maintain appropriate vendor relationships, and manage vendor contracting process as assigned

Desired Experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Information Systems, Business, Engineering or similar area.
  • 5+ years of project management experience in supply chain or manufacturing environment (pharmaceutical industry preferred).
  • Excellent knowledge of and competency in project management processes, including planning, resource planning and allocation, risk and issue management
  • Experience successfully leading large projects or programs, e.g., rollout of IT systems like Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
  • Experience in Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) Methodologies, Agile, SCRUM, SDLC/Waterfall preferred
  • Strong leadership, diplomatic and motivational skills including the ability to work and drive issues to resolution independently and cooperatively in a diverse group
  • Demonstrates high degree of executive presence with ability to deliver executive level presentations, challenge assumptions and drive decision making
  • Self-motivated, decisive, with the ability to adapt to change and competing demands
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Project management certification or designation desired
  • Knowledge of applications such as Microsoft Office Suite, Smartsheet, Microsoft Project or similar project management software, etc.
  • Support diverse and inclusive work environment
  • Ability to travel 20%


Seattle, WA or Summit, NJ


CTDO Digital Platform Business Ops

Direct Manager

Director, Supply Chain Processes and Systems

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.
EmployerBristol-Myers Squibb

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