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Associate Director, Informatics and Predictive Sciences at (BMS) Bristol-Myers Squibb in Summit, New Jersey

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time





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.

Global Procurement is a corporate strategic sourcing group that serves BMS's global business units by identifying and executing sourcing strategies to meet their needs. Beginning with concise specifications and well-planned negotiations, Procurement strives to maximize contract value while maintaining strict quality standards. Procurement continuously works with strategic suppliers to develop and capture additional value within the supply chain through productivity initiatives and supplier collaboration.

This role focuses on the development of an informatics and predictive sciences sourcing strategy. The associated strategy will partner with stakeholders to pioneer and apply innovative predictive analytics and computational research approaches to inform data-driven decisions for patient benefit. This role will partner closely with fellow category leaders facing the Research & Early Development and Global Drug Development organizations, as well as, Real-World Evidence/R&D Analytics. Ensuring the development of a sourcing strategy connecting 1) analytical talent 2) patient data 3) compute infrastructure and 4) community engagement are essential to success. Some key responsibilities including the defining of buying channels, purchasing policies, and a comprehensive supplier relationship management program.

This role will develop, maintain and implement a 3-5 year strategic category plan that ensures all projects deliver maximum value. Additionally, this individual is responsible for overseeing the execution of category strategies by multiple cross-functional teams, including sourcing and contracting. This role will assist in development of and adherence to strategic category management processes and procedures, supplier and category segmentation, metrics/KPI development and application, and contract management. This role is expected to ensure close alignment to business priorities and functional objectives across multiple geographies and business units.

This role focuses on the development of an informatics and predictive sciences sourcing strategy. The associated strategy will partner with stakeholders to pioneer and apply innovative predictive analytics and computational research approaches to inform data-driven decisions for patient benefit. This role will partner closely with fellow category leaders facing the Research & Early Development and Global Drug Development organizations, as well as, Real-World Evidence/R&D Analytics. Ensuring the development of a sourcing strategy connecting 1) analytical talent 2) patient data 3) compute infrastructure and 4) community engagement are essential to success. Some key responsibilities including the defining of buying channels, purchasing policies, and a comprehensive supplier relationship management program. This role will develop, maintain and implement a 3-5 year strategic category plan that ensures all projects deliver maximum value. Additionally, this individual is responsible for overseeing the execution of category strategies by multiple cross-functional teams, including sourcing and contracting. This role will assist in development of and adherence to strategic category management processes and procedures, supplier and category segmentation, metrics/KPI development and application, and contract management.

This role is expected to ensure close alignment to business priorities and functional objectives across multiple geographies and business units. Deliver maximum value. Additionally, this individual is responsible for overseeing the execution of category strategies by multiple cross-functional teams, including sourcing and contracting. This role will assist in development of and adherence to strategic category management processes and procedures, supplier and category segmentation, metrics/KPI development and application, and contract management. This role is expected to ensure close alignment to business priorities and functional objectives across multiple geographies and business units. 

Major Responsibilities and Accountability:



  • Develop global category strategies with global, regional and local considerations that define how purchasing will be done to optimize value to the Company.

    • Define buying channels and purchasing policies to drive compliance and adherence to category strategy, with a user-centric approach

    • Define a supplier relationship management program, including segmentation criteria and a preferred supplier list for a given category

    • Develop a 3-5 year strategic plan to realize category strategy targets

    • Ensure clear roles and responsibilities between regional / local resources and global category leads to ensure “one-face” to the business

    • Lead and / or support major category initiatives within a multi-year plan including end to end process optimization, make / buy analysis and recommendations within a spend category globally, regionally and locally across R&ED and Global Product Development and Commercial.




  • Develop and manage key category budget owners and functional stakeholders

    • Champion Procurement training programs to better support business needs

    • Drive co-ownership of initiatives and accountability based on agreed upon strategies

    • Develop and implement metrics and reporting mechanisms

    • Encourage cross-market and cross-functional collaboration to take advantage of synergies through effective business partnering and stakeholder management

    • Support business growth by providing market insights and subject matter expertise to key Business Partners (e.g. Informatics & Predictive Sciences, Business Insights & Analytics, etc.)




  • Ensure excellence in delivery of procurement initiatives that maximize corporate, business, and functional priorities and objectives

    • Remain current with market trends through relationships with Sourcing Managers, suppliers and market experts, and ensure compliance to the BMS process of gaining access / familiarity with emerging supplier capabilities

    • Coach and develop cross-functional implementation teams to appropriately execute category strategies globally and regionally





  • Execute Supplier Relationship Management priorities by fostering collaborative relationships with highly strategic global / regional suppliers

    • Identify, build, and maintain mutually beneficial relationships, partnerships, and alliances with select suppliers through Supplier Relationship Development programs

    • Develop a list of preferred suppliers within a category of spend and manage compliance

    • Recommend or implement changes to the organization’s purchasing, supply management and material usage policies as needed

    • Measure supplier performance using rating systems or predetermined standards




  • Ensure highest standards of excellence in category strategies across key capabilities

    • Assist in implementation of ideas that will maximize laboratory speed-to-science initiatives with external partners, BMS total cost of ownership for spend categories, and support an emerging future pipeline of Continuous Improvement deliverables

    • Champion effective use of tools and technology to promote efficient delivery of procurement initiatives




  • Lead a team in the day-to-day activities needed to successfully execute processes in a consistent, efficient, and effective manner.

Desired Minimum Requirements:


  • B.S./B.A.

  • Minimum of 10+ years of business experience

  • Minimum of 8-10 years of multi-disciplined procurement experience

  • Minimum of 3 years Pharmaceutical Procurement experience

  • Experience leading and participating on cross-functional and/or global teams

  • Managerial experience including managing teams of senior professionals and managers and establishing performance expectations

  • Internal stakeholder management, data/information management, category management, process redesign and continuous improvement expertise, project management and performance measurement skills

  • Procurement process knowledge, contract management, financial analysis, market analysis, supplier analysis, supplier diversity, supplier management, technology utilization, strategic planning and integrated supply chain experience



Preferred Qualifications:


  • M.S./M.B.A.

  • Professional certifications (e.g. CPM, CPIM).

  • 5 years Pharmaceutical Procurement experience

  • Membership in Professional Associations, e.g. ISM

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.