Bristol Myers Squibb RSCR Biologics Operations Manager in New Brunswick, New Jersey


Manage biologic standards portfolio resources and scheduling to attain project deliverables and coordinate project communication for all stakeholders. 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. Develops and drives detailed plans, identifying critical path and timing while meeting strategic intent and achieving key milestones. Influence key stakeholders, develop communications strategy, approach and plan. Leads project-related activities including meetings, recurring status meetings, reporting, risk tracking, and conflict resolution as needed. Closely monitor key aspects of the business such as inventory and burn rate analysis, and actively participate in investigations and providing filing support. Foster diverse/inclusive high performance teams and maintain strong relationships with operational and functional leadership.


Specific Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, etc:

  • Must have industry experience with biologics reference standards and/or critical reagents in a highly energized and matrix work environment.

  • Must have prior leadership experience within a technical field, preferably within the biotech or pharmaceutical industry.

  • Must demonstrate teamwork, project planning, strong organizational skills, computer competency, and effective written and verbal communications within both structural and matrix organizations.

  • To be successful in this role, the candidate must embrace collaboration with partners, customers, and team members, while operating with integrity, as well as seeking and participating in the continuous improvement of systems and culture.

  • Prior experience in biotech, specifically sample and data management for reference standard management/testing programs is desirable.

Education/Experience/ Licenses/Certifications:

A BS, MS, or PhD in biological sciences, chemistry, engineering or related scientific disciplines with at least 8, 5, or 2 years of experience in the biotech or pharmaceutical industry. Preferably, the ideal candidate will also have experience either managing or supporting the testing for clinical or commercial biological reference standard/critical reagent programs.

Physical Demands / Work Environment:

– This is a leadership role for commercial and clinical programs, including lab work, office work, teleconferencing, computer work, and running meetings. Including …

  • Sitting / standing

  • Walking-Level Surfaces

  • Repetitive (Use of arms, hands, wrists)

  • Inside Work

  • Working in a Team

  • Working with/around others

Travel: ( only include if travel is required )

-This position requires approximately 10% travel.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

– This role is a leadership position.

– This position will have direct reports.

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, disability or protected veteran status.