Global Head Of IT- Cell Therapy Operations

Bristol Myers Squibb New Brunswick , NJ 08903

Posted 3 months ago

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.

The IT Global Head for Cell Therapy Operations is a Sr. leader who is instrumental in the Information Technology & Digital vision, strategy, and global leadership for Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) Cell Therapy Operations, including Manufacturing and Manufacturing Science & Technology.

This leader provides the vision and day-to-day management necessary to lead the IT organization supporting the commercial manufacturing sites in the BMS Cell Therapy Manufacturing network across the globe.

This position is the senior business partner to the Cell Therapy Operations business unit and is accountable for their IT/OT/Digital strategic planning, delivery, and support of these digital capabilities. This role will partner with Cell Therapy Operations senior management to identify digital capabilities that have the highest business impact and be accountable for its deployment and business realization outcomes.

This role will report to the Vice President, IT, Global Product Development and Supply and will also be part of the Cell Therapy Operations leadership team.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead the Cell Therapy Operations IT organization throughout all US and Global sites and ensure highly reliable systems and support for 24/7 manufacturing operations.

  • Build the rapidly growing Manufacturing Site IT teams, from a size and capabilities aspect, to support the rapid capacity growth within the global manufacturing network.

  • Create and lead the strategic planning of digital capabilities for the Cell Therapy organization. The strategic planning will have a primary focus on capabilities in support of all aspects of CAR-T operations including clinical and commercial supply, chain of identity/custody, and interfacing with patient experience and commercial teams. Accountable for the entire budget of Cell Therapy Operations IT.

  • Define and maintain long-term (24-36 month) roadmaps identifying digital capabilities that have the greatest impact on business capabilities worldwide.

  • Develop strategic and collaborative partnerships with senior leaders in the Cell Therapy Operations. Ability to become the trusted partner and advisor to all stakeholders in Cell Therapy by demonstrating technical knowledge in multiple areas that will translate into the rapidly evolving CAR-T business unit.

  • Partner and lead in a matrix organization of IT resources collaborating with other IT functions. Responsible for ensuring that all IT functions are successful in their delivery of services to Cell Therapy. Key matrix IT partner functions include internal and strategic external partners.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of 10 years of leading cross-functional teams and experience leading teams located in multiple sites required. Experience leading teams across different countries, time zones, and cultures strongly preferred.

  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in a highly regulated industry (Biotech, Pharma, Life-science strongly preferred). Strong knowledge and/or experience of manufacturing processes and facilities, as well as enterprise-level IT systems, is required.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience at a Pharma related manufacturing site is preferred, either direct site experience or experience managing an IT/OT team at multiple sites.

  • Experience with MES (Manufacturing Execution Systems), process automation, and Quality systems are preferred.

  • Knowledge and demonstrated experience of automation systems regulatory requirements in the areas of computer systems validation, Part 11, and Continuous Process Verification is required.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead the strategic planning and implementation of digital capabilities for a complex clinical operations and manufacturing network and operating in matrix organizations.

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate, influence, and partner with senior business leaders.

  • A Bachelor's degree in engineering, physical science, or computer science-related field is required. An advanced degree (MS or PhD. in engineering or science) is preferred.

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.

Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is an essential job function of this role which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and enhances the Company culture.

To protect the safety of our workforce, customers, patients and communities, the policy of the Company requires all employees and workers in the U.S. and Puerto Rico to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they have received an exception based on an approved request for a medical or religious reasonable accommodation. Therefore, all BMS applicants seeking a role located in the U.S. and Puerto Rico must confirm that they have already received or are willing to receive the full COVID-19 vaccination by their start date as a qualification of the role and condition of employment. This requirement is subject to state and local law restrictions and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions such as Montana. This requirement is also subject to discussions with collective bargaining representatives in the U.S.

Our company is committed to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request an approval of accommodation prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application or if you are applying to a role based in the U.S. or Puerto Rico and you believe that you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief, during or any part of the recruitment process, please direct your inquiries to adastaffingsupport@bms.com. Visit careers.bms.com/eeo-accessibility to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.

Any data processed in connection with role applications will be treated in accordance with applicable data privacy policies and regulations.

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Global Head Of IT- Cell Therapy Operations

Bristol Myers Squibb