Senior Director Strategic Sourcing And Procurement, Clinical Development

Bristol Myers Squibb Princeton , NJ 08544

Posted 2 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.

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.

The Senior Director of Clinical Development will have strategic procurement responsibility for Contract Research Organizations (CROs) supporting all phases of clinical research.

Strategic business partnering with R&D & Commercial business units (Global Drug Development), along with Procurement colleagues in other categories and overseas, Legal, HR, Strategy and Planning, and Finance:

o The Senior Director will be integral to the success of the Development organization, from the ability to deliver necessary savings and to deliver the portfolio due to the high degree of variablization and reliance on the supply base.

o The position will drive global category strategies and needs to navigate a complex internal stakeholder landscape, coordinating intricate issues across multiple business units, human resources, legal, and finance.

o Maintain a leadership role to influence business strategies, leverage emerging trends, and identify opportunity areas that deliver sustainable value. Act as strategic enabler of change, introducing new ideas and innovative solutions.

o Leads, teaches and directs Sourcing professionals throughout the Strategic Category Management and sourcing processes as well as key processes/skills (e.g., spend management analysis, stakeholder management, etc.).

o Develop, maintain and implement a 3-5 year strategic plan and ensure all projects supporting the strategic plan deliver maximum value.

o Develop and maintain self-service tools to allow business units to purchase against preferred suppliers and rate cards.

o Subject matter expert for categories.

o Creates robust and appropriate Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) programs for the categories via category and supplier segmentation, metrics/KPI development and application, scorecards, contract management, etc. Facilitates continuous improvement and innovation that will enable R&D, category and functional leads to achieve strategic objectives.

o As an integral member of the Global Procurement organization, help to roll out key end to end enablement tools/systems, processes, and templates that will improve the buying channel experience at the site.

o Share best practices with Global Procurement colleagues and continuously improve site strategy with feedback and discussion on best practices

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • B.S./B.A.; M.S/M.B.A preferred

  • Minimum 10 years of business experience, 5-7 years of multi-disciplined procurement experience and/or research (sourcing or otherwise).

  • Experience with leading large, change management projects.

  • Management experience.

  • Prior R&D experience in biopharmaceuticals, pharmaceuticals, and/or medical device industry required.

  • Knowledge and proficiency with Ariba system is preferred.

  • Relevant industry certifications are preferred (CPM/CPSM/CSCP/CPIM).

  • Possess exceptional communication and presentation skills and be able to communicate to multiple levels within company, including demonstrated ability to influence decision making.

  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to work cross-functionally as critical member of site team and larger R&D Procurement team.

  • Capability to lead projects/initiatives that have significant impact upon global and site business by achieving project milestones and objectives.

  • Has the ability to manage business complexities and provide road map for sustainable solutions.

  • Must have a strong business partnering orientation with excellent analytic, interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills.

  • Must have a proactive, creative and analytic approach to continuous improvement in delivering procurement services and identifying new opportunities.

  • Demonstrated high degree of independence, requiring minimal supervision from senior management.

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.

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Senior Director Strategic Sourcing And Procurement, Clinical Development

Bristol Myers Squibb