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Senior Manager Medical Device Development amp Clinical Supply

Company name
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

New Brunswick, NJ, United States

Employment Type

Manager, Operations, Procurement, Pharmaceutical, Sciences

Posted on
Apr 06, 2021

Valid Through
Jul 20, 2021

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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.

This role focuses on the development and implementation of Medical Device Development & Clinical Supply Strategic Category that defines how strategic sourcing, platform innovation and emerging technologies are procured and implemented to support BMS pipeline.

This role will develop, maintain and implement a 3 years 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. The responsibilities of this role include defining buying channels, strategic sourcing policies, and supplier relationship management program.

This role will assist in the 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.

This leader must be able to engage technically, operationally, and commercially to understand and enable speed, high quality performance, supply assurance, and risk mitigation. Communication with a broad stakeholder group from scientist to operations and quality teams is critical for this role. This role is expected to ensure close alignment to business priorities and functional objectives.

Major Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

Develop global category strategies that define how strategic sourcing will be done for a given spend category

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 this category

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

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 and / or within a major business area

Collaboratively develop strategies that enable Product Development agility and delivery of the pipeline

Work with business development colleagues on the onboarding of new assets and new suppliers where applicable.

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

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

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 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 optimize 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

Internal/External Stakeholders:

Strategic Sourcing & Procurement teams, namely Category Leads

Business Partners within Development and Clinical Supply Functions

Market Intelligence Teams

Minimum Requirements:

B.S./B.A. (Engineering, Scientific and/or Medical Device experience are a plus)

Minimum of 6-8 years of business experience

Minimum of 5-6 years of multi-disciplined procurement experience, or related category domain experience or relevant experience

Minimum of 2 years Pharmaceutical Procurement experience, or working directly with Pharmaceutical Procurement teams or relevant experience

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

Direct and/or matrix managerial experience including managing teams of senior professionals and establishing performance expectations

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

Negotiation and contract management experience

Supply chain and sourcing process knowledge, financial analysis, market analysis, supplier analysis, supplier diversity, supplier management, technology utilization, strategic planning and integrated supply chain experience

Preferred Qualifications:


Mechanical engineering/ Medical Device experience

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

3 years Pharmaceutical Procurement experience

Membership in Professional Associations, e.g. ISM

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.

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 any part of the recruitment process direct your inquiries to Visit to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.

Company: Bristol Myers Squibb

Req Number: R1538480

Updated: 2021-04-07 00:11:17.052 UTC

Location: New Brunswick,New Jersey

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, age, disability, protected veteran status, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, gender expression, genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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