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Associate Director, Supplier Relationship Management

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: New Brunswick
Posted on: March 30, 2024

Job Description:

Working with UsChallenging. Meaningful. Life-changing. Those aren't words that are usually associated with a job. But working at Bristol Myers Squibb is anything but usual. Here, uniquely interesting work happens every day, in every department. From optimizing a production line to the latest breakthroughs in cell therapy, this is work that transforms the lives of patients, and the careers of those who do it. You'll get the chance to grow and thrive through opportunities uncommon in scale and scope, alongside high-achieving teams rich in diversity. Take your career farther than you thought possible.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. Read more: careers.bms.com/working-with-us.The Associate Director SRM is accountable for the oversight and management of all BMS business with strategically important Contract Manufacturing Organization (CMOs). --This person will sit within our External Manufacturing team supporting Pharma Drug Product and Bio/Pharma Packaging in America. Responsible for the relationship management and contract monitoring of active & intermediates, drug product, device assembly & packaging CMOs to ensure uninterrupted supply. --A proven leader who has the ability to lead ExM/GMS wide initiatives.Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead strategically important relationships with BMS's Bio & Pharma packaging CMO's and Pharma drug product CMO network through a cross-functional virtual plant team in a matrix structure.
  • Act as Contract Monitor for the assigned business.
  • Drive and track performance within the CMOs to mitigate risks and drive continuous improvement to optimizing value.
  • Responsible for reviewing and communicating CMO performance metrics and the development of the improvement plans as warranted.
  • Ensure the successful resolution of all issues that may impact timely supply of product and/or contractual obligations.
  • Develop and execute operational budgets for the assigned CMOs and ensure alignment with External Manufacturing's goals and objectives. Collaborate with Finance for product cost standards and variances.
  • Manage, initiate and optimize positive strategic relations with the assigned CMOs through structured supplier relationship models.
  • Lead Business Review and/or Strategic steering governance.
  • Develop and execute CMO specific strategies and processes.
  • Proactively identify supply risks and create and execute strategies to avoid or minimize their impact.
  • Accountable for CMO' Business Continuity Risk Assessment
  • Ensure Projects executed at the assigned CMOs are delivered in line with BMS requirements.
  • Develop and maintain stakeholder relationships within ExM as well as within the wider GMS/BMS network, in order to improve organizational efficiency.
  • Promote team development, foster teamwork and build relationships within the Virtual Plant Team as well as within the wider GMS/BMS organization.Required Qualifications, Knowledge & Skills:
    • Bachelor of Science degree in a relevant scientific discipline required.
    • 10+ years of relevant experience in the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical or related industry.
    • Demonstrated performance in leading and developing multi-discipline teams.
    • Strong strategic and analytical thinking, problem solving and rapid result making skills.
    • Demonstrated team leadership skills and ability to work effectively with cross-functional & multi-location teams.
    • Consistently demonstrates leadership qualities and energizes those around them.
    • Demonstrated ability to work with and lead people/teams in a complex, dynamic environment to deliver value-added results to the organization.
    • Proven ability to manage and influence a diverse stakeholder group including senior leaders.
    • Demonstrated ability in negotiating and influencing without authority in complex, high impact situations.
    • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate ideas and persuade others to accomplish difficult goals.
    • Strong presentation and communication skills both, oral and written.
    • High level of knowledge of cGMP manufacturing operations of Pharmaceuticals and knowledge of associated regulatory requirements.
    • Knowledge of suppliers, industry trends and emerging players in global pharmaceutical CMOs.
    • Knowledge of sourcing methodology and vendor selection.
    • Experience of a culturally diverse workplace through international projects or global teams.Preferred Qualifications, Knowledge & Skills:
      • Advanced degree (Masters, PhD, MBA) preferred. MBA, C.P.M and Project management Certifications desired.
      • Experience/knowledge with device assembly (auto injectors/syringes) and 2nd packaging for sterile biologic products desired.
      • Preferred candidate will have experience in manufacturing, quality and/or tech transfer activities.
      • 2+ years as an SRM role desired.If you come across a role that intrigues you but doesn't perfectly line up with your resume, we encourage you to apply anyway. You could be one step away from work that will transform your life and career.Uniquely Interesting Work, Life-changing CareersWith a single vision as inspiring as "Transforming patients' lives through science--- ", every BMS employee plays an integral role in work that goes far beyond ordinary. Each of us is empowered to apply our individual talents and unique perspectives in an inclusive culture, promoting diversity in clinical trials, while our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.On-site ProtocolBMS has a diverse occupancy structure that determines where an employee is required to conduct their work. This structure includes site-essential, site-by-design, field-based and remote-by-design jobs. The occupancy type that you are assigned is determined by the nature and responsibilities of your role:Site-essential roles require 100% of shifts onsite at your assigned facility. Site-by-design roles may be eligible for a hybrid work model with at least 50% onsite at your assigned facility. For these roles, onsite presence is considered an essential job function and is critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, and a positive Company culture. For field-based and remote-by-design roles the ability to physically travel to visit customers, patients or business partners and to attend meetings on behalf of BMS as directed is an essential job function.BMS is dedicated to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace accommodations/adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request a reasonable workplace accommodation/adjustment prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodations/adjustments in completing this application, or in any part of the recruitment process, direct your inquiries to adastaffingsupport@bms.com. Visit careers.bms.com/eeo-accessibility to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.BMS cares about your well-being and the well-being of our staff, customers, patients, and communities. As a result, the Company strongly recommends that all employees be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and keep up to date with Covid-19 boosters.BMS will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, pursuant to applicable laws in your area.Any data processed in connection with role applications will be treated in accordance with applicable data privacy policies and regulations.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, New Brunswick , Associate Director, Supplier Relationship Management, Executive , New Brunswick, New Jersey

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