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Bristol Myers Squibb Senior Project Manager, Cell Therapy in Warren, New Jersey

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.

Cell Therapy is one of the most groundbreaking new forms of cancer treatments being studied today. With therapies only in their infancy and BMS’s continued investment in our Cell Therapy capabilities, the growth potential of this science, your career, and the ability to help patients are incredible.

Job Description

Senior Project Manager is responsible for the direction, coordination, implementation, control and completion of projects, while remaining aligned with company strategy, commitments and goals. The Project Manager (PM) oversees initiating, planning, and executing Cell Therapy Development and Operations (CTDO) projects with end to end remit, specifically from early development through launch support. The primary focus of the CTDO PM will be to manage critical projects in support of specific product programs. This includes partnering with the project leads to identify scope, work, and project strategy. The PM is responsible for developing detailed project plans in support of the project scope and cross-functional stakeholders. This position works closely with CMC Project Leads and functional PMs in order to coordinate and organize the deliverables associated with the CTDO product programs. The position will also work closely with functional leadership and representatives to ensure alignment and coordination across CTDO priorities. Assisting in the development of business analysis for projects and programs is in scope as is helping teams to define processes, criteria, etc. in order to support key decisions.

The Senior PM will be responsible for using CTDO PMO best practices, tools and templates. The successful candidate will be a demonstrated leader with the breadth of professional experience and the drive to work with both internal and external partners to define and implement effective project management plans. Must have the ability to work in a highly matrixed and cross-functional organization, against tight deadlines, and with world-class partners, suppliers and business leaders alike.

Competencies & Experiences

  • 7+ years’ experience in bio tech/life sciences project management. Cell Therapy experience preferred.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences-related discipline. Advanced degree in Life Sciences-related discipline and/or an MBA strongly preferred.

  • Experience in cellular therapy is preferred.

  • Project management qualification achieved or planned to achieve (i.e. Project Management Professional (PMP) or equivalent).

  • Proficiency with related software tools such as: MS Project, OnePager, SmartSheets, MS PPT, MS Excel, etc.

  • Strong knowledge of biopharma industry. Familiarity/experience with end to end CMC drug development.

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills.

  • Ability to work cross-functionally, with matrixed teams; maintaining strong business partner relationships.

  • Strong leadership skills and executive presence; ability to positively influence outcomes.

  • Expertise in conflict resolution.

  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

  • Willingness to do what needs to be done in a dynamic environment.

If you want to challenge yourself, accelerate your career, and give new hope to patients, there’s no better place than here with our Cell Therapy team. Full of incredible and dedicated team members, those working on CAR-T and other forms of Cell Therapy are transforming patients’ lives through science. From studying individualized cell lines to making brand new discoveries, this bold and personal discipline allows you to grow your career while making a lasting impact on the field of medicine. Join us today.


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: R1546913

Updated: 2021-09-22 03:12:29.979 UTC

Location: Warren,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.