Developing Our People
Work for a greater purpose.
ur mission to enhance the lives of our patients requires an investment in a strong learning culture. By providing valuable learning opportunities, connecting you to your passion, and helping you achieve your personal aspirations, we are empowering you to make a difference.
In Bristol-Myers Squibb Ireland we are committed to providing our employees with rewarding careers, to do this we have a number of developmental tools and opportunities including some of the below:
Developmental Training Programs
We have opportunities to engage with instructors and fellow students for various classroom developmental training scheduled throughout the year.
- Leadership & Management Programs: Empowering you to tackle important business issues, develop inclusive leadership skills and helping you to advance your career to meet your aspirations.
- Building Manager Capability: We are committed to cultivating the growth of our managers and senior leaders through providing virtual and in-classroom learning for new, experienced managers and senior leaders.
- External Conferences & Seminars: Employees can attend external conferences and seminars to build their technical capability and remain in touch with industry best practice.
We provide all employees with access to thousands of interactive online resources to gain the skills you need, when you need them. Our expansive library of resources covers a wide range of special interest topics in multiple languages through a variety of top learning and development resources powered by Lynda.com .
In BMS Ireland we have a Further Education Policy which provides for funding to further education courses for employees that are aligned with their goals and our mission.
Learning on the job
We believe people learn the most through on-the-job experiences. With support and coaching from your colleagues, you’re encouraged to take on stretch assignments that maximize your learning experience. This may include rotations or assignments to another position or business function, or include involvement in key projects.
Coaching & Mentoring
Our work is challenging and you shouldn't have to go it alone. Connect with a more experienced colleague to be your sounding board and to help guide you forward. In addition to day to day coaching and mentoring, members of our People and Business Resource Groups are provided mentor/mentee learning and development among employees on a global scale.
We have processes designed to support rewarding career dialogue between a manager and an employee. This includes career development tools and systems to support meaningful career discussions and facilitate career development opportunities.
Approval number: NOIE2003264
Date: May 2020