Associate Director, Finance & Resourcing Operations

Clinical Dev

icon-location-marker Princeton - NJ - US
Posted 54 days ago Full_time R1526416

Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global Biopharma company committed to a single mission: to discover, develop, and deliver innovative medicines focused on helping millions of patients around the world in disease areas such as oncology, cardiovascular, immunoscience and fibrosis.

 

Join us and make a difference.  We hire the best people and provide them with a work environment that places a premium on diversity, integrity, collaboration and personal development. Through a culture of inclusion, we create a better, more productive work environment. We believe that the diverse experiences and perspectives of all our employees help to drive innovation and transformative business results.

This position reports to the within the Global Outsourcing team. 
Key responsibilities include:
•    Direct management of the Partnerships Finance and Resourcing Operations group
•    Align critical resources, management and stakeholders
•    Assess and manage business risks and organizational dynamics.  Allocate Partnerships Finance and Resourcing Operations resources to support the Global Development Operations portfolio
•    Driving costing, invoicing and resourcing optimization across GDO vendors.  Business and operational process improvement

Responsibilities:

·        Direct management of the Partnerships Finance and Resourcing Operations group

·        Creating an impactful vision for the function and communicates a supporting strategy with clarity, force and impact to align critical resources, management and stakeholders

·        Responsibility for ensuring alignment with other tangential organizations including GDO, Global Procurement, etc. as it pertains to outsourced study execution, procedures, processes and vendor interactions

·        Ensuring Partnerships Finance and Resourcing Operations resources are effectively allocated to support the Global Development Operations portfolio

·        Monitoring trends and performance indicators across portfolio related to outsourcing management issues and successes across all contract service categories

·        Ensuring the Partnerships Finance and Resourcing Operations team leads the outsourcing processes as per relevant strategies and scope of work to leverage our external partners or the external Contract Service Providers (CSPs) to execute the GDO portfolio

·        Effectively monitors outsourcing processes and ensures team compliance with BMS outsourcing and purchasing policies and procedures, ethical practices, and adherence to relevant laws and regulations

·        Focusing the Partnerships Finance and Resourcing Operations team on business and operational process improvement to simplify processes and tools and bring new value to BMS. Anticipates needs, assesses and manages business risks and organizational dynamics as well as their implications based on developing alternate plans and choices. Assures adequate implementation / execution of plans

·        Takes action or makes commitments under conditions of uncertainty

·        Researches best practices across a variety of industries and disciplines and translates into relevant actions for improvements within BMS. Displays organizational savvy and knows how to leverage networks to bring information and points of view from different areas inside and outside the company

Desired Experience    
•    Minimum of a BA or BS Degree in a business administration or relevant field (advanced degree a plus)
•    Clinical development experience of 5-7 years required;  Scientific, Financial, and business problem solving experience desired
•    Experience with clinical service providers: initiating, negotiating and executing legal and/or financial agreements in the clinical trials environment- biotech or pharmaceutical industry
•    Direct people management experience 
•    Proven ability to drive teams to sustain high levels of performance in a constantly changing environment
•    Proven experience in managing key internal and external stakeholders (including senior leaders) effectively by frequently soliciting input and gathering and incorporating feedback into processes and driving change as appropriate
•    Demonstrated understanding of the needs of stakeholders and mediates between the CSP and stakeholders while being sensitive to their respective unique needs. Proven ability to build and maintain relationships under undesirable and confrontational situations
•    Effective management of cross-functional, multi-cultural teams and demonstrated ability to work and influence within a matrix structure
•    Effective management of cross-functional, multi-cultural teams and demonstrated ability to work and influence within a matrix structure
•    Excellent oral and written communication skills and diplomacy to convey information and influence others with a strong customer focus
•    Demonstrates a high level of adaptability in dealing with ambiguous and complex work environment and balances multiple demands on role in a responsive and professional manner
 

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 the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.