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Bristol Myers Squibb SVP, Chief Quality Officer in Devens, Massachusetts

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Challenging. 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 Chief Quality Officer will report directly into the EVP, Global Product Development & Supply Chain ( GPS ) with a dotted line reporting into the CEO and Chairman of the Board, and have responsibility for providing long-term Quality strategic insights connected to BMS business imperatives . They will ensure quality and compliance across the enterprise (including R&D & GPS network s) , while leading global networks of testing facilities and auditors .

Key Responsibilities

  • Member of the GPS LT and Quality Officer of the Company

  • Close connection with the BMS LT and the board of directors

  • Providing comprehensive strategic leadership for the end-to-end Quality chain internally and externally

  • Enforcing the BMS Quality System which spans commercial and R&D

  • Implementing the Culture of Excellence across BMS

  • Harmonizing quality systems and processes across Biologics, Pharma , Cell Therapy, and Radiopharmaceuticals while ensuring flexibility that meets the requirements of individual businesses

  • Building a world class Audit program for BMS R & D and commercial supply chain, spanning internal and external manufacturing sites

  • E nsuring compliance to the QMS across development and manufacturing processes, including approving the BMS Annual Audit Plan

  • Ensuring validation, transfer and lifecycle management of analytical methods

  • Reporting to regulatory agencies and handling of product quality complaints

  • Deploying and overseeing metrics for BMS that fosters proactive quality and compliance

  • Ensuring quality escalations are communicated to management and appropriate actions are taken

  • Chairing Quality Council, Product Review Committee for Quality issues and Investigational Review Committee to review quality issues ; attends the Board of Directors for designated responsibilities

  • Cultivate a professional network and keeps a broad view on the external market practices; positions himself/herself as an influencer within the industry through attendance of strategic forums

Qualifications & Experience

  • Established Biopharmaceutical leader in Quality with 20+ years of experience with a proven track record leading end-to- end quality and compliance across the R&D and manufacturing value chain ; prefer a candidate with experience across multiple modalities

  • Proven ability to develop and lead a team of professionals interacting across all levels

  • B S degree required , MA or PhD preferred

  • Prior significant experience interacting with FDA, EMA and other regulatory authorities

  • Industry thought leadership

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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 Careers

With a single vision as inspiring as Transforming patients' lives through scienceā„¢ , 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 Protocol

BMS 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.

Company: Bristol-Myers Squibb

Req Number: R1582125

Updated: 2024-06-15 03:09:15.986 UTC

Location: Devens-MA

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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