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Bristol Myers Squibb IT Business Partner for Worldwide Patient Safety in Princeton, 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.

Roles & Responsibilities

The Executive Director, IT Business Partnering, WorldWide Patient Safety is accountable for the effective planning and value delivery of IT capabilities and services supporting WorldWide Patient Safety at BMS. The successful candidate will build trusting and challenging partnerships with senior business and IT leaders, and will partner with them to plan, deliver and support world-class digital platforms. They will combine deep technical & domain expertise with strategic leadership skills and a consistent sense of urgency.

•Executive relationship management: build strong and challenging relationships with senior business leaders, and work with them to ensure an effective and supportive partnership between the IT and business teams.

•Strategic planning, prioritization and execution of a complex portfolio of IT-driven capability projects.

•Line management of a team of 12 IT professionals, plus consultant teams, and associated operational budget.

•Matrix leadership of a broad range of IT functions and external partners, as required to ensure successful portfolio delivery and platform support.

•Management of relationships with strategic technology vendor partners and service providers.

•Scale of business function: approximate # of R&D employees in WorldWide Patient Safety is 700, 2,000 including contractors

•Senior business partners supported : 11 senior executives across WorldWide Patient Safety

•Scale of budget responsibility: Approximately $50-$70M per year of digitization investment spend.

•Reports to VP, IT for R&D, with “dotted line” to VP WorldWide Patient Safety


•Strong knowledge of how technology enables WorldWide Patient Safety

•Track record of defining and implementing digital strategy

•Ability to be trusted adviser to senior business stakeholders.

• Ability to lead direct and matrix teams to ensure strong delivery with a focus on business results.

•10+ years relevant experience

•MS/MBA in life sciences, technology or related discipline

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: R1542061

Updated: 2021-06-22 04:46:17.233 UTC

Location: Princeton,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.