Associate Director – Worldwide Commercial Strategy & Operations, Established Brands

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

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Princeton, NJ

Job Description

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Job Overview:

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.


The Associate Director, Worldwide Commercial Strategy & Operations is responsible for leading a cross-functional matrix team to streamline and optimize operations and drive market engagement strategies to impact business performance. This individual will focus on developing innovative solutions to simplify operations across the Worldwide Established Brand Team and its stakeholders, identifying inefficiencies, and ensuring solutions are aligned with the portfolio strategy. The individual will work directly with the WW Commercial EB and Matrix Team leadership and gain exposure to the local markets across the organization. The Associate Director will be responsible for coordination of multiple concurrent projects and will be Project Lead on some of these important initiatives.


  • Identify opportunities for simplification, apply appropriate level of rigor, propose solutions, and lead implementation across teams and functions.

  • Plan and facilitate the annual Commercial Established Brands Portfolio Prioritization refresh, including facilitating WW EB/Matrix Stakeholder meetings to develop the strategic summary, disseminate to the markets, and coordinate timelines for the annual portfolio refresh process.

  • In collaboration with WW EB Team members coordinate and support recurring and adhoc meeting activity.

  • Help facilitate sharing of knowledge between markets and WW EB/Matrix partners, including:

    • Dissemination of individual market learnings to other markets to enable quick response to market events for Established Brand indications.

    • Facilitate responses to requests for information from the WW EB/Matrix partners to the markets, with a focus on identifying more efficient knowledge-sharing methods to reduce the workload on the market teams.

  • Facilitate budgeting process, including annual planning and P1-P3 projections. Partner with the WW EB Team members to identify opportunities to reallocate resources as needed and ensure that the team meets their OpEx budget targets.

  • Support ad hoc strategic projects as requested by leadership (examples could include Business Case development, Web / SharePoint presence for WW Established Brands, etc.).


  • BA/BS degree or equivalent; MBA is preferred

  • Marketing, sales, medical, GPS, or operations experience preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to influence stakeholders up, down and across the organization

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, changing environment and design and implement multiple projects simultaneously

  • Demonstrated experience in successfully executing projects across multi-functional teams

  • Concise and impactful oral and written communication skills

  • Has demonstrated project management skills

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.

Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is an essential job function of this role which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and enhances the Company culture.

To protect the safety of our workforce, customers, patients and communities, the policy of the Company requires all employees and workers in the U.S. and Puerto Rico to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they have received an exception based on an approved request for a medical or religious reasonable accommodation. Therefore, all BMS applicants seeking a role located in the U.S. and Puerto Rico must confirm that they have already received or are willing to receive the full COVID-19 vaccination by their start date as a qualification of the role and condition of employment. This requirement is subject to state and local law restrictions and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions such as Montana. This requirement is also subject to discussions with collective bargaining representatives in the U.S.

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