Manager, Technology Operations

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.

TS & Dx Technical Management is searching for an operations manager to support the Translational Sciences technology groups responsible for biomarker assay development and execution, focused on enabling a precision medicine approach in late phase clinical trials. This role will have significant interactions with stakeholders throughout Translational Medicine. The Operations Manager will be responsible for ensuring efficient execution of projects supporting on-going clinical trials, as well as efforts focused on translational research. This role will include end-to-end oversight from project initiation through data delivery for both internal and external work.

The successful candidate will be a motivated, self-starter with a Growth Mindset. Excellent communication and problem-solving skills are required, as well as experience working in a highly matrixed organization.

BMS values the innovation that can be inspired from in-person collaboration among our site-based employees. We also offer up to 50% remote work flexibility within a 2-week period.

Roles and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following :
  • Apply project management skills to ensure work is delivered on time and within budget.
  • Coordinate internal resources and third party vendors for the flawless execution of projects.
  • Establish and maintain operational capabilities that facilitate efficient workflows/processes.
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives through interaction of all relevant stakeholders and ensure technical feasibility of requests.
  • Apply stakeholder management skills to facilitate successful relationships
  • Utilize risk management techniques to minimize project derailment and escalate issues to management as needed.


Experiences Desired:
  • Bachelor’s degree with minimum 3 years’ experience in drug development/scientific discipline.
  • Firsthand knowledge of scientific/laboratory operations preferred.
  • Experience working with vendors/facilitating contracts desired but not necessary.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects of significant complexity in a highly matrixed team environment.
  • Significant exposure to biomarkers, including collections and logistics considerations.
  • Understanding of clinical data management required.
  • Experience and high degree of fluency with MS Office tools (esp. Excel and MS Project).


Skills/Knowledge Desired:
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret complex problems/data from a variety of sources, and through effective decision-making and planning, deliver superior business results.
  • Strong communication (written and oral), interpersonal and negotiating skills required.
  • Highly effective organizational and time management skills required.
  • Flexibility to re-focus priorities and achieve results in a frequently changing environment.
  • Ability to foster teamwork by creating an environment based on mutual trust and respect.
  • Embraces a culture of diversity and inclusion to enhance personal and company performance.
  • Background in pathology, histology and/or IHC desired but not required.


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 adastaffingsupport@bms.com. Visit careers.bms.com/eeo-accessibility to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.

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