Senior Manager, External Manufacturing & Raw Materials Sourcing

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.

Responsibilities and Accountabilities Related to the team:
  • Lead the hiring, performance evaluation, management and development planning of assigned Sourcing Excellence employees and flexible contracted resources
  • Manage the allocation of sourcing work across functions by analyzing historical demand and shifts in projected capacity and ensure flexible resources are fully utilized
  • Work with Category leads to ensure development of savings pipeline
  • Ability to manage a large book of work across multiple individuals, teams, geographies


Responsibilities and Accountabilities Related to our Deliverables:
  • Conduct RFX facilitation process based on Category Strategies
  • Provide insights from internal and market analytics to influence the development of strategic category plans; partner with category leaders and business partners on plan development, including building plans for smaller categories. Build understanding of BMS’s global end-to-end value chain as it relates to the categories in focus
  • When supporting category strategy development, he or she might be involved in research and make recommendations on decisions for “make, buy or lease,” privatize or outsource goods or services
  • Lead the preparation and solicitation of competitive bids, quotations and proposals; evaluate competitive offerings; assess supplier product and pricing information; prepare and issue contracts for legal review and approval (This specific role will require complex contracting globally in a highly regulated area)
  • Collect feedback from stakeholders and ensure stakeholder satisfaction metrics are met


Conduct contract facilitation process for complex contracts
  • Oversee project management for complex contracting events either through hands on execution or management of staff including contracted resources
  • Complete any required pre-transactional steps and prior endorsement with appropriate risk assessment due diligence
  • Ensure appropriate written guidelines are followed and/or SME input is obtained throughout the process (eg, privacy, finance, international and domestic taxation, customs and trade, information security, systems quality, software asset management, and other SMEs)


​ Minimum Requirements:
  • B.S./B.A. (Business, Science or Engineering is desirable)
  • Relevant industry certification is preferred, e.g. Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM), Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM), Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP), Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)
  • Minimum of 3 - 5 years’ work experience with at least 2 - 3 years procurement or relevant experience. (Preferred category experience includes: Manufacturing, Supply Chain)
  • Expertise in materials management, direct materials sourcing, management of external contract manufacturing organizations
  • Expertise in the procurement processes, technology and systems (such as Ariba, SAP), contract and supplier analysis and management, financial analysis, market analysis, supplier diversity, strategic planning and integrated supply chain
  • People management and employee development responsibilities, including talent identification and acquisition


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated advanced knowledge and experience with Sourcing Execution management applied to large and global organizations such as BMS
  • Translate business requirements to system-based solution and implement to improve business performance


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.

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 if you are applying to a role based in the U.S. or Puerto Rico and you believe that you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief, during or any part of the recruitment process, please 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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