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PMO Lead

Posted on 11 October 2018

Bristol-Myers Squibb 
East Syracuse, NY  

Duties and Responsibilities:
Lead the site PMO organization to actively manage the portfolio of site projects from ideation through execution to realize site strategic priorities while maintaining a sustainable balance of workload and resources.
Ensure that site portfolio of projects will lead to attainment of site and GMS strategy.
Ensure site project teams develop and execute against integrated, detailed plans within associated budget (including headcount) and in compliance with Financial Guidelines, Security guidelines, EHS regulations and current GMP.
Lead a sustainable program to train, coach and partner with site staff on the use of Project Management methodologies.
Act as interface with GMS Network PMO Leads within BDO
Apply exceptional problem-solving and analytical skills to identify and evaluate activities and investments and prioritize opportunities to add value
Enable proactive communication with stakeholders & project members on risks, mitigation plans, and any expected delays or issues. Facilitate cross-site, cross- functional interactions and provide support between sites and HQ functions as needed to mitigate risk.
Develop and track KPIs to drive performance of the site portfolio

Specific Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, etc:
Demonstrated leadership capability to achieve success when working and leading virtual teams in a matrix organization.
Extensive experience in biological or pharmaceutical operations, manufacturing, manufacturing technology, engineering and supply chain.
Success in undefined or ambiguous environments.
Demonstrated excellence in developing key stakeholder buy-in.
A demonstrated ability to drive performance and achieve results.
Ability to make quick decisions with minimal supervision.
Demonstrated ability to identify and develop synergies, across functional and business organizational lines that support company strategic objectives.
Superior communication, relationship management, negotiation, analytical and problem-solving skills.
Experience managing people and understanding cultural and operational differences.
Demonstrated project management expertise (project management certification).
Solid understanding of economic analysis, management accounting and business process re-engineering.

Education/Experience/ Licenses/Certifications:
B.S. in science or engineering-related field
MBA or master’s degree preferred
10-15 years of progressive experience in pharmaceutical operations such as manufacturing, quality or supply chain
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification preferred
PMP Certification preferred