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Director, Site IT Lead

Leiden, Netherlands

Job Description

Working with Us
Challenging. Meaningful. Life-changing. Those aren’t words that are usually associated with a job. But working at Bristol Myers Squibb is anything but usual. Here, uniquely interesting work happens every day, in every department. From optimizing a production line to the latest breakthroughs in cell therapy, this is work that transforms the lives of patients, and the careers of those who do it. You’ll get the chance to grow and thrive through opportunities uncommon in scale and scope, alongside high-achieving teams rich in diversity. Take your career farther than you thought possible.

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. Read more: .

Bristol Myers Squibb Netherlands

Bristol Myers Squibb has been active in the Dutch market for over 50 years, employing people across a range of activities and business units in Utrecht, The Netherlands.

The Netherlands is also home to our first European Cell Therapy facility , located at the Leiden Bio Science Park, the largest life sciences cluster of The Netherlands. This new state of the art facility is focused on commercial manufacturing with capabilities for multi-product Cell Therapy manufacturing. You can become part of this exciting journey. Check out this video if you want to know more about it!

The Netherlands has everything it takes to become the medicines hub of Europe, the so-called Boston by the North Sea. As we continue to expand our footprint by building this new site, we are looking to grow our team.

Would you like to become an important chain in our worldwide network to bring this new personalized treatment to patients suffering from blood cancer? Join us and be a game changer!

For more information about Bristol Myers Squibb Netherlands, visit us at or

Position Summary

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 Director, IT Cell Therapy Manufacturing Site Lead position plays a critical role in managing all corporate & locally supported infrastructure and software at the Leiden, NL Cell Therapy manufacturing site.  IT is committed to achieving excellence as measured (in part) by their effectiveness in supporting business functions and related business processes across the company. The role must excel at supporting the site’s daily operations while also developing a strategic IT roadmap for the site.

This role will report to the Exec. Director, IT Business Partner for Cell Therapy & Digital Manufacturing and will also be part of CTGM IT Leadership Team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead a matrixed organization composed of both site direct reports and groups of indirect reports to deliver effective, innovative, and stable solutions that meet the needs of the site.
  • Active member of the Site Leadership team.  Collaborate with site leadership to develop, support, and align strategies for business process improvements through information systems automation.
  • Function as the liaison and the single point of contact between site leadership and corporate IT.
  • Accountable for continuous operation and maintenance of ERP, MES, LIMS, local manufacturing, quality control and quality management site IT systems as well as associated site infrastructure.
  • Lead Cell Therapy site service level management scope and process with IT groups and/or vendor managed services, i.e. Service Level Agreements (SLA’s), Disaster Recovery/Service Continuity, etc.
  • Provide IT leadership to site inspection readiness and data integrity initiatives.
  • Participate in high-level strategic communications with the business and site leadership teams.
  • Manage new demand from the various site functions (Manufacturing Operations, Quality, Supply Chain, Manufacturing Science & Technology) through the IT stage gate process.
  • Identify key technology trends and how new technologies might be leveraged to provide better solutions to the manufacturing site

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in a life sciences or engineering discipline or a minimum of 10 years of equivalent biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry experience.
  • Greater than 10 years in multiple organizational contexts, including IT, CSV, linking technology to business needs in the biopharmaceutical industry.
  • Experience in information technology, preferably within a pharmaceutical technical operations environment. Experience should range from manufacturing and quality control systems to GxP quality management systems.
  • Demonstrated effective leadership skills in building high performance teams.

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Why You Should Apply

If you come across a role that intrigues you but doesn’t perfectly line up with your resume, we encourage you to apply anyway. You could be one step away from work that will transform your life and career.

Uniquely Interesting Work, Life-changing Careers
With a single vision as inspiring as “Transforming patients’ lives through science™ ”, every BMS employee plays an integral role in work that goes far beyond ordinary. Each of us is empowered to apply our individual talents and unique perspectives in an inclusive culture, promoting diversity in clinical trials, while our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

On-site Protocol

BMS has a diverse occupancy structure that determines where an employee is required to conduct their work. This structure includes site-essential, site-by-design, field-based and remote-by-design jobs. The occupancy type that you are assigned is determined by the nature and responsibilities of your role:

Site-essential roles require 100% of shifts onsite at your assigned facility. Site-by-design roles may be eligible for a hybrid work model with at least 50% onsite at your assigned facility. For these roles, onsite presence is considered an essential job function and is critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, and a positive Company culture. For field-based and remote-by-design roles the ability to physically travel to visit customers, patients or business partners and to attend meetings on behalf of BMS as directed is an essential job function.

BMS is dedicated to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace accommodations/adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request a reasonable workplace accommodation/adjustment prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodations/adjustments in completing this application, or in any part of the recruitment process, direct your inquiries to . Visit eeo -accessibility to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.

BMS cares about your well-being and the well-being of our staff, customers, patients, and communities. As a result, the Company strongly recommends that all employees be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and keep up to date with Covid-19 boosters.

BMS will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, pursuant to applicable laws in your area.

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