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Working In Ireland

Bristol Myers Squibb has been in operation in Ireland since 1964, employing over 650 people across a range of activities and business units. Many of the global business functions, including the Market Supply Operations, Commercial Operations and the European Treasury Centre, have a presence in Ireland.

Ireland is also home to External Manufacturing’s global headquarters, as well as the Cruiserath Biologics Campus, a $1 billion Multi-Product Cell Culture Biologics Manufacturing facility. The Global Biologics Laboratory (GBL), responsible for the release testing of Biologics Drug product for the network, is also based on the Cruiserath Biologics Campus.

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Why Bristol Myers Squibb?

To meet our mission of helping patients to prevail over serious diseases, Bristol Myers Squibb Ireland is committed to developing a 21st century workplace culture that empowers, engages and enriches employees to discover and develop important new medicines for patients around the world.

Featured Opportunities In Ireland

The following are just a few of the many opportunities to make an impact at Bristol Myers Squibb Ireland.

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Diversity & Inclusion

We view diversity in the broadest sense - including age, ethnicity, race, culture, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, abilities and disabilities, religion, socioeconomic background, thinking styles and life experiences, among other differences. Through a culture of inclusion, we create an agile and responsive work environment where the diverse experiences and perspectives of all our employees help to drive innovation and transformative business results.

Bristol Myers Squibb Ireland is dedicated to hiring a diverse workforce. Our reason for this is simple; in order to truly serve our patients and communities, we must rely on a workforce that reflects the marketplace we serve. We leverage personal and professional business experience to help us drive business results, and we serve as the voice of Bristol Myers Squibb in the local community.

Recognising people’s differences gives us access to a broad range of scientific and business insights, strengthens our competitive advantage, and helps us achieve our patient-centric mission most effectively and efficiently.

Bristol Myers Squibb Ireland provides all employees with a foundational understanding about diversity in the workplace and how inclusive behaviours can enhance business results.


Developing Our People

Our mission to enhance the lives of our patients requires an investment in a strong learning culture. By providing valuable learning opportunities, connecting you to your passion, and helping you achieve your personal aspirations, we are empowering you to make a difference.

Access thousands of interactive online resources to gain the skills you need, when you need them. Our expansive library of resources covers a wide range of special interest topics in multiple languages through a variety of top learning and development resources.

Engage with instructors and fellow students for half-day or up to three-day programmes in a virtual or classroom setting.

  • Leadership & management programmes: Empowering you to tackle important business issues, develop inclusive leadership skills and helping you to advance your career to meet your aspirations.
    1. Catalyst and Talent Accelerator: Unique programmes designed to accelerate the leadership potential of high-performing individuals to drive global innovation and business results.
    2. Insights for Success: We are committed to creating an inclusive environment and have invested in training for women and under-represented groups. Our Insights for Success programme is offered to diverse employees to enhance their organisational and personal career success and ensure equitable leadership throughout the company.
    3. General Manager Development: We partner with the premier CEDEP organisation to build our future General Manager talent through this internationally recognised programme.
  • Building manager capability: We are committed to cultivating the growth of our managers and senior leaders through providing virtual and in-classroom learning for new, experienced managers and senior leaders.

We believe people learn the most through on-the-job experiences. With support and coaching from your colleagues, you’re encouraged to take on stretch assignments that maximise your learning experience.

Our work is challenging and you shouldn't have to go it alone. Connect with a more experienced colleague to be your sounding board and to help guide you forward. In addition to day-to-day coaching and mentoring, members of People and Business Resource Groups are provided mentor/mentee learning and development among employees on a global scale.

Locations in

Bristol Myers Squibb is a leading global biopharma company, impacting the lives of patients with serious diseases in more than XX countries. We have a strong presence in Spain where we work with a variety of affiliates, partners, and distributors. And with our medicines available in more than XX countries, we continue to go the distance to ensure our patients get greater accessibility to the life-changing treatments they need. Explore our Spain locations.

Cruiserath Biologics Campus

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Employee Stories

We invite you to meet some of our employees who embody and give expression to our mission. Their words are personal and powerful, and help to tell the Bristol Myers Squibb Ireland story.


Health & Wellbeing

The mission of our Health & Wellbeing Team is to promote and support programmes which encourage the wellness of each and every one at Bristol Myers Squibb Ireland. We will aim to inspire and empower individuals to take responsibility for their own Health & Wellbeing by providing information, activities and services designed to support healthy lifestyle choices.

Our goal is to assist colleagues to find a state of balance between all dimensions of wellbeing:

  • Exercise and fitness
  • Healthy eating
  • Mental and emotional wellbeing
  • Rest and Recovery
  • Healthy environment (Tobacco Free Workplace)
More information on our benefits can be found on our global corporate website >

All employees enter the Company Defined Contribution Pension Scheme on the 1st of January or the 1st of July each year. Employees may contribute from 0 - 5% which BMS will match in addition to the employer core contribution of 7%.


Bristol Myers Squibb offer employee’s highly subsidised rates in the onsite canteen, and access to high spec facilities including Gym facilities, Pilates classes and subsidised Sports and Social clubs.

In addition, employees are entitled to 23.5 days holiday each year in addition to 3 company days (a total of 26.5 days). An additional day’s leave is awarded to employee’s who have completed 5 years of service.


Bristol Meyers Squibb in Ireland supports flexible ways of working for our employees. We continue to encourage and promote flexibility as business needs permit.

This includes a Flexible Ways of Working Policy which provides options for employees to adjust their typical working schedules with the aim of meeting diverse lifestyle needs and priorities.

As a Bristol Myers Squibb employee working in Ireland you can benefit from flexible working hours or a more formal flexible working arrangement on a longer term basis, within the guidelines of our flexible working policy.


Employees can avail of various medical benefits for themselves and their families.


We are recognised for the work we do

Innovative on all fronts

Bristol Myers Squibb and its employees have been awarded numerous distinguished awards and recognitions. We are proud to be one of the best companies for working mothers and industry leaders in the environment, equality, health and safety.

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