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Senior Manager, Product Management and Strategic Initiatives

Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSENIOR PRODUCT MANAGER, STRATEGY, CLINICAL VERTICALWhen you're part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you'll be supported in achieving your career goals.Location/Division Specific InformationThis position is located within the Genetic Testing Solutions business unit, which is part of the Genetic Sciences Division at Thermo Fisher. Our Genetic Sciences Division (GSD) based in South San Francisco is at the forefront of innovation for genetic analysis research and clinical applications. The Genetic Testing Solutions business within GSD is a cross-platform organization designed to accelerate growth in the clinical space. The team is dedicated to working across all genetic analysis platforms with focus on high-growth opportunities - developing products/solutions for key applied clinical markets such as: COVID-19, infectious disease, pharmacogenomics, public health and oncology. The portfolio and pipeline include both RUO and IVD products.How will you make an impact?The Sr. Manager will focus on addressing key strategic questions facing the GTS Clinical business as it rapidly expands as a leader in COVID-19 testing. With its broad portfolio and ability to leverage the scale and capabilities of Thermo Fisher Scientific, this is an opportunity to impact a rapidly growing molecular diagnostic business that is already at the forefront of COVID-19 testing and beyond. The individual will own the strategic direction of the business including the 5-year roadmap for the Clinical Vertical Business Unit within the broader GTS organization. He/she will collaborate both with the Product Management organization as well as supporting functions (R&D, Operations etc.) to drive the growth of the business.What will you do?* Drive the development and execution of strategic projects relating to the Genetic Testing Solutions Clinical business unit* Own business unit annual strategic planning process, product management efforts, and special projects as they arise* Manage Inorganic and partnership strategy and evaluate opportunities that align with broader organizational strategy* Support business unit and corporate special projects and presentations as required by Division President or C-Suite* Undertake market landscape assessments and build business cases for new projects and opportunities* Manage operating mechanisms for the VP/GM and ensure structures are in place for cross-functional communication and effectiveness* Perform regular market landscape and competitive analyses and articulate the impact on the GTS Clinical business unitHow will you get here?Education* Bachelor's degree required in life science, engineering, businesses, economics or related field* MBA or similar advanced degree preferredExperience* 3-5 years professional experience in consulting, corporate strategy, investment banking and/or market analysis* Knowledge of molecular testing methods utilized in clinical applications and their strengths/differentiation relative to conventional diagnostics methods preferred* Familiar with qPCR, CE, Microarray and NGS platforms is preferred* Familiar with global trends on adoption of molecular testing preferred* Understanding of organizational requirements to design life sciences products/solutions is preferredKnowledge, Skills and Abilities* Excellent analytical, critical thinking, project management, communication and presentation skills* Leadership and building out a team of direct reports; support team development and professional growth* Strong presence; ability to influence and communicate with senior business leadership including C-Suite* Work cross-functionally across a matrixed organization* Highly self-motivated with ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and initiativesAt Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 75,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission-enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.Apply today! Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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