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Thermo Fisher Scientific Director, Strategic Growth and Integration in Boston, Massachusetts

Director, Strategic Growth and Integration is responsible for maximizing long-term strategic growth for Pharma Services Group (PSG) through the execution of growth initiatives and integration excellence. The Director, Strategic Growth and Integration will work collaboratively with Strategy, Corporate Development and Senior Leadership to identify and action on key growth strategies with particular focus on growth through external partnerships and M&A. This role will support partner identification, assessment and will lead integration management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide outside-in thought leadership on the future state of the industry and potential impact to overall strategy and businesses

  • Define strategic context across portfolio of businesses: growth drivers, macro trends, customer dynamics, competitive environment, technology trends, etc. On an ongoing basis monitor, track, interpret, and share industry, competitive and innovation trends.

  • Participate in formulation of business strategy, including commercial strategy, product/service strategy, technology strategy, and competitive strategy analysis

  • Identify levers to accelerate growth and expand capabilities to create a differentiated competitive advantage; support the make vs. buy assessment.

  • Work collaboratively with leadership from divisions and functions to identify underlying challenges, dynamics, and opportunities to deliver growth and profitability

  • Develop new business models, identifying new areas along the value chain wherein Pharma Services can bring value

  • Proactively identify and profile potential partnerships and acquisition targets aligned to strategic priorities

  • Partner with Corporate Development to evaluate and advance inorganic growth opportunities. This entails input and support across all stages of deal flow, including screening, strategic rationale, valuation, diligence, and integration planning.

  • Build, deploy and oversee an Integration Management Office (IMO) capability for PSG; lead select integrations.

  • Responsible for the creation and delivery of a disciplined integration strategy, process, and execution.

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • BS in technical discipline (Science, Engineering, Finance); MBA strongly preferred

  • 10+ years of relevant professional experience, including broad-based experience in strategy and market/financial analysis within a corporate or consulting setting; experience with corporate development strongly preferred

  • Proven track record of effectively leading highly complex strategic initiatives, direct integration experience required

  • Experience developing and implementing governance structures along with supporting process and tools

  • Executive presence: Ability to engage, influence and inspire at all levels

  • Ability to collaborate and work across a heavily matrixed environment with strong influence and negotiation skills

  • Highly self-motivated with ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and initiatives simultaneously

  • Comfortable working in ambiguity with attention to detail

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 80,000 extraordinary minds have a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission-enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

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.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, veteran status, age or disability status.

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