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Thermo Fisher Scientific Director, Strategy Development and Planning, PSG in Waltham, Massachusetts

Director of Strategy Development and Planning (PSG)

When you are a 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: Durham, NC / Waltham/Needham, MA

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Strategy developments and deployment efforts at the Group level

  • Work collaboratively with business units and functions to identify underlying challenges, dynamics and ongoing initiatives

  • Develop and document a deep understanding of different customer segments and their associated needs

  • 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

  • Facilitate the successful development and deployment of the annual strategic planning process (STRAP) by synthesizing the various strategic opportunities into a compelling strategies & vision driving above market growth. Bring expertise and techniques (e.g., scenario planning, portfolio analysis, future-back dreaming) designed to identify and make better decisions under uncertainty

  • Drive development of prioritized strategic initiatives: high level definition, cost-benefit impact, resource capacity, evaluation of strategic options

  • Improve business processes to support, implement and track progress on key strategic initiatives

  • Increase communication & visibility on strategic priorities & progress

  • Support M&A and partnering opportunities in relation to strategies focused on inorganic growth, as requested

Support innovation opportunities where aligned to defined strategies

  • Coordinate review process on AIG-PSG innovation opportunities (scorecard, prioritization, progress, etc.)

  • Support innovation efforts to maximize growth opportunities (VVS, continuous manufacturing)

How will you get here?

  • Bachelor's degree required

  • MBA preferred

  • 10 + years of industry experience in Strategy, Development and New Business Development

  • Must have M&A experience

  • Previous experience managing Strategic Planning Process in a global environment

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Skilled at working and influencing in a Global Matrix environment

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 65,000 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.

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.