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Thermo Fisher Scientific Senior Manager, Data Governance Compliance in Waltham, Massachusetts

When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll be part of a smart, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery. With revenues of more than $24 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

Location/Business Groups

Analytical Instrument and Life Science Groups (Waltham MA)

How you will make an impact:

This is a critical data governance role accountable for adoption of global data policies, standards and processes. This high visibility position provides effective leadership in communication, compliance and resolution. As part of the newly created Data Governance Office, data will be standardized and curated to provide elevated insights.

What you will do:

  • Establish a data governance adoption and compliance vision, strategy and roadmap

  • Build a collaborative auditing and compliance mechanism (identification, prevention, monitoring, resolution and advisory) that unlock business value with alignment and adoption

  • Become an alignment and compliance GO TO person who deeply understands and collaborates with all levels of business leaders and users

  • Explore and recommend scalable, automated and easy to use auditing platforms and tools that drive higher compliance and adoption

  • Create and own compliance rules, metrics and scorecards that assist business areas to improve continuously

  • Facilitate and lead the ongoing review, education and training on compliance methodology across the groups and divisions

How you will get here:


Bachelor's Degree, Masters Degree or equivalent related years of experience. Ideal subject areas include business, finance, Computer Science, MIS, engineering and data science.


  • 5+ years of demonstrated experience of crafting and implementing enterprise wide IT or data governance auditing and compliance programs

  • 5+ years of people or project management experience in industry (healthcare, financial, life science, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing)

  • Broad exposure to best practices in end to end business processes - order to cash, procure to pay, etc.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Outstanding domain knowledge of IT or data governance auditing and compliance structure, controls and processes

  • Proven track program and project management expertise including prioritization and problem solving

  • Superb communication, presentation and interpersonal skills, especially the ability to translate compliance lexicon into business benefits language and build consensus among various partners

  • Demonstrated ability to manage adversity and sophisticated situations

  • A passion and educated bias towards positive and useful compliance

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 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.

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.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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.