Head of Digital Innovation

Posted 04 Jun 2019

Burlington, Massachusetts - United States

Req Id 192685


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your role: The Head of Digital Innovation will drive our eCommerce future aspirations in an incubated agile environment. They will lead a team of 5 managers, driving defined ideas to go/no go conclusions and driving revenue. They will also be responsible evolving new ideas/concepts that build on our foundational concepts and vision.


  • Hire and develop a team of agile leaders/contributors to drive the strategy

  • Deliver on revenue targets from identified concepts and/or develop new initiatives that drive those results

  • Drive an agile and entrepreneurial culture of rapid testing, resulting in on-going learning, go/no-go decision making, and progressive financial success

  • Establish communication cadence with top leadership

  • Work with existing business teams, where appropriate, to harness the strength of the organization without compromising speed

  • Establish an incubator type environment for new initiatives being developed; coach the organization on approach, and potential adoption of business concepts as they make sense



Who You Are:

  • Bachelors/Master’s degree in computer science, business, and/or science

  • Strong track record of leading teams and consistently delivering results in a digital and agile environment

  • Excellent leadership & communication skills

  • Strong business and finance acumen

  • 10+ years industry experience

  • Experience and knowledge of digital channels, having worked in digital marketing, data science, and/or information technology

  • Experience in start-up environments, either in a start-up or as part of larger organization

  • Ambitious, energetic, and result oriented

  • Up to 20% travel, both domestic and international

What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

Curious? Apply and find more information at https://jobs.vibrantm.com

The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

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