Director, Global Strategy

Posted 26 Nov 2019

Burlington, Massachusetts - United States

Req Id 200798


Work Location: 400 Summit Dr Burlington, Massachusetts
Shift: Day Job
Department: LS-BSV Pharma Value Chain Project

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Your Role

We have an opening for a Director, Global Strategy at the global headquarter in Burlington, MA. This position reports to the Head of Global Strategy at MilliporeSigma.

This role will be responsible for:

  • Driving and coordinating the development of the overall strategy for Life Science
  • Serving as a designated contact for Business Units
  • Analyzing the market and competitive landscape across all business fields, regions, and customer segments
  • Leverage internal and external professional networks and data sources to develop an intimate understanding of the Life Sciences space to identify opportunities, assess competitive dynamics, and anticipate market evolutions.
  • Conducting analyses of our R&D and business portfolio
  • Developing clear, succinct, fact-based, and impactful presentations to top management
  • Provide ongoing support to Head of Global Strategy in stakeholder engagement, including regular communication to and involvement of senior leadership in overall life science strategy and business unit strategy, ensuring alignment with the Life Science Execution Team (LSET)
  • Tracking strategy implementation and driving process improvement
    Who You Are
    We are looking for people passionate about life science, business impact, solving problems, and driving results. We cherish curiosity, innovation, and diversity.
  • Bachelor's degree in business, life science or engineering, with an MBA and/or post-graduate degree(s)
  • Experience at a top-tier consulting firm preferred, ideally in life science or healthcare strategy
  • Sharp business acumen, analytic and communication skills; experience with financial statements a plus
  • Strong project management, leadership, and facilitation skills, including experience with managing cross-function matrix teams, and building consensus across all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated agility to multitask, manage time, handle uncertainty, and work under pressure
  • Solid computer skills, and experience with digital analytics
  • Ability to travel 10-20% including international trips

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!

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