Commercial Lead - Clean Meat

Posted 05 Dec 2019

Bedford, Massachusetts - United States

Req Id 201035

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A career with EMD Serono is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 56,000 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. EMD Serono is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.


Your Role:

We are looking for a Commercial Lead for our newly established innovation projects in the field of “Clean Meat” that are to be incubated within a start-up environment at our Innovation Center. As part of the New Business Builder organization, you are responsible for masterminding and growing this new business with a focus on all commercial and business development aspects, working hand in hand with a Founder that is responsible for all technical aspects of the future business. As Commercial Lead – Co - Founder you will be leading and coordinating all activities along the “Clean Meat” value chain, developing and building appropriate models to grow and scale the business, perform stakeholder mapping and develop go-to-market strategies. Further you conceive, lead and implement business development activities towards value-add strategic and commercial partnerships and look to guarantee optimal operational set-up of the projects within the New Business Builder. You will be accountable for the cost centers and the budgeting of the projects. In close collaboration with the Founder you will set the strategic direction of the projects to achieve long-term financial success. You will also be responsible for gaining thought leadership within the “Clean Meat” space and you are committed and skilled to transform a great technology into commercial success, promoting our organization and the projects to all relevant internal and external stakeholders.

 

Who you are: minimum requirements, Bachelor’s Degree with 7+ years' work experience in the food /bioprocessing industry, or exposure to the sector at a top-tier industry player, consulting firm, start-up, or financial service provider (VC, PE or similar). Master’s in management, finance or marketing with proven international experience or food / bioprocessing-related engineering or science background.  Experience in marketing, product management, business development and brand building. In-depth experience in defining and building new business models around stakeholder networks along the value chain and mapping strategic options to achieve commercially attractive partnerships and agreements.  Successfully delivered go-to- market initiatives would be a clear plus. Track record in and leading cross-cultural and high performing teams. Hands-on work ethics and can-do entrepreneurial mentality coupled with flawless project management skills. Strategic thinker with capability for fast execution and ability to articulate and promote the project to multiple heterogenous audiences and stakeholders. Flexible and willing to travel internationally (about 30% of time).

 

Preferred requirements, Bachelor’s Degree with 7+ years' work experience, (MBA is preferred) in the food /bioprocessing industry, or exposure to the sector at a top-tier industry player, consulting firm, start-up, or financial service provider (VC, PE or similar). Master’s in management, finance or marketing with proven international experience or food / bioprocessing-related engineering or science background.  Experience in marketing, product management, business development and brand building. In-depth experience in defining and building new business models around stakeholder networks along the value chain and mapping strategic options to achieve commercially attractive partnerships and agreements.  Successfully delivered go-to- market initiatives would be a clear plus. Track record in and leading cross-cultural and high performing teams. Hands-on work ethics and can-do entrepreneurial mentality coupled with flawless project management skills. Strategic thinker with capability for fast execution and ability to articulate and promote the project to multiple heterogenous audiences and stakeholders. Flexible and willing to travel internationally (about 30% of time).


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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