Associate Director of Segment Development - Vaccines and Gene Therapy

Posted 08 Jan 2020

Singapore, Singapore - Singapore

Req Id 201930


A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our around 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.

Your Role: We are seeking an Associate Director of Segment Development in Asia-Pacific for the BioProcessing business franchise to serve as the regional expert on the Vaccines and Gene therapy segment. This individual will work within a team as a regional expert leading high-level customer networking, capturing segment voice of market, driving customer collaborations, and developing a thought leadership presence at industry conferences.


  • Act as the industry expert with broad knowledge across the Process Solutions business field by publishing articles, speaking at conferences and participating in trade/professional organizations to drive thought leadership
  • Develop and execute a strategically aligned tactical plan in partnership with sales
  • Generate segment voice of market/customer to support development of innovative products and services by us
  • Develop customer events/seminars (define event theme, objectives, identify event core team and delegate tasks)
  • Develop senior level customer connections to drive sales opportunities and collaborations
  • Educate the sales functions about customer needs, our capabilities and winning strategies
  • Contribute to the development of a comprehensive segment strategy with partner functions
  • Validate the development of sales opportunities analysis to drive share gains
  • Drive wins and reporting for adoption rates, seeding targets/rates and other critical KPIs

Who You Are

  • BS degree with 8+ years’ experience or MS degree with 3+ years’ experience, or PhD
  • Advanced degree in a technical or scientific field preferred (life sciences strongly preferred)
  • Experience in the biopharmaceutical/healthcare industry with demonstration of successful results
  • Experience in areas related to vaccines or gene therapy required
  • Ability to seek out and identify opportunities to provide solutions to customer’s current or future needs; Display entrepreneurial spirit and enthusiasm to explore new ideas and the unknown and visualize what is possible
  • Ability to identify and analyze what is important and to interpret and synthesize issues and data to draw conclusions; ability to understand interdependencies and cause and effect relationships
  • Ability to engage with customers in the pursuit of building and sustaining long term relationships and having sufficient market and applications knowledge to add value in the engagement with customers
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to take ownership for ensuring the desired outcome of a project and to establish and monitor the project milestones toward the objective
  • Ability to work in close alignment with people from other functions and to influence and engage with others to address issues, resolve conflicts and ensure the best overall outcome, ability to communicate across boundaries, build cross-functional collaboration and influence without direct authority
  • Self-motivated and maintains a positive outlook
  • Willingness to travel (up to 50%)
  • Location: Asia Pacific
  • Language requirements: Fluent in English (written and verbal)


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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