BioP Strategy & Market Intelligence Manager

Posted 09 Apr 2020

Bedford, Massachusetts - United States

Req Id 205033


A career with MilliporeSigma 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. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.


Your role:


The Manager actively partners with business leaders to deeply understand market and competitive dynamics across relevant dimensions.  Through a highly collaborative approach, the Manager advises and helps the business leader develop their fact based understanding of the market and how to effectively win vis a vis the competition and customer needs.  The insights produced by the Manager also inform portfolio management and the strategy development process.  This is a role with high visibility to senior management and excellent career advancement opportunities.

Lead projects:

  • Identifying, prioritizing, developing and delivering market research initiatives to characterize and assess markets and competitors
  • Facilitating competitive intelligence activities across the organization (e.g., competitor profiling & tracking, war-gaming, CI workshops with cross functional teams, etc.)
  • Quantifying market opportunities and potential risks based on competitive dynamics, regulatory environment, etc.
  • Integrating internal and external perspectives and driving alignment in executing market intelligence initiatives
  • Monitoring and reporting on competitor and market activities and trends to deliver actionable insights to the organization
  • Building and maintaining global market segmentation models for the business

Exhibit strong teamwork within and beyond the Strategy & Market Intelligence team to drive functional success:

  • Engage, mentor and challenge team members
  • Integrate tools and best practices into function
  • Build scalable capabilities in the business
  • Support onboarding of new Market Intelligence team members


Who you are:

  • B.A. or B.S. degree in economics, chemical engineering, biology or other technical field required.
  • Advanced degree in a quantitative field (MBA, Masters or PhD)
  • Management consulting, strategic planning, market research, competitive intelligence, market intelligence experience
  • 10+ years of relevant, professional experience, ideally within Life Sciences, Pharmaceutical or Chemicals markets
  • Intellectually curious with a bias for action
  • Influences without authority and drives actionable results
  • Deeply analytical with quantitative and qualitative data – framing and conducting analysis, market modeling
  • Competent in financial analysis of company reporting and forecasting
  • Deeply experienced in developing fact based, market driven insights
  • Highly collaborative team player able to lead cross functional projects and build team alignment
  • Effectively engage team members across various levels
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong communication skills – oral and written
  • Openness to fresh ideas and new perspectives
  • Experienced in global organization working with highly technical team members
  • Comfortable in fluid environment and navigating through ambiguity
  • Highly proficient in MS Office, leveraging secondary research and conducting primary research
  • Proficiency with advanced data analytics and data visualization tools is a plus
  • Travel ~ 25%
  • Fluent spoken and written English

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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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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