Heads of Business Planning and Innovation

Posted 24 Jan 2023

Burlington, Massachusetts - United States

Req Id 260587


Work Your Magic with us!

Ready to explore, break barriers, and discover more? We know you’ve got big plans – so do we! Our colleagues across the globe love innovating with science and technology to enrich people’s lives with our solutions in Healthcare, Life Science, and Electronics. Together, we dream big and are passionate about caring for our rich mix of people, customers, patients, and planet. That's why we are always looking for curious minds that see themselves imagining the unimaginable with us.

This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization. External applicants must be eligible to work in the US. 

Job Title: Heads of Business Planning and Innovation

Employer: EMD Millipore Corporation

Job Location: 400 Summit Drive, Burlington, MA 01803


Job Responsibilities:

  1. Manage Process Solutions Services (“PSS”) special and strategic projects to milestones and ensure deliverables;
  2. Organize and drive leadership meetings, including weekly meetings and monthly leadership team meetings;
  3. Develop and present content to company executives and leadership;
  4. Coach, mentor, and guide PSS Leadership Team prospects;
  5. Coordinate company PSS division-wide employee meetings including content development;
  6. Take actions and ownership and follow up on completion of special and strategic projects;
  7. Work with other business planning and implementation directors to align cross-functional goals;
  8. Manage Virtual Business Forum content;
  9. Deliver messaging for PSS driven projects, including status, updates, and impact; and
  10. Support critical initiatives.


Telecommuting is an option.


Job Requirements:

Employer requires candidate to have at least a Master's degree in Biotechnology or a closely related field. Candidate must have at least five (5) years of experience with project management and analytical skills to ensure structure, visibility, and accountability of global teams.


Candidate must also have the following:

  1. Demonstrated ability working in a global matrix environment and managing multi-dimensional relationships and cross function teaming gained through five (5) years of work experience;
  2. Demonstrated ability in drafting and leading board level analyses and presentations gained through five (5) years of work experience;
  3. Demonstrated ability to drive Go-To-Market (GTM) business planning and execution strategies gained through five (5) years of work experience in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, or life science industry;
  4. Demonstrated knowledge of biotech industry trends and biomanufacturing processes and procedures for clinical and commercial development gained through five (5) years of work experience;
  5. Demonstrated knowledge of technical products, services, and applications used on the manufacturing process of monoclonal antibody (mAb) and novel therapies (Cell and Gene Therapy) gained through five (5) years of work experience; and
  6. Demonstrated ability to lead and manage local and global project teams using project management digital tools and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) platforms gained through five (5) years of work experience.


All years of experience may be gained concurrently.


20% travel, of this 80% domestic travel and 20% international required per year.

This position is eligible for EMD Millipore Corporation’s Employee Referral Program.


Applicants can mail resumes to EMD Millipore Corporation, 400 Summit Drive, Burlington, Massachusetts 01803 (Attn: Req#260587) or apply online at https://www.emdgroup.com/en/company.html


What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and believe that it drives excellence and innovation, strengthening our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all to develop and grow at your own pace. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to work their magic and champion human progress!
Apply now and become a part of our diverse team!


If you would like to know more about what diversity, equity, and inclusion means to us, please visit https://www.emdgroup.com/en/company/press-positions.html

Equal Employment Opportunities

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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