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Thermo Fisher Scientific Sr. Manager, Corporate Strategy in Waltham, Massachusetts

About Thermo Fisher Scientific:

Thermo Fisher Scientific is the world leader in serving science. Our Mission is our Purpose: We enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. With our outstanding financial performance, leading market positions and significant investment in innovation, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

Thermo Fisher has consistently delivered exceptional financial performance with double digit revenue and profitability growth over the last decade. We have committed to 7-9% long-term organic revenue growth further enhanced by acquisitions. Pharma and Biotech represents over half of our revenues. Our other customers are Academic & Government, Diagnostics & Healthcare and Industrial. Each are strong and durable end markets with very attractive global growth.

How will you make an impact?

The Senior Manager of Corporate Strategy will support Thermo Fisher Scientific’s long term corporate strategy development efforts by facilitating the identification of growth drivers and challenges across the Company’s diverse portfolio of businesses. The Senior Manager will work in partnership with colleagues within Strategy & Corporate Development and/or within the businesses and functions, or as an individual contributor, to support, help implement, and track key strategic projects that have significant impact on the Company. The Senior Manager, reporting to the Sr. Director of Corporate Strategy, will provide strategic thought and project management on a broad range of topics affecting the Company, including analysis in support of new business initiatives (both organic and M&A related) and cross-divisional projects that seek to demonstrate the scale and depth of Thermo Fisher Scientific. It is important that this person is able to establish rapport, credibility, trust, and respect throughout the organization, be viewed as a standout colleague, and can work effectively under pressure and with tight deadlines.

What will you do?

  • Support the corporate strategic planning process, help lead specific corporate strategy initiatives across the company, and facilitate cross-functional and cross-business projects

  • Support strategy development across Thermo Fisher's businesses by working in partnership with division and corporate management

  • Support divisional strategic planning process including Board presentations

  • Provide project management support, and objective analysis and decision support on ‘special projects’ as necessary

  • Perform competitive and market analysis for key strategic and M&A diligence projects and draw insights and implications for the company. Present findings and recommendations as appropriate

  • Identify, define, and articulate industry, market, and emerging trends and how they may affect Thermo Fisher’s businesses

  • Evaluate white space opportunities for possible expansion

  • Evaluate market and competitive dynamics as part of M&A diligence projects

  • Act as liaison for relevant strategic initiatives, and help develop and track implementation plans to ensure the right level of focus and discipline

  • Work on special projects to evolve and enhance the Corporate Strategy function and processes

How will you get here?

  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • 4 + years of relevant professional experience, including broad-based experience in strategy consulting, corporate strategy and market/financial analysis; at least 2 years’ experience at a top management consulting firm

  • Excellent critical thinking, project management, analytical, communication, presentation skills

  • Ready to ‘roll your sleeves up’ and work with details as well as the big picture

  • High level of intellectual curiosity combined with a ‘results-driven’ attitude and high EQ

  • Highly self-motivated with ability to lead and prioritize multiple projects and initiatives

  • Relevant life science industry experience preferred, but not required

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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