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Sr. Manager R&D Program Management

Company: ThermoFisher
Location: Logan
Posted on: June 5, 2021

Job Description:

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $25 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or increasing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them.Location/Division Specific Information:Logan, UT, Santa Clara, CA "OR" remote for ideal candidate able to travel to Logan, Utah as needed BioProduction DivisionHow will you make an impact?Our Single Use Technologies business supports developers and manufacturers of biological-based therapeutics and vaccines with a portfolio of innovative single-use products and services spanning the biologics workflow. As a member of the Single Use Technologies R&D leadership team, you are responsible for the oversight of the R&D program portfolio and project managers that lead cross-functional teams on research, new product, customer-specific, and other internal projects. You will ensure that best practices of Program Management are followed by all teams, with the goal of not only delivering products of high quality and value to the organization but also of delivering them within the agreed-upon metrics of schedule, resources, budget, and scope.What will you do?Portfolio Management - Facilitates creation and implementation of an NPI portfolio roadmap, aligned with BU strategy. Leads regular review of NPI portfolio with BU leadership team, drives prioritization and reports on status & revenue of all BU NPI programs. Identifies resource bottlenecks that may be negatively impacting R&D programs and works with leadership team both short and long term.Program Management - Leads critical R&D programs from research through commercial launch. Acts as a program champion and leads a cross-functional team to identify and mitigate program risks, in order to successfully deliver all program deliverables. Solve problems and manage crises effectively and independently. Acts as an information conduit between core team and leadership; prepares and presents program reviews to a governance committee (PAC). Mentors others leading NPI programs in the BU, providing them with high-level BU context & guidance. Provides feedback to functional manager regarding program manager performance; including risk management, critical path schedule development, budgets/ forecasting, and cadence driven stand-up meetings/metrics. Provides feedback to R&D leadership about process improvements, sponsors change initiatives & build best practices regarding program management & product development in the group.Functional Management - Communicates standards of portfolio & program management role and responsibility, relative to grade level. Provides feedback & coaching on performance, as well as creation of personal development plans to improve skills set. Assigns program management resources, in partnership with R&D leadership team. Hires new program management talent.How will you get here?Education/Experience:Bachelor's degree in an Engineering or Life Sciences from a four-year college or university10+ years' combined product development and project management experience, of which a portion must be in the life sciences4 or more years' experience managing an NPI portfolio and a team of program managersProject Management Professional (PMP) certification is preferredRelevant experience with Lean / Six Sigma experience in an industrial environment is beneficialKnowledge, Skills, Abilities:Strong familiarity with project management standards and methodologies including PMI Body of KnowledgeOutstanding communication skills both written and verbalWell organized and able to work without significant direction, under pressure, with attention to detail, and on multiple projects simultaneouslyWorks on complex, multi-faceted problems where analysis may require in-depth analysis, as well as imaginationInteracts and builds effective relationships with core and extended team members, functional managers, senior management, and customers.Ability to influence without authority and develop positive professional relationships with senior leadership, subordinates, and peers in a large, complex matrixCreative, pro-active, enthusiastic, resourceful, and tenacious problem-solver and solution-finderEnjoys dealing with people and is able to communicate effectively and concisely at all levelsA clear enthusiasm for the role and strong desire to continuously develop and improve self-performance and departmental performanceWillingness to put in extra effort (and hours when required) to get the job done properlyWillingness to share technical knowledge with othersEnjoys contributing to the overall success of the company, not just one department, and has commercial awareness of how the department fits in and adds value to the "whole picture'Our global team of more than 75,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon. For more information, please visit .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.JobSummaryJob number: 155212BRDate posted : 2021-04-02Profession: MarketingEmployment type: Full-TimeSDL2017

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