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Thermo Fisher Scientific Sr. Manager, Innovation Partnerships in Carlsbad, California

Sr. Manager, Innovation Partnerships

Job Description

When you’re part of the team, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment, or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.

How will you make an impact?

The position will work with the Director of Innovation Partnerships and other cross-functional business partners to drive the identification, pursuit and acquisition of strategic external innovation opportunities including R&D partnerships, alliances, in-licensing, OEM-in and IP asset purchases to support business strategy.

What will you do?

  • Use our global reach to prospect, identify, evaluate, prioritize and pursue external partnership opportunities.

  • Identify strategic opportunities, work on IP diligence and financial modeling with partners, drive consensus at the business and executive levels to support product development and critical initiatives.

  • Develop internal and external KOL networks and champion collaborative alliances.

  • Responsible for cradle-to-grave deal evolution, develop overall strategy, provide guidance on efficient deal structures and financials, and function as the lead negotiator for in-licensing and collaboration deals in priority areas.

  • Work with a matrixed team of partners to build realistic results and timelines, and develop and implement a comprehensive transactional strategy.

  • Facilitate divisional awareness of, and suitable response to, emerging innovations in business methodology and technological trends in life sciences, biotechnology, and diagnostics.

  • Engage with management and group level business entities as needed to gain alignment, consensus, and approvals.

  • Be the Thermo Fisher brand ambassador and ensure that Thermo Fisher continues to be the partner of choice in a source agnostic manner.

How will you get here?

  • Advanced science degree with proven experience, in one or more of cell biology, genetics, molecular and protein biology, biochemistry, biophysics, spectroscopy, chromatography, bioinformatics, bioproduction, precision medicine, molecular diagnostics, applied markets (animal health, food safety, forensics) is required. Ph.D. preferred.

  • 3+ years’ experience leading business partnering deals with a deep understanding of transaction structures, negotiation strategies and tactics

  • Superb written and verbal communication abilities, particularly in communicating scientific information to internal partners across functional, cross-cultural and geographic boundaries, along with strong interpersonal skills.

Preferred Skills:

  • Driven, positive, energetic approach and initiative, proactive and self-motivated with a strong work ethic.

  • Teammate who understands the ‘collaborate to compete’ ethos.

  • Demonstrate attention to detail and solid organization, able to work with uncertainty, ambiguity and complexity in a constantly evolving environment.

  • Exhibits strong problem solving, and critical thinking skills.

  • Willing to travel.

Primary Location

  • Carlsbad, CA, United States.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 100,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

Apply today http://jobs.thermofisher.com

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.

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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