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Thermo Fisher Scientific Key Opinion Leaders Management Director in Boston, Massachusetts


Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $30 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. Our global team of more than 80,000 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 .

Position Summary:

You will build and maintain relations with strategic KOL. Identify, develop new sales opportunities focused on Analytical Instrument Segment. Identify and engage with Key Opinion Leaders (KOL) from the Analytical Instrument in designated country/region market to drive and deliver commercial excellence. Conducts regular status and strategy meetings with the KOL to understand their needs and link them to the organization's product/service strategies. Work with marketing, Global account and Sales management team to understand account strategy and develop KOL network to expand a market understanding and its engagement.

What you will do:

  • Identify and list potential KOL in 'Scientific Research' market segment

  • Align & finalize KOL list in agreement with Sales leaders, Vertical Marketing Team leader, Industry Support and VP of Global COE Applications

  • Document business goals & specific strategy for each KOL

  • Connect Sales leaders & Vertical Marketing leaders to KOL and their connections within key scientific committees and communities.

  • Build solid network & connections with Scientific Committees of major Scientific events

  • Stay up-to-date with market surveys and new trends in OMICS and Biopharma

  • Understand the overall landscape of what KOL's major competitors

  • Conduct regular KOL business updates to key stakeholders within the company.

  • Reporting - provide KOL status reports as the need arises on a local or global basis as appropriate - integrate Sales as part of work to ensure accurate reporting.

  • Document specific proposals and offerings to sales, marketing team and R & D

  • Ensure KOL understanding of the Thermo Fisher Scientific Value Proposition

  • Formulate and implement action plans for continuous improvement

How you will get here:

  • At least 15+ years of sales/marketing experience and successful track record in the Analytical Instrument Science market

  • Proven ability to manage a Sales Strategy throughout the sales process and evaluate customer's business data

  • Understands the Market: customer's industry, business process, critical success factors, competitive standing

  • Excellent communication & presentation skills: Ability to assimilate complex concepts and clearly articulate business value that inspire action

  • Builds effective relationships, collaboration and communicates clearly

  • Demonstrated ability to work with complex organizations

  • Risk-takes who is willing and able to make objective decisions based on the limited data

  • Comfortable influencing and negotiating.

  • Strong computer skills (CRM, MS Office etc. )

  • 40% travel expected

  • Master Degree or PhD in Life Science or related field and MBA preferred

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 80,000 extraordinary minds have a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission-enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

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 Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, veteran status, age or disability status.