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Thermo Fisher Scientific Sr. Manager, Product Management in Boston, Massachusetts

Here at Thermo Fisher Scientific, our industry-leading scale means unparalleled commercial reach, unique customer access and a global footprint. Our broad customer base, from research, clinical to commercial production means you can have a broad and significant impact. All while working in an environment where you will be supported, valued and rewarded for your performance. Join our Sales & Marketing team with an unmatched depth of capabilities and help our customers solve some of the world’s toughest challenges.

The Pharma Services Group ( PSG ) is an industry leader for drug development, clinical trial logistics and commercial manufacturing to customers of all sizes through our Patheon brand. With more than 55 locations globally, we provide our clients with integrated, end-to-end capabilities through all phases of development, including API, biologics, viral vector services, formulation, clinical trial solutions, logistics services and commercial manufacturing.

How will you make an Impact:

The Senior Manager, Product Management position is a senior marketing role that supports one or several divisions within the Pharma Services Group (PSG) and works across business units, service groups, and functions. This position is an upstream marketing role that drives business growth by obtaining critical market and client insights; creating business cases; assisting strategy development; defining multi-generational service line roadmaps; defining, developing, and launching new service offerings; and integrating multiple service offerings across business units to create unique value for our clients.

What will you do:

  • Gathers feedback from customers, sales, and business management and through Voice of Market and Voice of Client market research to identify new market trends and opportunities

  • Provides critical insights and recommendations, based on external and internal assessments, that define business growth initiatives and drive a sustainable advantage

  • Routinely monitors competitive landscape for significant shifts, articulates the implications for the business, and develops appropriate responses

  • Actively participates in and supports business unit and divisional strategic planning processes

  • Establishes market and opportunity sizes

  • Leads the innovation process for the assigned area(s), assesses opportunities, validates concepts for new service offerings through Voice of Market and Voice of Client work, defines requirements, and prepares business cases to support the investment in new service offerings

  • Defines multi-generational service line roadmaps; prioritizes requirements; prepares client use cases; and leads client alpha / beta pilots to secure Voice of Client feedback

  • Independently establishes and leads strategic initiatives that drive commercial success and support the overall business strategy, which includes the development and launch of new service line offerings

  • Creates launch plan for new service offering introductions and provides technical training as required

  • Recommends and executes implementation of new approaches to the current plan and strategy

  • Interacts with varying levels of internal and external stakeholders including direct client communication and public presentation

  • Supports a learning culture of continuous improvement by identifying and actively participating in and/or leading process improvement and change management initiatives as needed

  • Exhibits outstanding presentation, communication, and writing skills, with the ability to inspire through persuasive presentation of information

How will you get here:

The position requires significant internal and external thought leadership, strategic marketing skills, and the ability to influence across a wide variety of functions / roles. The individual in this position should be viewed as a skilled marketing professional with strong knowledge of the market, client, competition, and service offerings for the responsible business units.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in related science or engineering field is required

  • Master of Science or PhD degrees in related science or engineering field are desired

  • MBA is strongly preferred


  • Minimum of 5 years of strategic marketing, product marketing, and product management experience

  • Prefer (upstream marketing) in a CDMO, pharmaceutical, healthcare, medical device, or life sciences company

  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical development and cGMP manufacturing processes for Biologics and Steriles is a plus


  • Product marketing and product management (upstream / strategic marketing) skills including the launch of new products or services

  • Demonstrates strong strategic and tactical thinking. Must be creative and possess ability to have a “big picture” viewpoint

  • Ability to influence at a senior level without direct authority. Independently identifies problems, answer questions, and gains cooperation of others to implement efficient solutions

  • Executive presence

  • Adept at distilling and communicating complex concepts in simple terms verbally and visually

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

  • Displays a solid understanding of pharmaceutical and bioprocessing technology, industry, and market – is viewed as an expert and can turn market insights into actions for business

  • Has succeeded in cross-functional, matrix organizations with minimal supervision

  • Direct and relational leadership skills

  • Project management skills

  • Advanced Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel (i.e. pivot table) skills

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 80,000 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!

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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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.