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Thermo Fisher Scientific Sr. Manager, Strategy & Business Development Analytics in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Title: Senior Manager, Strategy & Business Development Analytics

When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, 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.

Enabling our customers to make the world healthier

Personalized precision medicine has driven a paradigm shift in how diseases are treated, offering hope to patients when previously none existed. Our next-generation sequencing (NGS) products allow clinicians and laboratory professionals to read and interpret DNA, providing necessary genetic information to enable personalized medicine.

The Clinical Next-Generation Sequencing division (CSD), part of Thermo Fisher’s Specialty Diagnostics group, offers multiple solutions across cancer, infectious diseases, and reproductive health testing. Come join our team and change the future of medicine!

How will you make an impact?​

Are you passionate about precision medicine? Are you excited to influence the future of medicine through genetic sequencing?

This role puts you in the middle of transforming how genetic information can be used to save lives and discover scientific breakthroughs.

The Senior Manager, Strategy & Business Development Analytics is responsible for the coordination of cross-functional due diligence efforts in the evaluation of strategic partnerships and inorganic investments that support our strategy in Next-Generation Sequencing. S/he is responsible for managing the disparate diligence workstreams, ensuring commitments and deadlines are met, reporting results and conclusions, and facilitating a smooth transition post deal close. For IVD development partnerships, s/he will play a critical role in scoping out the cost, resources, and time to develop an NGS-based in vitro diagnostic. S/he will also play an active role in our strategic planning process and in evaluating new strategic initiatives. The successful candidate will have a deep understanding of genomics and in vitro diagnostics, as well as a strong mix of cross-functional team leadership, strategic thinking, financial acumen, and excellent communication skills.

What will you do?

  • Manage opportunities funnel, tracking progress and next steps

  • Project manage the overall due diligence process for partnerships and transactions

  • Coordinate cross-functional evaluation and diligenceto assess opportunity potential, feasibility, and risk

  • Scope IVD development requirements for Thermo Fisher and partner, including cost, resources, and time

  • Develop detailed revenue and discounted cash flow models in collaboration with cross-functional team leads, Finance, and Corporate Development

  • Prepare presentations to senior management to drive consensus building

  • Facilitate smooth transition with Alliance Management post deal close

  • Support strategic planning and the evaluation of new strategic initiatives

How will you get here?


  • ​B.S. in life science

  • MBA or M.S. preferred

  • PgMP or PMPa plus


  • 7-10 years of overall experience across the genomics, diagnostics, life sciences, biotechnology, or pharmaceutical industries

  • Experience in decision analytics, strategic planning, business development, corporate development, or corporate strategy

  • Management consulting experience a plus

  • Program or project management experience preferred

  • Demonstrated success with managing projects supporting in vitro diagnostics (IVD), or biopharmaceutical drug development preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Working knowledge of FDA, ISO, CLIA and CAP regulations

  • Strong influencing skills to drive discussions and decisions toward desired results without formal authority

  • Strong presentation skills to effectively summarize and present decision points and key considerations

  • Excellent relationship building skills internal and external, good conflict management skills

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; attention to detail

  • Financial acumen and analytical rigor; ability to simplify the complex to enable decision making

  • Track record of successfully working with a variety of stakeholders (internal and external) to resolve complex issues and create unique solutions

  • Creative, resourceful, gritty, willing to hustle – will never hesitate to roll up sleeves and pursue something hands-on, will persevere when others fall away

  • Comfort managing ambiguity, comfortable with fluid objectives and priorities

  • Ability to adjust for geographic and cultural differences

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 75,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier,

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.

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.