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Thermo Fisher Scientific Senior Manager, Business Management - Cell Therapy in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Position Summary: Senior Manager, Business Management - Cell Therapy

When you are part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll contribute to a singular mission to make the world healthier, cleaner, and safer. We seek candidates who want to grow their careers in a global life science organization and help customers find solutions to the biggest problems, like curing cancer, producing vaccines to fight pandemics, and developing therapeutics for the rarest of diseases.

How will you make an impact?

The Senior Business Manager of the newly started Cell Therapy CDMO service within Thermo Fisher is a customer facing leader knowledgeable in cell therapy, clinical drug development, and business development. This senior role leads the acquisition and onboarding of pharmaceutical and biotech companies in search of contract manufacturing services, and then owns and drives profitability and growth of the business in collaboration with site leaders. This is a hybrid role requiring a deeply experienced individual contributor who can flex between task-oriented deliverables and strategic thinking.

Remotely based in San Diego, San Francisco, or Boston.

What will you do?

  • As a Leadership Team member, helps define commercial portion of the overall strategy.

  • Owns pricing and quotations accountabilities, ensuring profitability as the commercial advisor to the General Manager, for both new and existing customers.

  • Conducts field sales calls, often in partnership with other sales and technical personnel to convey the total value across Thermo Fisher products and services.

  • Leads and owns contract negotiations as the primary customer contact for partnering companies.

  • Collaborates substantially across business units to achieve corporate goals, amidst potentially competing priorities.

  • Contributes as an immediate team member with sister CDMO sites supporting Plasmid, mRNA, Viral Vector, Biologics, and Clinical Logistics services with the same set of customers.

  • Mentors and coaches early career as well as developed peers as a leader and member of the Leadership Team.

  • Travel to Thermo Fisher and customer sites as needed to not to exceed 25%.

How will you get here?

  • Bachelor's degree in Life Sciences required; MBA, Project Management (PMP), or advanced technical degree preferred.

  • Minimum of 8 years of related experience in technical leadership roles, with 8 years industry experience.

  • At least 2 years of experience managing projects within Cell Therapy manufacturing and translatable business area.

  • At least 1-2 years of experience in contract and business management supporting supply agreements, CDAs and work statements.

  • At least 1-2 years of experience in demand and supply planning and forecasting leveraging business management tools for financial forecasting.

  • Business Development experience and working knowledge of CDMO related Agreements.

  • Customer focused competency to maximize value amidst a large number of possible solutions.

  • Firm knowledge of the clinical drug development process, cell therapy and advanced modalities.

  • Personal attributes: exceptional written and verbal communication, ability to lead without authority, and thrive in a fast paced startup environment.

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.

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.

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