Thermo Fisher Scientific Business Process Director in Carlsbad, California
When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll be part of a smart, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery. With revenues of $22 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.
How will you make an impact?
The Director, Business Operations will report to the for the Protein & Cell Analysis Business Unit (“PCA”) Business Unit VPGM to drive the successful development and execution of the strategic plan, operating mechanisms, the annual operating calendar, and strategic program initiatives (including business transformations, practical process improvements, integrations, and others as required). They will partner closely with the VPGM and PCA leadership team to facilitate the achievement of the annual operating plan (AOP), leading with a sense of urgency, while demonstrating leadership agility across our matrixed footprint.
What will you do?
Support BU Operating Mechanisms
Collaborate with BU & Strategic Business Segment leaders to identify and refine areas of focus and define KPIs, revisiting regularly and evaluating progress
Facilitate agenda preparation and follow up with business leaders for Site/Business Reviews, ensuring the Group Presidents have all information needed to be as productive as possible and sending out agendas or documents to meeting attendees as necessary
Responsible for overall development and leadership of the Business Unit (BU) Operating Mechanisms and annual operating calendar
Ensure the structured advanced planning for key face-to-face meetings (including but not limited to STRAP planning, STRAP to AOP, organization planning)
Strategic Program Leadership
Drive PPI funnel
Oversee and drive large, often cross-functional projects or initiatives; maintain the active backlog of key priorities
Bring together multiple stakeholders and help drive decisions
Manage and facilitate Strategy Deployment (A3/Bowlers)
Create & update dashboards for reviewing key performance indicators
Additional duties as assigned
Measures of Success:
P&CA AOP achieved, including revenue, margin and CAS
Strategic initiatives (business transformations, PPI initiatives), chartered, funded, approved, and staffed
Leadership team successfully aligned to ensure on-time, accurate submissions for STRAP, AOP, A3/Bowlers, other Group and Corporate compliance
How will you get here?
Minimum of bachelor’s degree, MBA preferred
10+ years of progressive professional experience managing strategic planning process or program management of large scale and complex projects
Track record of process improvement
Demonstrated attention to detail
Experience in effectively building relationships
Demonstrated strong business and finance acumen
Experience consulting with and influencing senior leaders across the matrix
Strong analytical mindset
Experience working in life sciences industry preferred
Executive presence; strong presentation skills
Conflict resolution skills
Catalyst for change
Travel: approximately 20% in the US, Asia, and Europe
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