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Job Description

Specifically, the position will:

Consult on the formation of new partnership agreements, and provide an overview of newly executed partnership agreements within the Organization, highlighting specific obligations and deliverables under the agreement; Organize and facilitate collaboration meetings, including record keeping and reporting; Organize and facilitate internal meetings in support of strategic partnerships; Track mutual obligations under partnership agreements; provide regular updates on progress against obligations; Early identification of partnership issues that could compromise the mutual success of the partnership; Identify and initiate the appropriate dispute resolution mechanisms as per the partnership agreement; Responsible for ensuring ample communication and reporting within the partnership, and within the Organization. Establish scalable processes for consistency and continuity.

Success of this role will be measured by:

  • Hitting contract product development, regulatory, and commercialization/marketing milestones
  • Meeting project deliverables and timeline agreed by the Organization and partner companies
  • Partner satisfaction ratings

Minimum Qualifications:

The successful candidate will be dynamic, team oriented, able to partner well with all functional management. S/he will be strategic, yet detail oriented and able to think across disciplines to inject a degree of business rigor and consistency in performance and results.

  • Bachelors Degree (business, legal, finance or life sciences discipline is a plus).
  • 5+ years' relevant diagnostics/biotech tools industry experience with at least 3 or more years' work experience in legal, finance, contract development & administration, business development, licensing, strategic planning, or product development.
  • Prefer candidate can demonstrate knowledge of the overall IVD development process relevant to diagnostic/biotech tools organizations.
  • Proven proficiencies with a wide range of data/information – scientific/clinical, legal/regulatory, business, financial and market analytics.
  • Demonstrable abilities to translate complex contract terms and conditions into strategic and operational elements for both internal and external parties.
  • Exceptional business acumen, credibility and integrity.
  • Proven track record of meeting or exceeding professional/work-related objectives, goals and targets.
  • Proven ability to operate independently, with little to no day-to-day direct supervision of work.
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Capacity to work cross-functionally and to influence people with or without direct authority.
  • Superb written and oral communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

MBA or other graduate-level degree is a plus; multi-disciplinary experience is a plus; prior alliance management and/or entrepreneurial experience a definite plus.

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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