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The Global Product Manager: Sensititre panels /QC and stains will be responsible for the Sensititre veterinary Panels, QC and stains portfolio. A great opportunity to be in a role central to our focus and strategy around Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (AST) and the market’s increasing needed in regulatory compliance and focus on Quality in laboratories.

Job Description:

  • Develop a clear overview of the product range and activities that maximize sales growth over the current trend.
  • Seek and realize opportunities for product line extensions, regional market penetration and product rationalization to improve the impact (higher revenues and margins; reducing complexity).
  • Support, develop and implement strong new product business cases based on a solid fact based analysis.
  • Ensuring a succinct, compelling value proposition for product range(s).
  • Strong contribution to overall revenue, margin and unit goals of defined products – proposing sales and budget guidelines and assumptions then consolidate and critically review submitted regional sales plans, accurate demand forecasting. Identifying opportunities to maintain and grow revenue and margin.
  • Support the development of global tools for implementation of strategies ensuring particular relevance to ‘top potential’ markets (ability to focus efforts on achieving results).
  • Support sales to reach targets.
  • Contribute to training programs that enable capability and confidence to over-sell specific products in the range. Critically review training outcomes including sales impact.
  • Define user and market needs working closely with customers, sales, regional marketing and R&D to develop defined new products that solve customer challenges
  • Co-ordinate product technical data – data, features, benefits and proof – building momentum post launch as well as a compelling customer value proposition at launch.
  • Develop product launch and product focus plans, in collaboration with marketing management and regional marketing; including networking through the Thermo Fisher organization to identify products and workflow solutions that strengthen our strategic plans.
  • Demonstrate cross functional communication to ensure continuous improvement in line with the demands of the customer.
  • Support and manage product launch plans including cross-selling plan. Supporting regions during and after launch process; Ongoing care and support of specific product ranges; supporting and fostering strong relationships with key opinion leaders and experts in the field; monitoring customer satisfaction; lost-and-won-order-analysis; competitor activities; new customer needs and sales support materials.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a scientific discipline (e.g. biology, molecular biology, microbiology).
  • Minimum 2 years experience in product management – with a strong track record of commercial achievement preferably in applied markets (e.g. clinical, industrial)
  • International work experience is highly valued.
  • Demonstrate a strong track record of achievement built from market/ customer focused knowledge, marketing concepts and practices.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Track record in managing both complex personal tasks and team work.
  • Strong customer focus with a demonstrated track record of successful customer interactions.
  • Experience in time and project management. Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills/ leadership skills. Able to lead and influence others – technical and commercially focused both - tenacious and driven to succeed.
  • Strong technical and business credibility with the organization and customers. Ability to present high-level information to multiple audiences, including scientists, executives, and non-scientists. Excellent presentation, communication and influencing skills.
  • Self motivated having track record in driving to results.
  • Strong collaborator, able to thrive in a matrix organization.
Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:
  • Ability to travel up to 30%, domestically and internationally
  • Strong commercial track record in product management ideally from product conception through commercialization
  • Track record of achievement in sales training, education and collaboration with sales teams.
  • Experience consumables life cycle management and launch processes.
  • BS degree in microbiology, molecular biology or related biological field.
This position is not eligible for relocation assistance.



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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