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Danaher Corporation Director, Open Innovation in Framingham, Massachusetts

  • Responsible for collaborating across the organization to drive the practice and process of Open Innovation ensuring stakeholders are aligned, and all the portfolio needs and OI best practices are understood.

  • Accountable for evaluating, structuring, negotiating and executing external Open Innovation business opportunities to translate good scientific ideas into sustainable, profitable business models while working across all discipline areas that are of strategic interest to SCIEX

  • Leads OI engagement of partnerships, research collaborations, in-/out-licenses, IP options of technology and products to a successful handoff to the B U, R&D , Finance and Legal teams and provides guidance/oversight throughout the NPD process .

  • Develops identification, evaluation, cultivation and management of Open Innovation partners in alignment with SCIEX overall Business Strategy, Tech Roadmaps and Key Initiatives

  • During OI partner cultivation phases, provides significant contributions including strategic fit, due diligence, structuring of business frameworks, term sheet development and contractual agreements.

  • Manages cross-functional due diligence efforts and applies understanding of technical, legal, financial and market dynamics which have bearing on final agreements.

  • Drives and identifies synergies across SCIEX and across the Life Science Platform and prioritizes engagement of external technology and OI opportunities suited for , and mapped to, gaps in SCIEX knowledge, capabilities and/or technology with a timeline horizon of 1-to-5 years from market leverage .

  • Contributes to Monthly OI Board Reviews and Quarterly Strategic Innovation Reviews including OI funnel overview, health, OI engagement status and OI KPI commentaries

  • continuous improvements to the SCIEX Open Innovation practice and process

  • Contributes to the evaluation of inorganic opportunities (venture investments, technology acquisition) in coordination with Business Development including opportunity assessment, evaluation, technical assessment and due diligence

  • Monitors the scientific and related industry trends for SCIEX 's strategic intents, and works with the rest of the organization to identify new opportunities and enhance business ventures

  • Ensures compliance with all legal and regulatory requirements

  • Significant experience in the instrumentation, medical device, software, healthcare or life science research industry and understanding of the market dynamics and competitive landscape.

  • Proven track record of strategic thinking, solid business acumen, problem solving and execution for results

  • Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical skills, including a metrics-driven approach to decision making

  • Ability to analyze complicated issues and synthesize to the salient points, develop resulting action plans and execute to conclusion

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with and successfully influence senior level management, executives, key clients, and stakeholders at all levels

  • , creative and intellectually curious with a strong work ethic; able to accelerate delivery of solutions in a fast-growing environment

  • Acquisition experience in the analytical instrumentation and associated software industry is a plus

  • The successful candidate will possess as a minimum an analytical sciences undergraduate degree with an MBA or equivalent business experience

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