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Danaher Corporation Cell Line Development Marketing Manager – Viral Vector (m/f/d) in Köln, Germany

Be part of something altogether life-changing

Working at Cytiva in the Life Sciences industry means being at the forefront of providing new solutions to transform human health. Our incredible customers undertake life-saving activities ranging from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, new medicines, and cell and gene therapies.

At Cytiva you will be able to continuously improve yourself and us – working on challenges that truly matter with people that care for each other, our customers, and their patients. With associates across 40 countries, Cytiva is a place where every day is a learning opportunity – so you can grow your career and expand your skills in the long term.

Cytiva is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

The role will be part our Cevec team, hybrid based. Cevec focuses on solving some of the industry’s biggest challenges in gene therapy: namely, establishing production processes that can keep up with the increasing demand for quantity and consistent quality of viral vectors.

What you’ll do

  • Develop marketing plan and promotion strategy.

  • Interact with cross-functional teams to showcase the breadth of capabilities within the Cytiva Gene Therapy Cell Line offering and includes the development of unique commercial tools that facilitate successful customer interactions.

  • Support short and long-term Gene Therapy strategic planning efforts and associated high impact initiatives/tactics.

  • Establish positioning, identify target audiences, and support the execution of marketing programs/campaign from start to finish, leveraging internal support and driving collaboration.

  • Ensure that field marketing plans are aligned with your global marketing plan and collaborate with field marketing on selecting the appropriate marketing mix.

  • Provide commercial teams product knowledge in product use, differentiation, positioning, and pricing.

  • Identify target regions and define market trends and competitive landscape.

  • Develop inputs to support NPI development and product positioning.

  • Partner with KOLs to build awareness and identify future product needs.

  • Manage budget needed to execute marketing plan and ensure timely implementation of programs in marketing plan.

Who you are

  • Experience within Bioprocess or Gene therapy/Viral vectors, Experience Cell Line or Cell Line Development is a plus.

  • Has knowledge of Marketing best practices and how Product Marketing integrates with Product Management as well as Commercial teams; is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Life Sciences, or related field with min. 5 years of relevant experience in the industry, including at least 3 years of marketing experience working with Bioprocess, Cell therapy, Gene Therapy or Viral Vectors

  • Demonstrated experience of successful cross-functional collaboration, innovation (develop new ideas through collaboration and execute on creative ideas) and influencing skills (ability to motivate individuals/ teams and demonstrate organizational influence)

  • Team oriented, excellent communications skills, strong analytical and process skills​


  • Attractive salary

  • Development opportunities at Cytiva and within the Danaher Group

  • International corporate environment in a rapidly growing industry



When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.