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Danaher Corporation Security of Supply Program Leader - Resins and Technologies in Little Chalfont, United Kingdom

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.

Do you have a strong interest of the Life Science industry, in particular Chromatography Downstream processing? Then you may be the person we are looking for to lead Cytiva’s Security of Supply program for Resins and Technologies. The position is part of the Cytiva’s Bioprocess Security of Supply (SoS) team.

What you’ll do

  • Develop and manage Cytiva Security of Supply program for the Resins and Technology portfolio with regards to strategy, content and message to ensure the program is relevant and differentiates Cytiva from competitors. This should be executed in a manner that supports the overall SoS message and in compliance with the company’s policies and quality systems.

  • Customer focus: Understand customer needs in detail within your area of responsibility and utilize this knowledge to further improve the program. Represents the business internally and at customers, conferences and trade shows. Supports the commercial teams in customer interactions and always works to create a positive customer experience.

  • SoS strategy: Develops a clear and comprehensive five-year business strategy that is based on and considers current and future market trends and the competitive landscape. Further, defines the organization and the actions and priorities needed to achieve desired goals as well as outlines the investments required for successful strategy deployment, Communicates the strategy with and to stakeholder functions so that there is unity and alignment on prioritized activities and investments.

  • Culture: Drive SoS across the organization, coordinate activities and align priorities with all stakeholders; drive engagement and build SoS culture.

  • Communication: Provide regular SoS updates to regions and customers, set path together with strategic and GSAM accounts to get SoS a prioritized topic on customer’s agenda and ensure they enter the BCP/SoS review program.

  • Risk management: Manage SoS risk program reviews with Senior Leaders and other stakeholders – report progress and issues.

  • Lead in a cross-functional environment, with many different stakeholders with varying incentives. Work towards an efficient operational structure.

Who you are

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Engineering, Biotechnology or other Life Science related field, Masters or Ph.S degree in above fields are a merit.

  • 5+ years working experience in a Life Science based business with roles in product marketing, supply chain, sourcing, commercial or related. Documented experience of leading teams preferred.

  • Experience from direct interaction with customers, preferably within pharma or biotech. Strong ability to understand customer needs and how the company can help meet these.

  • Experience in working in a matrix organization and proven track record of achieving results with cross functional teams.

  • Proven ability to work in a global environment, ability to travel globally.

  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills.

  • Fluency in oral and written English.

For the right candidate, the location of this position is flexible.

If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact hiring manager Vikki Ponting at vikki.ponting@cytiva.com

We look forward to your application today!

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 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.