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Danaher Corporation Director, Global Product Management CH Consumables (Hybrid) in Richmond, Illinois

Leica Biosystems’ mission of “Advancing Cancer Diagnostics, Improving Lives” is at the heart of our corporate culture. We’re a global leader in cancer diagnostics with the most comprehensive portfolio from biopsy to diagnosis. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. Our associates know that every moment matters when it comes to cancer diagnostics. When you come to work, you’re helping develop solutions that enable accurate diagnoses to turn anxiety into answers. Join our diverse, global team of talented people, and be inspired to grow every day.

Leica Biosystems is proud to work alongside a community of six fellow Diagnostics Companies at Danaher. Together, we’re working at the pace of change to improve patient lives with diagnostic tools that address the world’s biggest health challenges.

The Director, Global Product Management CH Consumables for Leica Biosystems is responsible for continuously improving customer benefits and business value of the assigned portfolio by developing global strategies and tactics to drive core growth and profitability for a wide range of combination products and solutions for use in anatomic pathology labs as well as adjacent markets.

This position is part of the Director, Global Product Management CH Consumables located in Rihmond and will be hybrid. At Leica Biosystems, our vision is to advance cancer diagnostics and improve lives.

You will be a part of the Global Product Mangement Team and report to the VP Core Histology responsible. If you thrive in multifunctional, leadership role and want to work to build a world-class Product Management organization—read on.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Lead the Product Management and Application team of the Consumable Core Histology products ensuring efficient operation of the function.

  • Lead and owns the business performance of the assigned portfolio of products and solutions to meet or exceed revenue, profitability, and growth targets.

  • Lead the efforts to define customer business use cases, identify market, business opportunities and risks and translates into a winning portfolio and product strategy.

  • Own the strategic roadmap for responsible portfolios of team. Ensures development and execution of deliverables on roadmap.

  • Oversee the creation and analysis of quantitative market opportunity assessments (i.e. market sizing, driver assessment, growth rate estimations) and customer segmentation analyses

  • Conduct primary market research for multiple purposes (e.g. to measure customer satisfaction, identify purchasing criteria, define product messaging.

  • Deliver global positioning, core messages, value propositions, competitive strategies, and pricing. Collaborates with the commercial organization (Sales Unit and Marketing leaders) and local product managers by setting strategic pricing guidelines, developing and improving marketing tools/ sales trainings to maximize sales force effectiveness.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • BS/BA in marketing or health sciences, advanced degree preferred.

  • 10+ years of product management or marketing experience, preferable for medical device or in-vitro diagnostic industry

  • 5+ years of business and commercial experience in leadership positions in medical device or in-vitro diagnostic industry.

  • Successful track record of commercial success in development of product portfolio product definition, marketing strategies as well as successfully bringing new products to market.

  • Understands key business drivers and the factors that maximize performance for area of responsibility.

  • Willing and able to travel 20 to 40%, domestic and international

    It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • Minimum 5 years LBS/Danaher experience in Product Management, Marketing, or Sales preferred.

  • At Leica Biosystems we believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, hybrid working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement. This position is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement in which you can work part-time at the Company location identified above and part-time remotely from your home. Additional information about this hybrid work arrangement will be provided by your interview team. Explore the flexibility and challenge that working for Leica Biosystems can provide.

At Danaher we bring together science, technology and operational capabilities to accelerate the real-life impact of tomorrow’s science and technology. We partner with customers across the globe to help them solve their most complex challenges, architecting solutions that bring the power of science to life. Our global teams are pioneering what’s next across Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Biotechnology and beyond. For more information, visit www.danaher.com.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. 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.

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