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Danaher Corporation Director – DBS, Korea in Seoul, South Korea

Position summary:

Korea is an important region for Danaher High Growth Markets. With 500+ associates across our Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Industrial, Diagnostics, Water Quality and Product identification platforms, the DBS Leader is responsible for promoting and facilitating the successful implementation of the Danaher Business System (DBS) Growth initiatives in Korea region to meet our business goals.

The DBS Leader will become expert in DBS Growth tools, gain deep insights of operating companies, and develop cross-functional & cross-Danaher businesses leadership to drive results. The DBS Director for Korea will be a critical part of the Regional Leadership team to support & accelerate growth initiatives of Danaher/ Danaher’s Operating Companies (OpCo’s) in the region.

Key responsibilities

  • Stimulate growth by leading focused DBS events to drive incremental revenue growth.

  • Drive the adoption & implementation of growth equation to help Danaher businesses’ s achieve growth in the Region.

  • Build deep understanding of market trend and segmentation, competition and customer needs, drive the development of innovative solutions.

  • Proactively conduct productive and scalable DBS growth events with sustainment initiatives.

  • Implement, improve, and sustain foundational sales and marketing effectiveness processes including funnel management, visibility Kaizens and transformative marketing, follow through the execution to ensure achieving tangible results.

  • Work with commercial teams (sales, marketing, and customer care) to install and drive good daily management and problem-solving processes; build appropriate standard work and weekly/monthly performance scorecards for enhanced visual management.

  • Lead by doing to promote DBS for results mentality. Build growth culture and sustainability. Ensure that GMs create and track DBS metrics

  • Provide DBS training and coaching; improve DBS training and facilitation skills by increasing the pool of certified practitioners.

  • Organize and lead key events such as Growth Conference and President Kaizen.

  • Roll out DBS Competency model across the region.

Candidate Specifications

  • 12-15 years of commercial (Sales, Marketing, Customer facing roles) or consulting experience, process development & improvement in a matrixed environment. Experience in Multinational environments will be an added advantage

  • Leadership Experience in driving process improvement, change management in commercial / sales environments.

  • Business Degree from a reputed business school


  • Strong communication skills (English & Korean)

  • Problem definition & structuring ability; strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Hands-on, able to think strategic, but also able to translate this into operational roadmaps and implement the same.

  • Ability to influence others - must be able to inform, convince, and persuade others to action using DBS to drive sustainable results.

  • Data driven, able to derive key insights that drive strategic decisions;

  • Customer Focus: Dedicated to exceeding expectations of customers; uses Voice of Customer to drive improvements in process and services; establishes and grows effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect through mutual unfiltered feedback.

  • Collaboration: Ability to partner with multiple groups of stakeholders

  • Team Leadership: Ability to inspire & lead a team effectively,

  • Self-driven & motivated

  • Ability to prioritize quickly to focus on the critical few to drive action.


The position reports into President – Danaher Korea

Internal relationships:

  • Regional Opco GMs & Danaher Korea Board

  • DBS Leaders, Kaizen facilitators and Team Leaders from Danaher Opcos

  • Sales and Marketing leaders from various Opcos

  • Corporate DBS Office

External Relationships:

  • Customers

  • Channel Partners

    We’re driven by a sense of wonder for what we can create—and what we can become. Here, you’ll accelerate your career while driving innovation that improves lives. You’ll work hard and take risks, with guidance from committed leaders, powerful DBS tools, and the support of a global organization.

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.