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Danaher Corporation Sr. Strategy Program Manager in Solna, Sweden

Cepheid is a leading molecular diagnostics company that is dedicated to improving healthcare by developing, manufacturing, and marketing accurate yet easy-to-use molecular systems and tests. In our facilities in Solna we develop and manufacture diagnostics tests that improve patient outcome all over the world.

This past year, our Solna site has expanded and doubled in size, and we are continuing our journey of growth in search of a star that is passionate about improving lives of others.

The role

We are now introducing a senior Strategy Program Manager within supply chain to act as an independent, senior leader, advisor, and orchestrator. You will be able to utilize autonomy to make decisions and create innovative operational solutions new to Cepheid. Responsibilities of the role are

  • Taking ownership of programs, influence leadership, set strategy, and drive those programs until completion and handoff.

  • Lead and own critical greenfield programs across Cepheid’s operations. Projects will be high priority for Cepheid leadership and high impact on the company globally. Initial programs include establishing vital partner logistics programs from a baseline of zero or establishing and expanding operating sites, including standardizing processes, contracts, cross functional collaboration, and initial production build.

  • Connect with audiences and communicate with clarity, including Cepheid and Danaher leadership, to share concepts, problem statements, execution plan, program status, and recognition.

  • Facilitate process enhancement methodologies across teams and functions through approved programs and projects

  • Develop and facilitate organizing and conducting relevant, concise, data driven, professional presentations

  • Management of large-scale programs with standard PMP protocols and project management practices, tools, and methodology to achieve unique objectives within budget and timelines.

  • Enable results through facilitation and communication of analytics, charter, process, activities, decisions, and change.

  • Implement continuous improvement through Daily Management, Standard Work, Kaizen, Problem Solving, Value stream, Heijunka, and Gemba.

  • Ensure ethical behavior without exception and compliance within a regulated industry

  • Travel of 10-20%


We believe that you have a Master’s degree with at least 8 years of related work experience in combination with the following

  • Strong educational credentials (MBA preferred), paired with Consulting, Entrepreneurial, or Functional Supply Chain leadership.

  • PMP certification or formal Project Management training.

  • Expert Power Point knowledge to enable concise data driven communication.

  • High level of knowledge and experience in Excel for required analytics.

  • Flexible, influential, and highly capable individual contributor with a breadth of supply chain disciplines, experienced in technical and business methods to solve complex challenges for a scaling global business.

  • Proven track record of successfully supporting leadership, setting strategy, owning global programs, creating new solutions, and driving results across a variety of business expansion initiatives.

  • Broad expertise in multiple supply chain disciplines, accompanied by expert knowledge and functional management experience in Operations, Sales, Marketing, Finance, HR, and others.

  • Strategy deployment experience.

  • Strong eye for business with experience leading or advising high-growth or fast-paced companies requiring novel operational programs.

  • Self-driven leadership with ability to lead by influencing complex teams across geographic and business unit boundaries including the ability to work independently with minimal supervision, to resolve conflicts, and to manage problems.

Want to join us?

We offer to be a part of an international, fast-paced and fast-growing, but yet friendly and diverse company, where we find it meaningful to go to work. We take ownership in caring for our employees, and also offer a wide range of benefits, which include a competitive salary, additional days of leave, a fitness grant, a local gym, etc. Together we work hard to make a difference!

We are interviewing continuously, so make sure to submit your CV today so that we can get to know you!

About Danaher

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team. #LI-LN1

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.

Operating Company: Cepheid