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The E-business Manager, Biosciences is responsible for leading the bioscience division’s (BID) web development and execution of strategic web, ecommerce, e-marketing and electronic commercial tools in coordination with centralized corporate efforts and cross-divisional business units.
The E-business Manager is responsible for driving the execution of web development, integration of legacy sites and ongoing web enhancement projects. Through close collaboration with BU’s, corporate E-business staff and BID/LPG cross divisional e-marketing team, the E-business manager will ensure divisional prioritization, execution and alignment with divisional, cross-divisional and corporate strategic objectives.
The E-Business Manager will work with business units and shared resources such as BID/LPG E-marketing team or similar corporate efforts to ensure appropriate management, prioritization and harmonization of marketing efforts using these resources.
The E-Business manager will also work with divisional commercial teams to prioritize and drive execution of common e-business processes such as development and execution of mobile device strategies and applications for field commercial team and customer use.
This E-Business manager’s success will be measured through project execution metrics, common business analytics and overall ability to work effectively with a wide variety of teams. The position will work in concert with business stakeholders, product teams, marketing, sales, e-Marketing, corporate e-Business, local and corporate IT teams to establish development priorities and execute work plans specific to the expansion of products in this grouping as well as the integration with overall company web and e-business efforts.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Collects and integrates the needs of BID business units, competitive dynamics and customer input to create and execute an overall strategy as well as a prioritized plan for functional development of BID web presence in close coordination with and support of corporate efforts. Coordinates development strategies with other Thermo Fisher Scientific web and e-Business development efforts.Working in concert with business stakeholders, product teams and IT/web development teams, establishes development priorities, ensures alignment across business units and with corporate projects to ensure timely execution of work plans.Leads efforts to collect and provide the web development teams with relevant business rules necessary to support the successful execution and ongoing management and integration of internal websites. Identifies opportunities to optimize web for navigation, user experience, promotions, bundling, e-commerce and cross-selling.Where BID businesses use external web sites e.g. channel partners, ensures commercial teams actively manage presentation product information, functionality and search results to ensure optimal results. Works with staff from Product Marketing, Product Management, Marketing Managers, e-Business team, Sales, scientific, IT and various operational staff to ensure content and functionality is developed and delivered to the web teams according to agreed timelines and quality standards.Evaluates internal concepts and voice of the customer information to determine what additional functionality and tools are needed on the web or relevant mobile devices e.g. selection guides, presentation content, profiling tools, applications, widgets, calculators, etc., develops business case and leads implementation.Coordinates with e-Marketing, Marketing and other teams to develop, report and analyze key metrics and incorporate into strategic and tactical planning
BS/BA in Molecular Biology or other Life Sciences field required. Advanced degree (PhD, MBA) preferred.Knowledge of key life science applications in molecular, protein and cell biology and cell culture.Proven record of execution and leadership in E-business related areas such as web development and e-marketing. 7+ years previous marketing and/or sales experience in the life sciences industry with a proven track record of achieving performance targets and using web as a key marketing and sales tool. Knowledge of websites, experience building and maintaining websites including content management, search optimization, and web design.Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English required. Additional language skills such as fluency in German, French, Japanese or Chinese are a plus. Moderate travel is required. Expected travel typically 20-30% but may be higher at times, and may include short-notice, some travel over weekends and holidays. Demonstrated experience building working within complex matrix environments. The position includes accountability for and management of work performed by colleagues not reporting to this position. Knowledge of the key life-science research suppliers is required. Strong formal presentation, communication and negotiation skills are also required.
Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:
Must possess at least a BS/BA degree in the Life Sciences industry. Advanced scientific degree a plus.
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