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About Thermo Fisher Scientific
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of more than $20 billion and approximately 65,000 employees globally. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics, deliver medicines to market and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive services.

For the support of our Team we are looking for a

Product Manager Software (f/m)

The Life Science Business Unit within Thermo Fisher Scientific MSD division provides valuable workflow solutions for biological research. The core of our offerings are solutions for 3D volume imaging ranging from atomic resolution imaging of protein complexes for structure determination to volume acquisitions of cellular compartments for functional modelling of those subcellular structures. These workflows combine different imaging modalities across different length scales to optimize experimental yield and ease-of-use.
The Product Marketing Manager (PMM) Application Software for Cryo Tomography solutions and Large Volume Analysis is responsible for all strategic and tactical activities that define and manage the application software landscape tying together the various instruments needed for those two workflows. It is aimed at strengthening and growing Thermo Fisher Scientific MSD presence on the market globally by optimally leveraging the current software offerings while acting as a driver for next generation solutions and architectures.

Key responsibilities include, but are not exclusively
  • Working in compliance with legislation and IMS (required for all)
  • Software Development – Support the Product Marketing Managers to access the needs of customers and markets and to develop business plans to create solutions. Develop an architecture and application software solutions roadmap. Identify issues and drive improvement actions related to Software together with the PMMs responsible for the workflow. Increase efficiencies across the Software Portfolio. Interfaces with R&D to drive execution of reliable (New) Application Software Development.
  • Market requirements – Collect, consolidate, document and communicate Application Software Requirements to R&D. Provide feedback on new features needed in a market to the product lines. Work closely with the Product Marketing Managers to collect voice of the customer by delivering the technical knowledge that is required.
  • Support Strategic Planning – Support the PMM’s in the development of the overall strategy, the marketing strategy and go-to-market plans for application software in the context of the Product Management Process (PMP). Track requirements, priority settings and project execution.
  • Plan Execution – Complete regular reviews of objectives versus plan to deliver quarterly and long term Application Software strategy. Review key metrics to ensure product reliability, achievement of the roadmaps and on-time software launches.
  • Manage relationships with internal stakeholders, act as the primary point of contact to the Application Software Group. Integrate the requirements from different workflows into release plans to ensure winning products.

This position is ideal for a candidate with experience in product (marketing) management of application software in the context of capital equipment in the life sciences. The successful candidate is an experienced professional who thrives in a dynamic team, can drive market development and enjoys being exposed to a constant variety of complex issues that need to be resolved.
The successful candidate will possess the following combination of education, experience and skills:

  • University degree in a relevant scientific field (Biology, Biochemistry or medical sciences), PhD preferred.
  • In-depth knowledge of imaging techniques and image analysis software solutions in the academic and preclinical environment.
  • In-depth knowledge of Agile software development processes and successful track record in efficient requirement Management
  • Knowledge of software license models and their commercial implications
  • Proven experience in developing business cases, establishing new business models and successfully executing complex Projects
  • Experience in interacting with highly technical customers and customer Groups
  • The ability to envision new opportunities and to drive their implementation to achieve continuous business improvement
  • Excellent communication ability (both written and verbal) and influencing skills including the ability to communicate complex concepts to a variety of audiences is critical to the success in this Position
  • Successful candidate has a strong drive for results and an ability to work within a diverse, cross-functional and multi-cultural team across multiple sites
  • Willing and able to travel internationally
  • Typically requires 7-10 years of experience in marketing, product management or applications management in a relevant environment.
What we Offer
  • Employment within an innovative, growth-oriented organization
  • Outstanding career and development prospects
  • Company pension scheme and other fringe benefits
  • Exciting company culture, which stands for integrity, intensity, involvement and innovation.
At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 65,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission – enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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