Thermo Fisher Scientific Portfolio Manager 2 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the product category including its application by customers, the breadth of brands and competitors, and the range of category requirements demanded by the laboratory research marketplace.
Deploy strategies to source, negotiate, contract, and implement programs and otherwise drive revenue and profitability growth of the product portfolio.
Responsible for the management of the products/suppliers and supplier negotiations.
Maintains cross-functional relationships with internal departments including Sales, Marketing, and Supply Chain, among others.
Completes basic proformas including cannibalization, conversion or new suppliers with support from manager/finance.
Demonstrate leadership and strong relationship management and negotiation skills.
2+ years of lab, product and/or portfolio experience.
Bachelor’s degree in a scientific field or business related field
Knowledge of laboratory products and applications, actual working laboratory experience, or understanding of customer requirements in laboratory settings.
Well-developed general business acumen with a thorough understanding of financial data and reporting methodologies, various performance metrics and ROI analyses.
Ability to develop/implement strategies and sound recommendations based on both quantitative and qualitative inputs with intuitive understanding of financial drivers.
Excellent leadership, interpersonal, customer orientation, presentation, and problem solving skills.
Sales, marketing, or other commercial functional knowledge.
2+ years of lab, product and/or portfolio experience
Valid passport and the ability to travel 10-15% in the U.S. and Canada.
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