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Portfolio Manager

Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
Location: Bend
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

Job Title: Portfolio Manager

Requisition ID: R-00996678

When you're part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you'll be supported in achieving your career goals.

Location/Division Specific Information

Our Bend, Oregon site is Thermo Fisher's Center of Excellence for early clinical development of oral small-molecule drugs, with a focus on enabling formulations for low solubility molecules. We are experts in spray drying and amorphous tablet and capsule formulation development for treatments in oncology, antivirals and other diseases with significant potential for positive patient impact. The Manager, Portfolio Management is a site-based hybrid role where the incumbent will split their time between remote and on-site work at our location in Bend, OR.

How will you make an impact?

The Portfolio Manager supports business development activities to win new customers for the Bend site in order to meet growth targets for the business. An effective portfolio manager will influence the work mix at the site to help to balance demand and capacity through project expansion and transfer to late development and commercial sites.

What will you do?

  • Manage project portfolio health including the balance between early development and clinical trial manufacturing activities and proactively identify project candidates to transfer to downstream sites
  • Serve as the primary contact for new business development inquiries including Request for Proposal (RFP) reviews and coordination with the quotations group
  • Ensure that proposals issued address RFP requirements and address the technical challenges facing prospective customers and that the proposed scope is based on sound scientific rationale
  • Host prospective customer visits and travel off-site for client engagement visits involving business development prospecting activities
  • Approve project pricing and margins for proposals up to $250,000 USD proposal value
  • Active participant in the Site Leadership Team representing New Business Development

How will you get here?

  • Bachelor's degree in science or a related science discipline is highly preferred or a combination of relevant education/experience
  • Five (5) or more years of early clinical pharmaceutical product development experience which includes direct client interaction, preferably with direct experience with enabling formulations for low solubility molecules
  • Customer interface experience and strong negotiating skills an advantage
  • Demonstrated commitment to the Company's 4i's: Integrity, Intensity, Innovation, Involvement
  • Proficiency with English language
  • Proficiency using MS Office applications (including Project) and comfortable with computer interfaces
  • Familiarity with Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs)

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Strong presentation and negotiation skills
  • Strong data analysis skills and the ability to establish a lasting process for the Project Management team to monitor project phases and stage gates and to track and anticipate the progression of complex pharmaceutical development projects
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to cultivate networks internally as well as with customers
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 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.

Apply today!

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.

Keywords: Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., Bend , Portfolio Manager, Other , Bend, Oregon

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