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Danaher Corporation Director, Bioprocess Integrated PD in Houston, Texas

Help us improve access to life-changing therapies that can transform human health

We are Cytiva, a global provider of technologies and services that advance and accelerate the development and manufacture of therapeutics. Formerly part of GE Healthcare, we have a rich heritage tracing back hundreds of years, and a fresh beginning since 2020.

Our customers undertake life-saving activities. These range from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, biologic drugs, and novel cell and gene therapies. Our job is to supply the tools and services - the pots, pans, soups and sauces - they need to work better, faster and safer, leading to better patient outcomes.

We are looking for a Director, BioProcess Integrated PD (Process Development) to coordinate across our business and deliver the next generation in process development tools. Do you have a passion to lead this type of organization? Then we would love to hear from you.

What you’ll do

  • Strategy: Develop an ambitious five-year roadmap / business strategy based on market and competitive fundamentals. Define, build, and grow both the core organization and stakeholder networks needed for success.

  • Leadership: Assemble and lead a team of direct reports with relevant market and subject matter expertise to achieve the goals of the program. Demonstrate dedication to program results as well as to people development. Work cross-functionally with leaders across the business on common goals and shared roadmap developments.

  • Customer Focus: Grow Cytiva industry presence in process development through both direct customer interactions (voice of customer) and broader platforms such as consortia, conferences, trade shows, industry publications and blogs. Support the commercial teams in customer interactions and always works to build a positive customer experience.

  • Innovation: Effectively manage a portfolio of projects and initiatives to realize the portfolio strategy. Design, develop and ultimately deliver products and services to form a comprehensive ecosystem which enables end-users to reach their process development goals across upstream and downstream, smoothing the transition into manufacturing.

  • Business Model: Develop comprehensive business model in collaboration with finance, commercial and marketing partners to align with other ventures and maximize program impact. Own delivery of business targets across multiple channels.

  • Lifecycle, Compliance and Quality: Ensure innovations delivered by the program meet Cytiva’s high standards for lifecycle management, compliance, and quality to meet the needs of our customers.

  • Danaher Business System (DBS): Learn and utilize Danaher continuous improvement tools across all functions to assist problem solving, alignment, speed to market, and overall efficacy.

  • Travel: as needed; 25%

Who you are

  • BS Degree in Engineering or equivalent; MBA preferred

  • Minimum of fifteen (15) years relevant experience with greater than 8 years multi-disciplinary knowledge of the life sciences or biomedical industry

  • Demonstrated leadership of cross-functional project teams and management with an ability to drive project design plans to completion

  • Experience building and leading collaborative global and cross-functional teams and relationships

  • Strong facilitation and negotiation skills

  • Ability to provide formal presentation to senior management on state of the art, technical findings and progress, gaps and mitigation and organization

  • Cultivation of appropriate external contacts and key opinion leaders (industrial and academic) to assist in projects and overall strategy

  • Outstanding direct and influence leadership, time management, facilitation, and organizational skills

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills - communicates well across groups and effectively evaluates information / data to make decisions, anticipates obstacles and develops plans to resolve, creates actionable strategies and operational plans

Who we are

Whatever your role, we bring purpose and challenge into our everyday work. If you are driven to make the world a better place thanks to science and medicine, you’ll feel right at home here. If you’re flexible, curious and relentless, you’ll belong. If you are excited about a global culture, this can be the place to further your career.

Cytiva is a global life sciences leader with over 7000 associates across 40 countries who are dedicated to our mission to advance and accelerate therapeutics. As a trusted partner to customers that range in scale and scope, Cytiva brings efficiencies to research and manufacturing workflows, ensuring the development, manufacture and delivery of transformative medicines to patients.

Cytiva is part of the Danaher family of life sciences companies, a global science and technology innovator committed to helping customers solve complex challenges and improving quality of life around the world. As part of a greater Life Sciences platform, you’ll redefine what it means to innovate every day. Pioneering the future of science, research, and medicine gives you unlimited opportunities to find the next breakthrough that will best serve scientists and medical professionals in the fight to save lives.



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