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Senior Director, Global Development Lead

Company: QIAGEN Gruppe
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

At the heart of QIAGEN's business is a vision to make improvements in life possible.

We are on an exciting mission to make a real difference in science and healthcare. We are still the entrepreneurial company we started out as and have today achieved a size where we can bring our full power to many initiatives and to our presence across the globe. -
Our most valuable asset are our employees - more than 6000 in over 35 locations around the world. Our ambition is to ensure we have outstanding and passionate people working in the best teams and we are constantly looking for new talent to join us.
There are few players who have shaped the world of modern science and healthcare as much as QIAGEN, and we have only just started.
If you are looking to advance your career, are seeking new challenges and opportunities, enjoy working in dynamic and international, diverse teams and want to make a real impact on people's lives, then QIAGEN is where you need to be.

Join us. At QIAGEN, you make a difference every day.Position DescriptionThis is a senior leadership role in QIAGEN and part of QIAGEN's Senior Management (QSM). The responsibility for steering and guiding a significant organization or department (small global or medium regional unit) and its relative revenue and/or budgets as well as multiple functions or organizations in various geographic market places are the most important activities of this role.This includes providing advisory and consulting services to QIAGEN's management and other stakeholders on questions in the area of expertise, ensuring internal and external compliance and driving the development of new topics within these area.The role requires interdisciplinary experience and cross-functional understanding of the whole organization and an intercultural competence with cross-cultural experience. The role requires the aptitude to consult and negotiate with senior management on critical matters. Highly professional concepts for developing resolution to critical issues and broad design matters are the most important tools in this role.Main Tasks

  • Accountable for the excellence of R&D solutions delivered to the Franchise PCL, the related projects/program and Life Cycle Management (LCM) activities
  • Ensure the alignment of the Function activities and resources with the needs of the different Projects (qualitatively and quantitatively)
  • Empower and support R&D Project Team Members, staffed from the multiple R&D technological centers, to propose and implement time, quality and cost effective solutions matching the project objectives
  • Accountable for ensuring the development teams are able to identify project risk and find solutions to ensure timelines are met and within budget
  • Account for technical and technological know-how and strategy within the franchise
  • Drive the establishment of technical recommendations and support the opportunity evaluation process
  • Liaise with other functions, proactively identify technologies for use in the Franchise programs
  • Lead the strategy for technology platforms and partnerships
  • Provide oversight and leadership to the Franchise and alignment through participation in the Global Development Leadership Team
  • Ensures alignment & mutual commitmentPosition Requirements
    • Bachelor of Science in related fields minimum requirement and a Master's degree required in topical major or engineering, PhD preferred
    • At least 10 years of relevant molecular IVD R&D experience - ideally through multiple tech centers (PCR assay development, system integration, engineering etc.)
    • Strong infectious disease & IVD experience required. Other specialties, such as Oncology will be considered
    • Strong understanding of the infectious disease market segment and with the relevant technology
    • Extensive knowledge of business administration, especially resource planning and control. Knowledge of the relationships within the whole organization
    • Extensive knowledge of product development portfolio management
    • Proven managerial knowledge or proven technical expertise in one discipline, i.e., by internal or external further education
    • Execution of complex managerial tasks or responsibility for multiple subject areas, teams or projectsPersonal Requirements
      • Strong decision maker balanced with identifying and managing risk
      • Ability to maneuver in a consistently changing environment; Ability to operate cross-functionally and understanding of external and internal business drivers
      • Strong leadership in virtual global matrix teams. Experience in leading interdisciplinary and virtual teams in a global setup
      • Strong communication skills required both oral and writtenQIAGEN requires proof of full COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment for new hires in all U.S. states other than Montana effective as of September 1, 2021. New hires and candidates will be required to present proof of full COVID-19 vaccination within three business days of start date or upon entry into the office (i.e., for interviews), whichever comes first. QIAGEN complies with applicable laws regarding the confidentiality of employee health information and the reasonable accommodation of individuals with disabilities and/or sincerely held religious beliefs. Candidates who require accommodation should contact . This policy is part of QIAGEN's ongoing efforts to support public health efforts and to ensure the safety and-well-being of its employees, customers, business partners, and community.What we offerAt the heart of QIAGEN are our people who drive our success. We act with passion, always challenging the status quo to drive innovation and continuous improvement. We inspire with our leadership and make an impact with our actions. We create a collaborative, safe and engaging workplace which forms the basis for high performing individuals and teams. We drive accountability and entrepreneurial decision-making and want you to excel your growth and shape the future of QIAGEN.

        QIAGEN is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), sex stereotyping (including but not limited to assumptions about a person's appearance or behavior, gender roles, gender expression, or gender identity), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law.

Keywords: QIAGEN Gruppe, Ann Arbor , Senior Director, Global Development Lead, Executive , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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