Director R&D Portfolio Management (m/f) Merck KGaA Job Description
Director R&D Portfolio Management
This role is responsible for leading the cross-divisional R&D portfolio assessment & review and driving portfolio optimization:
- Maintain cross-divisional oversight and transparency of the Life Science R&D portfolio related to pipeline progress & output, valuation, risk balance and resource allocation.
- Enable portfolio optimization and set divisional innovation priorities clearly linked to strategy and with full alignment of the Life Science executive team.
- Design and lead annual R&D portfolio review and enable required decisions on R&D spending allocation annually.
Director R&D Portfolio Management (m/f) Merck KGaA Job Requirements
Who you are:
- Bachelor's degree in life science or engineering, MBA and/or post-graduate education required, PhD is a plus.
- Experience with a top-tier business / strategy consulting firm required, i.e. McKinsey, Bain, BCG (2 years minimum).
- Must have 10-12 years’ experience in the life science industry with 5-7 in R&D innovation and portfolio management, experience in an operational or R&D role is a plus.
- Extensive experience in direct interaction with top management and drafting board level analyses/presentations.
- Excellent English (Written and Verbal).
- Fluency in one additional language is highly desired (German or French a plus).
This position is located in Darmstadt (Germany). What we offer:
Merck‘s portfolio extends from liquid crystals for displays and pigments for automotive coatings to cancer treatments, and your possibilities to develop in our growing company are just as manifold. As a stock-listed company we still make history – not least because we take responsibility for our employees, products, the environment and society. We offer a modern and international working environment to unleash your innovative potential in diverse teams.
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Director R&D Portfolio Management (m/f) Merck KGaA Summary
10 - 15 years
5 - 10 Years
> 15 years
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