Logo of Huzzle

Senior Director, Genotyping & Reproductive Health

  • Job
    Expert Level
  • Healthcare
  • Santa Clara

AI generated summary

  • You must have extensive leadership experience in life sciences, excellent communication skills, a passion for team building and innovation, and a track record of driving growth and completion of key initiatives. Extensive knowledge of clinical markets and the ability to travel internationally is required.
  • You will lead the development and execution of strategic plans, oversee P&L, mentor a team, drive collaboration, evaluate markets, manage product portfolio, and foster partnerships to drive growth in genotyping and reproductive health markets.


  • Bachelor’s degree required, MBA or Master’s degree preferred.
  • Experience
  • 10+ years of growing leadership experience in life sciences or clinical research environment.
  • Clear, confident, and effective communicator who can champion internal and external partnerships and deliver customer expectations.
  • Dynamic and collaborative leader who motivates global teams to deliver short and long-term results across a highly matrixed organization.
  • Passion for building and developing strong teams while encouraging a culture of integrity, intensity, inclusion, and innovation.
  • Track record of driving a balanced product and technology roadmap to drive growth through share gain and customer acquisition in new and existing markets.
  • Proven track record to drive key initiatives to completion with measurable outcomes.
  • Experience with in-licensing, business development, and sophisticated deal models in partnership with commercial colleagues.
  • Detailed understanding of clinical end markets, regulatory landscape, and working under a quality management system.
  • Travel 20-30% of time, domestic and international.


  • Develop and implement strategic plan which includes growth in clinical, research, and applied genotyping markets while protecting and growing established positions in reproductive health markets.
  • Shared responsibility for the P&L to ensure revenue, margin, price, mix are delivered in a balanced fashion.
  • Serve as a leader with vision on the microarray leadership team, driving collaboration for the achievement of business goals including annual operating plans.
  • Direct a team of product management and global market development colleagues while influencing and collaborating closely with key functions including research & development, portfolio management, operations, supply chain, quality, regulatory, commercial, finance, HR.
  • Build a high-performance team by hiring, developing, engaging, and retaining key talent, and lead change across the organization by encouraging trust and accountability with a focus on our customers, continuous improvement, inclusion, and integrity.
  • Evaluate market conditions including business, industry, and competitor trends, and identify customer needs across existing and emerging markets.
  • Establish the portfolio roadmap and drive product commercialization activities including life cycle management, new product development, go-to-market planning, and demand generation.
  • Support evaluation of potential partnerships, investments, licensing, and other strategic growth opportunities to differentiate and strengthen our value proposition.
  • Work closely with business development and sales to enhance channel impact, while being an excellent partner with leadership and key customers to drive influence.


What are the main responsibilities of the Senior Director, Genotyping & Reproductive Health?

The main responsibilities include leading global product management and market development functions, developing and implementing strategic plans for key portfolios, managing P&L, collaborating with key functions within the organization, evaluating market conditions, driving product commercialization activities, and identifying growth opportunities.

What qualifications are required for this role?

A Bachelor's degree is required, with an MBA or Master's degree preferred. Candidates should have at least 10 years of leadership experience in life sciences or clinical research environment, strong communication skills, ability to lead global teams, and a track record of driving balanced product and technology roadmap for growth.

How does the Senior Director collaborate with other Thermo Fisher businesses and functions?

The Senior Director collaborates with other businesses and functions to bring the best tools, applications, and solutions to customers globally. This includes partnering with research & development, portfolio management, operations, supply chain, quality, regulatory, commercial, finance, and HR departments.

What is the travel requirement for this role?

The travel requirement for this role is around 20-30% of time, both domestically and internationally.

The World Leader In Serving Science

Science & Healthcare

Mission & Purpose

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue of approximately $40 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, increasing productivity in their laboratories, improving patient health through diagnostics or the development and manufacture of life-changing therapies, we are here to support them. Our global team delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services, Patheon and PPD.