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Role Summary: We are looking to strengthen our technology research organisation with a Strategy, Search & Evaluation Manager. The role will be part of a global multi-disciplinary innovation team that will enhance top line revenue growth and profitability for GE Healthcare Life Sciences.
The individual will formulate and execute external opportunity sourcing and assessment strategies within the given geographic region, leading all phases of the transaction process including analysis of inorganic strategy and markets, target identification and screening, structuring, valuation, due diligence, negotiation and closing.
The individual will work with colleagues in the Strategy, Search & Evaluation (SSE) team reporting to the Global Head SSE, and will support innovation with the external ecosystem while liaising with internal R&D functions within GE Life Sciences, the GE Global Research Centre, GE Ventures and GE Business Development teams to create a common vision and roadmap for the company in areas of strategic growth for GE Life Sciences.
The primary focus will be on strategy development, “sensing” future scientific / technological breakthroughs, developing a partner ecosystem for the business, securing the right external alliances with industry and academic partners and developing the appropriate business models for GE to become a leader in the innovation ecosystem for GE Life Sciences.
The SSE team will be a centralised hub for identifying, assessing and incubating breakthrough technologies for all business units within GE Life Sciences. The team provides direct value to GE Life Sciences through accessing new assets and platform technologies, with the objective to be a force multiplier for the organisation.
For questions in regards to this opening, please contact Hiring Manager Abigail Bracha (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Perform in-depth market research and competitive analysis to enable a long-term vision and road map for the company
Drive thought-leadership and provide program recommendations, presenting ideas and project opportunities to senior management, serving as a recognized expert and resource leader
Primary scientific contact and spokesperson for GE Life Sciences within the given geographic region
Work with leadership to manage communication and alignment with key internal stakeholders to support effective decision making and transaction approval processes
Assess potential acquisitions, collaborations, co-development agreements, and strategic alliances in relevant opportunity space and specific geography
Develop financial model, and create effective presentations on acquisition opportunities for senior management review and approval
Provide thorough and timely assessments and updates to appropriate management levels to ensure efficient communication and seamless cross functional collaboration
Make presentations on behalf of GE at industry networking events, scientific conferences and other venues
Responsible for the quality of the formal due diligence output, integrating internal and external subject matter experts for senior management review and approval
Desired Characteristics: Thorough understanding of one or more of the existing business units at GE Life Sciences, specifically BioProcess Experience in developing investment strategy and working with external partners. Biopharma experience preferred
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