Director Product & Portfolio Management m/f

Posted 12 Dec 2019

Île-de-France - all, Île-de-France - France

Req Id 200797


A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our around 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

Your role :


As the Director Product & Portfolio Management for our Laboratory water purification product range (Large Volume, Clinical & OEM), you are working in the Lab Water Business Field reporting to Head of Global Strategic Marketing & Product Management

You are the business head for your specific franchise. You manage a group of 2 Product Managers and are responsible for franchise strategy and execution, all aspects of product management and market research for the franchise. Are included, but not limited to, the lifecycle management of your product portfolio, focusing in particular on  large and complex Product Development Projects (such as platform projects covering several product ranges or breakthrough projects), research of end customer & relative technology market trends for future product requirements; analysis  of competitive products, support to regional marketing, sales and field service engineers; Refinement and enhancement of product strategy and tactics for the franchise including building and advocating business cases to drive additional growth.

As part of your role, you are driving strategic development project in close collaboration with our R&D department as well as in charge of high level communication related to your product range to our top leadership.


This is a full time position based in Guyancourt (Paris), France, our Global Headquarter for our Life Science Lab Water Business.


Who you are :


  • Education: Engineering or scientific degree in Chemistry &/or Biology
  • Minimum of 5 years in sales, preferably in Life Science Laboratory environment
  • 5 to 7 years in similar strategic marketing position with successful track record in product development and product launch as well as people management.
  • Business acumen, structured and strategic thinking, team player, excellent communication skills
  • Fluent in English with excellent English writing skills
  • Ready to travel globally (25 to 35 % time)

What we offer:  With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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