Portfolio Manager
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Ottawa, ON, CAN
5d ago

Position Summary :

The Portfolio Manager fully manages a portfolio of products and suppliers for North America. Key priorities include product category analysis, selection / positioning of suppliers within the portfolio, securing appropriate supplier participation / funding for key initiatives or promotional activities, and supporting the sales organization with issue resolution and communications.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Responsible for the day-to-day management of the products / suppliers and maintains cross-functional relationships with internal departments including Sales, Marketing, and Supply Chain, among others.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the product categories including applications by customers, the breadth of brands and competitors, and the range of category requirements demanded by the research marketplace.
  • Serve as primary owner of high number of non-strategic supplier relationships, managing categories and / or suppliers exceeding $50M.
  • Deploy strategies to source, negotiate, contract, and implement programs and otherwise drive revenue and profitability growth of the product portfolio.
  • Maintain accuracy of product and supplier information in digital environment and internal systems.
  • Raise supplier funding for marketing, NSM and regional sales meetings, and other initiatives. Work with suppliers to plan spending of funding dollars each year targeting at promoting portfolio of products.
  • Prepare for, analyze data, and conduct quarterly business reviews with key suppliers.
  • Ad hoc requests to analyze category and supplier data or to support various financial and operational initiatives.
  • Minimum Requirements / Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, operations, or a scientific field.
  • 3+ years of industry or other relevant market experience, preferably in portfolio or supplier management.
  • Knowledge of laboratory products and applications, actual working laboratory experience, or understanding of customer requirements in laboratory settings.
  • Sales, marketing, or other commercial functional knowledge preferred.
  • Ability to develop / implement strategies and recommendations based on both quantitative and qualitative inputs with basic understanding of financial drivers.
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong proficiency in multi-tasking experience with exceptional organization and time-management skills.
  • General business acumen with a basic understanding of financial data and reporting methodologies, various performance metrics and ROI analyses.
  • Strong skills with Microsoft Office applications and ability to quickly learn / adapt to new productivity tools.
  • 10-15% travel in the
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