Sr Manager Strategy & Open Innovation

Integrated DNA Technologies

Integrated DNA Technologies

Washington, DC, USA · Colombia · Boston, MA, USA · United States · Massachusetts, USA
Posted on Monday, June 10, 2024

Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) is the leading manufacturer of custom oligonucleotides and proprietary technologies for genomics applications. Our work is complex and cutting-edge, and our team members are curious, creative thinkers who understand that good data drives smart decisions. At IDT, we realize that although science may be uniform, people are unique. We promote a culture where engaged people are motivated and have opportunities to achieve their full potential, as part of one global team.

IDT is one of 10 Life Sciences companies of Danaher. Together, we accelerate the discovery, development and delivery of solutions that safeguard and improve human health.

This position is part of the Strategic and Business Development Department and will be fully remote. At IDT, we are one global team. We celebrate our differences, engage in healthy debate, and are inclusive. Together, we accomplish great things.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Drive key workstreams contributing to IDT’s strategic plan, assesses core and growth markets as well as current and potential future technologies to position IDT to win.

  • Coordinate on strategic planning activities with strategic plan workstream leaders, technical and operations stakeholders, and functions/centers of excellence across IDT and broader Danaher team.

  • Key contributor on evaluation of investments, proposals, opportunities, and decisions on IDT organizational initiatives, mergers & acquisitions, partnerships and alliances, license opportunities, and other business opportunities.

  • Drive strategic initiatives that improve IDT’s capabilities and drive further clarity across commercial teams, R&D, innovation, and portfolio strategy beyond the annual strategic plan.

  • Refine IDT’s approach in key areas across commercial, R&D, Innovation and portfolio strategy based on recommendations and information derived from the annual strategic planning process.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field with 9+ years of experience OR Master's degree in field with 7+ years experience OR Doctoral degree in field with 4+ years experience

  • Experience in corporate strategy, business development, or strategic marketing roles or management consulting.

  • Proven ability to negotiate and influence others to adopt a different point of view.

  • Extensive experience with communication and presentation skills, including the ability to communicate difficult concepts to stakeholders.

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • Experience in medical technologies, life sciences, or biopharma markets, specifically in genetics or genomics products and markets.

At IDT we believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, remote working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement. This position is eligible for a remote work arrangement in which you can work remotely from your home. Additional information about this remote work arrangement will be provided by your interview team. Explore the flexibility and challenge that working for IDT can provide.

The salary range for this role is $117,000-$175,000. This is the range that we in good faith believe is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range. This range may be modified in the future.

This job is also eligible for bonus/incentive pay.

We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.

At Danaher we bring together science, technology and operational capabilities to accelerate the real-life impact of tomorrow’s science and technology. We partner with customers across the globe to help them solve their most complex challenges, architecting solutions that bring the power of science to life. Our global teams are pioneering what’s next across Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Biotechnology and beyond. For more information, visit

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.

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We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at to request accommodation.