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Director of Strategy

Company: Waters Corporation
Location: Milford
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

The Strategy & Business Development global function within Waters Division focuses on determining the priorities for Waters Division, as well as working across the Business Segments to identify and Align Organic and Inorganics Growth Opportunities. -
The Waters Division Strategy Director will be responsible for developing the strategy and executing the top priorities to drive the achievements of the Waters Division's strategic objectives. Working in partnership with the Waters Division, heads of finance, HR, and business units this role will have ownership for the long-term strategy for a $2B+ division core to Waters's overall business. This individual will have a significant impact on Waters's long-term and short-term objectives, spearheading strategic initiatives and aligning resources between departments. This individual will function as an integrator connecting functions and business units that would otherwise remain siloed.

  • Partnering with the Senior Director of Strategy & Business Development to set strategic priorities and execute through a broad range of stakeholders, including developing and leading strategic planning and alignment processes
  • Supports the development and execution of strategic initiatives, developing a strategic framework to enable Waters to ensure its long-term competitiveness
  • Collaborate across the Waters division using quantified data to identify opportunities for growth within the Business Segments' areas of responsibility
  • Support cross-business segment portfolio management, interfacing across R&D, global operations, and commercial functions to enhance productivity and execution.
  • Draft presentations and materials for Executive Committee, board meetings, and investor conferences. -
  • Represent the Waters Division at external conferences and shareholders -
  • Facilitate external partnerships, strategic alliances, and acquisitions to drive growth -in collaboration with Director Strategic Partnerships.
  • Coordinate special projects on behalf of the Senior Director of Strategy and Business Development -
  • Support interdependent projects to enable the business units to achieve their strategic and operational objectives -

    Core Capabilities---

    • Ability to develop deep knowledge of a marketplace, competitors, and technology, determine strategic priorities and effectively communicate them to the key stakeholders
    • Business financial and analytical acumen---
    • Excellent communication skills---
    • Ability to influence across stakeholders------
    • Business development experience

      Leadership Skills

      • The incumbent will be expected to operate with a strong sense of urgency and clear focus, willing to make difficult decisions and trade-offs to prioritize the most impactful opportunities. The leaders will bring strong technical credibility and a track record of developing high-performing, collaborative teams, especially during periods of uncertainty and transition.
      • Collaboration and Influencing. Senior leaders demonstrating this competency use the dynamics and culture of an organization to get things done. They actively seek input in decision-making and show others how their objectives align with their own. They also invest in building relationships and contributing to the broader organization, compromising their preferences where necessary for the greater good. They are excellent communicators.
      • Strategic Orientation. This is evidenced by good analytical and conceptual ability and an ability to think beyond one's area. The candidate can articulate medium- to long-term opportunities and threats, can evaluate options, plan against anticipated trends, and takes proactive steps to address those opportunities.
      • Results Orientation. Leaders with this competency drive for improvement of business results. The person we seek is energized by a challenge, sets new and stretching goals is action-oriented, analytically oriented, and delivers beyond expectations.
      • Customer Orientation. Leaders with this competency have a profound understanding of the customer and where the market is going. They identify offerings that the customer might not be able to identify him or herself.

        Company Description
        Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT), the world's leading specialty measurement company, has pioneered chromatography, mass spectrometry and thermal analysis innovations serving the life, materials, and food sciences for more than 60 years. With more than 7,000 employees worldwide, Waters operates directly in 35 countries, including 15 manufacturing facilities, with products available in more than 100 countries. Our team focuses on creating business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations to enable significant advancement in healthcare delivery, environmental management, food safety, and water quality. - -
        Working at Waters enables our employees to unlock the potential of their careers. Our global team is driven by purpose. We strive to be better, learn and improve every day in everything we do. We're the problem solvers and innovators that aren't afraid to take risks to transform the world of human health and well-being. We're all in it together delivering benefit as one to provide the insights needed today in order to solve the challenges of tomorrow. -
        Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our core values at Waters Corporation. It is our responsibility to actively implement programs and practices to drive inclusive behavior and increase diversity across the organization. We are united by diversity and thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, our customers and our community. Waters is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or protected Veteran status. -
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Keywords: Waters Corporation, Milford , Director of Strategy, Executive , Milford, Connecticut

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