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Director of Strategic Planning

Tarrytown, New York

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Siemens Healthineers
Business Unit: Strategy & Innovation
Requisition Number: 223266
Primary Location: United States-New York-Tarrytown
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: Master's Degree
Travel Required: 25%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.

With 45,000 employees Siemens Healthineers is one of the world’s largest suppliers of technology to the healthcare industry and a leader in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics and healthcare IT. All supported by a comprehensive portfolio of clinical consulting, training, and services available across the globe and tailored to customers’ needs. So that more people can have a life that is longer, richer, and more filled with happiness.

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Job Description:

Siemens Healthineers is hiring a Director of Strategic Planning. The incumbent will work closely with the Head of Strategic Planning to develop, communicate and track implementation of the overall Healthcare strategy, spanning topics in portfolio management, M&A, technology innovation, and business operations.

The role will be a key interface between the Siemens Healthineers Corporate organization and its Business Areas, Business Horizontals and Regions, facilitating alignment of the Siemens Healthineers corporate strategy with the business and commercial strategies. The selected candidate will play a leadership role in implementing and managing a corporate-wide process for the development, execution, and regular tracking of business and commercial strategies and milestone achievement. The selected candidate will also assist the Head of Strategic Planning in leading special projects across Siemens Healthineers.  The role will also support portfolio strategy development and execution through the identification and realization of new growth opportunities in cross-business, adjacent and white space markets through organic investment, venturing and/or M&A.

Specific Responsibilities of the Director of Strategic Planning are

·         Supports in formulation of overall Healthineers Corporate strategy as well as Business Area, Business Horizontal and Commercial Strategy, including go-to-market strategy, product strategy, technology strategy, adjacency/white space analysis and competitive analysis

·         Provides key input and insight into the analysis of strategic opportunities and challenges for Siemens Healthineers in collaboration with colleagues across the Strategy department

·         Interfaces with the Business Area, Business Horizontal and Region Strategy and Business Development groups to assess the strategic fit of external M&A candidates and technology opportunities

·         Collaborates with counterparts in the Business Area, Business Horizontal and Region Strategy and Business Development group to drive strategy formulation and strategic alignment

·         Supports execution of the annual corporate strategic planning process while coordinating the inputs with counterparts within the Business Areas, Business Horizontals and Regions

·         Performs complex analysis of existing strategy and performance of the Business Areas, Business Horizontals and Regions and provides recommendations for improvements

·         Develops strategy communication materials for executive presentations targeting different stakeholder groups


Specific Requirements of the Director of Strategic Planning are

Industry knowledge

·         Strong understanding of healthcare landscape and the dynamics of the imaging and/or in-vitro diagnostics industry

·         Solid background in strategy development and implementation within the healthcare industry


Capabilities and skillsets

·         Experience in project management exhibited by the ability to lead multiple project workstreams involving several functions in a matrixed organization

·         Strong conceptual problem solving skills exhibited by the ability to approach complex, ambiguous business problems and formulate pathways towards a solution from first principles

·         Strong quantitative and financial analysis skills

·         High degree of flexibility exhibited in a “can do" attitude

·         High level of intellectual curiosity, self-motivated to solve difficult issues, continually seeking ways to improve


Education and experience

·         Undergraduate Degree and post Graduate Degree (MBA) is required

·         2 to 3 years of post-MBA experience from a top tier management consulting firm is required

3 to 5 years of Strategic Marketing / Upstream Marketing experience within the Medical Device industry is preferred


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