Investor Relations Manager in Washington, District of Columbia at Danaher

Date Posted: 11/1/2019

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Job ID: COR001512

About Us

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.
Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.


Description

POSITION SUMMARY

You will be an integral part on the Investor Relations (IR) team assisting in the planning, development, and implementation of a variety of investor relations programs and activities. Working under the guidance of the Vice President, Investor Relations, you will serve as a resource to senior management to ensure the Company effectively communicates its message with investors and other key stakeholders.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

Educate and update investors and analysts:
  • Collaborate with senior management and IR team to create investment messaging integrated and consistent with strategic goals of the company.  
  • Communicate with shareholders to keep them knowledgeable about the company.
  • Prepare conference call scripts and frequently asked questions/answers.  
  • Support the investors’ decision-making processes by coordinating and attending, when needed, meetings with company leaders and visits to company facilities.
  • Develop and execute semi-annual company-sponsored analyst meetings, including selection of site location, presentation materials, speaker preparation and coordination, facility tours, product demonstrations and analyst attendance. 
  • Provide timely and accurate feedback to senior management regarding reaction to events and special developments. Understand and communicate reasons for changes in stock ownership on a timely basis.
  • Find, support, and encourage prospective investors by broadening awareness and interest through conferences, presentations, meetings and media.
  • Use targeting methodology and intelligence systems to identify good-fit institutional investors.
  • Collaborate with senior management and IR team to create investment messaging integrated and consistent with strategic goals of the company.  
  • Communicate with shareholders to keep them knowledgeable about the company.
  • Prepare conference call scripts and frequently asked questions/answers.  
  • Support the investors’ decision-making processes by coordinating and attending, when needed, meetings with company leaders and visits to company facilities.
  • Develop and execute semi-annual company-sponsored analyst meetings, including selection of site location, presentation materials, speaker preparation and coordination, facility tours, product demonstrations and analyst attendance. 
  • Provide timely and accurate feedback to senior management regarding reaction to events and special developments. Understand and communicate reasons for changes in stock ownership on a timely basis.
  • Find, support, and encourage prospective investors by broadening awareness and interest through conferences, presentations, meetings and media.
  • Use targeting methodology and intelligence systems to identify good-fit institutional investors.
  • Contract for and maintain relationships with capital markets and intelligence system resources in support of the IR program
Create or assist in creating publications and media used in the IR program, typically in conjunction with company’s communications staff:
  • Annual report: execute theme, content, design, production, and delivery. 
  • Quarterly results and other news releases.
  • Create and maintain company presentations for use at analyst and investor meetings. 
  • Periodic updates of the outlook for the quarter and or year results: collaborates with senior management and IR team.
  • Execute audio and video webcasts, usually in conjunction with conference calls and investment conference presentations. 
  • Oversee and support IR website section and content.
Lead own professional and career development:

  • Remain current on economic, political, regulatory, industry, and stock market outlook.
  • Understand the company’s strategies, operating units, technologies, and financial performance expectations.
  • Remain current on company operations.
  • Contribute to and learn from company meetings.
  • Remain current on changes in accounting, technology, and similar subjects.
  • Manage IR analyst, support training and development, goals, performance, and compensation.
  • Provide financial and analytical support to key senior management to support the company’s IR initiatives.
  • Prepare timely and insightful analysis of the company’s businesses, markets, competition and financial performance.  Benchmark company performance with peer group companies.
  • Collaborates with the IR team on the continuous upgrade of technology services to benefit IR goals.
  • Create and manage annual IR operating budget.

Job Requirements



Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS

The successful candidate must be an excellent communicator, intellectually curious and have a strong work ethic.  The individual must be an independent thinker and self-starter with the bandwidth to multitask and work on several key projects at a given time.  The individual should have the ability to participate in spirited give-and-take discussions about his or her work.  It is important that the individual have superior interpersonal skills with an ability to work with people at multiple levels both inside and outside of Danaher.  

  • Successful candidate will be articulate with a professional presence.
  • Will have strong quantitative and analytical skills as well as excellent written, oral and presentation skills. 
  • Will display and operate in a way that never compromises ethics and integrity, and will be non- political in all dealings with agendas that are above board and understood by all.
  • Will manage his or her time effectively and have superior planning and organization skills. 
  • Will be a self-starter and proven team player capable of prioritizing his or her own work and/or problems simultaneously.
  • Must be comfortable working in a high-energy, quickly changing and demanding environment.
  • Domestic and international travel periodically, typically less than 25%. 

PERSONAL TRAIT PROFILE
  • The incumbent of this position must possess the following traits: 
  • Strong communication skills (one-on-one, writing skills, presentation skills)
  • Detail oriented
  • Have a high sense of urgency
  • Results oriented
  • Leadership abilities
  • Ability to work in a team and facilitate teamwork
  • Possess high energy and a dynamic personality 
  • Possess a high level of integrity and ethics
  • High stress tolerance and open-minded
  • Must be organized and possess strong time and project management skills
  • Fast thinker with good judgment and decisiveness
  • Pursuit of excellence vs. perfection
  • Continuous improvement orientation

RELATIONSHIPS
  • Reports to Vice President, Investor Relations.
  • Position will have exposure to senior management, including CEO, CFO, CAO, EVP’s, Group Executives, Danaher company Presidents.Key external relationships: Institutional investors (including security analysts, portfolio managers and directors of research), individual investors, and business and financial media.


Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.
Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.