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Global Strategic Account (CorpDev) Program Manager in Sunnyvale, California at Cepheid

Date Posted: 12/1/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: CEP001940

About Us

At Cepheid, we are passionate about improving healthcare through faster, more accurate diagnostic tests. With our GeneXpert® System, we’ve taken the most sophisticated molecular technology and packaged it into an automated, easy-to-use format that has quickly become the platform of choice worldwide. From the largest laboratories to small physician offices, our game-changing solution delivers critical answers when clinicians and patients need them most. Through strong molecular biology capabilities and ongoing product innovation, we are focused on developing tests for healthcare-associated infections, sexual health, critical infectious disease, virology, and oncology applications. Come join our vision for a better way and help make life better for us all! For more details, visit us at or follow us on Twitter (@CepheidNews).


Position Summary:

The Service Operations Project Manager will be a key member of the Global Service Operations team by development and commercialization of service products, pricing assessments and understand customer service products neeeds.  This job will be based in Sunnyvale, CA, and will require approximately 10% travel for effective execution of projects. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with regional service managers and BioPharma customers to identify key service products required by customers.
  • Lead product creation and commercialization.
  • Assist with process development to ensure product roll-out is successful.
  • Work with global logistics team to ensure proper processes for new service products.
  • Track KPIs and Reports to effectively understand success of commercialized service products.  
  • Use Lean, Six Sigma Principles and lead problem solving process.

Job Requirements


Qualifications & Experience Required:

  • Years of experience required: Bachelor’s degree in field with 5+ years of related work experience or Master’s degree in field with 3+ years of related work experience or Doctoral degree in field with 0-2 years of related work experience.

  • 3+ Project Management Experience and/or Marketing Experience.
  • Ability to develop relationships with key customers to acquire feedback.
  • Experience with customer serviceorganizations preferred.
  • Excellent communicator via phone, email, power point and face-to-face.
  • Ability to create relationships quickly across organizations and roles.
  • In-depth experience with Power Point, Microsoft Excel required.  Experience with SAP, Adobe and Sales Force preferred.

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, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 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.