We have a current opportunity for a Commercial and R&D Strategy Senior Director on a permanent basis.
- Take charge of the yearly R&D strategic planning process, including periodic reviews of our operational model, talent strategy, capabilities, site footprint (including offshoring considerations), and technology roadmaps.
- Collaborate closely with R&D Finance and RDSR to ensure alignment with financial goals and progress tracking.
- Act as a guardian of the strategic plan's integrity by actively challenging and influencing key decisions that have the potential to disrupt its successful implementation.
- Continuously update long-term strategic roadmaps, ensuring they remain future-ready, and create 3-year operational plans for each technology platform and Center of Excellence (COE).
Lifecycle Governance and Resource Optimization:
- Establish a robust lifecycle management framework for Alcon R&D, encompassing ROI assessments, process revisions, operating model enhancements, resource allocation optimization, and product portfolio rationalization.
- Ensure the efficient allocation of resources across critical innovation projects, covering infrastructure, leadership, footprint, budgets, and more.
- Identify and rectify inefficient business processes to enhance organizational efficiency and reduce costs.
These responsibilities are aimed at facilitating effective decision-making, adaptation to external factors, and seamless communication with internal stakeholders, all while leading specific project assignments and providing support for the preparation of materials for the Board and Executive Leadership Team as necessary.
- Bachelors and Advanced Degree Preferred
- 10+ years of Portfolio Strategy and Product Prioritization in a medical device setting
- Ability to be located in the DFW Area working on a hybrid in office structure.
The position will be based in Fort Worth. For further information about this position please apply.