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Director of Strategic Planning

Company name
Complete Genomics Incorporated

San Jose, CA, United States

Employment Type

Executive, Manager, Product Management

Posted on
Jan 04,2019

Valid Through
Apr 19,2019


Director of Strategic Planning

Job Summary:

Director of Strategic Planning is responsible for collecting inputs and support the senior leadership to set the strategic direction of plan for corporation development and business objectives, organizing the strategic review quarterly and assembling and develop the annual strategic goals and business plan for the senior leadership team of MGI Tech Co., Ltd. so that MGI can achieve its mission and long-term business objectives through overall strategy alignment with BGI groups and other business units.


Leadership for innovation initiatives, understanding and scouting the technology frontiers and communicating with external business units. Through building one the existing platforms and technologies, generate the company development requirements, responsible for setting strategic direction on new platform and technology and guiding the strategic direction of research and development;

Broad responsibility to renovate and transform of business structures based on the in-depth knowledge for the conventional business departments or structure, to propose improvement plans, and to lead initiatives from sourcing to next new technology acquisitions;

Support the company leadership to venture into next new business sectors by proposing strategical, plans, market demand for research and analysis needs, evaluating the potential solutions and understanding the landscape of the frontier technologies, and putting forward new ideas and kicking off new projects or business plans;

Responsible for all of business sectors in MGI Tech Co., Ltd, including but not limiting to oncology/tumor, mass spectrometry, microfluidics, wearable devices, big data, metabolism, nutrition, medical devices as well as machine learning in research and development.


Ph. D. or master's degree with more than 3 years of product development experience, science and engineering background, ideally also have MBA degrees and understanding business

Broad professional and technical backgrounds in life science and engineering solutions such as light, machine, electricity, liquid, MEMS, microfluidics, materials, mass spectrometry, biological, medical, quantum dots, immunization, chemiluminescence, sensing and computer science, or at least 2-3 professional and technical focus and 3-5 familiar interdisciplinary areas

Curious and interested in both life Science and business. Extremely good learning ability with pioneering and innovative thinking

Provide ongoing technology support to identify and support the leadership inquiries, feed requirements and market information back to product planning phase

Demonstrate excellence in written and oral communications, including strong presentation skills

Travel 50% required and excellence in both Chinese and English

MGI Tech Co., Ltd. is one of the subsidiaries in BGI groups, which is committed to enable effective and affordable healthcare solutions for all people, focus on the innovation, development, production and distribution of the devices, instruments, consumables and reagents for life science research and medical healthcare, and provide said services for its products. Only by providing the real-time, life-long panoramic view of digitalized solutions, our mission to develop and promote advanced life science for future generation healthcare could be realized. Building upon the sequencing technology from Complete Genomics Inc. we have developed a series of NGS sequencing platforms and consumables, we are refining the tools needed to support our mission and re-innovating the solutions for life science and healthcare

Complete Genomics does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward unsolicited agency resumes to our website, employees or Human Resources.

Complete Genomics will not pay fees to any third party agency or firm and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes received will be considered property of Complete Genomics and will be processed accordingly without fee.

Complete Genomics has the sole discretion to determine with whom we will enter into a contract. If you wish to work with Complete Genomics, please contact the Human Resources department at

Complete Genomics provides equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, disability, veteran or uniformed service status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law

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Complete Genomics Incorporated
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