Attractive Leadership Role in the Global Center of Excellence

Our client is a global player in the pharmaceutical industry. Innovative and highly professional products and processes stand for the on-going success and future excellence of the Company. We have been appointed to search a convincing personality as

Head Finance

for the largest Production Site based in northern Switzerland. As a member of the management team and business partner you are reporting directly to the Site Head. You provide the management with the relevant business information, monitor the performance of the site and develop ideas and concepts for further improvements. Your main focus is the management and development of the budget, the delivery of analysis and reports and the steering of the costs of the manufacturing site. Besides, you are involved in contract manufacturing, lean management and the implementation of the company`s global guidelines for continuous improvement. You drive the resource-planning and -allocation, the business performance, maintain and improve the cost accounting system and lead various other strategic projects with a hands-on business attitude. As a business partner with regular exchange with your partners in production, you support the management in investment projects and implement the global strategy with focus on cost efficient process enhancement and increase in productivity. While leading by example you manage a small team of professionals in Finance and Controlling.

We are looking for a result driven and target oriented personality with relevant and solid education and substantial experience in finance and controlling as well as broad experience in a leadership role in an international organisation in manufacturing. Core requirements include the ambition to perform in a professional team, a high sense of responsibility as well as outstanding leadership qualities. The ideal candidate is an open minded, proactive personality with drive, flexibility and strong work ethics. With your exceptional communication skills you will be able to convince professionals at all levels. Fluency in English and German is a prerequisite. If you are a self-motivated team player who strives to develop and succeed in a dynamic global environment, please send your résumé and covering letter to Claudia Zachmann or Peter Hoppler.

  • Job Titel Head Finance
  • Branche Industrie
  • Region Nordwestschweiz
  • Status Archiv
  • Ihr Berater
    Claudia Zachmann (CZA)
    Claudia Zachmann - czachmann(at)
    Corporate Management Selection C.M.S. AG Zürich
    Carmenstrasse 24, 8032 Zürich
    Tel. +41 44 250 40 00

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Claudia Zachmann

Tel. +41 44 250 40 00

Ausbildung und Berufspraxis

Kaufmännische Ausbildung, Weiterbildung als Mediator, Nachdiplom in Marketing & Kommunikation sowie CAS in lösungsorientierter Beratung am IAP. Erfahrung bei Personaldienstleistern mit Schwerpunkt Rekrutierung sowie als Product Manager in internationalem Medienkonzern.

Claudia Zachmann
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