The Sales Projects leader will handle projects, day to day alignment with business leaders and communication as well as acting on behalf of the Commercial director.
The Sales project leader will act as a project manager and adviser to the Commercial Director and serve as a member of the GSM Leadership EU Team.
The collaboration will go across all commercial teams in GSM EMEA, all functions related to GSM, and coordinating all management efforts for between GSM EU and CDD.
Potential sites and locations :
France Paris Region (primary location)
UK London Region
Spain Madrid / Barcelona Region
Germany Hennigsdorf, Frankfurt Region
Sweden / Uppsala
Tasks and responsibilities
Project Management tasks
Coordinating execution and report out of sales projects for EU and EEMEA
Support Commercial director to consolidate project results and communicate accordingly to the organization.
lead projects on PPI process and on Kaizen projects or act on behalf of the VP GSM
suggest and participate in PPI initiatives to identify improvements and cost savings to the business
Manage end-to-end change projects
work closely with Global Sales & Marketing LT to drive the execution of strategy and tactics to achieve the business objectives
participate in regular meetings with the leadership in MBR’s and QBR’s Sub-regions
act as a strategist and consultant to ensure streamlined activities across the function
implement a proper communication to the GSM organization, to CDD LT and employees in the Business Units
assisting and collaborating with Global Marketing LT and the commercial leaders to coordinate the execution of strategic initiatives in collaboration with Global Marketing and the Commercial leaders.
develop and implement a proper communication strategy to effectively communicate across the organization, to customers and major stakeholders by implementing an effective digital communication
Administrative and VP Support tasks
determine proper course of action and delegate to the appropriate individuals to manage,
ensure all team issues are addressed properly, efficiently and judiciously and keep track of progress until resolved.
writing first drafts of proposals, emails, letters
prepare presentations in PowerPoint to support projects and executions
take actions to follow up key points after meetings
collaborate with GSM Finance in a joint responsibility for the MBR / QBR reporting
collaborate with the GSM Finance in a joint responsibility to manage GSM forecasting & AOP process
work alongside CDD colleagues to foster a strong and mutually beneficial relationship and effective collaboration across the division and the group
build up strong relations to the Commercial and the Marketing leaders in GSM
build a strong brand identity for GSM
Minimum Requirements / Qualifications :
University Degree in life sciences , business administration or similar. A master’s degree or MBA in a relevant field of business, strategy, and / or a related field might be an asset.
English : Full professional proficiency with additional languages an advantage (like German or French)
Minimum of 3 years Life Sciences , Analytical Instrument and Diagnostics industry experience in general
experience and proven track record in marketing and sales as well as project steering and change management on a multinational level
good organizational / teamwork skills with collaboration with members of the leadership team, their teams, and other BUs
proven experience with driving projects in highly matrixed organizations
excellent communication and presentation skills
strong strategic planning & analytical skills,
proficient with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint a must, SFDC, SIMAPP is a plus
interpersonal and diplomatic skills to disarm and build productive working relationships within a multi-stakeholder environment in order to drive execution
Ability to drive change with agility and energy that naturally brings people to their point of view.
strong work ethic, the ideal candidate will have a commitment to continuous learning, show career progression and development, and seek opportunities to stretch capabilities with self-awareness and attention to won development.