Chief Executive Officer (CEO) - Pharma Scientific

Ticino Permanent
  • Chief Executive Officer opportunity
  • Very well known, reputable organization

About Our Client

Our client is a well-known organization, intersecting sciences, pharma and business. We are searching a scientific driven and business oriented senior leader as the new CEO.

Job Description

As the CEO, you will have the chance to:

  • Uphold and champion organization's foundational principles, heritage and purpose
  • Direct the execution of the strategy, ensuring alignment with the organizational priorities
  • Oversee the planning, management, and successful delivery of all major events
  • Foster close collaboration with the organization's Executive Committee and leadership Officers including the President, Secretary General, and Treasurer
  • Foster and execute collaborative efforts with industry partners and medical associations
  • Nurture growth, innovation and transformation initiatives, ensuring they deliver sustainable value for the organization and its members
  • Provide transformational leadership to staff, focusing on development, motivation, and ensuring an effective team structure
  • Liaise with senior stakeholders in Committees, Working Groups, and Task Forces, ensuring synergy in collaborative efforts
  • Represent the organization with distinction, providing regular updates to the Board of Directors and producing an insightful annual report

The Successful Applicant

We are looking for someone with:

  • More than 15 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • More than 8 years of leadership experience as Chief Executive Officer, General Manager or other managerial role, also in a medical association, NGO or non-profit organization
  • High identification with the purpose of the organization as a leading society operating at the intersection of science, medicine and care
  • Knowledge / networking in the European healthcare and life science sector (including its industry players, the regulatory context and key trends)
  • A proven track record of developing and executing successful strategies and transformation programs
  • Ability to lead and motivate diverse teams towards a common purpose
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and strong business acumen with broad experience in strategy, corporate development, business planning, project management and effective operations
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to build strong relationships and partnerships with senior stakeholders and partners
  • Broad knowledge of general management best practices across strategy, finance, controlling, HR, operations, governance, compliance and risk management
  • Highest professional standards, setting an exemplary standard for the entirety of the organization
  • Solid analytical skills and the ability to make data-driven decisions
  • Degree in Business Administration or related field; MBA or other advanced degree
  • Excellent proficiency in English, with an additional European language proficiency
  • Willingness to travel internationally

What's on Offer

CEO position in a well-known organization.

Erman Kilincoglu
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