Head of Operations - Costa Rica

Costa Rica Permanent
  • Candidates must live in Costa Rica or be willing to move to Costa Rica.
  • Candidates must come from the pharmaceutical, medical device, FMCG industry.

About Our Client

Swiss global company based in Latin America.

Job Description

  • Oversee day-to-day operations and regularly evaluate the efficiency of business procedures according to organisational objectives.
  • Improve operating procedures to increase profits and/or make the organisation more efficient and implement best-practices.
  • Perform regular cost-benefit analyses to improve operational efficiency and/or reduce costs.
  • Assist the Country Manager in: Overseeing the long-term business strategy of the company; Overseeing the company's achievement and maintenance of a satisfactory competitive position within its industry; Establishing and maintaining an appropriate organisational structure.
  • Ensure that the company runs with legality and conformity to established regulations.
  • Revise and/or formulate operational policies and promote their implementation.

The Successful Applicant

Key Experiences:

  • At least 10 years of relevant experience in operational as well as managerial roles; while sustaining important financial responsibilities.
  • Experience interacting with highly diverse stakeholder groups and individuals.
  • Comprehension/knowledge of the medical device industry.
  • Experience managing interdisciplinary teams.
  • MS Office proficiency.
  • Advanced English level (nonnegotiable).
  • Knowledge of an additional language will be valued.

Soft Skills:

  • Hands-on leader
  • Team player with excellent communication and people management skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Autonomy


  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, management or a related field.
  • Master's degree in Finance (preferable).

What's on Offer

Competitive compensation package.

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Job summary

Operational & General Management
Operational & General Management Subsector
Life Sciences
Costa Rica
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