Technology and Innovation Strategy Director (all genders)

Posted 18 May 2020

Darmstadt, Hesse - Germany

Req Id 206555


A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our around 56,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

Your role: 
The Technology and Innovation Strategy Director (all genders) orchestrates strategy for Global Healthcare Operations (GHO) in Technology and Innovation topics incl. Pharma and Biotech manufacturing technologies and digitalization, Process Analytical Technologies, Product innovation and connected device, Innovation operating model. You are leading a transversal team of cross-functional managers and experts to design, execute, and review overall technology and innovation strategy, drive insightful analyses, lead collaborative problem-solving and prepare executive-level meetings and documents. You support one GHO function as strategy & business operations (SBO) partner, incl. enablement of strategy definition and objective setting, support on specific projects, acting as single point-of-contact with broader SBO department and experts. You are a thought leader on overall GHO strategy and provide ad-hoc support on high-stage strategy projects.


Who you are:

  • Degree in Life Science/Engineering; Advanced degree (Ph.D) preferred, 5 years of experience in the biopharma industry
  • Strong expertise in strategy design and execution as well as leading digital programs; Top-tier management consulting experience preferred
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills, profound knowledge in life science technologies, biopharma manufacturing processes, analytical technologies, and automation
  • Excellent skills in English (verbal and written).

What we offer:  With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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