Head of Global Pharm Tech (all genders)

Posted 21 Mar 2024

Darmstadt, Hessen - Germany

Req Id 272852


Work Your Magic with us!

Ready to explore, break barriers, and discover more? We know you’ve got big plans – so do we! Our colleagues across the globe love innovating with science and technology to enrich people’s lives with our solutions in Healthcare, Life Science, and Electronics. Together, we dream big and are passionate about caring for our rich mix of people, customers, patients, and planet. That's why we are always looking for curious minds that see themselves imagining the unimaginable with us.

United As One for Patients, our purpose in Healthcare is to help create, improve and prolong lives. We develop medicines, intelligent devices and innovative technologies in therapeutic areas such as Oncology, Neurology and Fertility. Our teams work together across 6 continents with passion and relentless curiosity in order to help patients at every stage of life. Joining our Healthcare team is becoming part of a diverse, inclusive and flexible working culture, presenting great opportunities for personal development and career advancement across the globe.


Your role:
As the Head of Global Pharmaceutical Technology (GPT) (all genders), you lead and oversee the global pharmaceutical technology strategy, ensuring the development and implementation of innovative solutions to advance manufacturing processes and support the Life Cycle of our marketed products. You live a continuous improvement mindset to support our pharmaceutical business based on science.


  • You lead the organization responsible for Global Process Leadership,Data & Digital Expertise and Scientific Data Management and the Global Pharma Technology Lab.
  • You continuously further shape a high-performing team, providing professional development opportunities and fostering a culture of learning, innovation, and diversity.
  • You provide strategic direction and leadership for global pharmaceutical technology initiatives across the Global Manufacturing Network.
  • You inspire and guide local Site PharmaTech functions in the matrix organization and ensure effective collaboration across the global-local PharmaTech community. 
  • You foster digital innovation and data science approaches for the Global Pharma Sites.
  • You lead the cross-functional communication with Site (PharmaTech) Heads and global stakeholders on GPT topics and regularly update senior management.
  • You engage with industry experts and external key stakeholders to align technology strategy with industry trends and collaborate on joint initiatives. 

Who you are:

  • A Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemical Engineering, or related field, preferable additional education in Management / Business Administration
  • Extensive experience in pharmaceutical technology, process development and optimization, manufacturing, operational excellence and quality.
  • Broad experience in the pharmaceutical industry with strong knowledge of relevant global regulations and industry standards.
  • Proven track record of leading global teams and matrix organizations.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with colleagues at all levels of the organization and external stakeholders.
  • Strong knowledge of data analytics, digital technologies, and their application in the pharmaceutical industry. 
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple initiatives concurrently.


What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and believe that it drives excellence and innovation, strengthening our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all to develop and grow at your own pace. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to work their magic and champion human progress!
Apply now and become a part of our diverse team!

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