Capsules & Health Ingredients Office Head
Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. While we work in science, there’s no magic formula to how we do it. Our greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, we let our people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that’s the kind of work we want to be part of.
Lonza’s Capsules & Health Ingredients (CHI) portfolio of goods and services helps tailor products to meet customer and patient demand. Become a trusted partner in innovative capsules, dosage form solutions and health ingredients for pharmaceutical companies and by applying for the position as Capsules & Health Ingredients Office Head.
As the Head of CHI Office, you’ll work directly for the CHI BU President and closely with our leadership team to help grow, scale and run the day to day operations of CHI more effectively. In this role, you will have an opportunity to make an immediate impact on CHI productivity, streamlining strategic initiatives, overseeing communication objectives and project managing key projects, driving both the strategic vision and project execution.
This role requires a highly resourceful, self-driven individual with the ability to partner, execute, and lead through influence. You will be the right hand of the CHI President to execute on all major Business Unit priorities.
Act as an extension of the President on strategic projects
Manage projects for the President, ensuring deadlines are met and appropriate steps taken. Help keep the President on track, regularly report status, and proactively lighten her workload
Oversee strategic business initiatives from design through successful execution under the guidance of senior leadership
Identify and own key projects to drive operational maturity in CHI in partnership with the President.
Join business-related calls, take thorough notes and participate in next steps and action items
Serve as the organizational “glue” – connecting, onboarding, and supporting the growth of leadership and integration efforts
Prepare and execute all executive materials and presentations
Improve current processes and coordinate organizational procedures for optimized efficiency and productivity
Define new operational strategies, working with the President and executives on special projects
Develop agendas and materials for executive meetings; track action plans and follow-ups to completion
Create high quality presentations for the EC, Board of Directors and other departments/divisions as required
Drive strategic initiatives on behalf of the President and the leadership team
Be a thought partner to leadership on the organization’s vision, priorities, challenges, and team culture
Attend meetings on behalf of the President and act as a representative when required
Be deeply involved coordinating both internal and external communications
Help with calendar management, scheduling and logistics for the President
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration
Significant experience business or consulting experience
Experience working with and influencing senior stakeholders including C-suite
Experience managing multiple complex projects and leading cross-functional teams (Commercial, Marketing, R&D, Operations, Finance, Quality)
Experience with gathering, analyzing and understanding divergent data and ability to synthesize, formulate hypothesis, recommendations and translate into actionable plans
Experience in developing compelling business cases
Working knowledge of Continuous Improvement methods would be a great plus
Highly resourceful and excellent problem-solving skills
Passionate for the health and wellness industry
Every day, Lonza’s products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For us, this is not only a great privilege, but also a great responsibility. How we achieve our business results is just as important as the achievements themselves. At Lonza, we respect and protect our people and our environment. Any success we achieve is no success at all if not achieved ethically.
People come to Lonza for the challenge and creativity of solving complex problems and developing new ideas in life sciences. In return, we offer the satisfaction that comes with improving lives all around the world. The satisfaction that comes with making a meaningful difference.