Business Unit Manager
Business Unit Manager
Improve operations efficiency at laboratories and logistics. Streamline the operational processes and make good use of IT so as to achieve high efficiency.
Support the development, implementation and optimal use of the Company’s Laboratory Information Management System and ensure its efficient usage at all levels of the laboratory to improve productivity and profitability.
Increase profitability to meet best industry standards in all activities.
Take part in the marketing and sales process and ensure that the relations with the clients are good and efficient. Attend and lead meetings with key clients, at all levels and develop an in depth knowledge of customer requirements through regular meetings.
Make sure that cross-selling synergies with other laboratories of the group in Europe are being developed.
Take appropriate measures to improve economic profit, including hands-on personal commitment in addressing situations where profit levels are too low.
Hire, motivate, develop and retain excellent Managers and employees meeting group preferred personality profile.
Define and agree goals and milestones with your teams and ensure goals are defined and communicated to their respective teams. Set up customer Key Performance Indicators to monitor progress. Follow up as appropriate and become hands on if required to ensure achievement of goals.
Improve the technical and scientific aspects of the business units by ensuring the appropriate development and application of new techniques and business processes.
Develop with the management of the companies or Business Units under his responsibility, fine tune and agree with the Group representative in his board, strategies, and a business plan to achieve and/or expand market leadership in the Country, while reaching and maintaining the required level of profitability. Implement the strategy as agreed with the representative of his/her shareholder.
Prepare and propose annual budget and 3 years plan. Report on any deviations to deliver agreed upon results to his/her shareholders.
Take part in Group projects / initiatives / assignments in the Country and abroad as agreed from time to time with his or her board.
Ensure that all companies he is in charge of have appropriate systems, work ethics and policies in place to guarantee high quality of service to clients.
Maintain Customer satisfaction.
Guarantee and control that all relevant legal and Health & Safety requirements are being abided to, in the Business Unit(s) under his/her direct or indirect responsibility, that the accreditations are being maintained and regularly expanded and that all employees act according to the group values.
Energetic, passionate and strongly business minded professional with 10 years of professional experience, and proven financial success, preferably in the business services sector or in a small / mid-size company operating in a very competitive / low margin sector.
Works effectively in a process driven environment, has demonstrated financial success and has been responsible for the business he has developed himself.
A hands-on, hard worker, doer with common sense and excellent understanding of financial matters.
University Master Level. Technical profile
The candidate is a successful people leader, with focus on production, re-engineering and cost reduction.
Fluent in English and French.
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