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Director, GMS Finance & Controlling - Switzerland  

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Posted on : 22 December 2017

Project Description

Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as a Director, GMS Finance & Controlling in our Zurich, Switzerland office.

Takeda is a global pharmaceutical leader with more than 30,000 professionals working together across more than 70 countries. We have an unwavering dedication to put people first and we live our values of Takeda-ism: Integrity, Fairness, Honesty, and Perseverance. We are united by our more than 230-year legacy of research-based pharmaceuticals and our mission to strive toward Better Health and a Brighter Future for people worldwide through leading innovation in medicine. 

Operating across 32 countries, our Europe and Canada region is diverse, dynamic and at the forefront of supporting our mission of delivering better health for patients through leading innovations in gastroenterology, central nervous system, oncology, and vaccines.

Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. At Takeda, you will make an impact on people’s lives – including your own. 

A Typical Day Will Include:
As a Director, GMS Finance & Controlling working on the Global Supply Chain (GSC) & External Supply (ES) Team, you will be empowered to manage GSC and ES costs to support overall performance target achievement of Global Manufacturing and Supply/Global Quality (GMS/GQ) by:
  • Performing effective business partnering
  • Providing effective decision support 
  • Proactively managing risks and opportunities
Accountabilities:
  • Lead/develop the global GSC/ES controlling team
  • Ensure financial transparency and compliance 
  • Ensure accurate and timely management reporting
  • Ensure accurate and timely planning according to guidelines provided
  • Actively participate in and contribute to GSC/ES management meetings
  • Actively participate in and contribute to GMS/GQ finance & controlling meetings
  • Support regional / global projects in GMS and outside GMS
Skills, knowledge and Abilities:

Required
  • Bachelor/Diploma/Master in Economics or Business Administration
  • Min. 5 years of experience in operations controlling
  • Fluent in English, written and orally
  • Advanced experience in using Microsoft Office Package 
  • Quick learner
  • Good communication skills on all levels
  • Ability to focus and prioritize
  • Desire to put people first and demonstrate the values of Takeda-ism
Preferred
  • Bachelor/Diploma/Master in Economics or Business Administration
  • Min. 5 years of experience in operations controlling
  • Specialized knowledge about manufacturing and Supply Chain Controlling
  • Fluent in English, written and orally
  • Advanced experience in using SAP R/3
  • Advanced experience in using Microsoft Office Package 
  • Quick learner
  • Good communication skills on all levels
  • Ability to focus and prioritize
Travel requirements
Both domestic and international travel is required as both GSC and ES are global functions, approximately 20-25% of the time.

Empowering Our People to Shine

Learn more at takedajobs.com
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Schedule
Full-time