Head of PMO

Eurofins is one of the global independent market leaders in testing and laboratory services for agro-science, genomics, discovery pharmacology and for supporting clinical studies.

Following the acquisition of one of its major competitors, they were looking for a Head of PMO to manage the post-merger integration process.  The successful movemeon member previously worked at PwC as a Senior Associate and studied at the University of Sheffield.

About the role

  • Manage the overall integration process end-to-end
  • Coordinate multiple operational integration teams
  • Support the operational integration teams with analysis design

Job requirements

  • Senior Associate/Project Manager experience in a leading consulting firm
  • Hands-on/can-do mentality rather than pure strategic thinker or corporate politician
  • Cross functional experience (e.g. sales/marketing, operational improvement, finance) demonstrated in multiple projects preferred to functional specialist

If you are interested, here is the full job description:

About Eurofins

Eurofins is the world leader in food, environment and pharmaceutical products testing. Furthermore, Eurofins is one of the global independent market leaders in testing and laboratory services for agroscience, genomics, discovery pharmacology and for supporting clinical studies. In addition, Eurofins is one of the key emerging players in specialty clinical diagnostic testing in Europe and the USA. With over 28,000 staff in 310 laboratories across 39 countries, Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 130,000 analytical methods for evaluating the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin and purity of biological substances and products, as well as for innovative clinical diagnostic. The Group objective is to provide its customers with high-quality services, accurate results on time and expert advice by its highly qualified staff.

Eurofins is committed to pursuing its dynamic growth strategy by expanding both its technology portfolio and its geographic reach. Through R&D and acquisitions, the Group draws on the latest developments in the field of biotechnology and analytical chemistry to offer its clients unique analytical solutions and the most comprehensive range of testing methods.

Role

Following the acquisition of one of its major competitors, Eurofins Genomics Europe is looking for a Head of PMO to manage the post-merger integration process. The role will report directly to the CEO of Eurofins Genomics Europe and comprises the following main tasks

  • Manage the overall integration process end-to-end
  • Coordinate multiple operational integration teams
  • Support the operational integration teams with analysis design
  • Conduct key analyses
  • Prepare and conduct steering committees

The position offers the opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge about Eurofins Genomics Europe and its markets while working directly with its core leadership team. After the successful completion of the PMI process the candidate could either take on an operational leadership role or follow a functional track along Business Development/Finance. The successful candidate could be based out of Cologne or Munich subject for discussion. The preferred start date is as soon as possible.

Qualifications

For the role Head of PMO Eurofins Genomics is looking for an individual with the following qualifications

  • Senior Associate/Project Manager in a leading consulting firm
  • Hands-on/can-do mentality rather than pure strategic thinker or corporate politician
  • Cross functional experience (e.g. sales/marketing, operational improvement, finance) demonstrated in multiple projects preferred to functional specialist
  • Strong quantitative skills supported by excellent Excel knowledge as well as decent PowerPoint skills required
  • Good communicator with a feeling for when to push and when to fold
  • Fluent or native English is a must, additional German language knowledge is preferred
  • PMO/PMI experience is a plus
  • Scientific degree (Masters/PhD) in the fields of biology, chemistry, bio-chemistry or equivalent is a plus

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