Head of Operations

Salary/Rate:100,000 - 125,000EUR
Job type:Perm
Business Sectors:Operations
Job ref:25275
Post Date:25. 06. 2024

About the Role

Head of Operations
Location: Munich

Are you an experienced leader in the medical device industry looking to make a significant impact?

Join a dynamic start-up in Munich, dedicated to developing innovative solutions within cardiovascular health. This role offers the opportunity to grow within a multinational team of innovators.

The Head of Operations, based in Munich, will report to the COO and be responsible for optimizing business operations and processes to achieve corporate goals. This involves engaging deeply with logistics, manufacturing, and supplier management, leading teams to ensure efficient, on-time, and within-budget delivery of products.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop and strategize business operations to align with corporate goals, ensuring timely and budget-compliant delivery.
  • Monitor and optimize processes, implementing lean methodologies to increase productivity and identify areas for improvement.
  • Manage contracts, timelines, and supplier agreements, including selection, negotiation, and finalization.
  • Maintain service levels at clinical centers and ensure effective communication with senior leadership.
  • Lead and mentor a team of 5-10 employees, fostering talent and alignment with business objectives.
  • Ensure continuous reporting and information flow management for business processes and organizational planning.
  • Degree in natural science, engineering, or comparable education.
  • 15+ years of experience in the medical device industry, with 10+ years in a leadership role in Operations or Engineering Management.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills with experience leading teams of 5-10+ employees.
  • Proficiency in lean methodologies and MS Office applications; knowledge of ERP systems is a plus.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with a proactive and result-focused mindset.
  • Willingness to travel (25%) and be on-site 4 days a week.
  • Valid driver's license and ability to travel by car, train, and airplane

Does it sound interesting?

If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact: 
Dominika Wyrwinska at dominika.wyrwinska@adaptivelifescience.com