AKKA is a global Engineering & Technology Consultancy with over 15’000 employees and 1.5b EUR turnover. Our Life Sciences Business Unit is now over 1000 employees strong across Europe.
To support the development of the Life Sciences activities across the DACH region we are now looking for a
Senior Business Manager - Business Unit Manager
Head of Life Sciences DACH Business Unit
The role can be either based in Zurich, Frankfurt or Geneva.
We are looking for Senior Business Managers, Business Unit Manager, Head of Life Sciences across the DACH region. Excellent package are offered for the right persons. You should have a demonstrable experience in the field of Life Sciences industry ideally in the DACH region. Fluent English with mother tongue French or German.
AKKA Life Sciences DACH Business Unit
THE JOB POSITION
- Manage, grow, develop an existing customer network;
- Grow the Life Sciences industry across the DACH region: Deutschland, Austria, Switzerland.
- you are actively acquiring new customers and projects, maintain your long-term customer; relationships and look after existing accounts as well as ongoing projects;
- you will support and develop the ideas of your customers and answering their questions through tailor-made solutions; Work Package, Fix Term & Fix Price engagement
- you carry out price and contract negotiations with the clients independently
- you will regularly report your performance to your supervisor and management.the CEO of the international division
- Strong communication skills and solution-oriented thinking orientation;
- Solid previous experience in a similar minded services company;
- Ability to sell engagement on Times & Material or Fix Term / Fix Price with Life Sciences clients
- A solid culture of the process industry
- Affinity to business development / sales;
- Proficient in English with fluent German or French
- Completed university studies in engineering or economics with professional experience preferably in the pharma/engineering environment and / or sales;
- Leadership qualities and empathy, high motivation, communication strength.