Managing Director BioPharma Product Testing Slovakia


Place of work
Bratislava, Slovakia (Job with occasional home office)
Contract type
Start date
01.10.2022 or by agreement
Wage (gross)
3 000 - 4 900 EUR/monthThe salary range depends on seniority and experience of the candidate.

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

POSITION TITLE : Managing Director BioPharma Product Testing Slovakia
REPORTING TO: Sub-Regional Business Line Leader Central Eastern Europe
REVENUE: 2.5 million €

Eurofins BioPharma Business Line is a global, premium-class contract research organization (CRO) covering the whole chain of drug development including the preclinical and clinical phases with focus on Early Development, Central Laboratory Services and BioPharmaceutical Product Testing.
Within this International Business line, BioPharma Product Testing (BPT) spans the complete product development cycle by performing analyses at every stage: API & impurities analysis, stability studies, method development and validation, packaging testing (suitability, protection, sterility), cleaning validation, environmental documentation, sterility testing and hygiene monitoring, for small and large molecules. The global network of our local subsidiaries in Denmark, France, Germany, Nederland, Spain, Sweden, Italy, Belgium, Switzerland, Ireland, Slovakia, Israel, Greece and the USA guarantees an industry leading range of methods, high capacity, the highest standards in our harmonized QA system and outstanding performance with low turn-around times.
You will be in charge of the current business unit of Eurofins BioPharma Product Testing in Slovakia, what currently includes locations in Bratislava and Piešťany.
Your focus will initially be on stabilization and turnaround of operations in Slovakia, expanding the capacities and capabilities as well as implementing a growth strategy by reallocating of laboratories to new common location and implementing policies and procedures to expand the existing business.

The Managing Director of BioPharma Product Testing Slovakia is responsible for providing leadership for the BioPharma Product Testing laboratories in Slovakia, establishing range of goals aligned with scientific and commercial strategy, implementation of operational excellence, establishing plans to build up strategic competitive advantages and grow the business significantly. He/She should ensure that all companies are led by excellent leaders and those succeed in achieving and exceeding agreed upon goals.

General Management
• Lead according to Eurofins Leadership Charter and act as a role model for leadership and staff. Eurofins leadership principles give a very large degree of autonomy to each Business' Leader (within agreed upon financial and operational performance measures).
• Motivate and build positive working environment which stimulates open communication, creativity, and imagination, and engenders a team spirit in problem-solving and identifying, capturing new business opportunities.
• Support other leader in achieving their strategic goals and targets. We are large Group of harmonized testing facilities, and we can succeed only if we cooperate and work together.
• Support the Sub-Regional Business Line Leader to prepare and propose annual budget and 3 years mid-term plan. Report on any deviations to agree upon results and work closely with financial controlling.
• Support development and implementation of strategic initiatives and plans in the scope of responsibility.
Corporate Strategy
• Develop with Sub-Regional Business Line Leader strategic plans related to service and products portfolio prioritization, optimization, sales, production, payer contracts and IT Solutions to maximize the profitable growth and support business activities.
• With the leaders of the companies in he/she scope, create a value proposition that will support revenue growth especially through enhanced inter-company business
• Lead sales activities in Slovakia and other neighboring countries where we have direct sales
• Participate in Key Account and relationship management as needed.
• Coordinate activities with other EBPT sites in Europe and local National Service Center.
• Make sure that cross-selling synergies with other Eurofins laboratories in Europe are being further developed.
• Support M&A activities in CEE area and integration of new companies into the Group.

• Accountable for full P&L of all laboratories in the scope.
• Responsible for turnaround and change management.
• Increase operational effectiveness, productivity, and bottom-line results, by implementing best-in-class processes and metrics.
• Analyze operating results and their principal components relative to established objectives. Ensure the soundness of the business' financial structure. Take appropriate steps for corrective action as required.
• Stabilize the organization and client relations to be able to cope with significant market opportunities.
• Build market position and drive business development activities in Slovakia and Czech Republic.
• Streamline the operational processes and make good use of IT tools to achieve high efficiency. Support the development, implementation and optimal use of the new Laboratory Information Management System, eLims-BPT, and ensure its efficient usage at all levels of the laboratory to improve productivity, profitability and quality.
• Be responsible for Quality of service and compliance with all legal and contractual obligations in all businesses of he/she scope. Set up appropriate control mechanisms to detect any relevant deviation.
• Define and agree goals and milestones with the leaders of the companies in his/her scope, and ensure goals are defined and communicated to their respective teams. Set up customer centric Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to monitor progress. Follow up as appropriate and become hands on if required to ensure achievement of goals.
• Support the leaders under his/her responsibility in projects related to the building, commissioning or expansion of new and existing sites.
• As and if needed, act as an Interim manager for companies without an adequate leader or for specific M&A projects and tasks.
• Ensure group systems policies and processes are adhered to across the business line under he/she responsibility.
• Develop the company's activities through organic growth with the objective of a minimum 20% organic growth per year, while meeting agreed EBIT growth objectives.
• 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 GMP approvals are being maintained and regularly expanded and that all employees act according to Eurofins values.
• Maintain Customer satisfaction, including internal customers.
• Improve the technical and scientific capabilities and capacity of the business units by ensuring the appropriate development and application of new techniques and business processes.

• Motivate, retain, develop and recruit excellent leaders for each of their business units and sub business units.
• Implement strong performance management and team development processes along group recommendations and using group tools when available.
• Assess current talent and ensure that there is a highly committed and capable management team in place in each company, and that these leaders are coaching and mentoring potential successors and incumbents and/or bringing in additional talent as needed.
• Define and agree goals and milestones with the team leaders and ensure goals are defined and communicated to their respective teams. Set up Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to monitor progress. Follow up as appropriate and become hands on if required to ensure achievement of goals.

Employee perks, benefits

- Work in a multinational holding
- Career growth opportunity
- Possibility of annual salary bonuses
- Possibility to combine work with HO
- Stability of jobs in the company - a company on the market since 1992
with the original name BEL

Information about the selection process

Send us your CV in English, please.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Educational Specialization

Education: • Undergraduate degree or Master of science in chemistry and/or biochemistry or engineering; or Business Administration degree with relevant Life Sciences industry experience. • Masters or PhD degree highly preferred.

Experience in the position/sector

Experience: • Minimum of 10 years working experience, out of which 3 years with full P&L responsibil

Number of years of experience


Personality requirements and skills

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Entrepreneurial mindset
• Strong financial acumen
• Proven success in fast growing business
• People leadership with focus on motivation and nurturing
• Change management
• Self-starter
• A hands-on attitude with an excellent understanding of financial matters.
• Development of sales & business strategy
• Ambitious
• Solid understanding of the pharmaceutical industry
• Fluent in English

• Minimum of 10 years working experience, out of which 3 years with full P&L responsibility.
• Minimum of 5 years experience in Life Sciences industry.
• Proven leadership and business development experience.
• Previous experience in a small/mid-size company operating in a very competitive/low margin sector
• A successful, fast-track career with clear progression that has not yet reached its full potential.


Brief description of the company

Company Overview

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins works with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate. Eurofins believes it is a global leader in food, environmental, pharmaceutical and cosmetics products testing and in agroscience CRO services. It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, CDMO, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies.

In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to over 58,000 staff across a network of more than 900 independent companies in over 54 countries and operating more than 900 laboratories. Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products, as well as providing innovative clinical diagnostic testing services, as one of the leading global emerging players in specialised clinical diagnostics testing.

In 2021, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR € 6.7 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.


Contact person: Ing. Andrea Trangelová
E-mail:send CV
ID:4341011Dátum zverejnenia:7.9.-=KONTAKT=-lokalita:BratislavaPozícia:Business Group Manager,Head of the Legal Department,Managing DirectorSpoločnosť:EUROFINSZákladná zložka mzdy (brutto):3 000 EUR/month

Počet videní: 19
Ponúkaná mzda: 3000 EUR
Zverejnené dňa:2022-09-07 (20 dní)
Zverejnené pre lokality:Slovensko Bratislavský kraj Bratislava Z domu / Remote
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