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(Junior) Director Global Strategy & Acquisitions (f/m/d)

Posted on Nov 23, 2019 by Aenova Group

Starnberg, Bayern, Germany
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

(Junior) Director Global Strategy & Acquisitions (f/m/d)

for our headquarters in Starnberg, Germany

With a planned turnover of around EUR 750 million in the current financial year, the Aenova Group is one of the leading companies in the global pharmaceutical and healthcare industry. The group's portfolio of services covers the entire value chain for the development and production of all the main dosage forms and product groups in the field of medicines and dietary supplements. The Aenova Group's high standards of quality, innovative technologies and clear vision for the future have enabled it to become European market leader in the business-to-business field. The company, which has its headquarters near Munich, operates 22 sites in ten countries throughout the world. More than 4300 employees contribute to the group's success.


  • This is a junior role as it will be reporting to the CEO of the group; The role serves as a stepping stone to a Vice President position
  • Your role will have two major pillars with each two arms of activities:
    • Strategy:
      1. you will identify/take on, scope and drive projects that can be either strategic or operational but will always carry measurable impact on top line growth or EBITDA contribution.
      2. you will oversee the execution and renewed evolution of the 3 year Strategic Plan covering all sites and functions
      3. In both cases, topics can span across all areas of the company's value chain, from procurement over manufacturing to sales and carry organizational aspects. It will give the candidate a good sense and deep experience how to create value in a company this size
    • M&A:
      1. you will support the very ambitious inorganic growth agenda by managing the funnel of target identification, coordinating Due Diligences and then driving the process of final acquisition from A to Z
      2. you will run the Post Merger Integration for already acquired assets and manage the transition into Aenova Group
  • To be successful, you will leverage required resources across the organization (across layers, functions and geographies) and outside of the group. It is your responsibility to drive implementation and execution and your project teams will support you in doing so
  • Projects will be regularly reported to the Executive Leadership Team of the company, therefore relevant exposure and quick decision making is guaranteed

  • Min. 3 years of experience in management consulting at a leading firm (Top 5) or an established healthcare boutique consultancy
  • Ideally proven experience as project manager and / or industry experience / experience as entrepreneur or banking
  • Proven implementation / execution abilities and experiences are required, preferably through hands-on experience, ideally in an international setting
  • Knowledge and previous project experience of the pharma / healthcare world - ideally CDMO but that is not a must
  • Proven high potential with excellent academic achievements,
  • Proficiency in English and ideally one additional European language, ideally German
  • Superior writing and especially presentation skills, including Word and PowerPoint and ability to story-line and make clear conceptual arguments
  • Appetite to drive, change and work for real impact
  • Eager to contribute to and grow within a team of extraordinary individuals
  • Results-oriented, hands-on, enough maturity, credibility and EQ to manage complex stakeholder settings, ideally acquired in multi-cultural and international setting

We offer a growth-oriented, dynamic and international environment, which offers challenging tasks across the sites as well as active participation opportunities. If these tasks in a future-proof corporate group attract you, then we would like to get in touch with you.

Reference: 800946170

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