chief executive officer

Uganda Permanent
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • pharmaceutical or biopharmaceutical manufacturing

About Our Client

Part of a leading African Conglomerate, our client is a leading biopharma company. They are expert in production of quality medicines using the latest innovative processes.

Job Description

The role of the CEO will be to:

  • support and oversee the implementation of the Company's long and short-term plans in accordance with its strategy.
  • manage overall operations, manufacturing objectives and make major decisions affecting the organization.
  • achieve and surpass production and business goals and objectives.
  • constantly look to identify and mitigate risks in manufacturing operations.
  • ensure that the company has appropriate systems to enable it to conduct its activities both lawfully and ethically.
  • act as the figurative head of the organization when communicating with stockholders, government entities and the public.
  • evaluate and track the success of the company in reaching its goals.
  • be responsible for the talent management agenda to ensure staff performance is aligned with the corporate strategy and delivers results.
  • Initiate new business opportunities and build up a network to further develop business opportunities.
  • establish and promote standards of practice and quality.
  • ensure that standards for training and for the broader development of the workforce.

The Successful Applicant

  • Proven experience as CEO (biotech and biopharmaceutical) and working with manufacturing-based technology, processes, and principles.
  • have strong experience leading manufacturing operation, with a strong track record of leadership success.
  • Experience in developing profitable strategies and implementing vision.
  • Strong understanding of business and operations, strong analytical and project management skills
  • Knowledge in biotech, biopharma, and life science sector (including its industry players, the regulatory context, and key trends)
  • Demonstrated track-record building successful teams.
  • general knowledge of best practices across strategy, finance, HR, Marketing & PR, and operations.
  • Strong interpersonal skills a must

What's on Offer

This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking for an exciting challenge and ready for a transformation journey in Uganda with the ability to implement change and strategy.

Our Client is offering an attractive remuneration structure.

Aurelie Rugbur
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Phone number
+230 206 0045

Job summary

Executive Search
Healthcare & Life Sciences
Industrial / Manufacturing
Job Type
Consultant name
Aurelie Rugbur
Consultant phone
+230 206 0045
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