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Head of Business Planning and Implementation


A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 57,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.


Your role: 


Provide senior-level Business Planning and Implementation management support to the VP BioProcessing, China. You will be responsible for representing the VP BioP in various forums, resolving complex problems independently and performing tasks that require diverse and advanced skills and thinking.


5 main objectives


  • Driving Success in China BioP Burning Imperatives.

China strategy implementation requires several “Burning Imperatives”; internal projects that move the organization closer to our strategic goals.  Your role will be to drive execution of these projects, providing Project Management support, decision-making on behalf of the China BioP LT and escalation of execution issues to the BioP LT.

  • Implementation and delivery of Balanced Score Card. China BioP will run a balanced score card, linking strategy to Burning Imperatives to KPIs.  You will be responsible for the set-up and management of this BSC, providing data driven insight to the LT, allowing more efficient strategy execution.
  • Setting up and management of the China BioP Project Management Office.
     You will have 2 direct reports, both Project Managers.  You will manage this office to provide PMo support:
    -Execution of Large Investment Projects post-sale
    -Execution of Large Investments Projects and customer CCM projects pre-sale
    -Execution of internal BioP and LifeScience projects
    You will be responsible for setting up this PMO office and establishing best practice for improved execution across BioP
  • Member of the China BioP LT

As a member of the BioP LT, you are responsible for the success of China BioP and will be expected to be an impactful member of this team.


  • Represent VP China BioP

In various APAC BioP and China LifeScience projects, represent VP China BioP to ensure aligned and controlled execution of these programs in line with China BioP Strategy.



Who you are:

Someone with strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with all levels of the internal organization as well as with key external stakeholders. Adaptability to change, able to navigate uncertainty and work independently balanced with taking direction. Highly professional, have good judgment, pay attention to detail, proactively take initiative, able to multitasks and demonstrated ability to work well under pressure. Solid computer skills, digital oriented and ability to quickly become familiar with company structure and policies.


         Bachelor’s degree and English fluency Required 

  • A minimum of 10+ years of work experience
  • Up to 30% Travel
  • Strong Project management experience required. Formal project management training is highly desired.
  • Experience working with a commercial organization
  • Strong analytical and financial skills, including expertise in excel database management
  • Experience with internal systems including SFDC and able to correctly leverage online collaboration tools
  • Excellent communication skills written, verbal and story-telling through presentation
  • Ability to manage competing priorities
  • Good stakeholder management skills


HR: 89829

Functional Area: Commercial




What we offer:  With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!


Curious? Apply and find more information at https://jobs.vibrantm.com


Job Requisition ID:  215440
Location:  Shanghai
Career Level:  D - Professional (4-9 years)
Working time model:  full-time

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US Disclosure
The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

North America Disclosure
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