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Senior Manager, Inhouse Consulting


A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 58,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. 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:


Inhouse Consulting (IC) is an internal management consulting group-function working exclusively for all  functions and sectors. IC projects span topics like strategy & execution, processes & efficiency, integration, innovation & business development, R&D, organization development and PMO across the company. Our team of 70 consultants works globally. The IC Head Office is at the HQ in Darmstadt, Germany, with Americas office in the Boston area, USA and the Asia-Pacific (APAC) offices in Singapore and Shanghai.


This position offers a smooth transition from external consultancy environment to industry. IC work leverages your consultancy skillset and maintains the merits of consultancy like variety of strategic projects, international travel and high-level visibility. In addition, IC offers complete autonomy and freedom to drive your projects and develop your career.


Based in Shanghai, you will provide management consulting services for our internal customers, with major focus on China. With your know-how, energy, structured problem solving and leadership skills, you will drive cross-functional projects to develop concepts, sustainable solutions as well as to optimize internal processes and organizational governance. You will consult all management levels within including the Executive Board and ensure the achievement of all project objectives.


This role will prepare you for a leading position at our company or one of the subsidiaries in the future by working closely with the business units and functions. Additionally, you will have several responsibilities within Inhouse Consulting like the mentoring and coaching of our associates and junior consultants.


Who you are:


  • You have completed a PhD, MBA or master’s degree in a relevant field (Engineering, Sciences, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Biology, Physics and/or Business Administration) with outstanding success
  • You have at least five years of working experience with international exposure within a leading management consultancy, ideally with a focus on the pharmaceutical, chemical and/or electronics industry
  • You have extensive experience in leading national and international cross-functional projects
  • You have very strong problem solving, analytical skills, excellent communication and presentation skills leveraging digital solutions and tools
  • You have broad experience with aligning stakeholders, managing conflict, and in communicating information to ensure that the management has transparency on the underlying issues and potential solutions
  • Experience in digital transformation projects and / or advanced data analytics capabilities, e.g., Power BI, Tableau, Python is a plus
  • You enjoy a large measure of independence, and display entrepreneurial mindset in a growing team
  • You have a self-assured and confident personality with client centric attitude
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both English and Chinese
  • Ability to travel up to 40% internationally is required


HR: 95755

Functional Area: Strategy & Business Development


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:  225085
Location:  Shanghai
Career Level:  D - Professional (4-9 years)
Working time model:  full-time

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