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General Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Zürich
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 314133/002_1528885491
  • Sector: Strategy, EPM Scientific
  • Date posted: 13/06/2018

General Manager - Zurich

Company overview

This Company is a rapidly emerging bio-tech; based out of the US they are searching for a highly experienced and skilled person to set up their operations in Switzerland. Focused in innovative treatment for Rare Diseases in the therapeutic areas of Oncology and Immunology.

The ideal candidate for this role will be able to train, develop and inspire a team to drive key performance across a local market. Working with the Head of DACH and several leaders from the US headquarters this person will be able to develop and drive the overall company strategies for both local and global operations.

Key responsibilities of the General Manager

  • To lead operations and strategy across Switzerland

  • Launching products in a local market

  • Cross functionally develop strategy with global teams

  • Driving the best strategy in both the local market and for the company as whole

Key Skills includes

  • 15+ years in biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry

  • Master's Degree or higher education

  • Able to demonstrate the ability to motivate and lead a team

  • Experience within Rare Disease

  • Fluent in English, French and German


The firm offers a competitive and flexible rewards package, and puts key emphasis on a healthy work-life balance.

  • Company Car

  • Extensive Health benefits

  • Company matched pension plans

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for the General Manager position please apply online today or call Ed Hobbs at +44 203 758 8863

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