Helmholtz Zentrum München is a research center with the mission to discover personalized medical solutions for the prevention and therapy of environmentally triggered diseases and promote a healthier society in a rapidly changing world.

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In this senior role, you will support renowned researchers in a vibrant international environment. Their task is to improve human health through outstanding research.

Scientists at the Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU) are supported by central platforms and core facilities. These include:

For the optimization of the structures that comprise this extensive portfolio, we are seeking a

Head of Shared Services / Core Facilities (f/m/d) 100148

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Image Neuherberg near Munich
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This management function is a newly created position that reports to the Management Board.

Your responsibilities

  • definition and implementation of a new HMGU Core Facilities / Shared Services organizational structure with clear reporting & decision paths
  • full implementation of Core Facilities / Shared Services as independent and professional service units
  • implementation of an efficient model for cost allocation (cross-charging) for internal & external customers
  • introduction of functional reporting & decision structures within the Core Facilities / Shared Services with corresponding KPIs
  • implementation of challenging benchmarking processes and development of tools for customer contact and consulting
  • introduction of TQM models

Your qualifications

  •  business management or technical studies
  • several years of professional experience in an international corporate environment or consulting in various roles with increasing responsibility, preferably in the field of business process, change or transformation management in biology/medicine in research/science
  • solid experience in the area of Core Facilities / Shared Services and in the management of international project teams
  • outstanding analytical & conceptual skills and very good project management skills
  • very good communication skills
  • excellent knowledge of German and English

What we offer you

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compatibility of private life & work Image
flexible working hours, flexitime, without core times
30 days vacation per year Image
in-house health management Image
Image a nursery directly at the campus
Image Elder Care & further consultation offers
Image company pension scheme
Image discounted job ticket (MVV and DB)
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Munich, with its numerous lakes and its vicinity to the Alps, is considered to be one of the cities with the best quality of life worldwide. With its first-class universities and research institutes it offers an intellectually stimulating environment.

Remuneration and social benefits are based on the collective wage agreement for public-sector employees at federal level (TV EntgO Bund). The position is unlimited.

To promote diversity, we welcome applications from talented people regardless of cultural background, nationality, ethnicity, gender and sexual identity, physical abilities, religion and age. Qualified applicants with physical disabilities will be given preference.

If you have further questions, simply contact Dr. Franz Rottländer on 089 3187-43095, who will be happy to be of assistance.
Helmholtz Zentrum München
Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt (GmbH)
Management Board
Ingolstädter Landstraße 1

85764 Neuherberg near Munich

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