Chief Transformation Officer (m/f/d)

Private Equity-owned Packaging Supplier

The Company

Our client is an international mid-cap private equity company with an excellent track record. For a portfolio company, a leading packaging supplier, with established B2B customers (blue chip FMCG, CG and Pharma manufacturers) and an international production footprint, we are looking for an experienced Chief Transformation Officer (m/f/d) to join the management team in Germany. The location is flexible: the top management team meets regularly at the production sites (mainly Germany/Europe). The company is profitable but needs further transformation of its production/customer footprint.

Your Tasks

  • Post-merger integration of an upcoming acquisition in the pharma sector
  • Development of the production footprint: drive the business development process to find new customers suitable to the existing footprint or move production capacities to promising new markets
  • Drive the complex approval process for existing/new suppliers in the pharma industry
  • In support and close correspondence to the CEO and CFO as well as close collaboration with the operating team of the private equity firm
  • Responsibility for other strategic, operational, commercial, organizational and financial structures’ initiatives
  • Building up and leading the transformation office

What You Bring With You

  • Minimum of 6-8 years of relevant experience in a TOP tier consulting firm and operational/private equity experience
  • PMO skills to drive customer/manufacturing footprint optimization
  • SCM and manufacturing footprint knowledge
  • Track record of successfully overseeing demanding international projects, best from previous experience as Principal or Partner in top tier consulting firm 
  • Broad experience across different aspects of supply chain and manufacturing, particularly strong understanding of the procurement behavior of large customers
  • Capability to quickly develop a strong “standing” within the organization
  • Hands-on mentality; down-to-earth attitude
  • Broad set of influencing skills
  • Excellent people skills
  • High level of motivation and determination
  • A driven, open, honest and collaborative individual with strong commercial skills
  • Able to operate effectively in a private equity-related environment