Life sciences

4736 Chief Operating Officer

Our client is a leading Canadian Life Sciences organization.

The newly created Chief Operating Officer role responsible for providing the strategic operational leadership of the organization, including successful implementation of the strategic business plan and ensuring that the operation continues its improvements in efficiency, profitability and overall customer satisfaction.

The mandate for the COO is to lead the company’s operations with a clear focus on optimizing operational efficiency and building organizational capability within a high growth, entrepreneurial environment. This will entail building on the organization’s considerable strengths; developing a versatile and scalable manufacturing & distribution platform that will enable exponential growth in both the domestic and international marketplace.

Critical to success in this role will be the incumbent’s strong strategic and leadership capabilities coupled with superior business acumen and a customer-oriented approach. The ideal candidate possesses a Bachelor’s degree (preferably in engineering) coupled with 20+ years of leadership experience, with at least 5+ years at the executive level. He/she will have led complex, regulated manufacturing operations in the Pharmaceuticals, Consumer Products and/or Food and Beverage industry where they have demonstrated superior results in building and delivering organizational capability and business results.

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