Director Business Modeling

Switzerland, Basel

Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. While we work in science, there’s no magic formula to how we do it. Our greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, we let our people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that’s the kind of work we want to be part of.

Lonza is looking for a Director Business Modeling. In this role you support the Biologics Division Head of Finance and Business Unit Heads in the assessment/valuation, execution, and controlling of major growth investments.
Tools, reporting & project portfolio analyses prepared by the Business Modeling group enable management to prioritize the most favorable projects, assess their impact on the company’s long-term financial plan. Hence, the role offers great visibility towards senior management and the opportunity to help shape Lonza’s future & strategy.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develops and reviews financial models supported by the Business Modeling Analyst and holds overall responsibility for modeling standards, accuracy and reliability of such analyses

  • Coordinates regular business case up-dates, evaluating and analyzing the project progress vs original assumptions and latest up-date together with Project Champion, SGIE, Sales and BU Controller

  • Participates in the development and improvement of financial strategy for the Division

  • Actively monitors the Division project portfolio and supports the Leadership Team in prioritization of investments by developing & maintaining tools for continuous project reporting

  • Performs ad-hoc analyses and requests at Division level, including market assessments, customer segmentation, business development transactions, development projects, sales, risks and opportunities as well as follow up action plans and Division initiatives

  • Works closely with SGIE (Strategic Growth Investment Engineering) on the CapEx plan

Key requirements:

  • Degree in Business Administration, Economics, Finance or similar

  • Significant experience in project management & controlling, preferably from the pharma/chemicals industry

  • SAP, SAC and other tools relevant for Controlling function

  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills, including statistical analyses & forecasting

  • Advanced MS Office and Power BI

Every day, Lonza’s products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For us, this is not only a great privilege, but also a great responsibility. How we achieve our business results is just as important as the achievements themselves. At Lonza, we respect and protect our people and our environment. Any success we achieve is no success at all if not achieved ethically.

People come to Lonza for the challenge and creativity of solving complex problems and developing new ideas in life sciences. In return, we offer the satisfaction that comes with improving lives all around the world. The satisfaction that comes with making a meaningful difference.

Reference: R43859
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