3 weeks ago

General Manager - Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona Competitive Salary + Benefits Package Permanent

Job Reference: 32255

The Client

Our client is a Medical Device manufacturer that has been established for over 60 years. They now employ over 2500 team members and their products are available in over 80 countries and they’re still growing, especially in Europe. They are now looking to establish a new division that will enable them to sell their products directly to the Spanish & Portuguese markets, as opposed to using 3rd party suppliers.

The Role

Due to their commitment to Europe, they are now looking for a General Manager to head-up the operations in Spain & Portugal, the role will be based in Barcelona. Some of your duties will include: -

  • Oversee the overall operations of the company and take full responsibility for the sales budget.
  • Represent strategic initiatives and coordinate organisational objectives and strategy with HQ and all affiliates.

Provide management oversight of the company functions:

o Sales and Marketing

o Scientific and Application

o Service and Customer Support

o Quality Assurance and Regulatory Assurance

o Logistics and other Administration

  • Provide leadership to the Sales and Marketing strategy and planning processes including; oversee development of effective marketing of products.
  • Prepare the annual budget, manage the ongoing monthly expenses and capital projects within the approved budgets and provide assistance to the Finance and Accounting functions of HQ in support of financial analyses and projects.
  • Travel to various locations to provide marketing and sales support, not only to customers/users but also at exhibition, seminar, conference and etc;

The Candidate

It is likely the successful candidate will have the following:

  • 10+ years experience in sales, marketing, and business management in the in vitro diagnostics market especially hemoglobin A1C or urinalysis analysers.
  • P&L experience with strong corporate finance knowledge including balance sheet and cash flows
  • Strong presentation and senior-management level communication skills
  • College degree, MBA or graduate level education preferred.
  • Adoptive for different culture and new working environment.
  • Team-work oriented
  • Consultative approach


  • English (business level)

How to apply

If the above sounds like your ideal role and you have the skills and attributes as listed above, please don’t hesitate to apply today. Please email a copy of your CV in a word document ASAP.

Key words:  #generalmanager #spain #medicaldevice #invitrodiagnostics #sales #marketing

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