Head of CAPEX (M/F)

October 15th 2020

At Univercells, we are on a mission to make health equally accessible to all. We work every day to reinvent biomanufacturing processes, and develop or integrate the next innovative technologies. Through the combination of process development and engineering expertise, we create synergies to deliver game-changing production capacities to achieve our mission: Biologics available and affordable to all!

Mission Description

In alignment with our Business Units organizational model, you will actively contribute to the achievement of our ambitious goals and build strong partnerships with:

  • Our Sales & Marketing team, to anticipate commercial needs, reinforce business case construction and assessment, and their translation into a manufacturing strategy and related CAPEX Master Plan.
  • Our ExComm, reinforcing business case construction and assessment, supporting the decision-making process, and participating in cross-functional forums.
  • Our R&D and Manufacturing Team, ensuring state-of-the-art and disruptive production capacities, 
  • Our Project Managers, ensuring their recruitment, their worldwide deployment, their management, and the continuous improvement of the monitoring of our projects & programs.
  • Our Procurement Team, strongly collaborating to build a reliable international network (suppliers, experts) and partnerships, 
  • Our Financial Team, efficiently translating operational realities into reliable financial projections and financial impacts with sound reactions.
  • Our full Staff, acting as an ambassador of good management and engineering practices and CAPEX topics awareness across the organization.

Candidate profile

  • Master’s in engineering (bio, chemical, mechanical, or eq.) is required.
  • Project certification (PMI, Prince2, Agile) is a clear plus. 
  • 15+ years of successful and relevant experience.
  • Exposure to biotech manufacturing activities is a must. 
  • Exposure to multi-sites/international structure is a clear plus. 
  • Excellent analytical skills, pragmatism, and positive critical thinking.
  • Ability to autonomously define vision, strategy, implementation plans, prioritize actions, and goals.
  • High level of initiative combined with strong demonstrated interpersonal skills.
  • Resilience and agility in a demanding environment, 
  • Team leadership.
  • Fluent in English and French.



For more informations please contact to : Univercells

Contact Details

For more informations please contact to : Univercells