Operational Excellence Manager (m/f)

02 Jul 2016
23 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Directly support performance transformation in the business by leading international Operational Excellence projects, building the capabilities of line and¬†Operational Excellence people at multiple levels and ensuring that group Operational Excellence standards are consistently applied
  • Enable Operational Excellence transformation in the business by leading projects in area of responsibility and provide expert problem solving support
  • Lead, manage, develop and motivate a diverse team of Operational Excellence experts
  • Work with the EC&R leadership team to build a robust performance management system (develop KPI pyramid, introduce performance dialogues & reviews, implement continuous improvement initiatives)
  • Build full buy-in of leadership team at every step of the process by identifying and actively removing barriers to change
  • Actively support the correct use of group standards
  • Assess and track impact of Operational Excellence
  • Build Operational Excellence capabilities across the organization: train, coach and mentor line leaders and Operational Excellence experts

  • Excellent university degree in economics, engineering or science
  • Substantial experience in leading operations transformation and performance improvement projects in an international environment
  • Substantial experience and passion for Operational Excellence / Lean Management
  • Experience in leading projects across departmental or business borders
  • Experience in the Renewables industry is a plus
  • Hands-on experience of training and coaching others to support the development of new skills
  • Solution driven personality, dedicated to finding pragmatic solutions to complex problems
  • Strong communication and relationship management skills, able to influence without direct authority
  • High level of social competence, ability to work in different cultures and diverse environments
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel
  • Fluent in English, additional languages welcome