Head of Commercial Affairs (m/f/d)

  • Skopje 1000, Skopje 1000, North Macedonia
  • Full-time

Company Description

Gerresheimer is a leading global partner to the pharma and healthcare industry. Since its foundation in Germany in 1864, the publicly traded company now operates worldwide with 10,000 employees and generates revenue of €1,4 billion. Gerresheimer’s product portfolio includes pharmaceutical packaging and products for the safe and simple administration of medicines, i.e. insulin pens, inhalers, pre-fillable syringes, injection vials, with manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe and North-and South America.

Gerresheimer will build and establish a new facility in Skopje, North Macedonia as part of the Plastics & Devices Division manufacturing and assembling a variety of precision molded plastic parts for various applications in the medical industry.

Job Description

Financial management of the site Skopje

Collaboration with the management board –implementing achieve of budget targets, reporting

Communication with the state administration authorities, auditors, responsibility for the preparation of the annual financial plan and year-end forecasts

Responsibility for meeting the requirements for state subsidies and managing the application process

Oversees accounting and regular financial statements

Responsible for the preparation of the annual financial plan of the site following the established development strategies

Coordination of the branch's economic activity in accordance with legal regulations
ensures auditing of accounts, guarantees compliance with applicable financial and legal standards

Methodically manages and coordinates accounting and financial processes

Building up a local commercial team and leads up to 10 direct subordinates (financial accounting, controlling, IT, ERP-SAP / MES, logistics, purchasing, health&safety, GMS)


Minimum of 5 years of experience as a Chief Financial Officer, Managing Director or Commercial Manager, ideally in a production environment

University degree (economics, B.S. / M.S.)

Leadership skills and experience with leading a team of at least 10 direct subordinates

German (C2), English (C2), Macedonian would be an advantage

Experienced in a German work environment would be an advantage

Knowledge of Macedonian Tax Issues, Financial Accounting (Macedonian Accounting Standards, IFRS), Financial Statements, Financial and Plant Controlling

Knowledge in SAP, MS Office and BI-tools

Good organizational skills, reliability, communicativeness, ability to decide independently, focus on result

Ability to work in an international team

Highly analytical person

Willingness to international business travel for meetings

Onboarding will be partly in Germany

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