Jobs at Gerresheimer

Head Digital Health Solutions (m/f/d)

Solothurnerstrasse 235, Switzerland | Olten | Full-time

Job Description

  • By being responsible for leading the digital innovation portfolio you play a crucial role in shaping the future of digital solutions, products, and services. In short, you define “what to build” and lead the project execution plans.
  • For this, you lead a team of Digital Solution Leads and Product Owners. Your team will work closely with our disease leads and the technology team to transform ideas and concepts into executable projects and finally market-ready digital health solutions. With your team you ensure progress and structured execution of all projects in the portfolio along the entire innovation process.
  • You are part of the Gerresheimer’s Digital Hub leadership team and assume shared responsibility for the success of our digital solutions. Together you shape the Digital Hub’s strategy and goals.
  • You define and implement processes and key metrics to guide our innovation projects from ideation to market maturity. You take the lead on organizing and moderating the weekly portfolio meetings in order to ensure a proper application of innovation methods (e.g. strategyzer) and ensure agile progress in projects. You report progress of all projects in the portfolio to top management in regular strategy workshops.
  • You oversee and guide project management, budget planning and allocation as well as the right team setup including external development partners
  • As part of the Digital Hub leadership team, you are involved in potential M&A and due diligence processes
  • Bring in your expertise when it comes to commercialization strategies, negotiations with partners and quantitative Business cases
  • Build bridges between a wide range of stakeholders within all Gerresheimer business units


  • You are a fast thinker that loves reducing lots of information to the essentials in order to take decisions
  • You can quickly switch contexts and have the ability to grasp details while never losing the big picture
  • 5+ years of experience in implementing new business models, e.g. in the role of a product manager, business analyst, product owner or similar with a track record of successfully launching and scaling digital products
  • Strong team management skills and hands-on mentality, with experience in building and leading a high-performing teams based on purpose
  • Strong expertise in the field of innovation methods and business model creation (corporate innovation, startup or consulting)
  • Relevant certificate(s) or education in agile software development and agile requirements engineering / business analytics / product ownership
  • To perform in our startup-like environment you need a strong entrepreneurial spirit, flexibility and the willingness to take responsibility beyond your main tasks
  • You enjoy communication with different stakeholders incl. C-level
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and preferably in German

Additional Information

We offer a challenging, international environment and the opportunity to actively contribute to the company and different teams with knowledge and engagement, and to develop personally. We also offer a modern workplace in a historic building, advanced and flexible working conditions as well as salaries according to performance and well-developed social benefits.

Interested? Please upload your complete application (letter of motivation, CV, job references, diplomas / certificates) by clicking on the "apply now" button. We look forward to reading from you.

Your contact person - For further information please contact Mr. René Ziegler, Senior Recruiting Specialist, +41 62 209 71 00


Corporate Benefits

Benefit from special conditions with various brands in fashion, technology, leisure and many more.

Food & drinks

We offer you free beverages and snacks.

Healthcare & pension

Your health and well-being is important to us. We offer fitness trainings, company pension plans and a group insurance.

Learning & development

According to the job and position, we make sure our employees get regular trainings and coaching to unleash their possibilities.

Mobile working

Mobile working and home office arrangements make our work routine more flexible.

Working environment

Creating a great place to work is essential for us, so we live up to our values teamwork, responsibility, integrity, bold innovation and excellence (TRIBE).

Note: Benefits might vary depending on the position.

About Gerresheimer

Gerresheimer is the global partner for pharmaceutics, biotech, healthcare, and cosmetics with a very broad product range for pharmaceutical and cosmetic packaging solutions and drug delivery systems. The company is an innovative solution provider from concept to delivery of the end product. Gerresheimer achieves its ambitious goals through a high level of innovative strength, industrial competence and concentration on quality and customer focus. In developing innovative and sustainable solutions, Gerresheimer relies on a comprehensive international network with numerous innovation and production centers in Europe, America and Asia. Gerresheimer produces close to its customers worldwide with around 12,000 employees and generated annual revenues in 2023 of around EUR 2bn. With its products and solutions, Gerresheimer plays an essential role in people's health and well-being.

Equal rights

We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants. All applicants are considered without any regard to color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status or membership, or any other legally protected status. Preference is given to hiring people with disabilities.

Interested? Apply today!