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Lead CAPEX Controlling

Zurich, Switzerland


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Lead CAPEX Controlling

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Job ID R0010980 Date posted 10/15/2019 Location Zurich, Switzerland

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Job Description


Ability to own and lead the whole CAPEX budgeting, planning and reporting process. Capable to present to internal audience (Top Management)Owner of CAPEX Approval Tool

  • Owner of CAPEX budgeting-, planning-, tracking-, reporting & controlling process
  • Owner of CAPEX KPI and reporting for Global Manufacturing & Supply and Global Quality (GMSGQ)
  • Develop, maintain and execute effective CAPEX monthly reporting for GMS investment projects
  • Secure financial stewardship in all CAPEX projects
  • Internal/ external benchmark
  • Establish KPIs
  • Data reconciliation
  • CAPEX Deviation Management
  • CAPEX Performance Management


  • Secure continued involvement in finance & controlling network
  • Global Engineering budget process incl. statistics, forecasting, planning
  • Guidance on budgeting and forecasting process of GMS investments
  • Monthly project (Capex) Reporting with plant & regional controllers
  • Business Review Committee (BRC) project approval documentation for CAPEX projects
  • Business Case follow up and review BC`s after project completion
  • CAPEX Project Controlling
  • Giving guidance in relevant CAPEX finance topics  to the Project Management and Technology as well as Heads of Regional Engineering  functions
  • Coordinate between controllers and project managers to ensure that information is shared efficiently and that project managers have the financial/controlling  support they need to be successful
  • Provides financial/controlling know-how in his / her area of expertise to other Takeda employees within manufacturing network
  • Take part in relevant discussion & expert groups.


  • Master in Finance or Engineering plus MBA education preferred
  • +10 years of professional experience in a finance / controlling position
  • Proficiency with MS Excel and Power Point is expected, solid knowledge of SAP would be an advantage
  • Structured & process-oriented, strategic mind-set, proactive and driven, problem-solver, strong communication skills, team player.

Skills and competencies:


  • Experience in operations management, controlling / financial reporting
  • Professional experience with Technical Development, Manufacturing, Quality functions in the Biotech / Pharma industry preferred
  • Understanding of the manufacturing process and Operations KPI


  • Financial reporting and analysis
  • Working knowledge of accounting, budgeting and forecasting principles
  • Strong analytical skill and ability to successfully manage, organize and analyze large volumes of data essential
  • Good insight into IFRS preferred


Zurich, Switzerland

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