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On behalf of customer People Company is looking for a COO to a full service medical device CRO consulting company. The COO main responsibility is to oversee the organization’s ongoing operations, procedures and future strategic implementation. You will be the company’s second-in-command and responsible for the efficiency of business.

It will be the responsibility of the COO to plan, direct and oversee the company's operational policies, rules, initiatives, and goals. Furthermore, to help the organisation execute long-term and short-term plans and directives by implementing judgement, vision, management and leadership.

The COO role is a key member of the senior management team, reporting only to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). You’ll have to maintain control of diverse business operations including excellent people management skills, business acumen and exemplary work ethics. The goal of the COO position is to secure the functionality of business to drive extensive and sustainable growth based on deep understanding of the business and optimization opportunities.

Chief Operating Officer Job Duties:

  • Measures effectiveness and efficiency of operational processes both internally and externally and finds ways to improve processes
  • Responsible for EBIT goals and price strategies
  • Develops and implements growth strategies
  • Acts as a liaison between company and client for quality assurance
  • Provides mentoring to all employees, including management and development
  • Motivates staff to meet or surpass organisational and sales goals
  • Coordinates with human resources department to recruit skilled talent and keep the best employees
  • Oversees daily operations and makes adjustments as necessary
  • Presents new ideas and cash flow strategies to board of directors and other company officers
  • Directs acquisitions and sales of assets to meet organisation goals
  • Evaluates newly implemented sales plans and train employees in solution selling techniques
  • Promotes communication between colleagues for the benefit of information flow and to curb any problems that arise
  • Be responsible for certain project and have own billable time

Chief Operating Officer Skills and Qualifications:

  • We are looking for an experienced and successful industry-known and reputated candidate.
  • Besides that we expect you to have good Computational Skills, Interpersonal Skills, Legal Compliance, Customer Service knowledge, Financial Analysis Skills and you are more than familiar with Certification, Logistics Knowledge, Accounting Knowledge, IT Knowledge, Public Speaking, Problem Solving, Plan Implementation, Critical Thinking, Presentation Skills, Motivational Knowledge, Product Knowledge, Leadership, Time Management, Crisis Management, Risk Management. And you have of course exceptional Oral and Written Communication Skills, Budgeting and Sales Experience and Strategic Planning Skills.

The Company offers:

  • an attractive salary package incl. pension, flexible working hours, health insurance, canteen and many social events – not to mention good career development possibilities.

Interested? - We will look forward to hearing from you ASAP

For additional information please contact Jens Peter Sørensen, People Company by phone +45 2146 1711/ mail  and send your motivated application enclosed with your updated CV to

This recruitment is ongoing, so please send your application at your earliest convenience. Our Customer, the company, will not receive any information about your application without your approval.

About the company:

Our customer, is a medtech company based in Denmark specialising in clinical research and medical device approvals working world wide in markets like Europe, USA, Canada, Australia, China and Japan as well as the growing Scandinavian market.

The company is both a full-service medical device Contract Research Organization (CRO) as well as a provider of strategic consulting services in connection with device approval requirements in a booming medtech industry. The key areas are Clinical Affairs, Regulatory Affairs, Quality Management, Commercial Healthcare, Concept and Design Development and EU Authorized Representative.

The driving force behind the company is the commitment to clearing the path for new medical devices and new ideas into successful market entries.

People Company ApS
Møllevej 11, 1. sal
DK -2990 Nivå 
+45 7022 1711


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