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GBS Director

Össur is a global leader in non-invasive orthopaedics technological solutions listed in Nasdaq Copenhagen; we develop, manufacture, distribute and fit to our customer various Prosthetics and Bracing & Supports products. 2021 was another milestone year for Össur as we marked the Company’s 50th anniversary. In today’s ever-changing environment a rich, fifty-year history is something we can truly be proud of. Today, together with Demant (world-leading hearing healthcare Group) we are part of WD Invest, with total market capitalization USD 8.6 billion. While our Global Headquarter is located in Iceland, Reykjavik, Össur has around 4,000 employees working at locations in +30 different countries. We have set various functions up in Poland, Szczecin Office, where more than 100 colleagues provide support and expertise to Össur’s global business.

Working with us, You will receive:

  • participation in interesting and challenging projects in global structures;
  • a unique opportunity to professional growth and personal development within international environment;
  • close collaboration with all functions leaders and reporting into Össur’s CFO;
  • opportunity to build up your expertise through coaching, soft skills and training sessions support to your development needs towards financial reporting and consolidation;
  • full-time work agreement in the international, developing organization with strong values;
  • flexible working hours;
  • attractive package of employee benefits (private medical health care, insurance, sport-membership card, benefits platform);
  • relocation package, if needed.


What major tasks are waiting for you?

  • Develop and implement strategies, policies, and procedures to support operational excellence and value creation for the Össur company.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to implement best practices and drive continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Facilitate the collaboration of the site personnel, fostering a positive and productive work environment.
  • Ensure effective recruitment, training program for the local management team securing adequate staffing levels and skill sets.
  • Ensure that financial resources are allocated effectively and within established guidelines.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, including customers, suppliers, regulatory agencies, and community partners.
  • Represent the site in meetings, presentations, and negotiations with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Contribute to the development and execution of site-specific strategic plans in alignment with the overall organizational strategy.
  • Identify market trends, customer needs, and competitive factors to inform strategic decision-making and drive business growth.
  • Monitor industry developments and recommend innovative solutions or initiatives to enhance the site's competitiveness.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, and industry standards related to health, safety, and environmental practices.
  • Conduct regular safety audits, risk assessments, and incident investigations, implementing corrective actions as necessary.


It would be great if you have:

  • extensive experience (10+ years) in global business services management, including a significant portion in a leadership role;
  • proven track record of successfully managing global business services operations in a complex and dynamic environment;
  • strong leadership skills with the ability to inspire and motivate teams, driving a culture of excellence and high performance;
  • excellent strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities, with a track record of driving operational efficiency and customer satisfaction;
  • exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to engage and influence stakeholders at all levels;
  • experience in managing strategic partnerships, vendor relationships, and contract negotiations;
  • demonstrated ability to drive large-scale transformation initiatives and lead organizational change;
  • sound knowledge of risk management, compliance, and governance principles in business services.


If you have any questions, contact with recruiter: Kamila or just apply (we kindly ask about your application in English)!

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