Head of Logistics (m/f/d) - Job Rostock - CentoCareer

Head of Logistics (m/f/d)

Welcome at Centogene

We are the experts in rare hereditary diseases. We know the genetic basis and the clinical phenotype of genetic disorders inside-out. Our platform is based on the world’s largest curated mutation database for rare diseases. We have an unrivaled global diagnostic footprint, and an unmatched ability to derive diagnostic solutions to accurately identify rare disease patients and accelerate the path to approval for new orphan drugs.

How do we do this? By bringing together more than 350 individuals from 45 different countries to transform clinical and genetic data into medical solutions for patients. We work together at our HQ in Rostock, Germany, and also at additional offices in Berlin and laboratory facilities in Cambridge MA. Our employees - medical experts, scientists, IT professionals, bioinformaticians, technicians, researchers, project managers, and many more - are all passionate about one thing: improving the lives of our patients.

Does this sound like you? If it does, we’d love to hear from you.

Your tasks will be:

  • Manage safe and time critical transport of biological materials (like blood samples) and medical devices accross continents
  • Develop and continuously improve our logistics concepts and international supply chain processes with customers and logistics service providers (KEP-service, Forwarder, Broker)
  • Warrant compliance with international and internal high quality standards, train and instruct also partners accordingly
  • Deploy and develop logistics team personnel
  • Continuously evaluate and refine effectiveness and efficiency of the logistics processes and policies

You have the following skills and qualifications:

  • Completed university degree or professional education in the field of logistics
  • Several years of professional and leadership experience in a similar function, preferably in the healthcare/life science sector.
  • Solid knowledge of import/export regulations and practices, specifically with 'emerging markets' and with dangerous goods (IATA)
  • Team player with flexiblity, hands-on mentalitiy and excellent communication skills, assertiveness and resilience
  • Enjoy working cross-functionally and with highly international teams
  • Very good English language skills with good command of German or another language preferred
  • Solid experience with MS office and ERP software

Those advantages are waiting for you at CENTOGENE:

  • Talents are individually supported by internal and external trainings
  • An international career in a multicultural environment
  • Regular company events form us as one team
  • In house yoga classes, back exercises and a fitness area are available for free
  • Lunch breaks and meetings on our roof terraces feel like vacation when looking at the Warnow
  • Bike leasing or job tickets allow an environmentally friendly and reasonable travel to work
  • In case of language barriers we offer German and English classes as well as support in finding accommodation to help you get going
  • Precaution and financial protection guaranteed by company pension scheme
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For those who embark on a career with CENTOGENE, they’ll enjoy an exciting, dynamic, entrepreneurial and extremely fast-paced environment. Working alongside dedicated colleagues, CENTOGENE employees enjoy other benefits including upskilling from a dedicated training department, yoga classes, company-sponsored bicycle leasing, German language classes, and new state-of-the-art premises conveniently located featuring roof terraces and an in-house fitness center. For employees new to Rostock we’ll also support on finding local housing.

Who we are

CENTOGENE is a rare disease company focused on transforming clinical, genetic, and biochemical data into medical solutions for patients. We are focused on bringing rationality to treatment decisions and accelerating the development of new orphan drugs by using our knowledge of the global rare disease market, including its epidemiological and clinical heterogeneity and our innovative biomarkers.

As one of the largest rare disease companies worldwide, CENTOGENE is dedicated to transforming the science of genetic information into solutions and hope for patients with rare diseases and their families. 

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