Assistant Commercial Controlling & IT (m/f/d)

Country:  Germany
City:  Aachen
Department:  Corporate Functions
Job ID:  40460


Our Corporate Functions teams make sure everything at Grünenthal runs smoothly by bringing together people with a wide range of skills – from experts in finance, IT, HR, law and compliance through to business strategists and creative media minds. If you’re a great collaborator and a strong communicator, you’ll feel right at home here. Join our team and join forces with colleagues across our business to maximise our company’s positive impact on patients and their families.


What the job looks like
Each day you'll enjoy a variety of challenges, such as:

  • Provide full range of independent and advanced administrative support to Controlling and IT department heads and teams, in particular with regards to office management (incl. procurement of office supplies) and all organizational matters
  • Managing travel arrangements as well as the preparation, organization and coordination of (inter-)national events and meetings 
  • Responsibility for efficient office processes (non accounting processes to run the shop)
  • Administrational support for all QA activities in IT (Job Codes, SOP, related reporting,..)
  • Create purchase orders in SAP
  • Independent preparation as well as creation of presentations
  • Coordination of projects for the management team as well as independent responsibility for specific projects
  • Proactively steering internal communication, in particular with regards to change management tasks and initiatives 
  • Supporting the successful onboarding of new hires, incl. Introduction, training to all relevant internal systems and processes 
  • First line contact person for Controlling and IT team members as well as internal and external stakeholders
  • Working in an fast-growing, multinational, as well as highly dynamic environment 


What you'll bring to the table
To make the most of this role and truly thrive, you should be/ have:

  • Successfully finished apprenticeship as industrial management assistant, office management, or comparable education
  • At least 2-4 years of professional experience in an industrial company 
  • Practical work experience in a multi-national team environment desirable 
  • Fluent in German and English (verbal and written), another language preferable 
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint; TEAMS)
  • Ideally experienced with change management support in a fast-growing environment 
  • Flexible, highly motivated, open-minded personality and “can-do” attitude


About Grünenthal

Grünenthal is a global leader in pain management and related diseases. As a science-based, privately-owned pharmaceutical company, we have a long track record of bringing innovative treatments and state-of-the-art technologies to patients worldwide. Our purpose is to change lives for the better – and innovation is our passion. We are focussing all of our activities and efforts on working towards our vision of a world free of pain.

Grünenthal is headquartered in Aachen, Germany, and has affiliates in 29 countries across Europe, Latin America and the US. Our products are available in more than 100 countries. In 2020, Grünenthal employed around 4,500 people and achieved sales of € 1.3 bn.

Your HR contact:
Marlen Brandl

Meet our teams
Website: careers.grunenthal.com
LinkedIn: Grunenthal Group
Instagram: @grunenthal

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