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Financial Services

Job Type


€65,000 - €75,000 (dep. on exp.) + Bonus + Package incl. Excellent Benefits

Germany (Various Locations)

We are proud to be recruiting for a Business Process Improvement / Lean / Continuous Improvement specialist to utilise their lean tools, improvement methodologies and people engagement skills to their full potential.  Our client is a large and highly innovative financial services organisation; they provide a niche offering to some of the world’s largest organisations and operate globally from a vast network of offices.  Their German operation is growing and there is significant support and sponsorship from the Main Board and Senior Management to implement a sustainable and long-term Process Improvement programme. 

We are recruiting a ‘hands-on’ BPI position in Dresden, Germany.  Our client is highly committed to the recruitment process and appreciates the value of true process improvement / lean.  We welcome applications from BPI / Lean practitioners across ALL INDUSTRIES.  We are confident that this financial services / professional services environment will offer you an exciting and fresh opportunity and we are interested in candidates from manufacturing, engineering and retail etc… as well as candidates from all financial services and professional service sectors.

Working in a small and highly motivated ‘Business Service Excellence’ team you will bring experience of lean and BPI to an organisation that is at the beginning of their improvement journey.  You will identify and drive a variety of exciting projects and initiatives in close conjunction with core operational and cross-functional teams, using your expertise in Business Process Improvement and Lean to achieve measurable improvements.  In addition, you will take over global projects and drive local implementation and act as a mentor to coach and develop staff in the mind-set of continuous improvement, sharing best practice and innovations.

We welcome applications from highly energetic Business Process Improvement / Process Excellence (PEx) and Lean professionals with experience of implementing lean and process improvement projects from any industry sector.  You will possess experience of process mapping and implementing standardized work / SOPs.  The role will have interaction at all levels of the organisation including C-Level, therefore some experience of senior level stakeholder management along with excellent influencing, coaching and engagement skills is required.   There is a need to be both strategic and operational; with a focus on both ‘quick wins’ and delivering sustainable long-term results, therefore you will demonstrate presence, energy, excellent communication skills, possess a ‘hands-on’ style and be appropriate and flexible in utilising your process improvement tools.  Six Sigma certification or training would be advantageous, but is not essential. 

There are potentially excellent opportunities for career progression in Germany and internationally.  Should you feel your skills and experience are well suited to this exciting opportunity please apply or for further information contact Dan Sculthorp, Director at ‘Opex Selection’.   Should you be able to recommend someone for this job please contact us in complete confidence; we will pay you a bonus of £350 in retail vouchers (of your choice) on the day the referral starts employment.