Are you interested in working with a unique company and its history that dates back to 1908 and where history is still created every day?
Do you agree that a company’s history is important – especially for the future and are you able to use new technologies in documenting and communicating corporate history?
If you can say ‘Yes’ to these questions, then you may be the new Head of LEO Historical Archives and Museum (LEO Museum) who will document and communicate the proud history of the pharmaceutical company LEO Pharma and the LEO Foundation.
Document and communicate the LEO history
The LEO Foundation is responsible for the operation and development of the LEO Museum. The museum itself is located at the LEO Pharma premises in Ballerup where LEO employees and key stakeholders can visit the museum, which showcases the entire more than 110 years of LEO history. Via tours, story-telling and engaging dialogue, the LEO Museum is a cultural cornerstone for the entire LEO Group.
As Head of LEO Museum, you will be based in Ballerup and you will be leading a small specialised team, which currently consists of a historian and a part-time assistant. You will be responsible for all activities relating to the daily operation of the museum and the archives as well as answering internal and external requests about LEO history. You will also be responsible for developing and implementing a digital strategy for the collection of recent and present history and for establishing procedures, governance and general policies for gathering material within LEO Pharma and the LEO Foundation.
Analytical mindset and strong communicator
It is a prerequisite that you are a structured person in possession of strong analytical skills and with excellent attention to details. You are experienced in collection and registration of both physical and digital archival material. You can share and communicate this material through various channels and have extensive experience in working digitally. You can work independently on both the strategic as well as the operational level and have experience in developing and implementing strategies.
Your educational background can come from either History or Information Sciences or a similar field.
What the LEO Foundation has to offer
The LEO Foundation is one of Denmark’s largest commercial foundations. Its main objective is to ensure the long-term continuation and success of the pharmaceutical company LEO Pharma. Through its philanthropic activities the Foundation supports scientific research.
History is important for the LEO Foundation. As the owner of LEO Pharma, with its more than 110 years of unique history and 6.000 employees around the World, who are curious to know more – the Foundation considers LEO history an important asset. For the right person, there will be considerable degrees of freedom to develop the LEO Museum and help write the history for a major Danish company.
Apply for this unique position with the LEO Foundation
The recruitment process is carried out by Compass Human Resources Group A/S. If you want to know more about the position, please send an e-mail to consultant Kasper B. Pedersen on email@example.com. Please submit your application and CV through www.compasshrg.com, preferably as .pdf files, as soon as possible. Please note that we will reply to the email address from which you send your CV.
Deadline for application: As soon as possible but no later than October 4, 2020
Company: LEO Foundation