Associate Director - Clinical Quality Assurance

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
  3. Switzerland
Basel, Switzerland
Posting date: 27 Jul 2020
This vacancy has now expired

Proclinical are excited to announce an Associate Director role specialising in Clinical Quality Assurance. This is a crucial role for a talented individual who can ensure the quality of all products.

Job Responsibilities

  • Proactively provide QA leadership to the business strategy for assigned trials by ensuring considerable organization awareness (e.g. Interrelationship of departments and business priorities),
  • Support implementation of quality strategy within GCT under responsibility.
  • Regularly monitor the implementation of the annual Quality Plan pertaining to the Clinical chapter and ensure that all delayed activities have a documented rational and appropriate escalation.
  • Ensure adequate oversight of proactive quality risk management process in the overseen areas including quality risk assessments and submission/inspection readiness activities and ensure that CTP processes are in control
  • Participate in audits and inspections follow-up activities including CAPA preparation
  • Actively leverage audit/inspection outcomes/trends to sustain improvement in clinical trials conduct.
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives (including Work streams) and ensure that areas identified as weaknesses are properly being addressed and executed for sustainability
  • Be QA point of contact for the defined trials and attend the meetings and ensure quality is embedded in the decision taking processes.

Skills and Requirements

  • Degree in Life Sciences, Pharmacy or Medicines. Advanced degree a plus.
    Fluency in English (oral and written)
  • +7 years of involvement in regulated activities (GCP/PV), clinical development and/or QA positions.
  • Broad understanding of global expectations of Health Authorities in the area of Clinical Development and profound understanding of the science of product development.
  • Ability to work independently and in a global/matrix environment.
  • 3 or more years' experience in managing projects.
  • Ability to effectively interact with and present to senior management at all levels, as well as to external audiences and inspectors.
  • Strong skills in GCP, quality and/or clinical development.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, negotiation, and problem-solving skills.

To Apply

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In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Luke Saner at +443300524502 or upload your CV on our website -

A full job description is available on request.

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies