QA Head

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Senior/Director & VP
Posting date: 28 Feb 2019

ProClinical is advertising a vacancy with a leading biotechnology company that is developing a portfolio of novel bi-specific antibodies in oncology and immune-oncology. The company is seeking a QA Head to join their team in Shanghai. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced incumbent to join an up-and-coming organisation that has successfully raised $25 MM with a consortium of international investors.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Directing a quality team (6-12 staff members) to ensure the facility quality system can meet the international compliance for biotherapeutic clinical production.
  • Drafting quality assurance policies and procedures for GMP scale-up production.
  • Establishing quality management systems (e.g. documents, materials, production) within the company's regional research/scale-up facility.
  • Interpreting and implementing quality assurance standards.
  • Leading and preparing internal/external audits and other quality inspection activities.
  • Monitoring the performance of quality control operation and risk management activities in daily basis.
  • Setting up regular staff training programs and schedules to meet the requirement of GMP compliance.
  • Overseeing the facility management as the key member of the regional leadership team, including policy making activities.
  • Proactively supporting IND and NDA regulatory submission.

Skills and Requirements:

  • At least a Bachelors' Degree in a life science field, though a PhD is preferred.
  • At least 8 years of experience in quality control or assurance for biologics quality inspections, auditing, and GMP/GLP testing.
  • Certifications are an advantage, including in Quality Auditing, Quality Engineering, and Quality Improvement Association.
  • An in-depth knowledge of FDA, EMA, and CFDA regulatory requirements for biologics submission.
  • Fluency in English, in both a written and verbal capacity.
  • Capable of working independently, analysing, working with attention to detail, process and prioritise sensitive complex information, and solving problems.
  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency in MS Office.

To Apply:

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