Senior Quality Assurance Manager

Highly Competitive
  1. Contract
  2. Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
  3. Switzerland
Posting date: 07 Jan 2020
This vacancy has now expired

A globally renowned pharmaceutical company is seeking to recruit a Senior Quality Assurance Manager to their office in Switzerland. The organisation works across a range of industries, from medical devices to pharmaceutical and consumer goods, and operates in over 60 countries. This position offers an exciting opportunity to work with a prestigious and historic pharmaceutical establishment and provide real regulatory expertise.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing and managing the execution of Quality Systems (QS) at site level, including:
    • Nonconformances (NC)
    • Corrective and Preventive Action (CAPA)
    • Internal Audit (IA) Observations
    • Site Complaint Manufacturing Investigations
    • Product Quality Escalation, Quality Progress Review (QPR)
    • Quality System Management Review (QSMR)
    • Other assigned QS activities to ensure systems are effective and in compliance
  • Managing the performance and communication of QS metrics at the site level.
  • Ensuring site readiness in the deployment of QS initiatives.
  • Supporting compliance and document control areas, and continuous improvement of the Quality System.
  • Responsibilities are for a site that is complex or has a demanding compliance profile.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Degree in Engineering is preferred or associated relevant Scientific / Technical / Quality discipline.
  • 6 years of related experience in Medical Device or Pharmaceutical environment or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
  • Knowledge of ISO and QSR regulations is required.
  • Experience with root cause investigation, change management, risk management and technical writing is required.
  • Experience in working in a manufacturing/operations environment is preferred.
  • Experience in Quality Auditing and notified body inspections is preferred.
  • Experience in Quality Systems process development, support, integration or enhancement is preferred.
  • Experience in Project Management is preferred.
  • A certification in process excellence is preferred.
  • Advanced use of computer and software applications is required.
  • Experience with training or coaching others is required.
  • Direct supervision experience is preferred Interpersonal.
  • Strong communication, influencing and leadership skills.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels of the organisation, and to interact with and influence cross-functional and cross-business teams to drive results is required.
  • Strong business acumen, interpersonal skills relating to teams with diverse cultures and business practices is required.
  • Strategic and tactical execution abilities, including strong organisational skills, is required.
  • Ability to take initiative regarding innovative approaches to problem-solving in a fast-paced, changing business environment is required.
  • Fluent in German and English.
  • 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 with computer skills, such as MS Office.

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