Validation Lead

Highly Competitive
Posting date: 14 Sep 2018
This vacancy has now expired

ProClinical is seeking a Validation Lead for a leading medical device company, to be based in Switzerland on a permanent basis.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Take ownership and oversee the design, development, verification and validation of molecular based assays in support of pre-clinical and clinical trials.
  • Develop and sustain the V&V skill portfolio supporting R&D strategy and business needs
  • Create and review documents and reports, develop release testing methods and acceptance criteria, transfer new products to operations and participate in development activities necessary for world-wide regulatory clearance and launch of new products.
  • Supervises assigned staff. Ensures that the incumbent and staff have received appropriate training and that the training is current. Provide work assignments to direct reports on a regular basis. Review and approve the work performed by other analysts. Ensure work is done in a compliant manner according to SOPs and GLP guidelines.
  • Establish and enhance SOP, implementation and training of new procedures and processes
  • Collaborate as necessary with other departments including project management, Quality & Regulatory Affairs and external suppliers
  • Present scientific findings and developed technologies in meetings and publish relevant articles in scientific journals.
  • Willingness to travel worldwide.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Several years of professional experience in the areas of product development and verification & validation of IVDs.
  • Molecular biology background with in-depth knowledge of DNA detection methodologies.
  • Experience leading and managing cross networked teams, is considered a strong asset.
  • Experience in the regulated medical environment (IVDD, EN ISO 13485) and laboratory and test automation.
  • Knowledge in Design of Experiment and applied statistics.
  • Experience working in a start-up environment.
  • Proactive forward thinker who leads by doing, assertive in nature with strong communication skills to match.
  • Ability to manage and lead small teams.
  • Excellent command of English and can write in a clear and concise fashion.
  • Drive and passion to develop new in vitro diagnostic products that improve patients' lives

To Apply:

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