Specialists in Pharma, Clinical & IT Recruitment

Head of Quality Management

Job Type(s):
Quality Assurance
Salary negotiable
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Date Posted:
18/10/2013 16:17:00
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My client a global Science Based company active within various areas of Healthcare has opened a new vacancy within their Quality Function.

They are actively seeking to recruit a Head of Quality Management to their team on a permanent basis in Basel, Switzerland.

The Role: 

·         Giving line management to the Quality Department (QC, QA, RA)

·         Acting as the qualified person according to the Swiss Federal Law on Medicinal Products

·         Owning the integrated quality management system and assuring its maintenance and compliance to all relevant industry standards

·         Responsible for the application of and compliance with all relevant quality-regulating guidelines from national and international authorities

·         Responsible for the preparation, execution and follow-up of periodic quality reviews, internal audits and audits by external parties

·         Determining autonomously the responsibilities in the framework of quality assurance and quality control

·         Ensuring the approval of quality-relevant documents and agreements

·         Striving for continuous skill enhancement related to all relevant quality and regulatory aspects important for the industries served.

·         Member of the local Management Team


Skills/Experience Required

·         Academic degree preferably with a PhD in pharmaceutical or natural science

·         Min. 5 years’ experience in a production environment and working experience in a senior management position

·         Knowledge in the area of GMP; expert in quality relevant regulations

·         Broad leadership competence

·         Dynamic and creative team player

·         Excellent communication skills

·         Innovation and results driven

·         Efficient working style, good planning and organization skills

·         Fluent language skills (w/s) in German and English



For more information regarding this vacancy or a confidential job discussion, please get in touch with Neal Panting. Neal@arc-7.com or +441483 397070