Specialists in Pharma, Clinical & IT Recruitment

Senior Manager Quality Assurance/QP

Job Type(s):
Quality Assurance
Salary negotiable
Excellent Benefits
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Date Posted:
08/01/2014 12:14:00
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My Client an expanding Pharmaceutical Company has opened a new vacancy within their Quality team. They are looking to recruit a Senior Manager Quality Assurance/Qualified Person to their team on a permanent basis, for their offices near Zurich.

To apply for this role all candidates must be a Qualified Person.

Key Responsibilities:

Responsible for release of Bulk and finished Drug Products produced at external contract manufacturing facilities

- Approve Deviations and CAPAs raised at external contract manufacturing facilities

- Manage annual Product Quality Reviews, analyse and trend Key Performance Indicators of Products and Processes

- Responsible for release of international shipments of API and finished Drug Products according to good distribution practices

- Audit manufacturing facilities and third party logistics providers (GMP and GDP)

- Manage change control system and liaise with regulatory affairs for updates of Marketing Authorizations

- Support and maintain Quality Agreements with external suppliers

- Manage and maintain Product Specifications and Stability Reports

- Manage Product Complaints

- Evaluate risk of supply in liaison with the Supply Chain Team based on documented risk assessment and propose mitigation strategies

- Continuously maintain internal Quality Systems in an “inspection-ready” status


Skills/Experience Required:


- University degree (at least four years) in Pharmacy or Chemistry

- Worked for a minimum of 5 years in a similar QA position

- Previous experience in the manufacture of API, solid dosage forms and/or injectables required

- Experience with auditing of manufacturing facilities and Batch release is mandatory

- Excellent command of English and communication skills

- Work independently with a very minimum supervision

- High working ethics and integrity

- Strong Quality mind set, detailed oriented attitude



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