Director of Quality Control

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Our client, a leading biopharmaceutical company, is currently seeking a gifted and exceptionally skilled Director of Quality Control/Technical Services who will lead the team to incredible heights of success. This is an exceptional opportunity to be a key voice in a corporate culture that is known for its innovative and growth-oriented vision. Key duties include:

1) Collaborate with Analytical Development and QC teams to complete method validation activities, by authoring or reviewing method validation related technical documents
2) Manage clinical and commercial drug substance and drug product stability studies
3) Support process development, formulation characterization and other activities
4) Provide updates and recommendations to the company’s executive management with regards to the quality plan and objectives
5) Define and approve the departmental budget and capital expenditures
6) Coordinate with critical suppliers, professional organizations, consultants and colleagues in order to remain current with industry standards
7) Ensure the products are released in a timely manner in compliance with company procedures and regulatory requirements
8) Develop, implement and monitor progress against the company’s strategic quality plan, and related quality objectives
9) Define and approve the departmental budget and capital expenditures
10) Facilitate organization with quality control, quality assurance and compliance functions


  • 1) A university degree is required. Although all candidates are welcome and encouraged to apply, preference will be given to those with degrees in a relevant field
    2) Appropriate full-time work experience is mandatory (no students or fresh graduates please)
    3) Recent experience in the biopharmaceutical industry is strongly preferred
    4) Preference will be given to candidates with recent experience in quality control and technical services management

    For the right leader, this is a wonderfully rewarding role with tremendous growth prospects. If you are qualified and think you're a strong fit for this role, please apply ASAP. We thank all applicants, but only candidates who meet our client's criteria will be contacted.


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