Senior Director of Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs

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A leading pharmaceutical company is currently seeking a Senior Director of Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs to join their team. The role will be challenging but also highly rewarding and this leader will be a key voice in the company. For the right executive, this is a fantastic opportunity with great growth prospects. Key duties include:

1) Establish and manage an on-going corporate quality assurance program
2) Comply with cGMP and all other governmental regulations and company’s standards
3) Lead routine cGMP and FDA inspections
4) Implement quality metrics and KPIs for the Quality staff
5) Provide guidance and overview timely resolution of investigations and deviations
6) Manage and train the Corporate Compliance staff
7) Ensure that all new and revised corporate SOPs are maintained
8) Ensure that all systems are validated and updated, as appropriate
9) Understand pharmaceutical regulations and their impact on contract manufacturing, development, analytical and quality operations
10) Manage and direct the Quality Assurance functions
11) Interact with governmental agencies and customer representatives, as required
12) Conduct and document investigations for customer complaints, deviations and failures
13) Ensure possible corrective actions are implemented in a timely manner
14) Establish and maintain on-going training programs
15) Review analytical data used for release of finished products
16) Approve certificates of analysis for finished products
17) Release or reject raw materials and finished products
18) Monitor sample and maintain the quality of purified water systems
19) Conduct quality meetings on a quarterly basis
20) Participate in the Corporate Management Team
21) Support and enforce all corporate standards and policies
22) Develop and initiate new systems and procedures, as needed
23) Conduct internal audits to assess overall state of compliance of laboratory procedures and practices
24) Perform other duties as assigned


  • 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 pharmaceutical industry is strongly preferred
    4) Preference will be given to candidates with recent experience in quality assurance and regulatory affairs

    This role is a great opportunity for the right person looking to advance their career with a wonderful company. If you are qualified and think that you are a strong fit for this role, please apply ASAP!


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