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Quality Assurance Associate Director

Company: RBW Consulting
Reference: AC/QAAD/GER
Closing Date: 27 Nov 17
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Competitive

Job Summary:

Quality Assurance Associate Director - Globally expanding Biotechnology organisation


We are currently partnering with one of the most exciting Biotech groups at present with help with their rapid expansion on a global basis. As part of their on-going development plans on a structural basis, the organisation are now looking for a Senior Quality professional to assume the role of ‘Quality Assurance Associate Director’. In this challenging and influential role, the successful candidate will be the key driver in the EU for all CMO development and management needs which includes all associated responsibilities.


  • Key leader for all Quality aspects related to CMO’s collaboration within the EU
  • Key leadership for a number of key areas including manufacturing, testing, tech transfers, deviations and investigations, change control, CAPA’s, supporting RA submissions etc.
  • Work on a cross-functional basis with the CMO to ensure GMP compliance
  • Help and guide the building of Quality Systems and the necessary internal structure to ensure standards and expectations are met
  • Oversee and support quality aspects which include such things as deviations, CAPAs’ etc.
  • Support Quality related issues
  • Monitor CMO compliance and performance
  • Key participant in quality audits and ensure any actions are monitored and correct
  • Support the Quality technical agreements between my client and the CMO
  • Ensure clear and concise communication is achieved for all parties concerned
  • Support Program teams from a Quality perspective
  • Build relationships with external partners in order to maximise the potential
  • Overall management of the CMO Quality aspects

Skills needed

  • Thorough understanding of global cGMP requirements within the Biotechnology or Pharmaceutical industry
  • Multiple years’ experience needed in Quality Assurance focused on Manufacturing, validation, testing, etc.
  • Key skills in Quality System design and management
  • Experience managing 3rd party relationships is a must
  • Fluent in English and German
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Excellent communication skills and demonstrated experience working on cross-functional basis
  • Can work office based north of Frankfurt
  • Driven, enthusiastic and keen to join a growing Biotech group

At RBW Consulting Ltd, every one of our consultants has the benefit of multiple years’ experience in helping Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Professionals find the right career step for their current and future aspirations. With unrivalled industry knowledge and network in Biotech’s, Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Companies throughout the UK, Switzerland and Europe, we would be delighted to speak with you about the role you are looking for.

For a confidential chat, please contact Antony Clark at RBW Consulting on +44 (0)1293 584300 or email for full details.

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Contact Information:

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Tel:  01293 584 300
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