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GPS Quality Manager

Company: Hobson Prior
Location: Switzerland
Reference: FC477466
Closing Date: 05 Apr 18
Type: Contract
Salary (£): On Application
Benefits: Dependent on Experience

Job Summary:

GPS Quality Manager


Objectives and Scope of Position: 

  • To provide Global Product Strategy (GPS) staff with compliance support to ensure that GPS regulated activities are conducted in accordance to the applicable SOPs, guidelines, policies and relevant Health Authority regulations
  • To provide Quality Management support ensuring that regulated GPS activities are executed efficiently, effectively and in compliance
  • To support the sharing of 'best practice' learnings within GPS

Summary of Main Responsibilities:

Quality Management

  • Implement Quality Management processes to improve the accuracy and timelines of its output, and to meet established standards (e.g. compliance checks)
  • Develop and maintain GPS quality standards & metrics for key GPS activities
  • Active review of audit reports, propose and monitor action plans (CAPAs), monitor and manage Market Research and Patient Support programs deviations
  • Lead and coordinate supplier quality assessment for regulated processes in GPS
  • Identify opportunities for improvement for GPS regulated processes
  • Audit/Inspection Readiness support for GPS
  • Manage multiple stakeholders interacting with Global Product Strategy on regulated processes

Compliance Management

  • Execute and oversee processes contributing to Safety Regulatory Documents (Periodic Benefit Risk Evaluation Report, Product Risk Management Plans, Development Safety Update Report etc.)
  • Play an active role in the preparation and review of Controlled Documents &
  • processes/working guidelines
  • Work proactively as a member of global and regional Compliance & Training networks to maintain and improve consistency across the organization, and sharing of best practices


  • Is responsible for acting in line with legal, regulatory and company standards and codes of practice (e.g. client Code of Conduct, applicable client directives, guidelines and SOPs)
  • Completes all required training modules as a priority

Professional and Technical Requirements:

  • University degree preferably in life sciences/biology/medicine or other healthcare discipline
  • Certification in Pharmacovigilance education

Professional Experience Required

  • Must Have: At least 3 years professional experience in pharmacovigilance, compliance/quality related function in pharmaceutical industry at a local, regional or global level
  • Must Have: In-depth knowledge of GVP, Healthcare & Medical compliance, SOPs and regulatory requirements
  • Must have: Demonstrated professional experience of at least 3 years in a global organization on improving processes in a regulated environment delivering concrete efficiency gains and simplification
  • Must Have: demonstrated experience interacting with Marketing/Commercial organization in a
  • Pharma environment
  • Must Have: Fluency in written and verbal English language
  • Based on the region close to Basel
  • Master office suite tools (Microsoft, Google Suite)
  • Knowledge on controlled document environments (Touchpoint, Condor etc)
  • Experience in Quality Risk Management or Quality Management is an advantage
  • Strong analytical and decision making skills in a complex, fast paced, and changing environment
  • Experience of resolving complex issues in a matrix organization


If this role is of interest to you, please make an application by either completing the form below or contacting me directly on or +44 1892 612 612

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Contact Information:

Address:  Hobson Prior Europe GmbH
D4 Platz 3
6039 Root Längenbold
Tel:  t: +41 (0)41 455 25 60
Fax:  f: +41 (0)41 455 25 61
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