Head of Division – Scientific Support and Inspection

2 days left

Strasbourg (France)
€9 035 per month (gross)¹
29 Apr 2021
19 May 2021
Vacancy Notice n° e19/2021
R & D , Scientific
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

Do you have the skills required to play a key role in running the Certification of Suitability to the monographs of the European Pharmacopoeia (CEP) procedure, leading a team of scientific and administrative staff to ensure our objectives and performance targets? Are you ready to face the challenges involved in managing change and developing synergies between teams? If you have significant experience of working with pharmaceutical regulatory requirements – particularly the “Quality” parts of marketing authorisation applications – as well as relevant managerial experience, this vacancy may be the right opportunity for you.

Main responsibilities of the job: As Head of Division, your role will focus on co-ordinating scientific support activities, including providing technical leadership during the preparation and maintenance of Certificates of Suitability (CEPs) and CEP policies, managing investigation activities in the event of quality issues arising with substances covered by CEPs and coordinating the elaboration and implementation of the inspection programme for active substance manufacturers. You will also develop and maintain effective relationships with national and international agencies, experts, CEP applicants/holders and other stakeholders, enhancing the visibility of the Department’s work through good communication and by representing the EDQM at conferences or in European and international groups working in related fields.

Please consult the Vacancy Notice for more details.

What we offer:

  • a good insight into the European regulatory framework from the EDQM perspective and the opportunity to work in a leading international organisation in the field of public health protection - the Ph. Eur. is Europe’s legal and scientific benchmark for pharmacopoeial standards, contributing to delivering high quality medicines in Europe and beyond;
  • personal growth through a range of learning & development options to improve your competencies including technical and language training, a structured induction plan;
  • a real cultural melting pot as there are over 20 nationalities working at the EDQM which is situated in the European quarter of Strasbourg;
  • 32 working days leave per year and flexible working hours between 7h-19h and more flexibility through teleworking following completion of your probationary period;
  • 1an attractive income tax-free salary and benefits package, including health insurance and additional allowances such as family and expatriation allowances (as appropriate).

For more info please consult the Conditions of employment page.

If you meet the eligibility criteria and have the nationality of one of the 47 member states, please submit your application using our online recruitment website.

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