Senior Quality Assurance Manager - Development role

07 Dec 2018
07 Jan 2019
Contract Type

My client is a global innovator in multiple areas of the Life-Science industries who are currently looking to extend their Quality provisions linked to their Non-Clinical Development activities. In this integral function based out of a key office in Belgium, my client is searching for an experienced Quality professional who can support development activities linked to GLP and GCP Lab Compliance on a global basis.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop a comprehensive and robust QA program to ensure GLP and GCP Lab Compliance
  • Manage and execute the developed program within the GLP and GCP Lab Compliance area
  • Key partner for Non-Clinical development groups in promoting and influencing the Quality mindset within all development activities
  • Lead Compliance activities and investigative support to development activities
  • Provide leadership and guidance to key development stakeholders through the promotion of Good Research Practice (GRP)
  • Key assessment of development partners (CRO) for GLP and GCP Laboratory activities
  • Strategically develop and implement GRP principles within Discovery research groups
  • Create training and general awareness for the development teams to ensure Patent and IP protection is maximized.
  • Create and present QA status to senior management linked to nonclinical programs
  • Develop and maintain key internal and external relationships for new and existing business partners
  • Evaluate external partner issues and identify solutions where necessary
  • Actively support internal groups to identify, develop and implement new Quality initiatives
  • Ensure the Audit program for all nonclinical studies remains comprehensive
  • Support Senior Management with key initiatives as and when needed
  • Ensure knowledge is kept current in relation to nonclinical Quality Development regulations

Skills required

  • Proven Quality experience within the Life-Sciences field is a must
  • Must have extensive experience working to GLP regulations ideally on a global basis
  • UK/EMA GCP Laboratory experience would also be preferred
  • Auditing experience is needed
  • Must have a demonstrated background working with integral stakeholders ideally in development functions
  • Can influence groups and champion Quality methodology to multiple stakeholder groups
  • Fluent in English and basic French (ideally advanced to fluent skills in French would be preferred)
  • Can work office based in Belgium (Relocation support can be provided)


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.

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