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Manager, Quality Operations

Reference Number: 3955
Location: MA

Our client is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. They have asked us to assist them in their search for a Manager, Quality Operations.

Major tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Oversees quality activities associated with manufacturing, testing, and disposition of clinical materials.
  • Serves as the Quality Operations representative on CMC and CMO project teams.
  • Identifies and provides input on quality issues.
  • Manages review of product release and stability data, supports method transfers and validations.
  • Reviews and approves API, and drug product and packaging batch records.
  • Performs disposition of clinical products in multiple phases of development.
  • Provides quality expertise, advice and/or assistance across the organization, as required.
  • Provides input and support for the development and improvement of quality operations processes.
  • Supports review of CMC documents for regulatory filings.
  • Leads or supports external supplier audits.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.

We seek candidates with the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in life sciences, chemistry or equivalent required.
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years of GMP quality experience in a virtual Pharmaceutical/Biotech setting.
  • Requires strong technical and analytical skills to identify and solve problems.
  • Must have experience managing relationships with contract manufacturers and testing labs.
  • Experience with small molecule and solid oral dosage forms required.
  • Requires experience in early phase development transitioning to registration and commercial.
  • Must have working knowledge of ICH quality guidance, EU and FDA drug manufacturing regulations.

If interested, please email your resume as a Word attachment to us, reference 3955.  No calls or faxes, please. Include your daytime phone number and we will contact you confidentially or reply to your email.

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