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QA Compliance Head

Liesberg, Switzerland

Acino is a Swiss pharmaceutical company, leader in advanced drug delivery technologies. We have a clear focus on selected emerging markets in the Middle East, Africa, the CIS Region, and Latin America, and we operate in some of the most dynamic countries of the world. We value courage, commitment, trust, and empathy and provide an environment that supports initiative and effort. We are proud to be action-oriented and open-minded, with a strong focus on quality and product availability, even in remote and hard to reach areas of the world.

We are constantly expanding our market position with a future-oriented international business strategy. Therefore, we are looking for a dedicated and motivated person to strengthen our team in Liesberg BL as

QA Compliance Head 100 % (f/m/d)

Major Accountabilities:

  • Subject matter and personnel leadership for the QA Compliance Team at Acino Site Basel
  • Provide quality direction for complex business and operational issues or technical challenges. Remove barriers as they arise
  • Definition of guidelines and processes to implement cGMP requirements in the different departments
  • Leading and cooperation in Health Authority inspections and customer audits including processing related CAPAs
  • Serve as key quality resource to provide GMP compliance guidance to manufacturing and other supporting business units
  • Budget responsibility for assigned cost center
  • Evaluate, review and approval of SOP, PQRs, and Change Controls
  • Responsible for an appropriate concept and conduction of internal audits (self-Inspections)
  • Planning and performing external audits
  • Oversee and monitor Quality metrics (Corporate- and Customer-specific KPIs). Ensure data compiled is communicated in relevant forums and escalate compliance issues to Quality senior management
  • Advocate continual improvement

Your profile:

  • University degree in natural sciences or pharmacy
  • At least 7 years of experience in the GMP regulated environment, preferably in Quality (QA, QC) in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Strong understanding of the EU GMP regulations and experience in Audit- inspection management
  • Excellent communication skills, able to connect and quickly create relationships with people at all levels of the organization
  • Team oriented, communicative, reliable, well organized and quality oriented
  • Very good skills in English (oral and written), German is a strong advantage
  • Ability to prioritize and take decisions
  • Analytical and cross-functional way of thinking, with strong demonstrated problem solving skills, including troubleshooting and solving problems
  • A passion for Quality Compliance

We offer a very attractive working environment within a highly motivated team with excellent working conditions. You can expect the following benefits:

  • A job in a crisis-proof pharmaceutical company
  • An international working environment in a constantly growing company
  • A quality and customer-oriented environment
  • A motivated, agile and service-oriented team
  • Interesting and highly diversified tasks that provide a broad basis for your future career in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Attractive salary
  • Flexible working hours (possibility of home office)

This is the opportunity to join a very dynamic organisation, where decisions are taken fast and where you can actively participate in shaping our future. If this sounds exciting, we would love to hear more about you!

Please apply via our HR system here.

Note that only direct applications via our HR system (follow the link above) will be considered.

Further Information

Our team is happy to respond to any questions about the role or Acino you may have:

We are looking forward to hearing from you.

Only direct applications are considered.



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