Global Vice President, Quality Assurance (Flexible Location)

Atlanta Permanent USD300,000 - USD400,000
  • Global, market leading healthcare organization
  • Excellent opportunity to join a high performing business

About Our Client

Global healthcare organization

Job Description

  • Lead annual global quality planning activities, to drive quality performance and quality across the organization
  • Direct, improve and maintain quality methodologies, processes and procedures.
  • Lead continuous improvement initiatives and projects to improve processes, and upgrade the quality documentation system to meet expanding quality activities for commercialization.
  • Establish and maintain effective cross functional global leadership team.
  • Direct, coordinate, and track QA team's efforts, ensuring milestones are met within defined budgets and schedules.
  • Participate in departmental, inter-departmental, and management planning and work cross-functionally to improve processes within the organization.
  • Develop or approve recommendations to change systems, policies, and procedures; ensure timely and accurate implementation.
  • Ensure systems are in compliance / conformance with ISO and FDA quality system regulations / standards.
  • Understand, track and comply with external regulations and standards and update procedures to conform to latest versions.
  • Ensure proper communication and training is in place across all global facilities.
  • Drive, plan and supervise customer visits/audits; support the implementation of customer audit program including standard work for customer audits.
  • Oversee supply management processes, including supplier approval, monitoring and development.
  • Work in close collaboration with peers QA Leaders to build a quality culture
  • Participate in Customer meetings and visits, representing senior leadership whenever needed or appropriate

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelors Degree in related field, advanced degree and/or MBA an advantage
  • Experience of leading a global Quality Assurance operation
  • Experience of leading and developing a global leadership team
  • 15+ years of experience in the Pharmaceutical industry with cross-functional experience in quality systems
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal, communication, negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Sound understanding of regulated activities, health authority expectations
  • Experience developing and executing large-scale organizational change, including change management strategy and planning.
  • Proven ability to understand complex processes/problems and facilitate coach teams to optimal solutions
  • Ability to design and implement global business processes/policies with a critical thinking approach and enterprise mindset.
  • Proven experience of representing quality department at board level

What's on Offer

Executive compensation package.

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Job summary

Life Sciences
Sub Sector
Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
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Matt Quinn
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