Global Vice President, Quality Assurance (Flexible Location)

Boston Permanent $250,000 - $350,000 per year
  • Global, market leading healthcare logistics organization
  • Excellent opportunity to join a high performing business

About Our Client

Global healthcare logistics 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

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

Procurement & Supply Chain
Procurement & Supply Chain Subsector
Life Sciences
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