Franchise Operational QA Manager – Switzerland

Priya Mukherjee at CK Clinical is currently recruiting for a Franchise Operational Manager to join a global pharmaceutical company based in Switzerland on a contract basis.


The Role:

As Franchise Operational QA Manager you will support Franchise Development Project Teams with adequate quality and compliance guidance; Provide quality and compliance guidance for the development and implementation of corrective and preventive actions; monitor their status and timely closure and ensure adequate regulatory inspection and audits preparation.

Further responsibilities of this Franchise Operational QA Manager position will include:

  • Guide development teams in quality and compliance decision making to drive sustainable quality and compliance excellence
  • Provide leadership and guidance during the development and execution of corrective and preventive actions (CAPA)
  • Coordinate and review CAPAs to audits to ensure adequate root cause analysis and systemic solutions
  • Lead formal investigations of issues as they arise, ensuring timely escalation to line management if critical observations are not resolved in due course
  • Identify ways to continuously improve quality and compliance with regulations and company standards, policies and procedures through partnership with Franchise personnel, Development Line Functions and Development QA groups
  • Represent Franchise QA in interactions with internal and external contacts and Health Authorities, as appropriate
  • Ensure inspection readiness by preparing clinical teams for FDA/EU/key HA pre-approval and sponsor-monitor inspections; provide inspection management support and follow-up post inspection
  • Ensure that Franchise compliance commitments are fulfilled on time
  • Provide interpretation of GCP regulations and company standards , guidelines, policies and procedures to Franchise personnel
  • Drive the implementation of the annual Franchise Quality Plan; identify relevant areas to be addressed in future Quality Plans
  • Closely cooperate with the Franchise Continuous Improvement/Op Excellence groups; participate and provide Quality and Compliance input for process improvement teams
  • Closely cooperate with the Development QA Quality Systems Excellence, Auditing and Compliance Excellence groups to ensure consistency of quality and compliance activities and effective communication


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

To be considered for this Franchise Operational QA Manager position, you will have the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • A degree or PhD in Life Sciences, Pharmacy or Medicines (Or Equivalent)
  • Proven experience in clinical development and the pharmaceutical industry preferably with experience in Quality Assurance/ Compliance roles
  • Thorough and extensive knowledge of international GCP regulations including FDA/EU GCP, ICH, pharmacovigilance, new drug regulations, other key HA guidance’s, and current industry practice;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, computer skills and excellent problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Capable of working independently as well as part of a cross-functional team demonstrating the ability to influence and create alignment across multiple functional areas together with the flexibility to react to changing priorities in a dynamic business environment.


How to Apply:


Priya Mukherjee is recruiting for a Franchise Operational QA Manager – Switzerland

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For more information regarding this Franchise Operational QA Manager position please contact Priya Mukherjee at CK Clinical on +44 (0)207 470 5670 or email Please quote reference CL24817 in all correspondence.


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