Full Time

Head of Quality Assurance

Posted 1 month ago
Application ends: 26 April 2024
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Job Description

Global Life Science Hub proudly partnered with a boutique German CDMO that’s breaking ground in crafting high-quality suppositories, ointments, and gels. Since receiving a recent and significant cash injection, they’re invested extensively in new cutting-edge technology and machines as they plan to ramp up their production efforts by 4-fold.

Due to their remarkable achievements as they enter a new period of further expansion and growth, we’re searching for a brand-new Head of Quality Assurance. This strategic leader will drive excellence in quality, ensuring adherence to regulatory standards and fostering a culture of continuous improvement whilst building the team from the ground up.

Position: Head of Quality Assurance / QP


  • Provide strategic direction and leadership for the quality assurance function.
  • Oversee all aspects of quality assurance, including processes, systems, and compliance.
  • Ensure adherence to regulatory requirements and industry standards.
  • Develop and implement robust quality management systems.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to validate and qualify systems, equipment, and processes.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to enhance quality processes.
  • Demonstrate expertise in risk management and risk-based testing.
  • Conduct regular audits to verify compliance with quality standards.
  • Champion a culture of quality excellence throughout the organization.
  • Lead quality training sessions, ensuring team competency and awareness.
  • Foster a culture of continuous learning and skill development.
  • Share responsibility for budget management and resource allocation.
  • Optimize resource utilization to achieve quality goals.
  • Possess strong technical skills related to quality assurance.
  • Communicate effectively with key stakeholders regarding quality matters.


  • A life-science degree is essential, a MSc or PhD is strongly preferred.
  • At least 5 years of experience working in a Good Manufacturing Practice environment.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Qualified Person.
  • Prior contract manufacturing experience is highly preferred.


The Global Life Science Hub are a niche Life Science headhunting firm. We place professionals across Europe and the US for a variety of Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical and CRO companies ranging from small start-ups to large global organisations.

If you’re interested, please apply below. If this position doesn’t interest you, please visit our website for a list of more vacancies – www.glshub.com