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Job Title: Senior Director, Global Quality Management- GCP
Location: Princeton, NJ United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 10/09/2021
Expire Date: 12/09/2021
Job Categories: Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical
Job Description
Senior Director, Global Quality Management- GCP
Position Summary:
The Senior Director for Global Quality Management - GCP will provide guidance, strategic direction, and leadership to the Global Quality (GQ) unit with responsibilities for Global Clinical Quality (GCQ), CSV and GVP.? In this role, the incumbent ove

rsees GCQ operations for the company and partners with the business groups and global regions to assure end-to-end quality, harmonization of processes, and identification and mitigation of quality risks from development through commercial registration of the product, distribution and volunteer/patient use. This position is responsible for ensuring internal and external sites are inspection ready, resources are provided on site and/or remotely during health authority inspections, observational findings are responded to appropriately and within the required timeframe, and resultant CAPAs are implemented and checked for effectiveness to prevent recurrence. This role will take a leadership position in the
conduct of clinical facility and system audits at all relevant facilities, investigator sites, and vendors (including contract research organizations) and ensure that audit results are communicated, and appropriate corrective actions are implemented and documented on a timely basis.p>

In addition, this role is responsible for establishing standards and implementing procedures to ensure that the business units quality management and compliance program are effective and efficient in identifying, detecting, and correcting non-compliance and mitigating risks, The performance of the Quality Systems and Risks will be reported periodically to Senior Management through the Management Review process to ensure alignment with Company policy and strategy and gain a consensus of risk mitigation approaches.

Key Job Responsibilities:

Develops, implements, and maintains policies, systems and procedures describing internal processes for management of quality and compliance with applicable regulations and guidelines that ensure sustained GCP/QSR compliance

Leads and develops systems for Clinical vendor management and vendor oversight.

Develop, implement, execute the GCP, GVP and CSV audit st
gy and plan using a risk-based approach.

Plan and manage the conduct of GCP, GVP, CSV internal audits and external audits (vendors, clinical sites, partner, etc.) to assure that departments are meeting regulatory requirements and are in compliance with Global and Local procedures.

Interface with relevant departments, including regulatory, clinical outsourcing, clinical sub teams and others, as applicable, to provide Good Clinical Practice and QA compliance expertise.

Lead GCP and GVP Regulatory health authority inspections activities and the development of corrective actions for findings from such inspections

Establish and maintain a system to ensure R&D Management Reviews are conducted per QSR and Company requirements.

Establish and maintain systems to ensure product quality complaints arising from OPDC Clinical trials are received, reviewed, evaluated, trended, and doc
d in a uniform and timely manner.

Provides leadership in the coordination and management of any field corrections, or clinical stock recoveries of product from the clinical study sites and IMP distribution network.

Develop and manage the departmental budgets

Develop and mentor direct reports for leadership opportunities

Identify continuous improvement opportunities, new technologies, and innovations and implement processes and system that increase efficiency and compliance.


Bachelorís degree and 15+ years of experience in a FDA regulated pharmaceutical and/or medical device industry environment

Strong knowledge of current global Good Clinical Practice (GCP) for designing, recording and reporting trials that involve the participation of human subjects. Managing compliance with this standard to provide ass
urance t
hat the rights, safety and wellbeing of trial subjects are protected, and that clinical-trial data are credible. Current and in-depth knowledge of audit techniques and government regulatory inspection procedures

Working knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) regulations

Strong project management, leadership, problem solving, and organization skills

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

High level of emotional intelligence

Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

Travel (approximately 30%)


MBA or M.S. + 10 years of relevant experience

Previous experience of working in the global pharmaceutical and medical device industry

Experience working with external service providers

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Contact Email:Mitzi.Sacks@otsuka-us.com
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