BRIEF COMPANY PROFILE
Our client is one of the biggest producers of immunological and vaccine adjuvants in the world.
The company operates under Pharma GMP and exports to customers across all continents. Adjuvanters are incorporated in more than 2 billion vaccine doses yearly and contributes to making vaccines effective against cervical cancer, polio, hepatitis, tetanus, diphteria, whooping cough, botulism and anthrax.
The GMP manufacturing site is located in Denmark and in recent years, our client has made substantial investments in the manufacturing plant in Denmark with the objective of expanding production capacity. Additionally, continuous and costly upgrades have been prioritized to ensure continuous GMP compliance.
Our client’s adjuvants are used in vaccines across the entire world. This requires an organization capable of producing adjuvants in a responsible manner according to global quality standards. In order to live up to these standards and continually excel at contributing to the increased efficacy of vaccines, our client’s organization comprise a highly specialized team with extensive knowledge of the optimal usage of different adjuvant solutions in vaccines and the production of these according to current best-practice manufacturing standards.
|The Senior Manager, QA will lead the Quality Control function on a continued journey of expanding activities as well as developing GMP compliance in line with the company’s long-term plans.
Heading up a substantial team, the role will be responsible for 6 Chemists and 9 Technicians working in close collaboration with mainly supply-, support- and QA functions. Besides the day-to-day operations, QC has an active project portfolio supporting the short- and long-term development of the function as well as the total site in Denmark.
The role offers an excellent opportunity to take the leadership of the QC team while being a professional coach and sparring partner for the team on operational matters. Management, structure, compliance and employee motivation are key elements to succeeding as Senior Manager, QA.
||Senior Manager, QA.|
||Director, Quality & Regulatory Affairs.|
|Reporting to the position:||15 direct reports (6 Chemists and 9 Technicians).
|Responsibilities & Tasks:
|Key success criteria:
|Educational background:||Preferably M.Sc.-degree within Nature Sciences. Preferably with a microbiology minor/major.|
|Language:||Danish and English – fluent verbally and in writing.|
|Personal & leadership competencies:||Quality-minded with a business focus
Is concerned with reaching and maintaining quality; sets high standards for performance and execution – for one self and for others. Balances quality and business.
Makes sure employees/co-workers have a clear understanding of the direction of the tasks; takes action; organizes resources and direct others toward successful execution of the tasks; drives projects forward to reach pivotal objectives; makes things happen and follows through. Can manage multiple projects and teams simultaneously.
Is proactive and exercises good judgment in selecting innovative, practical methods to achieve problem resolution. Is able to multitask and inspire others; is able to take own initiatives without hesitation. Actively seeks influence and starts up actions on own initiative.
Delegates responsibility to the relevant employees and allows them room for manoeuvre to explore own initiatives, empowers people in order for them to carry out tasks efficiently.
Likes to stay busy while assessing the importance of considerations, decisions and actions, analyses the most important issues first. Focuses on deadlines.
Communicates the central issues in a discussion in a clear, fluent and precise manner, is able to keep the recipients' attention, attentive to the needs of others when he/she speaks. Produces written material, which is clear, fluent, precise and easy to understand for the recipients.
Identifies issues and take appropriate actions according to corporate guidelines and policies.
Works systematically; organizes work and effort; is methodical in one's performance; holds on to commenced tasks and projects.
‘Can do’ team attitude. Collaborates; works well with others with a view to obtain the team's objectives; shares information; supports others.