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Quality Auditor Compliance Manager

Basel, Switzerland   •  Contract/Temporary, Full time

  • Agency: CK Group
  • Posted: 30 Jan 2024

QLS are recruiting for a QA Auditor Compliance Manager to join an Innovative Pharmaceutical company based in Basel for 12 months.

Start Date:
April 2024

Your main accountabilities include:

  • Ensure GMP/GDP compliance at third party service providers and within internal facilities
  • Lead in establishing external QA Audit and internal self-inspection annual Plan
  • Conduct GMP/GDP audit and self-inspections and coordinate with internal personnel and suppliers to schedule, execute and follow up with audit observations
  • Promptly report critical self-inspection findings to the Responsible Person and Management
  • Create, implement, maintain, and work with Vendors on establishing Quality Agreements where needed.
  • Interface between quality/regulatory/compliance personnel and operations to identify applicable regulatory and compliance requirements and ensure accurate understanding of those requirements.
  • Manage, review and approve change controls, deviations and CAPAs related to the internal pharmaceutical operations facilities (not project specific)
  • Write, review, and/or approve internal SOPs governing compliance related operations and other GMP/GDP and regulatory related documentation
  • Provides Quality oversight over equipment qualification, calibration and validation.
  • Support the preparation of Regulatory Authority Inspections
  • Monitor changes in quality regulations and initiate required activities to maintain compliance of the quality system
  • Support optimization of Company's pharmaceutical quality system by working with cross-functional teams to obtain key performance indicators for the site and support the organization of Quality Management Review (QMR) meeting to communicate these metrics.
  • Promote GxP and Quality mindset at all levels within the organization.
  • Traveling (up to 30%) may be required, including international travel.


  • University degree in Pharmacy, Chemistry or alternative technical/science university degree: master level minimum
  • Minimum 3 years experience in Auditing, 1 as Lead Auditor
  • Knowledge and understanding of drug product development, manufacturing processes, as well as quality control, packaging and distribution aspects
  • Excellent knowledge of relevant GMP/GDP and international quality regulations e.g. ICH, ISO, WHO, PIC, FDA, EU GMP Guide (EudraLex Vol. 4), EU GDP and ability to interpret and implement quality standards
  • Ability to work on multiple projects with various disciplines and to manage complex projects and prioritize workloads according to the project importance
  • Attention to detail, organization, multi-tasking, and comfort interacting with people who might be junior or senior to the incumbent.
  • Ability to pro-actively initiate and lead quality compliance activities
  • Self-confident, assertiveness and autonomy to deal with complex stakeholders/situations
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Fluent verbal and written communication skills in English and at least basic knowledge of an additional European language e.g. German or French
  • Experience in Medical Devices is a plus

Please could you send any correspondence in English. Please quote job reference 56551 in all correspondence.

  • Agency: CK Group
  • Reference: 56551
  • Closes: 27 Feb 2024

You must have the right to work in Switzerland.

  • Title
    Quality Auditor Compliance Manager
  • Location
    Basel, Switzerland

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