Director Strategic Advice

England, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Jan 19, 2018
Feb 18, 2018
AstraZeneca UK
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Other job types

Location: Cambridge, UK

Salary & Benefits: Competitive

At AstraZeneca we collaborate globally to make an impact and find answers to challenges. We do this with the utmost integrity even in the most difficult situations because we are committed to doing the right thing. We continuously forge partnerships that help pursue world-class medicines in new ways, combining the exceptional skills of our people from all over the globe.

We are now looking for a Director, Strategic Advice to join our Global Quality Assurance team.

This is a unique opportunity to make a positive impact on changing patients' lives and you will play an essential role in channeling our scientific capabilities and supporting key strategic business initivatives.

So if Quality Assurance is your area of expertise and you are passionate about providing strategic advice for quality business processes - Join us!

Main duties and responsibilities

As a Director, Strategic Advice you will be responsible for leading the QA support of Project Teams, Therapeutic Area, Functional Area and other Stakeholders (as applicable) by providing proactive strategic GxP advice (related to clinical, pharmacovigilance and regulatory activities) and quality planning activities (also known as 'quality by design'), as required.

You will be responsible for leading QA management of Quality Issues and investigations as well as providing strategic quality input to projects teams to ensure successful regulatory submissions and inspections.

You will support quality and GxP compliance risk management for allocated areas, using risk framework standards to define risk and develop mitigation recommendations.

You will pro-actively work to promote the quality vision with Stakeholders and ensures your tasks are performed to current practices and in accordance with company standards and policies.

Essential skills

  • Significant experience in pharmaceuticals or a related industry
  • Strong knowledge in GxP requirements, especially GCP
  • Knowledge and experience of corporate governance, regulations, laws and standards
  • Excellent analytical, written and oral communications skills
  • Strong collaborative, interpersonal and influencing skills
  • High ethical standards, trustworthy, operating with absolute discretion

Desirable skills

  • Quality Management
  • Project Management
  • Active Management of Risks & Opportunities
  • Business Relationship Management
  • Change Enablement
  • Influencing & Negotiating
  • Process Management & Continuous Improvement
  • Regulatory Environment Insight

If you are interested - Apply today!

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete the full application on our website at your earliest convenience - it is the only way that our Recruiter and Hiring Manager can know that you feel well qualified for this opportunity. If you know someone who would be a great fit, please share this posting with them.

Welcome with your application before 16th February 2018.

AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law.