Associate Director, Global QA External Manufacturing

Hiring By - Biostaffic


Community of Madrid - Spain

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Posted 4 months ago
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Job Description:

At Ferring Pharmaceuticals, we help people around the world build families and live better lives. We are entrepreneurial and innovative, with a global team focused on scientific advances in the areas of reproductive and women’s health, gastroenterology, and urology. Ferring + You is all about working together and sharing ideas, so that we can bring science to life for patients around the world.
Every person at Ferring works together to change lives and help people build families. Our corporate teams offer empowering, innovative, challenging and rewarding careers – we are motivated to make a difference. To reach our full potential we collaborate, and respect and value diverse contributions so that we can grow as an organization and as professionals. Together we can influence the world around us to make life and work better.

In this position, you will be responsible for the Quality oversight and decisions related to the Quality Management of External Manufacturing Operations for Drug Products, Finish and Semi Finished products covering sterile and non-sterile manufacturing.
You will provide quality oversight for the selection and governance of contract manufacturing organizations according to Ferring policies and GMPs.
Manage all quality and compliance related aspects associated to allocated Contract Manufacturing Organizations (CMOs) in the Ferring’s External Manufacturing Network.
Drive corporate quality oversight and promote quality improvements by preventing and mitigating quality risks which can jeopardize Ferring ‘interests (License to operate, Supply continuity, reputation).
Propose new ways of working to increase efficiency and effectiveness of Quality Oversight of CMOs.
Your day at Ferring

- Develop quality governance and standards for CMO management.
- Develop and implement tangible Quality Metrics to monitor CMO performance.
- Prepare and present CMO Quality Reviews (QRB).
- Support the preparation of regular audits at CMO and ensure readiness for inspection.
- Provide support for technical investigation at CMO.
- Support Technical transfer teams and coordinate QA related activities with CMO unit.
- Review and establishment Quality Technical Agreements with CMOs.
- Support transfer of commercial products/processes from sending to receiving sites within Ferring Network and/or CMOs..
Behind our innovation…There’s you

- Master’s degree or PhD in a scientific or related discipline..
- Strong knowledge of Business Regulations (EU, FDA and others).
- At least 7 years work experience in manufacturing, quality assurance and/or quality control in the pharmaceutical industry with both local and international working experience.
- Fluent in English (written and verbal communication).
People come first at Ferring

· Get inspired from our commitment to advocate for everyone’s right to build a family, no matter who you are, where you live or who you love.
· Our inclusive support package – “Building Families at Ferring” provides equal and accessible policies for all employees who wish to start their family journey, ensuring a global standard, irrespective of location and role. Available to all employees after the first year of employment.
· Parental leave for both birthing and non-birthing parents.
· Extended support on family building journey.
Making a difference in the life of millions of people means we succeed by working together. Our diverse backgrounds, experiences, expertise, and perspectives enable us to find solutions to even the most challenging problems, and our success is tied to each team member’s contributions. Imagine the power of your career when it’s Ferring + You.
Behind our purpose… There’s you

If our mission and your vision are aligned, please apply!
We strive to build and maintain an inclusive and diverse workplace with equal opportunities and mutual respect for all employees regardless of their backgrounds and socioeconomic status.

Note to agencies: this search is being managed by Ferring’s Talent Acquisition team. Kindly do not send us spontaneous profiles.
Location:Ferring Spain

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Community of Madrid - Spain

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 12, 2024
Company Overview
Ferring Pharmaceuticals
Ferring Pharmaceuticals

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Ferring Pharmaceuticals is a privately owned, research-driven, specialty biopharmaceutical group committed to building families and helping people live better lives. We are leaders in reproductive medicine and maternal health, and in areas of gastroenterology and urology. We are at the forefront of innovation in microbiome-based therapeutics and uro-oncology intravesical gene therapy. Ferring was founded in 1950 and employs more than 7,000 people worldwide. The company is headquartered in Saint-Prex, Switzerland, and has operating subsidiaries in more than 50 countries which markets its medicines in over 100 countries. Community guidelines available here: Social Media Privacy Notice available here:
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