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Head of Quality Operations

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Connaght
Contact Name: Larry O’Leary
Contact Email: larry@rftgroup.ie

Job Description

Head of Quality Operations
Our client, a blue-chip multinational healthcare manufacturer based in Connacht, now seeks a suitably experienced Head of Quality Operations to provide effective leadership and strategic oversight across the site, contributing to strategic programmes and developing a high performing quality team in an FDA regulated environment.

The scope of this role is wide and varied, with the successful candidate having compliance oversight of a large Operations area generating significant revenue. Ability to lead, manage and influence with both internal and external stakeholders in paramount to success of this role and operations of the site.

This Quality leadership role will work with senior management on significant matters for the site, in coordination of activity across the organisation and leading specialized project teams which impact on the company utilizing cross-functional resources.

The successful candidate will direct the work of their teams and programs/projects, leading the professional development of their team through coaching, training, delegation of responsibilities and providing feedback and guidance. Proven expertise in people management and people development is required.

The company has a number of incredibly new innovative products coming through development hence it is preferable candidates will have strong experience in delivery of NPIs through commercial manufacture to customer satisfaction.

This permanent role represents an attractive opportunity for career progression within site and global teams. Remuneration associated with this role is at Associate Director Level.

Requirements for Head of Quality Operations:
Bachelors Degree in Science, Engineering or similar technical discipline. Advanced qualifications are desirable.
Qualification / experience in Project Management.
10+ years plus Quality Management experience in a relevant area Pharma/Biotech/Medical Device, 3+ years of which in a Quality Management role.
Working knowledge of FDA regulations and all applicable European and ROW markets.
Proven ability to influence across function and at senior levels - building strong networks internally & externally.
Good technical capabilities, communication skills, teamwork abilities and initiative.
Demonstrated experience delivering results in a matrix environment.
Proven ability to manage complex quality issues and deliver against quality strategies.

Please phone Larry on +353 1-2302400 / larry@rftgroup.ie

The RFT Group, BioPharmaceutical Division specialise exclusively in the recruitment of scientists, engineers and executives for the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device sectors. www.rftgroup.ie

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