Head of Compliance (m/f) for Novartis Pharma Production - SANDOZ - Berlin - Wizbii

Head of Compliance (m/f) for Novartis Pharma Production

  • Durch SANDOZ
  • Unbefristeter vertrag
  • Berlin (Deutschland)
  • Ingenieurwesen / Produktionsmanagement

Job description


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Novartis Pharma Produktions GmbH is the German site of the international network of Novartis Pharma Production. The site Wehr is located in the beautiful Black Forest with direct connections to Basel (Switzerland). Here around 500 people are into production of solid pharmaceuticals for the world market.

For our site in Wehr we are searching for a Head of Compliance (m/f) who will be responsible for the overall compliance of the site’s systems of handling, manufacturing and distribution of pharmaceutical products.

• Ensure that all aspects of the handling, manufacturing and distribution of pharmaceutical products at the site comply with the requirements of the Novartis corporate quality manual and policies and meet all relevant cGMP regulatory and legislative requirements
• Ensure that local quality system and standard operating procedures are in place and that compliance with cGMP is maintained through training and audit
• Manage the implementation of Novartis Policies (Novartis Quality Manual) to ensure quality processes are maintained and current
• Manage supplier qualification and ensure its proper status
• Manage qualification of equipment and utilities and ensure its compliance
• Manage PQR management, ensure all PQRs are prepared on time in line with GMP legislation
• Manage launches and transfers , ensure quality oversight for its successful conclusion
• Manage quality agreements, ensure all QA agreements needed are in place
• Manage and ensure regular quality presence on the shop floor
• Manage implementation of Data integrity plan and Quality plan
• Manage quarterly Quality reviews
• Maintain current knowledge of local and international regulatory and legislative requirements and trends to ensure that expert advice and appropriate technical support on all quality related matters is provided to the whole site
• Ensure that coordinated contact is maintained with the regulatory authorities and the local partners (suppliers, 3rd parties, licensees, distributors)
• Audit, supervise and coordinate 3rd party activities and ensure that Pharmaceutical manufacturing, (re-) packaging, (re-) labeling, storage and/or distribution of Novartis products is in compliance with Novartis standards
• Manage quality agreements for contractors and contractees, including contract laboratories
• Ensure consistency of quality related processes and procedures across the Plant
• Work with the Plant teams to improve quality management
• Review and approve all relevant regulatory documents being sent to external bodies
• Ensure readiness for and plan, manage and leas Health Authority inspections
• Act as role model in accordance with the Novartis Values and Behaviors and the Leadership standards
• Ensure health & safety procedures are followed i.e. near miss accidents, workstation assessment etc.
• Responsible for managing the team
• Responsible for the budget in close cooperation with the QA Head
• Manage and report Quality KPIs

Head of Compliance (m/f) for Novartis Pharma Production

Seeked profile


• Degree in science (e.g. Chemistry, Pharmacy or equivalent), ideally eligible to act as Qualified Person under EU directives 2001/83/EEC and 2001/82/EEC
• At least 2 years experience in the pharmaceutical industry (quality assurance, quality control, registration or production) or a directly related field
• English fluent in speaking & writing, German skills desired
• Strong leadership and communication skills

What we offer:
Would you like to contribute your talents for a Global Leader? Novartis as an international company provides the platform for a successful career.

In addition to a performance-based payment we support your personal development and your professional qualification. Good company pension scheme, flexible working hours and extensive social services are just a few of our attractive terms of employment.
A pronounced good and motivated team of colleagues is waiting for you!
Furthermore, the Novartis Pharma Produktions GmbH is also committed to the integration of people with disabilities.

We are looking forward to receiving your detailed application which you can send us via our Novartis Job Market by

Art der Stelle





Novartis Technical Operations



Nov Pharma Prod. GmbH
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Sandoz, une division de Novartis, est un leader mondial parmi les fabricants de médicaments génériques. Sandoz (26400 collaborateurs répartis parmi 130 pays avec un CA de 9.6 milliards USD en 2014) met à disposition des patients et des professionnels de santé des médicaments de qualité dont les prix maitrisés facilitent l’accès aux soins et contribuent à l’optimisation des dépenses de santé. Sandoz France fonde son développement sur la confiance des patients, de ses clients, de ses partenaires et appuie son succès sur : une recherche permanente de l’innovation, tant pour ses produits (génériques et biosimilaires) que pour ses actions ; Un portefeuille large, qui inclut une offre croissante de biosimilaires et qui répond aux besoins essentiels de santé publique ; Le savoir-faire industriel du Groupe Novartis, et de plus de 40 partenaires français ; L’engagement d’équipes fières et responsables, réunies autour d’une vision commune et de valeurs partagées.

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