Senior Clinical Quality Assurance Manager


Basel, BS, CH



About Idorsia Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Idorsia Ltd is reaching out for more - We have more ideas, we see more opportunities and we want to help more patients.
In order to achieve this, we want to develop Idorsia into one of Europe’s leading biopharmaceutical companies, with a strong scientific core.
Headquartered in Switzerland - a European biotech hub - Idorsia is specialized in the discovery and development of small molecules, to transform the horizon of therapeutic options. Idorsia has a broad portfolio of innovative drugs in the pipeline, an experienced team, a fully-functional research center, and a strong balance sheet – the ideal constellation to bringing R&D efforts to business success.
Idorsia was listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (ticker symbol: IDIA) in June 2017 and has over 1,000 highly qualified specialists dedicated to realizing our ambitious targets.


We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Senior Clinical Quality Assurance Manager to join our team !


Job Responsibilities


  • Work as per the defined strategy for the global clinical audit program (e.g. site, vendor, process)
  • Plan, perform, and report audits (e.g. site, vendor, process) using considerable latitude in determining best practice and approach
  • Develop own area of ICH-GCP expertise with limited supervision (e.g. self-training, knowledge acquisition by reading/assisting to course identify by himself)  
  • Lead the preparation, facilitation and follow up of inspections by national and international regulatory authorities 
  • Facilitate the CAPAs elaboration and follow-up
  • Escalate serious / continuing non-compliance issues as appropriate
  • Make a significant contribution to ensure that QS documents creation and management is done in accordance with ICH-GCP requirements / regulations 
  • Contribute to process improvements and trouble shooting
  • Maintain awareness / expertise in international ICH-GCP requirements 
  • Provide leadership and direction on ICH-GCP related activities / issues
  • Work closely with Idorsia / CRO Clinical Trial Teams 
  • Support Idorsia / CRO staff in order to make a significant contribution to the implementation and maintenance of a robust and compliant clinical Quality Management System and clinical trial framework by different ways (e.g. provide training to CD staff, feedback to ICH-GCP questions)        
  • Highly contribute to develop/improve CQA tools and processes 
  • Represent CQA in internal and external meetings and particularly represent Team Leader CQA when he/she is not available 
  • Perform any other CQA task that could help to achieve a high adherence to ICH-GCP requirements 


Candidate’s Requirements


  • Bachelor degree or equivalent education/degree in (life) sciences or healthcare
  • Experienced in Clinical Research & Development. At least 6 years of experience in pharmaceutical industry/health authority with at least 3 years of experience in Quality Assurance / Auditing (QA) within the ICH-GCP environment.
  • In-depth knowledge of global ICH-GCP requirements and pharmaceutical industry practices
  • Ability to work as a team player and independently 
  • Reliable, conscientious, agile/flexible
  • Proven record of excellent problem solving, risk analysis and negotiation skills
  • Interest and knowledge of requirements for electronic tools used in clinical trials (e.g. eTMF, ePRO, eSource)
  • Experience in medical device and/or combination product will be an added value 
  • Strong writing, communication and listening skills
  • Experience in international cross-cultural relations
  • Very good English knowledge (written and spoken)
  • Ability to travel at least 25% of the time


What Idorsia offers


  • Exciting opportunities  for development and professional growth within our dynamic organization
  • A collaborative and solution oriented enviroment where you can make a difference
  • An innovative and open culture in a truly multicultural environment


Work  Location: Allschwil

Country: Switzerland

Business Area: Quality Assurance

Schedule: Fulltime

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 3330



If you are interested, please click on apply now.
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