Head of Quality Management & Regulatory Affairs (St.Gallen/CH)

Head of Quality Management & Regulatory Affairs (St.Gallen/CH)

Job Title: Head of Quality Management & Regulatory Affairs (St.Gallen/CH)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: St. Gallen, Switzerland
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HQ00120425_1582538259
Contact Name: Michael Burgstaller
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 24, 2020 09:57

Job Description

Responsibilities And Tasks

  • You will assume responsibility (technical and disciplinary) for your business unit, set the quality objectives, develop the Quality Management & Regulatory Affairs strategy and thus define the quality policy of the company
  • With the implementation and further development of the new quality management system, you will guarantee product quality in accordance with international standards and requirements and will be the contact person for authorities, customers and suppliers in all quality matters
  • You will promote quality awareness in all areas of the company and advise them on quality-related and regulatory requirements. For this purpose, you will design employee training courses with regard to relevant guidelines
  • You always have an overview of approval requirements and standards, especially in the pharmaceutical / medical technology / life science environment, and can therefore provide early information about the effects of changes on your own products
  • You will be responsible for the organisation, testing and evaluation of processes, documents and technical data sheets - particularly with regard to regulations for customers in the pharmaceutical / medical technology / life science sector
  • By monitoring, interpreting and implementing regulatory developments, you will ensure compliance within the company

Your Skills

  • You have a degree in Natural Science or Engineering combined with several years of professional experience in Quality Management in a technical company, as well as extensive experience in the regulatory environment of the pharmaceutical or medical technology / life science industry
  • Your many years of practical experience in personnel management will help you to motivate and develop your team and plan the necessary resources
  • As a communicative and persuasive personality with a desire to get things moving, you take an active approach to tasks and won´t be afraid to make decisions
  • You are familiar with the relevant quality management tools, systems and methods and have a deep understanding of processes and quality
  • You have very good English and German language skills

What We Offer

  • Due to the direct reporting line to the CEO, you are the most important contact person and consultant in all matters of quality management and regulatory requirements
  • You have the opportunity to actively shape the structural change and further development of a company on a strong growth course and with large investments
  • In terms of the strategic and operative reorientation and further development of your division, you can set the crucial goals and the organisational framework for achieving them
  • Tradition and innovation combined with short reporting lines, modern structures and a global orientation form an exciting environment