Head of Validation

Head of Validation

Job Title: Head of Validation
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Basel,
Salary: Swiss Franc200000 - Swiss Franc1500000 per annum + Bonuses
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HdVal/BA
Contact Name: Lukas Otto
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 10, 2016 08:05

Job Description

My pharmaceutical client based in Basel is currently looking for an experienced, motivated and diligent Head of Validation. You will get the opportunity to join a company with a great culture, flexible hours and a good work/life balance. Additionally you will report directly to the Director of Quality.

Essential skills:

- Degree level in a scientific area

- Experienced in the pharmaceutical industry (10 years +)

- QA, Qualification



- Drive to continuous improvement

- Leadership skills

- Customer handling


- Day to day management of the Validation Team

- Review, develop and improve current validations and ensure all processes

- Support the implementation of a Quality and Compliance Excellence program

- Ensure all validations and revalidation requirements are identified and implemented

- Maintain SOPs

- Participate in the development and achievement of Validations KPI's

- Working with Customers to meet Validation objectives

- Prioritise workload/resource using appropriate systems and information to ensure validations are performed effectively

- Provide effective membership of the Quality Validation team

- Act as a leader to teams to drive continuous improvement through effective leadership

What do YOU get?

- A great company culture

- Ability to work in close cooperation with the Director of quality, friendly colleagues and ambitious juniors who are willing to learn and improve

- A company who will assess at your skills and tailor a position to play to your strengths

- A company who cares about their employees

- Quick progression and reward

- Responsibility

- Fresh and new challenges on a daily basis.

You will be a very integral member of a newly structured Quality and Validation department, with a team who are open to listening to you for suggestions on validation improvement.

If you're interested in joining an ambitious, driven and rapidly growing company and would like to hear more about this unique opportunity, please don't hesitate to contact me.

T: +49 (0)89 2109 4906


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