QA Manager (QA Validation)
- At least University degree in a Science or Engineering discipline
- >10 years of experiences in pharmaceutical industry; of which a minimum of 5 years hands on experience in validation activities
- Extensive knowledge and hands-on experiences of pharmaceutical manufacturing systems processes
- Strong knowledge in validation
- Full understanding of relevant quality and compliance regulations
- Ability to apply risk-based validation and quality assurance standards to promote a business edge
- Ability to communicate effectively within the site organization and across the network
- Ability to facilitate business activities compatible to international regulatory environment
- A post-graduate degree in a relevant discipline will be an advantage
At GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) we are dedicated to improving the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better, live longer. GSK is one of the world's leading research based healthcare companies, with over 100,000 employees in 150 countries across our Pharmaceuticals, Vaccines and Consumer Healthcare business.
We are proud of the difference we make and in 2016, FORTUNE Magazine ranked GSK #1 on its list of companies that are changing the world. The 'Change the World' list recognises companies that have made significant progress in sustainable, scalable approaches to addressing societal problems as part of their company strategy. Put simply, our focus is on improving access and affordability of medicines, regardless of where people live or their ability to pay.
GSK has been present in Asia for over 50 years and our commitment to the region is strengthened by the establishment of our purpose-built headquarters for Asia. Situated in Singapore, GSK Asia House is a further step in our long-standing strategy to grow and diversify our company - emphasizing the globally balanced business we have built over the years. To better support Asia, we focus on developing talent to improve our ability to make the right decisions for healthcare professionals, patients and consumers across the region.
GSK Vaccines grew by 14% in 2016 and is one of the largest in the world. Every year we distribute nearly 1 billion doses to 170 countries, of which over 80% were supplied to developing countries. We produce 30 paediatric and adult vaccines, 11 of which are world first, to prevent a range of infectious diseases including; hepatitis, rotavirus and HPV infections, diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, measles, mumps, rubella, bacterial meningitis and influenza. Our Tuas site, one of only two GSK global vaccines manufacturing facilities worldwide, operates around-the-clock to manufacture the active ingredient used to make a GSK vaccine that protects children against pneumonia.
Reporting to the Director - Quality (QA), you will be responsible for establishing, managing and implementation of the Site Validation programme for equipment & facilities, computerized systems and processes in compliance with company policies, regulatory requirements and cGMP expectations. This includes developing and maintaining validation procedures and associated quality systems for the management of validation activities on site. You need to lead validation planning with cross functional teams and providing validation strategies to ensure operational compliance based on an appropriate risk-based approach founded on good science. You will develop validation knowledge & skills throughout GSK vaccines by ensuring adequate validation training are in place to ensure all personnel are able to fulfil their defined roles & responsibilities effectively.
You are also overall responsible for ensuring change management is effective on Site and providing QA oversight of IT operations.
What We Can Offer You
GSK's dedication to the wellbeing of our employees is reflected in the benefits we offer; including healthcare for yourself and dependents, performance related bonus, long term incentives and a host of other flexible offerings you can tailor to your own preferences. We also offer a range of employee health and wellbeing programs including our truly unique Partnership for Prevention program, a global commitment by GSK to provide all employees with up to 40 preventative healthcare services bringing to life our mission to: do more, feel better and live longer.
At GSK we value diversity and treat all candidates equally. We aim to create an inclusive workplace where all employees feel engaged, supportive of one another, and know their work makes an important contribution.
If you would like to join us in innovating and inspiring changes in the industry, we urge you to apply.
Closing date for applications: 12th August 2017
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