Senior Project Manager Validation/ Qualification

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As Senior Project Manager Validation/Qualification you are our leader for validation and qualification projects within the life science industry. Up for a challenge within the most innovative environments of the life science sector? Keep on reading!


What are your responsibilities as a Project Manager (PM)?

  • You are responsible for managing various projects within highly innovative environments in the life science industry, with focus on validation and qualification. This can range from one large scale project to combining 3 to 4 different smaller projects at the same time.
  • You will play a crucial role in ensuring the successful planning, execution, and completion of validation and qualification projects within the life science sector.
  • You draft, implement and actively manage project plans and have a continuous overview over the timeline, budget and resources.
  • You are used to negotiate and communicate with C-level (management) and chair steering committees to report about the project status to the different stakeholders.
  • As a experienced PM you’re able to independently escalate problems to the client in a timely manner and work with them to find solutions.
  • You will manage and coach a team of validation professionals, collaborating with cross-functional teams to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards.
  • Oversee the development and maintenance of comprehensive validation documentation, including protocols, reports, and standard operating procedures (SOPs), in line with quality and regulatory requirements.
  • Provide guidance and support to ensure the team’s alignment with project goals and company objectives.
  • Identify potential risks and challenges associated with validation projects and develop mitigation strategies.
  • You are responsible for managing budgets over 500k.
  • As an experienced project manager you are responsible for continuous improvement of our project management tools.
  • You work in close collaboration with our sales team and Division Head, and support them technically in making proposals to clients.
  • In short, we rely on you for the successful follow-up and implementation of our most important projects that will further draft the future of tomorrow’s healthcare.


Who are we looking for?

  • You have over 10 years of experience with the management of multiple parallel projects and the direction of multidisciplinary project teams, while ensuring their timely and successful implementation.
  • You are knowledgeable in the validation and qualification of products, equipment, processes etc. and are experienced in setting up and implementing validation strategies and masterplans in the life science sector.
  • Experience within the quality and/or regulatory field in life science is a big asset.
  • You feel comfortable in a position where multi-stakeholder management (clients, team members, involved partners, suppliers) is key for the on-time delivery of projects.
  • You are a good communicator who already experienced the importance of a proactive approach and who dares to take decisions.
  • You are an excellent coach for your project team members and encourage them to take the extra mile and get things done.
  • You are stress-resistant, think in terms of solutions and take on challenges with a smile.
  • You have experience in a GMP environment and you are familiar with manufacturing processes and operations, GxP guidelines, ISO regulations…
  • A true QbD’er can be recognised by the following qualities:
    • Resilient: Your strong and positive attitude helps you overcome any challenge
    • Hungry for knowledge: You are always open to learning
    • No BS mentality: you can be straightforward in a respectful way
    • Innovative: You are constantly looking for new and better solutions
    • (Not too) serious: your job is serious, but you don’t take yourself too serious.


What’s in it for you?

  • QbD offers you an attractive and competitive salary package, that will be tailored to individual needs, considering legal requirements and local laws and regulations.
  • Join us to build a sustainable career, where job security is ensured, and lasting, meaningful connections are formed. 
  • As we’re a knowledge-based company, you’re guaranteed to embark on a continuous journey of learning and development.
  • Be part of our global success story. As an award-winning company we value everyone’s contribution and celebrate achievements together 
  • Our promise to you: 
    • As an ambitious and pioneering company, we want to offer you the best possible environment to thrive within the life sciences.
    • Moreover, we aim to create a joyful community where you dare to be and can be yourself. Because the best way to grow is by growing together as unique individuals.
    • In short … We stand for? JPEG: Joy in Partnership, going for the Extra mile to Get things done! 


Interested? Send us your CV and who knows, we might welcome you soon in our QbD family!

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