Director Global QA Laboratories

  1. Permanent
Mainz, Germany
  1. Quality Assurance, Auditing
Posted: 02/05/2024

Hobson Prior are on the lookout for a Director for Global QA Laboratories! This position plays a vital role in tackling some of the most pressing scientific challenges of our time. Joining our team means being at the forefront of innovation, collaborating with pioneers to develop life-changing therapies that alleviate suffering and harness the power of the immune system. We're seeking someone with a deep passion for innovation, a commitment to unity, and a relentless drive to instill hope for a healthier future in countless lives. If you're ready to make a profound impact, we want to hear from you!

Please note that to be considered for this role you must have the right to work in this location.

Key Responsibilities

  • Drive a risk-based approach using modern and novel approaches to solve complex business problems.
  • Provide expert input to functional teams in areas such as Good Clinical Laboratory Practice, GLP, ISO 15189, CAP/CLIA.
  • Lead a team of experts and drive change initiatives in your area of expertise.
  • Contribute to organizational quality and compliance reporting requirements.
  • Lead the development of management reporting on quality key performance indicators.
  • Establish and maintain regular interactions with key stakeholders to ensure quality management and governance frameworks are implemented.
  • Collaborate with management and operational teams to adjust processes and practices as needed
  • Set quality targets and report against those targets.
  • Collaborate with teams to identify areas for improvement and implement quality assurance measures.


  • Degree in life sciences, pharmacy or equivalent.
  • Broad and/or deep, specialized, task-specific expertise and skills.
  • Robust understanding of Quality, GCLP/GLP/ISO 15189 principles and their impact on the company's development and business.
  • Experience in a Quality Assurance position related to clinical laboratories.
  • Proven team leadership experience.
  • Ability to be agile and effectively collaborate in a dynamic, cross-functional environment.
  • Fluency in German and English (written and spoken).

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