Product Quality Lead - Biologics and Gene therapy (home-based)

€70 - €120 per hour
  1. Interim/Contract
  1. Quality Assurance, Quality Systems

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A new opportunity has arisen for a Product Quality Lead - Biologics and Gene therapy to join a specialty biopharmaceutical company in Dublin on a 6-month contract basis. The main purpose of this position is to provide global quality oversight of the organisation's products, across the assigned product technology platform, from late clinical development phase through commercialization and throughout lifecycle.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Empowered quality representative for Global Product Teams, translating the global commercial strategy into operational strategy, for execution by the relevant Business Units.
  • Responsible for consulting and informing all relevant quality stakeholders to ensure aligned, strategic decision making.
  • To provide quality expertise in accordance with global regulatory requirements and internal policies in the creation of Product Characterization, Product Specifications, Method Validation, Stability and Comparability assessments for tech transfers.
  • Lead product quality related cross-functional teams.
  • Support quality review of regulatory submissions (i.e. filings, annual reports, responses to questions, progress reports for regulatory commitments), ensuring submissions are in line with the operational strategy, GMP requirements and are verified for accuracy and data integrity.
  • Represent Product Quality program in CMC meetings with global regulatory agencies and during regulatory inspections
  • To represent Quality in Global CMC and Commercialization teams
  • Quality lead supporting business growth in product launch, due diligence, divestment and integration activities and works in partnership with relevant stakeholders to influence quality, supply and regulatory strategy.
  • Maintain oversight of product performance and develop countermeasures via strategic and tactical quality input to develop sustainable compliant product with continuity of supply.
  • Supports the Incident Escalation process.
  • Support the definition of product critical quality attributes, deliver and drive control strategy, deliver phase-appropriate product specifications.
  • Any other assigned duties.

Key Skills:

  • Ability to work autonomously, and an understanding of when to consult/inform/escalate.
  • Strong relationship building skills, and ability to work in partnership cross functionally with global stakeholders.
  • Business alignment acumen with ability to understand commercial strategy and financial literacy.


  • BSc. / BEng. or equivalent essential, MSc. /Eng. preferred, business related post graduate education an advantage.
  • At least 5 years' experience across a range of quality, technical operations or regulatory functions, experience operating at global level essential.
  • Operational experience as a licensed QP is admirable.
  • Subject Matter Expertise in one product platform (Biologics, Plasma or Small Molecule).

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