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Director of Quality & Compliance

€Competitive + bonus | Europe, Netherlands |  QA |  Permanent  | Ref:888085

The Role

Director of Quality & Compliance - Pharmaceutical - Netherlands - €Competitive bonus


The Company

  • Our client is a global R&D based Pharmaceutical company with a special focus on biotechnology and drug discovery

  • They research and manufacture treatments for Nephrology, Oncology, Immunology and Allergies

  • They use advanced technologies and equipment for all product manufacture

  • Rapidly expanding the business due to continuous success and development


The Role

Our client is looking for a highly experienced Director of Quality to manage regulatory inspections and QMS in the Netherlands

  • Responsibilities include; ensuring key elements of the QMS relating to cGMP is effectively implemented and is operating in compliance with Eudralex vol.4 and 21 CRF part 210/11

  • Providing regular reports of KPIs to senior management so appropriate resources can be allocated and corrective actions implemented

  • To act as QP under EU regulations and be on WDA and MIA licenses



  • A Life Science, Microbiology degree or equivalent

  • QP on WDA and MIA licenses

  • Excellent leadership skills with the ability to manage 10 direct reports

  • Ability to travel on occasion and work remotely

  • Broad experience in the Pharmaceutical industry in a QA Management position at a manufacturing site

  • Experience of dealing with manufacturing, Quality and distribution requirements of Pharmaceuticals

  • Familiar with all appropriate EU and US regulatory processes, ICH guidelines and QMS

  • Have hosted regulatory inspections by FDA, EMA and other regulatory bodies

  • Must be results orientated with flawless execution in all tasks

  • Excellent leadership and management skills

  • Good experience in carrying out failure investigation and quality risk assessment


What should you do next?

This Director of Quality and Compliance role is not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to work for a highly successful Pharmaceutical company with excellent progression and benefits…….. To discuss further, please submit your current CV.

Unless otherwise stated, if applying for a job within the European Union, you must ensure that you are already authorised to work there. Carrot Pharma Recruitment Ltd acts as an Employment Business and an Employment Agency on behalf of our client in recruitment for this role.



Nadya Libecans

Which team do you work in? 

Drug Development

Which area do you specialise in?

Quality Control and Assurance

How do you keep up-to-date with the latest news in your sector?

I frequently read articles on changes and happenings in the industry, stay well connected on LinkedIn and regularly check in with relevant industry professionals.

What's your favourite film and why?

Honestly, I watch so many films it's difficult to pick just one, so for today I'm going to go with Mermaids because you can't go wrong with Cher!

If you could invent one thing what would it be?

Definitely would have to be heels that turn into flats so that I wouldn't have to carry two pairs of shoes everywhere anymore

What makes you #DistinctlyDifferent?

I believe knowledge is power and I strive to learn as much about people and the industry as possible to build lasting relationships and produce the best results for candidates and clients. 


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