Director – Drug Product Compliance and Business Support – Ferring Pharmaceuticals – Copenhagen

Job Description:Do you want major influence and to be part of a great management team?Do you excel across GMP, Quality, processes and people management? Do you want a job where you can put your significant mark on your own role as well as the area you lead? If so, you do not need to look any further. When joining Ferring, you will get the opportunity to set the direction for future quality work in the business-critical Product Development & Drug Delivery organization. You can also look forward to being part of a very well-functioning and international management team. Set the strategic direction, improve processes and ensure compliance and high-quality business supportYou will have a leading role in defining the strategic quality compliance work within the CMC organization with the goal of ensuring the right level of compliance related activities. Not too much. Not too little. This will require excellent collaboration and stakeholder management, both internally as well as externally.You will also lead the department improvement project portfolio, to ensure compliance and increase the department’s efficiency and efficacy.Additionally, your team delivers business support to the CMC organization. This covers system management, onboarding of new employees, information management and the like. You will ensure, that your customers get the support they need. Your team counts 4 permanent employees and 4-5 student workers that work as business supporters. Your primary tasks will be to:Lead, coach and develop employees in your teamEnsure that SOPs are up to date – and that the necessary SOPs existLead the improvement of work processes – ensure simple and user-friendly processesDevelop training plans Ensure that our systems and information are in compliance, functional and up to date Coach and guide the business supporters in their daily support of the organizationRepresent the department at the Quality Review BoardCoordinate preparations for inspections and auditsEnsure ongoing follow-up of the department’s GMP workYour new workplace is Ferring’s spectacular new building SoundPort, located next to Den Blå Planet, near Copenhagen Airport. Here you will be surrounded be highly skilled and dedicated colleagues, and your 6 colleagues in the management team. You will report to the VP for Product Development and Drug Delivery.You will have approximately 10-15 travel days per year in Europe. Motivating leader and process champ with solid CMC and GMP compliance experienceThe ideal candidate for the role is someone who loves to create results via collaboration and has extensive experience in navigating a complex organisational setting with numerous internal and external stakeholders. One of your primary tasks is to ensure that people and parties involved have a clear-cut understanding of “why, what, who, when and how”. This will require an open and constructive approach and excellent communication skills. As an improvement expert you also bring the ability to evaluate a complex process and simplify it. You know that a process must be a help to the users and not be a bureaucratic obstruction. Finally, it’s important that you thrive on being trusted with major responsibility and that you have the courage to make decisions without knowing all the pieces in the puzzle.Additionally, your CV comprises:M. Sc within life science, chemical engineering or similar10+ years’ experience within the CMC areaExperience from working in GMP environment or in a QA organisation in mid-size or large pharma companiesPassion for GMP, business process improvement and business supportProduct Development & Drug Delivery – your new departmentYour team is part of the Product Development & Drug Delivery (PDDD) department within Ferring’s CMC organisation. PDDD is responsible for the end-to-end development of drug products and combination products in Ferring. This covers formulation development, manufacturing process development, analytical development and control strategy. We are an international workplace characterized by good relations and a friendly and open environment.Contact and application Please send your application and CV no later than 15 August, 2022. If you have any questions, you are very welcome to contact Helena Nicklasson, Vice President for Product Development and Drug Delivery at helena.nicklasson@ferring.com or +45 2878 7130. We are looking forward to receiving your application. Ferring Pharmaceuticals is a leader in reproductive medicine and women’s health, and in specialty areas within gastroenterology and urology. At Ferring International PharmaScience Center (IPC) in Copenhagen we are nearly 600 people, primarily scientists and specialists working to break new land to help people live better lives. We focus our R&D efforts on peptide-based drugs and biotechnology derived medicines.As a privately-owned company we benefit from the privilege to think and work with a long-term horizon. You will experience the same freedom in your search for new solutions. Your desire to innovate and explore will contribute to fulfilling our ambition of becoming the world’s leading company within reproductive medicine and women’s health. If you need help, you will find it. If you want challenges, they are right in front of you. If you are looking for freedom to find your own way, you are trusted to do so. If you want to make a mark in the world for the better, you feel just like the rest of us. Read more at ferring.comLocation:Ferring Denmark

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