Head of Corporate QC Method Validation (m/f/d)

Job Overview

Octapharma specializes in the development of highly pure pharmaceuticals made of human blood plasma. As part of a family-owned enterprise, Octapharma in Vienna is not only the largest production site, but also a successful research location of the Octapharma Group. Since our company continues to grow, we are now hiring for our team a

Head of Corporate QC Method Validation (m/f/d)



Job Level:




Working time:

Full-time (38hours/week)



Your new challenges which will inspire you:

  • Coordination and organization of corporate QC Method Validation team(cQCMV)
  • Contact person for Quality Control Operations and Project Managers in the frame of methods development/ validation/implementation
  • Contact person for organizational issues for cQCMV, regular contacts to Pilot projects, Project Managers, Technology Transfer, Regulatory Affairs…
  • Plans/organizes method developments and/or validation/transfer
  • Monitor and report projects progresses, identify issues and suggest corrective actions with robust argumentation
  • Preparation and communication of status reports
  • Harmonize Quality Control systems and maintain synergies across sites
  • Promote best practices, support Quality Control organization with project management skills
  • Build corporate policies, procedures and guidelines. Review and approve corporate documents

Your profile that will convince us:

  • Completed academic degree, ideally in a medical or scientific background (MSc, MA,..)
  • Knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry or of pharmaceutical service industry
  • Experience at a management level in a QC unit of a drug manufacturing company
  • Fluent in English
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Readiness to travel (Europe)

Our attractive benefits for you:

  • Wide range of tasks in an international setting, flexibility and personal responsibility
  • Reliable employer with generous employee benefits and a salary customary in the market.
  • Familiar setting of a family-owned enterprise with benefits such as Do & Co staff restaurant, extraordinary staff events and many more:

Additional information:

The minimum gross wage according to the collective agreement (chemical industry) for your new job is EUR 4.439,01. We strive to adapt your salary to your range of tasks and to your profile, which is why we are ready to pay wages higher than collectively agreed.

We are looking forward to new, committed employees who join forces with us to promote our strong growth in order to keep enabling our patients to live a better life – because it is in our blood! Is it in your blood too? We are looking forward to receiving your application via our online career portal.


Your contact:

Mag. (FH) Charlotte Ponzer

Octapharma Pharmazeutika Produktionsges.m.b.H.

Oberlaaer Straße 235, 1100 Wien,

T: +43 (1) 610 32 – 1301

About Octapharma

As a family-owned company, Octapharma believes in investing to make a difference in people’s lives and has been doing so since 1983; because it’s in our blood.
Our company values are Ownership, Integrity, Leadership, Sustainability and Entrepreneurship. In 2018, the Group achieved €1.8 billion in revenue, an operating income of €346 million and invested €204 million to ensure future prosperity. Octapharma employs more than 8,300 people worldwide, 1,200 of them in Vienna, to support the treatment of patients in 115 countries with products across three therapeutic areas: Haematology (coagulation disorders), Immunotherapy (immune disorders) and Critical Care.
Octapharma owns six state-of-the-art Production facilities in Austria, France, Germany, Mexico and Sweden.

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