Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. is a diverse and decentralized pharmaceutical company that is committed to focusing on our key stakeholders while delivering consistently high performance. Our values provide the overall direction for our company, and provide us with the tools necessary to rise to any challenge by leveraging our collective hard work and effort along with our unwavering competitive spirit. These values help us set goals based on our organization’s potential and what we hope it will become.
Provide leadership to members of the group to drive toward consistent, quality practices for monitoring externally conducted stability of key Valeant products.
Primary responsibilities may include:
• Supervise direct reports to complete external stability programs and projects
• Lead the development and implementation of program/process improvements
• External communication with contract laboratories to manage stability programs within regulations
• Participation in OOS/OOT investigations
• Use appropriate tools/systems to build efficient work practices
• Identify and provide training to staff and stakeholders
• Participate in regulatory audits - internal and external
This position will be responsible for the management of several temporary employees and several full time employees (currently 2 and 2). This position will be responsible for more than 200 products that are handled at external laboratories. The budget for this function is in excess of $2.5MM. The person in this role will be expected to drive consistent practices and provide plans for consolidation and cost savings.
Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in scientific or engineering discipline, graduate degree a plus. Strong background in analytical chemistry. Knowledge of stability and regulatory practices surrounding stability results necessary. Experience working in a changing environment and fast-paced organization as a member of cross-functional teams. Experience in project management a plus. Understanding of Contract Research Organization (CRO) practices, a plus. LIMS experience would be of benefit.
Minimum of 8 years in Medical Device or Pharmaceutical Industry, ideally in R&D Product Development, Analytical Chemistry Laboratory, and/or Quality.
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