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Associate Director - Quality Function

Date: Apr 7, 2021

Location: Baldoyle, IE, D13

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Who are we?

We touch the lives of over 200 million patients every day, and billions every year. After all, everyone needs healthcare or medication at some point. Yet until today, you may not have heard of us.


We're Teva, a global pharmaceutical company, committed to increasing access to high-quality healthcare to patients around the world.


We would like to invite applications for the role of Associate Director of Quality at our Baldoyle site

This site head of Quality position provides leadership for Quality onsite at Tosara Pharma Ireland.

The role will have responsibility for escalating high-risk issues to management while providing support to the wider organisational team. 

The position will also support Teva Global Quality and Compliance projects

A day in the life of our Associate Director of Quality

A Day in the Life of our Associate Director of Quality

  • Day to day leadership for Quality aspects of the TPL site
  • Member of the Site leadership Team, which decides and implements strategy and direction.
  • Oversight and governance of the Quality Management System
  • Authorisation and Approval of Change Records, Validations and Qualifications.
  • Communication with Competent Authorities as and when required.
  • Leading preparation for and hosting of regulatory and Corporate Quality inspections.
  • Review and approval of all Regulatory Filings.
  • Governance of all External and Internal audit programmes and plan, executing and following up on supplier site visits
  • Responsible for ongoing inspection readiness program, to ensure the management and maintenance of the Quality System.
  • Responsible for maintaining compliance of licenses held by TPL in respect to the manufacture of Sudocrem
  • Lead continuous improvement efforts for projects identified at the suppliers or within the plant. 
  • Participate actively on cross-functional operational and process improvement teams.

Who are we looking for?

Are you….

  • An experienced professional in a QA,  or equivalent role with proven experience in cGMP systems, pharmaceutical manufacturing and testing, in a manufacturing setting
  • A Senior manager in Quality looking for a move in to a Director role 


Do you have….

  • Minimum BSc Chemstry / Biological / biotechnology degree or equivalent.
  • Postgraduate qualification an advantage
  • Eligibility to perform the Qualified Person (Q.P.) role in accordance the legislative requirements within Article 51 of Directive 2001/83/EC and Article 55 of Directive 2001/82/EC3.
  • Regulatory inspection experience leading a function or group
  • Creams / solids manufacturing experience
  • Quality Control Laboratory experience=
  • Ability to identify and drive continuous quality improvement  - Six Sigma Black Belt or Lean Certification an advantage
  • Ability to manage, coach individuals and lead teams
  • Experience in operating within a multiskilling environment.
  • Familiarity with automated PLC/PC controlled equipment Servo Motion/ Network Cables/Vision systems/ Serialisation would be a distinct advantage.


Teva’s Equal Employment Opportunity Commitment

At Teva, we pride ourselves on being a company where we can all thrive, and where everyone feels comfortable being their true self.

Diversity and inclusion sits at the heart of everything we do. By valuing difference, we can be a better employer for our colleagues, and provide a better service for our customers and patients. That’s why we’re constantly looking for ways in which we can learn from each other, embrace what makes us unique and contribute to a fairer society free from discrimination and prejudice