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Associate Director, Quality Assurance

Covance 3/29/2018 7:43:52 PM
JOB ID: 18699 Category: Quality Assurance
Regional, Taiwan



Job Overview

Assure all systems, processes and their outcomes comply with standards that meet applicable international and national regulations and guidelines, and fulfill client and Covance requirements.

* Assure that all projects for which Global QA Lead responsibilities have been assigned have an audit strategy agreed and documented in the QA&C central planning system.
* Manage allocation of QA&C staff within local region to complete the required audits and fulfill staff utilization/achievement of QA&C targets
* Assure that audits as defined in the global audit plan are completed on time and within budget including reporting and follow up to closure.
* Provide local /regional leadership and line management as required


* Minimum Required:
* University/college degree, BA/BS (life science preferred) or equivalent Experience Preferred
* Masters or other advanced degree (e.g. postgraduate qualification in Quality Assurance) or equivalent Experience -
Competencies Required:
- * Excellent technical knowledge, understanding and Experience in applying ICH/FDA/Good Clinical Practices

* Excellent oral, written and presentation skills
* Excellent planning and organizational skills
* Proven interpersonal skills
* Demonstrated ability to handle multiple competing priorities across clinical operating units
* Ability to inspire effective teamwork and motivate staff within a matrix system
* Ability to function as a member of a global clinical team
* Proven ability to understand, analyze and communicate the impact of global regulatory issues affecting the drug development process
* Financial understanding of global clinical development budgets


Minimum Required:

4 years' Experience in Clinical Quality Assurance, preferably with GCP Experience

7 years' Experience in other professional roles within pharmaceutical/CRO environment.. Other required work-related Experience s

* Thorough knowledge of ICH Guidelines and GCP including international regulatory requirements for the conduct of clinical development programs
* Knowledge of the drug development process from the perspective of a contract research organization

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Regional, TWN - Taiwan


Covance Recruiting Process

Below is a general Overview of Our Recruiting Process

If you’d like to work for us, please submit your resume/CV online. If your ability to use or access our electronic application is limited due to a disability, please visit or call 1-800-978-4473 for help.

We consider applications from everyone who is interested in a position with us and who meets the required criteria and qualifications.

If your application is selected, someone from our recruiting team will contact you to arrange an initial screen. We may carry this out over the phone or at a face-to-face meeting. You must complete the screen to be considered for the position.

Based on the results of the initial screen, we may invite you to an interview. One of our recruiting team members will contact you to arrange this. The process may involve several interviews, initially over the phone, and then face-to-face with different members of the hiring team.

Our interviews follow a behavioral-based format. This means we’ll ask you to give us information that’s specific to your professional and educational experiences.

Hiring team members will share and discuss their input and then make their decision.

If you’re the person who best meets the requirements of the position, a member of the hiring team will get in touch to make you an offer of employment. Covance is an eVerify employer (United States only).