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Global Quality Performance Lead

Country:  Portugal
City:  Lisbon
Department:  Corporate Functions
Job ID:  43657


Our Corporate Functions teams make sure everything at Grünenthal runs smoothly by bringing together people with a wide range of skills – from experts in finance, IT, HR, law and compliance through to business strategists and creative media minds. If you’re a great collaborator and a strong communicator, you’ll feel right at home here. Join our team and join forces with colleagues across our business to maximise our company’s positive impact on patients and their families.


What the job looks like:

•    Strategize most optimum setup for owned processes to ensure they trigger the right human dynamics throughout the network;
•    Design and deploy tools to detect Quality management system performance deviations, define mitigation measures accordingly;
•    Collaborate and guide Business Process Owners and Business process experts on efficient use of standardized QMS processes through metrics and data analytics;
•    Drive Quality Excellence to enable and improve process adherence, quality metrics, management review, and continuous improvement;
•    Drive standardization and, where-ever it makes sense, harmonization of practices across functions and markets/regions;
•    Effective deployment of processes & systems, process maturity and process performance;
•    Manage and assess performance of Global Quality Audits and inspections within Grünenthal ensuring knowledge sharing and improvement actions on a global level;
•    Support Quality Assurance projects upon request by Line Manager.


What you'll bring to the table:
•    Master Degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences (or equivalent);
•    Business level English language skill (Mandatory);
•    Minimum 5 years’ experience in Pharmaceutical Industry and having occupied at least 2 different roles across Quality Assurance and Manufacturing or Quality Control Operations;
•    Team Player with passion for working in a highly multicultural, international environment;
•    Good Leadership and negotiation skills – ability to lead without direct authority;
•    Ability to influence human behaviors in a large organization without direct supervision;
•    Capacity to integrate processes, herewith avoiding redundancies and conflicts;
•    Knowledge of GMP/GDP regulations with capability of interpreting regulations;
•    Experience being Inspected by Regulatory Bodies;
•    Aptitude for numerical and statistical analysis. Ability to work with analytics software and digital solutions.
•    Operational Excellence mindset;



Cabeza Lepplaid Dante Gabriel, the Hiring Manager


About Grünenthal

Grünenthal is a global leader in pain management and related diseases. As a science-based, fully-integrated pharmaceutical company, we have a long track record of bringing innovative treatments and state-of-the-art technologies to patients worldwide. Our purpose is to change lives for the better – and innovation is our passion. We are focusing all of our activities and efforts on working towards our vision of a world free of pain.

Grünenthal is headquartered in Aachen, Germany, and has affiliates in 28 countries across Europe, Latin America and the US. Our products are available in approx. 100 countries. In 2022, Grünenthal employed around 4,400 people and achieved revenues of € 1.7 bn.

Your HR contact:
Sara Marques

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