Director, Regional CQV Lead (EMEA/ASIA)

Switzerland, Basel

Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. While we work in science, there’s no magic formula to how we do it. Our greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, we let our people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that’s the kind of work we want to be part of.

The Regional CQV Lead (EMEA/ASIA) is responsible to support any CAPEX-Projects from initiation to Facility Licensing for production by authority. The responsibility is ending with the final closure of all CFRs  and QFRs.

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for overall regional SGIE CQV Programs to meet key project timelines, within budget, delivered in a safe and environmental friendly manner, compliant with regulatory requirements and in accordance with approved Lonza policies & procedures.

  • Overall planning & effective deployment of SMEs, including deployment of suitably trained resources to support CQV activities for regional SGIE Growth Projects, during Initiation & Execution/Delivery phases.

  • Developing, assigning and maintaining appropriate Global/Regional CQV training programs, providing training Globally/Regionally and regional Lonza sites, as required.

  • Support / Participate in key Global SGIE harmonization initiatives, instituting best practices and implementing continuous improvements programs.

  • Collaboration with Site functions to ensure CQV strategy,  logistics, resources and delivery are aligned, and meet stipulated targets & timelines.

Key requirements:

  • Master Degree in Pharma / Engineering / Science or related/relevant field

  • 10+ yrs in Pharma and/or Biotech

  • Very Good understanding of how a Pharmaceutical/Bio Science “Contract Manufacturing” business works

  • Experienced in cGMP

  • Strong Leadership skills able to interact globally

  • Financial and Commercial Acumen

  • Very experienced in Project related resource needs, time and cost calculation

  • Experienced as CQV-Lead and / or Project Manager

  • Very matured collaboration and influencing skills and the ability to work together with teams and individuals in a highly matrix environment

  • Language: Excellent command of English, other languages as like German, French desirable

  • Strong analytical skills. Ability to conduct in-depth analysis of complex/large data sets, draw conclusions accordingly, and prepare and support decisions

  • Very experienced at working both independently and team-oriented environment

Every day, Lonza’s products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For us, this is not only a great privilege, but also a great responsibility. How we achieve our business results is just as important as the achievements themselves. At Lonza, we respect and protect our people and our environment. Any success we achieve is no success at all if not achieved ethically.

People come to Lonza for the challenge and creativity of solving complex problems and developing new ideas in life sciences. In return, we offer the satisfaction that comes with improving lives all around the world. The satisfaction that comes with making a meaningful difference.

Reference: R56047