Manager Microbiology

Company: XDES
Job type: Contract
XDES is specialist in recruitment van technisch ;

Job Description
The Microbiology department consists of approximately 35 people with and MSc/ BSc or laboratory profile. You need to support and facilitate people within the department both from a content perspective as well as from people management skills. Your responsibilities and accountabilities are:
  • Leading the Microbiology Department consisting of a Microbiology and AVA/Mycoplasma laboratory within the Quality Unit of Leiden;
  • Represent the Microbiology department towards the internal customers in the companies' supply chain, and towards the external stakeholders like health authorities;
  • Lead, coach and develop the team members including target definition and performance review;
  • Liaise with the peers within the network to align on microbial and organizational strategies;
  • Drive continuous improvement within Microbiology in operational efficiency and GMP compliance;
  • Assure that all Microbial testing is performed following the applicable cGMPs requirements and the approved MA's/BLA's;
  • Assure that the department budget is met with respect to both expenses and head count;
  • Define and measure the appropriate KPIs to manage the performance of the Microbiology department.


Job Requirements
  • University degree in microbiology, pharmacy or related field;
  • 10+ years in Quality or related supply chain department, of which at least 5 years in a supervisory role;
  • Sound knowledge of microbiological topics is a must, knowledge of viral testing preferred;
  • Familiarity with microbiological and biopharmaceutical production and testing;
  • Extensive knowledge of cGMP regulations;
  • Several years of managerial experience, proven people management skills, strong leader;
  • Business fluency in Netherlands and/or English;
  • Ability to work in a diverse and changing environment;
  • We are looking for a flexible, inspiring and reliable team player with excellent communication and leadership skills.


Salary and Benefits
A great job opportunity at one of the leading healthcare companies' around the ;

Contact Us
Contactpersoon voor deze functie is Joost Storms, bereikbaar op telefoonnummer of via e-mail: Kenmerk: 9831.

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