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Do you have expertise in, and passion for senior leadership? Would you like to be a part of our new Quality Leadership Team where you will create and strengthen our future? Then AstraZeneca might be the place for you!
At AstraZeneca, we strive to continuously meet the unmet needs of patients worldwide. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. If you are swift to action, confident to lead, willing to collaborate, and curious about what science can do, then you're our kind of person.
At Campus Södertälje, we come together in an innovative and high-tech environment to manufacture life-changing medicines. Welcome to our world, where we have 42 different nationalities, half of our leaders are women, and we all work actively for a healthier world for our employees and our patients: For us, where there is a drive, there are opportunities. Which path do you choose?
Your future business area
The Quality organization in Sweden Operations consists of 700 employees. We are working in Analytical and Microbiological labs as well as in Quality Assurance teams closely together with our manufacturing and distribution teams. In order to further strengthen our organization, we have created three new Quality leadership roles that will lead the overall Quality contribution to our Sterile, Tablets/Capsules and API/Inhalation manufacturing areas, respectively.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
In the role as Head of Quality Steriles, you will provide the strategic and tactical leadership for a team of around 65 quality professionals across multiple disciplines, e.g. QPs, release officers and microbiologists. You will have accountability for the performance of the function in terms of employee safety and health, quality, supply and budget. Driving performance improvements will be a key focus area. Yow will also be a member of the regional Quality leadership team as well as various global forums and steering teams. Contribution to cross-industry working groups is expected in this role.
As this is a new role, you will face exciting challenges and analyze, propose and implement a new organizational structure and network for the new Quality leadership team, and you will have a great impact on our future ways of working. Together we follow the science - and make a difference to the patients.
Requirements for this role
* A university degree qualified in a science, engineering, manufacturing discipline or equivalent. For Head of Quality Sterile production your competence in this specific area is fundamental.
* Extensive leadership experience from within Pharma, Quality or Manufacturing Industry
* Proven skills in creating and developing teams and strategic processes as well as being able to act agile and to be comfortable making decisions, sometimes with limited information.
* Excellent stakeholder management skills and experience from change management initiatives
* Knowledge of regulatory issues, Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and LEAN
In order to succeed
As a manager you provide clear leadership and guidance to your team making it possible for them to develop and perform at their best. As a person you are eager to learn and know your why, along with a creative yet determined approach.
Why AstraZeneca? Our offer to you
When we at AstraZeneca see the chance to change, we take this opportunity - for every opportunity, no matter how small, can be the beginning of something big. We are therefore looking for you, who together with your team will make a difference for patients' lives every day. This through your ability to independently lead and motivate your team to achieve set goals within budget, time and to the right quality.
We at AstraZeneca welcome your positive attitude and your desire to develop both yourself, your team and the department. You will get use for your drive and your ability to work carefully and structured even at a high tempo.
Please find out more about us by visiting our AZ YouTube channel and watch our film series: "A life-changing day" https://bit.ly/2TioMxP and visit our website: https://careers.astrazeneca.com/life-at-astrazeneca
Are you ready to make a difference? Welcome with your application, and we'll make it happen together.
If you're curious to know more, then please contact your future manager Emma Frändberg +46 70 915 4677. We welcome you to apply, preferably as soon as you can, but no later than the 6th of December.
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