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At STADA we pursue our purpose “Caring for people‘s health as a trusted partner” worldwide. Originally founded by pharmacists, we are a leading manufacturer of high-quality pharmaceuticals. More than 12,300 employees around the globe live our values Integrity, Entrepreneurship, Agility and One STADA to achieve ambitious goals and shape the successful future of STADA.


Our global headquarters, STADA Arzneimittel AG, is located in Bad Vilbel near Frankfurt am Main. For our department of External Supply Operations we are looking for you as

Manager (f/m/d) Quality Relationship for External Supply Operations   

Bad Vilbel | Germany (DE) | Full-time | Permanent 


Your responsibilities:


  • Ensures STADA global ESO Policies and Standards will be implemented by CMOs
  • Coordination and participation ESO Review with strategic CMOs
  • Selection and due diligence of strategic CMOs for new products and product transfers
  • Development of cross functional ESO infrastructure to ensure holistic CMO management taking into account Procurement, Quality, Material Science and Testing, Supply Chain and Regulatory Affairs
  • Competent Authority Preparation activities and support of CMOs through authority inspections
  • Monitoring the quality status of the products supplied by CMOs and initiate Quality improvement projects
  • Supervise the control of supplier assurance documentation for APIs, excipients and packaging materials including Quality Agreements, Supply Chain Pedigrees, FMEAs and GMP certificates
  • Develops the External Supply Operations and Commercial Quality teams, thorough succession planning, talent management and individual development plans
  • Develops and implements annual goals for the direct reports and monitors target achievement and performs the annual performance review for the direct reports
  • Drives process improvements by applying recognized quality tools, internal and external audit programs, appropriate CAPA systems and feedback systems (complaints etc.)



Your qualification:


  • At least 10 years experiences in the pharmaceutical industry, primarily in the area of supplier / CMO management and commercial quality
  • University degree in pharmaceutical science, natural sciences, or related field
  • Fluent English skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience in Leadership
  • Team oriented, self-motivated, integer, agile, proactive



We are looking for talents with expert knowledge and an entrepreneurial spirit that enjoy working collaboratively in a global team. We are pleased to get to know you better. Please use our online portal to submit your application: jobs.stada.com

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