European Quality & Compliance Director - Leiden

Function Group: Quality/RA / QA Director


For a leading single source provider for pharmacovigilance, regulatory compliance and medical information services we are seeking a European Quality & Compliance Director. They operate across the full development lifecycle for pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical devices companies.


We offer the opportunity to lead the quality & compliance groups in Europe. Ensuring that each function will work smoothly together on projects, keeping in mind all the different stakeholders to successfully solve complex challenges, for pharmaceutical, biotech and medical devices clients, throughout the entire quality and compliance lifecycle.

The team (consisting of over 50fte) based in the Netherlands, Germany and Sweden works on a broad variety of projects from launch phase to mature products. Supporting customers with strategic advice, project management, auditing, tech transfers, qualifications/validations and can be named on MIAs as QP. Many of the projects are executed in close collaboration with other functions such as CMC and regulatory affairs.

In addition to the above, it is your responsibility to have an eye on international market opportunities and translate this into new services and department policies and inspire others to do the same. It is expected of you to act as a member of the MT reporting to the GM and contributes to the formation of a long-term vision across the organisation. Additionally, you will advise and support team members and clients on solving complex challenges in a pragmatic and proactive way. Furthermore, establishing clear, harmonised requirements, delineate roles and responsibilities, and execute deliverables according to plan to generate growth will be your responsible. Lastly, you will collaborate with multiple functions and levels inside and outside the company to implement change and promote constructive non conformity on the status quo.



  • Strong and broad understanding of quality and compliance across the pharmaceutical and medical devices sector
  • Proven track-record of strategic and pragmatic thinking
  • You have worked on a broad variety of projects from launch to mature products
  • Leadership skills and sound business judgment
  • International mindset/attitude
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • The ability and right attitude to rebalance priorities and assume responsibility in a multi-tasking rapidly evolving service environment


In this position you will get the opportunity to:

  • Work closely with your team of specialists and clients to get the best out of each situation
  • Have an impact on the organisations short-term and long-term success
  • Take on increasing responsibilities and implement change


If you are interested in this job, or in similar ones, please feel free to contact me directly.

Jord Teeuwen
Managing Partner


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