Quality Strategy Lead Risk Management

Posted 05 Jan 2023

Bangalore, Karnataka - India

Req Id 257655


A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.


United As One for Patients, our purpose in Healthcare is to help create, improve and prolong lives. We develop medicines, intelligent devices and innovative technologies in therapeutic areas such as Oncology, Neurology and Fertility. Our teams work together across 6 continents with passion and relentless curiosity in order to help patients at every stage of life. Joining our Healthcare team is becoming part of a diverse, inclusive and flexible working culture, presenting great opportunities for personal development and career advancement across the globe.


Your Role: 

In your role you will be responsible for the rollout of the R&D risk management strategy to our global Healthcare Research and Development (R&D) organization. Based on the R&D risk management framework you will support related activities in the different R&D functional units and thus foster a positive and proactive improvement culture. Your project management and communication skills combined with your data management and technical expertise will be essential for the operational implementation of the risk management strategy and process across Healthcare R&D. You will work closely with R&D management and risk management experts to manage identified risks within R&D as well as cross-functional risks in Healthcare. You will be part of the risk management working group and report critical information to R&D management. You will act as Subject Matter Expert support for the technical implementation of risk management functionalities in our electronic Quality Management System (eQMS/ Veeva Vault QMS). The role creates information and training material to support the operational implementation of the Risk Management. It supports identification and management of R&D Quality specific risks and support the RDQ Quality Strategy Leads in risk-based identification and selection of audit entities (vendors, processes, subsidiaries, business partners, programs, and trials). 


Who you are: 

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in business, financial or economic field 

  • Experience in supporting cross-functional process or system improvement projects 

  • Knowledge in risk management activities (project, financial/business or quality risk management, according to e.g., ISO 31000, ICH Q9, TransCelerate) and methods for risk analysis (fault-tree analysis, FMEA, Ishikawa, etc.) 

  • Knowledge of drug development process, especially in clinical development, international GCP regulations 

  • Experience in developing, delivering, and implementing comprehensive training curricula 

  • Strong critical thinking skills to analyze complex situations and discern critical issues 

  • Proven ability to work independently in a matrix organization as well as working in a team, and building and maintaining cross-functional networks/collaborative partnerships 

What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all and empower you to fulfil your ambitions. Our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!

Equal Employment Opportunities

The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

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