External Manufacturing Regulatory Compliance Manager f/m

Posted 20 Jan 2023

Lyon, Rhone - France

Req Id 260187


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Your Role:


Part of the Global External Supply Quality organization (ESQ), External Manufacturing Regulatory Compliance (EMRC) is a global function supporting external manufacturing of our medicinal products worldwide in compliance to local Product Marketing Authorization, specifically to the CMC (Chemistry, Manufacturing and Control) or equivalent part of the dossier.

The position of EMRC manager is at the interface between our Global organization and Local Regulatory Affairs and the External Manufacturers or the function managing External Manufacturing Quality.

You are accountable for a portfolio of External Manufacturers (CMOs) mainly located in Europe and related Drug Products supplied worldwide. You build and maintain Regulatory Compliance Files (= abbreviated version of dossier registration covering the manufacturing and testing of the products) and provide them to the External Manufacturers. You assess the reportability (impact on the dossier registration) of External Manufacturers change requests.

You participate to Products Compliance checks through verification of External Manufacturers master documentation or participation to External Manufacturers audits.

You support remediation to potential compliance gaps e.g. during Product Compliance Alerts or CAPAs.


Possible locations Lyon (France), Darmstadt (Germany) or Aubonne (Switzerland)


Who you are:


  • BS in Pharmaceutical Science or equivalent.
  • You demonstrate 5+ years of experience in the pharmaceutical / biopharmaceutical, medical, or life sciences.
  • Familiar with EU Good Manufacturing Practices, and other main GMP standards (WHO, …)
  • You have broad insight of pharmaceutical manufacturing, quality control and drug product dossier registration (understanding CMC dossier structure and content).
  • You are experienced in working with external partners (e.g., contract manufacturing organizations, contract laboratories and suppliers), in quality and/or compliance role.
  • You are comfortable working with cross-functional and multi-cultural teams in a fast paced and dynamic environment, and able to influence others regarding compliance concerns.
  • You are well organized and detailed oriented.
  • You have excellent verbal and written communication in English.
  • You are interested to evolve in role combining External Manufacturing Quality and Regulatory Compliance.

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 and believe that it drives excellence and innovation, strengthening our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all to develop and grow at your own pace. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to work their magic and champion human progress!
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