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Our client, a pioneer in Drug Discovery and Development and a leader in Personalized Healthcare, stands at the forefront of innovation. As the world's largest R&D spender in the pharmaceutical and diagnostics domain, they operate across a wide spectrum of drug discovery and therapeutic areas, earning global recognition.

We are currently seeking a GMP Compliance Specialist to join our headquarters in Basel, Switzerland, on a 12-month contract. The ideal candidate possesses a Bachelor's or higher degree in chemistry, biology, or pharmaceutical sciences, or operational experience in a GMP environment within the pharmaceutical industry. Experience in synthetic molecule manufacturing and/or quality control, as well as knowledge of GMP regulations (e.g., ICH Guidelines) and principles of quality systems, is a plus. Fluency in German and good verbal and written communication skills in English are required.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Management of local and global compliance processes such as GMP training, archiving, quality risk management, and handling of multisite and local impact assessments.
  • Being an expert and providing first-level support for relevant quality systems (e.g., Cornerstone, Veeva OneQMS, QualityDocs, QRM).
  • Managing changes and deviations, as well as corrective and preventive actions in consultation with QA.
  • Provide expert support to monitor, update, and adapt the GMP-relevant document landscape within pCMC.
  • Participating in the preparation and coordination of internal and health authority audits, as well as supporting the timely implementation of inspection findings.
  • Collaborating with team members in a role-based working environment and building and growing relationships with customers and partners across functional boundaries.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Must possess a relevant Swiss working/residency permit or Swiss/EU-Citizenship.
  • Bachelor's or higher degree in chemistry, biology, or pharmaceutical sciences.
  • Operational experience in a GMP environment within the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Proficiency in MS Office/standard Google applications.
  • Fluent in German, with good verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Soft skills: detail-oriented and analytical mindset; ability to identify potential deficiencies, propose solutions, and effectively interpret and apply regulatory requirements; excellent communication skills; ability to collaborate efficiently with interdisciplinary teams in a dynamic environment.

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