Head of Qualification / Validation (m/f)

Reference No.: 3000413

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Kontakt: Peter Nieswohl
Telefon: +43 1 8775559 10

Company Information

Our client is a global health care company that specializes in lifesaving medicines and technologies for infusion, transfusion and clinical nutrition. The company’s products and services are used to help care for critically and chronically ill patients. In order to lead the qualification and validation teams in Graz


Main Responsibilities

  • Lead the Qualification / Validation Department within the quality assurance structure
  • Carry responsibility for sites in Graz and Werndorf in regards to leading, coordinating and developing qualification and validation systems
  • Continually develop and lead a team of up to 25 people
  • Plan, control and review the qualification and validation processes for both sites in accordance with GMP norms
  • Handle cost and budget responsibility
  • Contribute towards the realization of new plants, processes, products and projects
  • Present projects at inspections held by authorities / clients and represent the department within the company
  • Interface with the Production, Technical, IT and Quality Control Department to ensure optimal cooperation
  • Provide consulting for GMP-related issues and risk management associated with qualification and validation
  • Establish rules and regulations regarding the execution of qualifications and validations
  • Monitor and review validation-relevant GMP documentation


Candidate Profile

  • Completed technical or scientific education (university or polytechnic degree)
  • Long-standing experience in the field of quality management and quality assurance with a focus on qualification / validation
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Accustomed to working in a pharmaceutical (ideally international) environment
  • Broad knowedge of GMP, AMBO, regulatory and regional requirements – specifically in regards to aseptic production
  • Teamplayer with strong communication and management skills
  • Affinity for working both independently and proactively
  • Adept at working with MS office
  • High process and goal orientation
  • Fluent in English (corporate language) alongside conversational German language skills



Gross annual salary of at least EUR 70.000,-; overpayment can be negotiated depending on experience and qualifications.


Reporting to                       

Head of Quality Assurance


Company Location

Graz, Austria


If you are interested in this position please email your CV to:


Project Lead:

Mag. Birgit Wandrak


Research & Consultant:

Mag. Peter Nieswohl


Mediatum Österreich GmbH

Hietzinger Hauptstraße 55a
1130 Vienna, Austria

Phone: +43 1 8775559-15



Since 2001, Mediatum has been successfully consulting companies in the healthcare and life sciences industries by helping them recruit the perfect specialists and executives for their businesses. In doing so we rely on our highly trained team of recruiting specialists and professional experts, who not only look back on years of experience in the field of life sciences but also personally know the decision-makers in many of the industry’s leading companies.

With our international network of offices in Basel, Boston, Heidelberg, London, Munich, and Vienna we are always up to date on current developments in the life sciences industry. To learn more about Mediatum, please visit:

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