About the role
Computerized Systems Quality Assurance (CS QA) Lead helps deliver on Takeda´s commitments for patient Safety, Product quality and data integrity by ensuring the quality and regulatory compliance of computerized systems and regulated data.This is accomplished by providing independent oversight of computerized system validation and operational activities to confirm that computerized systems and regulated data are maintained in compliance with applicable Healthcare Laws and regulations, and Takeda policies and procedures. The CS QA Lead also drives and sustains improvements to computerized systems and the processes for implementing and supporting them.
How you will contribute:
Provides independent oversight to assure that computerized systems are selected, implemented and maintained in compliance with applicable quality procedures, regulations and guidelines.
Promote and champion support of compliance, quality and best practice-oriented culture regarding Computerized Systems.
Authorize validation deliverables produced for global computerized system projects, including operational procedures, maintenance procedures and change requests
Support the development of global CS QA related procedures
Participate in ongoing operational management activities for global systems including but not limited to demand management, Change Advisory Board and Quality Metrics
Support qualification activities for global computerized system vendors and 3rd party software providers including Cloud providers and SaaS solutions.
Provide expertise and support during audits and inspections of Takeda
Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as required
Proactively identify risks and issues and drive implementation of pragmatic, compliant, risk-based solutions
Lead on-going initiatives and improvement projects in areas related to computerized systems and regulated data, as assigned
Proactively identify and share emerging industry standards/trends with business partners in the area of regulated computerized systems and regulated data
Support the response and remediation of corrective actions and internal audits.
Collaborate with key business partners including IT, Vendors, Quality SMEs and Business System Owners to ensure activities are performed in line with Takeda procedures, regulatory requirements and industry standards.
What you bring to Takeda:
Bachelor’s degree in science, Business, Engineering, IT or related discipline or 5 years of equivalent professional experience.
Minimum 5 years of experience with FDA Regulations, ICH, EMA and/or other international healthcare regulations as well as working with regulated IT systems and IT teams (mostly virtually!)
Experience in making quality assurance and compliance decisions with regard to software development, validation and support.
Experience with all phases of software validation and infrastructure qualification.
Experience with all phases of System Development Lifecycle principles, Processes and procedures.
Demonstrated multitasking project management and execution skills
Ability to influence & negotiate with teams from all levels of the organization and external suppliers.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret business plans technical procedures, and government regulations
Proven analytical and problem resolution skills; ability to identify root cause of problems
Excellent verbal and written communication skills at the functional and technical level as well as fluency in English; German is a plus
Ability to understand complex business processes and recommend simplification where possible
Proficient in Microsoft Office products
Willingness to travel to various meetings on Takeda sites, including overnight trips (some international travel may be required)
What Takeda can offer you:
A competitive remuneration package with a minimum salary of € 4.751,92 gross per month (full-time, collective wage agreement for the chemical industry) - the actual salary depends on your professional experience and qualifications.
Family-friendly company environment; Support with parental leave, dad month, Bilingual company kindergarten
Work @ home depending on the position / department
Comprehensive training programs
In-house job rotation program
In-house Canteen with discounts or meal vouchers
Works council (events, festivals, shopping vouchers, etc.)
Employee Referral Program
Employee Recognition Program
Takeda Resource Groups
Free vaccination program
More about us:
At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and best-in-class patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company that will inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work. Certified as a Global Top Employer, Takeda offers stimulating careers, encourages innovation, and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.
Empowering our people to shine:
Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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