Feb 22, 2024

About the Role

Location: Ljubljana #LI-Hybrid

106.000 associates of more than 140 nationalities deliver high quality and affordable medicine on time, every time, safely and efficiently.

Your key responsibilities
• QA Champion for global and cross-functional projects related to distribution and warehousing and project manager for assigned projects.
• QA responsibility for the selection, qualification and implementation of global reliable transport providers, global forwarders, control towers, logistics hubs, distribution centers for all transport modes and distribution lanes according to the GDP guidelines and Novartis quality modules.
• Prepare QA agreement templates and negotiate QA agreements for warehousing, distribution and international transport with internal and external partners. Ensure that the established QA agreements are kept up to date.
• Ensure robust QA oversight on the compliance operations and management of the globally managed transport providers and logistics hubs.
• Owner and moderator of regular Transport Committee Meetings ensuring alignment between QA and Operations.
• Ensure compliance with GDP and regulatory requirements (including record management) and continuous improvement of quality relevant processes within the area of responsibility.
• Define and apply harmonized high quality standards in the selection and management of transport and logistics providers, shipment container- and lane qualification, transport validation and temperature monitoring.
• QA support for manufacturing plants, CPOs and affiliates in transport and logistics providers’ management.

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

We are committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Role Requirements

What you will bring to the role
• Degree in life sciences, preferably in pharmacy or chemistry or equivalent.
• Fluent in spoken and written English.
• Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance with compliance experience.
• Strong experience in GDP.
• Leadership and Supply Chain experience.

We offer permanent employment, with 6 months of probation period.

You are kindly invited to submit your application in English language, including CV.

Why Novartis?
Our purpose is to reimagine medicine to improve and extend people’s lives and our vision is to become the most valued and trusted medicines company in the world. How can we achieve this? With our people. It is our associates that drive us each day to reach our ambitions. Be a part of this mission and join us! Learn more here: https://www.novartis.com/about/strategy/people-and-culture

You’ll receive:
Competitive salary, Annual bonus, Flexible working schedule, tailored to your needs, possibility to work from home, Pension scheme, Employee Recognition Scheme, Expanded program for the promotion of health in the field of physical, mental and social well-being (Energized for Life), Unlimited learning and development opportunities.

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion:
Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams' representative of the patients and communities we serve.

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Why Novartis: Helping people with disease and their families takes more than innovative science. It takes a community of smart, passionate people like you. Collaborating, supporting and inspiring each other. Combining to achieve breakthroughs that change patients’ lives. Ready to create a brighter future together? https://www.novartis.com/about/strategy/people-and-culture

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