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Director Commercial Quality assurance Compliance

N/A, Netherlands | Incyte Corporation

  • Industry:
    Pharmaceutical / Biotech
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    General Management
  • Experience:
    10-12 years
Job Description:
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The Director Commercial QA Compliance EUQP, will Manage the Incyte Netherlands Quality Organization in charge of Commercial and IMP products importation, release for EU/EEA markets as well as wholesale distribution to EU countries. 

He/She will lead the maintenance of the site Quality Management System and will act as the lead EUQP to perform Commercial Product batch certification. 

He/She will manage another EU QP. 

He/She will belong to the Global Commercial QA Organization and will ensure the GMP compliance of Commercial GMP activities. 

Key Responsibilities 

Incyte Netherlands Quality Management System:

Establishment and maintenance of the Incyte Netherlands Quality Management System covering both Commercial product and IMP activities

Manage another EU QP

Ensure Incyte Biosciences Distribution Inspection readiness;

Maintain Incyte Netherlands GMP/GDP regulatory licenses

Interact with Dutch and European Authorities as it pertains to the Incyte Netherlands Licenses and GMP/GDP activities;

Act as Contact Person for Product Defects and Recall for EMA

Support Recall of medicinal products when needed;

EU/EEA Qualified Person responsibilities:

Batch release and certification of commercial products in the EU in accordance with EU GMP Annex 16;

Provides QP GMP declarations in support of regulatory fillings;

QP review and evaluation of deviation, complaints, change controls, PQRs

Perform QP audits;

Establish QP to QP agreements when required;

Decide on the final disposition of returned, recalled or falsified products;

Be continuously contactable.

Act as back-up of Incyte Netherlands IMP QP

GMP/GDP compliance:

Establish and maintain a regulatory compliance watch process (GMP/GDP) to ensure that the organization meets current regulatory requirements;

Assure New Product Introductions compliance for EU market

Perform internal and external audits

Implement GMP Inspection Readiness Programs for commercial GMP/GDP sites

Monitor the compliance status of commercial QA activities through of the Establish and maintain compliance dashboard process (GMD/GDP) to monitor the compliance level of the Organization

Ensure Global Quality Plan is executed according to plan for commercial GMP activities. 


Doctorate or Academic degree in natural or applied sciences (Pharmacy, chemistry, biotechnology, engineering);

At least 10 years experience in QA for international pharmaceutical industry with at least 5 years experience as QP

Eligible to be registered as EU QP in Netherlands

Experience in release of commercial Product of different pharmaceuticals forms. Experience with biotech/sterile products is an asset

Preferred experience with release of IMP

Thorough knowledge in cGMP and global regulatory requirements (US, EU, JP, CH);

Sound awareness and understanding of pharmaceutical and biotech business;

Solid experience in team management;

Strong problem solving skills;

Excellent verbal and written communication skills with well-structured communication and presentation ability;

Results focused which may require negotiating skills, empathy, diplomacy, common sense

Team player and ability to work with remote teams

English fluency written and spoken (the company language);

Travel up to 25% 

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