Director of the European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare

Strasbourg, France
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Director of the European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare

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Director of the European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare

Grade: A6                                             

Contract Type:  Renewable fixed term contract

Salary: from €148.000 gross per annum            

Location: Strasbourg (France)                 

Reference: Vacancy Notice n° e1/2021   

Deadline for applications: 02/02/2021

We are looking for a senior manager with a sound scientific background, able to provide vision and leadership to a flagship organisation in the field of quality of medicines and healthcare, both at a strategic and operational management level, with very good decision-making skills, including the capacity to take decisions in a complex political environment and in crisis situations.

Main responsibilities of the job: As the Director of the EDQM, you will define the Directorate’s strategic orientation whilst leading about 400 staff members in their daily activities. You will provide high-level expert guidance in regulatory and scientific questions to the Directorate and work with other Council of Europe bodies and sectors as well as establish and maintain relations with national, European and international bodies.

Please consult the vacancy notice for more details.

What we offer:

  • an exciting and dynamic job, leading the EDQM’s future efforts to protect public health in Europe and beyond;
  • the responsibility for a team covering a wide variety of professions and scientific expertise;
  • the opportunity to work in a leading international organisation with a multinational/multicultural workplace – over 20 nationalities work at the EDQM which is situated in the European quarter of Strasbourg;
  • an attractive income tax-free salary and benefits package, including health insurance and additional allowances such as family and expatriation allowances (as appropriate). Please consult the Conditions of employment page.

If you meet the eligibility criteria and have the nationality of one of the 47 member states, please submit your application using our online recruitment website. For more information about the EDQM see our institutional video.

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