Director, Quality Management, Pharmaceuticals Salary
The average pay for a Director, Quality Management, Pharmaceuticals is $137,895 per year. A skill in Quality Assurance / Quality Control is associated with high pay for this job.
Job Description for Director, Quality Management, Pharmaceuticals
Directors of quality management for pharmaceuticals are responsible for supervising and analyzing pharmaceutical quality on behalf of their organization. They are in charge of directing a group of pharmaceutical professionals to reach all quality objectives in a timely manner, motivating these subordinates to increase quality and promptly manage all issues. Directors of quality management for pharmaceuticals provide assistance to customers, as well as help troubleshoot and resolve quality issues by fostering effective interdepartmental partnerships. Additionally, these directors review and approve pharmaceutical quality after testing procedures have been completed. They actively participate in meetings to suggest changes to relevant processes, as well as assist in training sessions. Directors of quality management for pharmaceuticals also use office software such as spreadsheet applications and proprietary programs to create complex formulas and analyze data.Read More...
Directors of quality management for pharmaceuticals generally need at least a bachelor's degree in a related field, as well as extensive relevant experience (potentially including in a managerial capacity). Industry and leadership certifications may be beneficial. Directors of quality management for pharmaceuticals must be organized, pay close attention to detail, be able to multitask on a variety of projects, and have strong communication skills. They need to have extensive knowledge of pharmaceutical quality be able to anticipate quality control issues and resolve them in a timely manner.
Director, Quality Management, Pharmaceuticals Tasks
- Help schedule and carry out audits and investigations of lab practices by customers and regulatory agencies.
- Establish lab policies and procedures and oversee lab operations to ensure they comply with government regulations.
- Manage the operation of the quality control department and direct company quality control strategy.
- Train and supervise quality control staff, assign tasks, and evaluate staff members’ work.