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Abbott QA Development and Technical Support Manager in Moscow, Russia

Primary Function/Primary Goals/Objectives

The QA Manager, Technical Support primary responsibility will include:

  • Managing product and process quality and compliance throughout the life cycle from development to commercializationGuarantee the quality and compliance of the product and process during identification of the commercial manufacturing site and all the technology transfers and improvements.Guarantee the quality and compliance of product and process pre-commercialisation during development and clinical trialsProvide expert support to facilitate issue resolution for key investigation and compliance issues

Key Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Head of QA Russia, key responsibilities will include:

  • Ensures development / continuous improvement and implementation of GxP, PV and EPD QA requirements.

  • Responsible for ensuring that all the quality activities during technology transfer and development are timely completed meeting the business needs of the division and the Authorities and Corporate Quality Standards.

  • Implementation and maintenance of QMS for I&D and MS&T in Russian region.

  • Serve as technical resource of Russia EPD Quality organization during process and regulatory deficiency issues, risk assessment target cost initiatives and other continues improvement initiatives

  • Supporting the lifecycle management strategy and supporting its operational execution as member of the workstream team or equivalent cross-functional team.

  • Support the quality aspects of the Product Portfolio Expansion Initiatives and other Non-Centrally Supported Products

  • Key Quality contact during CMC activities including specification setting

  • QA project coordinator for products development and implementation projects

  • Subject matter expert for API supplier audit

  • Approver of stability programs and Technical Transfers Protocols


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in life science


  • At least 5 years pharmaceutical experience in the fields of pharmacovigilance, quality assurance or regulatory affairs

  • At least 5 years of combined experience in QA, Operation, RA or Technical Function in Pharmaceutical environment

  • Expertise with regards to relevant PV/GCP/GLP/GMP regulatory requirements

  • Comprehensive understanding of a wide range of Pharmaceutical Manufacturing and Testing Operations.

  • Extensive Knowledge of international and local quality system and compliance legislations and standards.

  • Troubleshooting and issues resolution skills

  • Project management expertise

  • Perceptual and analytical problem solving related to: removal of obstacles, setting priorities, people, resources and facilities involvement.

  • Ability to communicate affectively, both orally and in writing for both technical and non-technical audience. Including National and International Health Authorities

  • Teamwork attitude and capability of understanding and overcoming different cultural and language obstacles to provide solutions satisfying corporate, divisional and local objectives.

  • Ability to use Quality Risk Assessment and Root Cause Analysis tools

  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to organize work in a logical, thorough and succinct manner.

  • Detailed knowledge of inspection and auditing standards

  • Extensive knowledge of PV and GxP regulatory requirements and industry best practices.

  • Flexibility to adapt to changing assignments and ability to effectively prioritize.

  • Project management, interpersonal, and communication skills and ability to work independently and as part of a team.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

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