Contract Type: Renewable fixed-term contract
Location: Strasbourg (France)
Reference: Vacancy Notice: n°e14/2019
Salary: 9 800 €1
Deadline for applications: 15/04/2019
The Council of Europe www.coe.int and its European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM) http://www.edqm.eu are looking for a scientist with solid international management experience to lead its Biological Standardisation, OMCL Network and HealthCare Department. This is your opportunity to have a real impact on the application of quality standards for safe medicines and their safe use world-wide and on the guidance and standards developed in the areas of blood transfusion, organ, cell and tissue transplantation, combatting falsified medicines and consumer health issues which help protect public health in Europe and beyond.
The main responsibilities of the job:
- Provide effective leadership to the Department in implementing the activities related to the Biological Standardisation Programme, the European Network of Official Medicines Control Laboratories (OMCL) and the European Network of Official Cosmetics Control Laboratories (OCCL), and the work of the Committees on Blood Transfusion, Organ Transplantation, Pharmaceuticals and Pharmaceutical Care, Cosmetics and Consumer Health and Food Contact Materials and Articles in line with the EDQM’s strategic objectives;
- The successful candidate will also oversee the planning, implementation, promotion and assessment of scientific co-operation activities with the European Union, the European Medicines Agency, the World Health Organization (WHO) and other international, European and national institutions.
More details and information on the recruitment process can be found on our Employment website. Applications must be submitted by 15/04/2019 (midnight French Time) at the latest. Please note we only accept applications posted via our online recruitment website.
1 Gross, as of 1 January 2019
We are happy to welcome trainees to EDQM. For you it is a chance to gain valuable experience in a complex multi-cultural and stimulating work environment. For us, we benefit from the enthusiasm, motivation and skills that new graduates bring. To qualify for a traineeship, you should normally be in your final year of study in pharmacy, chemistry, biology or in a similar domain. Traineeships last for up to six months. We welcome spontaneous applications (CV and motivation letter) at firstname.lastname@example.org . We will get back to you in case a traineeship position matching your profile becomes available.