Offers “Sanofi”

Expires soon Sanofi

CHC Distributors Quality Lead LATAM

  • Bogota, COLOMBIA
  • Accounting / Management control

Job description

Main responsibilities:

Support the Business Teams in charge of the management of Distributors in LatAm countries operating via Distributor Business Model set-up, by ensuring an appropriate quality oversight/level of control on those Distributors.

·  Operational management of all quality matters reported by/impacting the local Distributors marketplaces, in full compliance with applicable regulatory requirements and company standards:
·  Product Complaints
·  Quality events (deviations; quality alerts, quality risks)
·  Recalls
·  Temperature excursions
·  Oversight of destruction by receiving certificate
·  Coordination across SANOFI CHC in relation to activities executed by the Distributors in scope:
·  Repackaging/Redressing operations (regular follow-up on all operations performed including coordination of certification by the original manufacturing site Qualified Person per need, regular review/update or corresponding Quality agreements)
·  Routine Quality Control importation testing, request internal standards and dispatch to corresponding country, ensure transfer of methods to distributors is done (e.g. Chile, Uruguay, upcoming Paraguay)
·  Support random packaging inspections by local Health Authorities per need 
·  Contribution to the assessment of the Product Quality Reviews (PQRs) by the Marketing Authorization Holder (MAH) in the “Distributors Business Model countries” when applicable
·  Management of Changes impacting the assigned Distributors. For change requests coming from distributors: follow-up of the implementation.
·  Quality management of assigned Distributors
·  Qualification/Quality assessment of Distributors
·  Regular operational meetings with Distributors, Annual Quality Review
·  Training of Distributors personnel to SANOFI CHC processes & ways of working
·  Annual review/update of Quality Agreements with Distributors, as well as with manufacturing sites and MAH for distributors markets
·  Analysis of the outcomes of the audits of the Distributors, ensure that efficient action plans are defined, implemented and followed-up until closure by the auditors
·  Annual evaluation of Distributors Quality performance
·  Support to Distributors in case of inspection by local Heath Authorities (GDP, GMP)
·  Qualification of manufacturing sites by distributors when MAHs
·  Contribution to CHC Global or Regional Quality Projects with impact on Distributors (as needed)


·  Experience : operational experience “on the field” in quality system management, ideally in the distribution area
·  Soft skills : advanced level in: “Commit to customers”, “Cooperate transversally”, “Business partnering”; advanced networking capabilities (internal & external); easy communication (written & oral); strong interpersonal relationships, team spirit, savvy for working in a multi-cultural & international environment
·  Technical skills : advanced knowledge in GxP (mainly GDP, GMP) regulations, in quality risk analysis/management, quality system management. Advanced knowledge in Pharmacovigilance (GVP) and health-regulated e.g. (Regulatory Affairs, Medical Information) regulations would be additional assets
·  Education : advanced degree in health care/life sciences (such as Pharmacist, Engineer …), additional degree in health care goods quality management
·  Languages : fluent working English & Spanish , any additional language would be an asset

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