Head of Quality Services Budapest

  • Location: Budapest, Hungary

About the job

We deliver 4.3 billion healthcare solutions to people every year, thanks to the flawless planning and meticulous eye for detail of our Manufacturing & Supply teams. With your talent and ambition, we can do even more to protect people from infectious diseases and bring hope to patients and their families. Your job, as the Head of Quality Services Budapest within our Global Manufacturing and Supply Services Team, will be to work in collaboration with M&S Global leadership, subject matter experts and other hub location teams in order to oversee the Quality processes including strategic vision, process KPI’s, documentation and inspection support for the Budapest Hub.

The Global M&S Services acts as a cornerstone to this effort. Our team is responsible for delivering and supporting Global M&S teams in partnership with Business and Digital and drive priority and transformative initiatives across M&S. The team members of Global M&S Services Hubs will act as partners to M&S organization in carrying out tasks and fulfilling responsibilities to support identified and established global quality processes from the Hubs.

Sanofi as a company with a global vision of drug development and a highly regarded corporate culture, Sanofi is recognized as one of the best pharmaceutical companies in the world and is pioneering the application of Artificial Intelligence (AI) with strong commitment to develop advanced data standards to increase reusability & interoperability and thus accelerate impact on global health.

Main responsibilities

  • Work in collaboration with M&S Global leadership (for Quality, Quality Control, Supply Chain, MSAT, HSE, Engineering, GDPU etc.), subject matter experts and other hub location teams

  • Responsible for the ownership and oversight of Quality processes including strategic vision, process KPI’s, documentation and inspection support for the Budapest HUB

  • Ensure that service delivery and service support processes are on track and also ensure timely processing of investigations, identify bottlenecks, and suggest process improvements

  • Manages and ensures the compliance of all Quality & Audit processes and documentation with applicable regulations and aligning with global best practices

  • Participates in the design and evolution of Sanofi's Quality processes and standards

  • Take part in regulatory inspections (as required) and applicable corporate audits, preparing necessary documentation

  • Sets priorities for Centers of Excellence and Communities of Practice

  • Leading personnel management, including staff recruitment, performance assessment, training and mentoring

About you


  • 10+ years of experience in Pharmaceutical Industry preferably or FMCG / Chemistry with at least 5 years in leadership roles

  • Experience in GBS / SSC organization

  • Experience of working on manufacturing sites in either of these domains is an added advantage

  • Should be well versed with Quality and/or Supply chain functions of pharmaceutical industry

  • Should have led/managed large teams

Soft skills

  • Have the ability to think critically and make decisions quickly to address delivery-related challenges

  • Analyzing complex situations, identifying problems, and proposing effective solutions

  • Have a mindset of continuous improvement

  • Have knowledge of budgeting, cost management and financial planning to ensure that service delivery stays within budget and aligns with financial goals

  • Experience in conducting on site audits and/or inspections and exposure of facing regulatory/internal and corporate audits is beneficial


  • Masters or Doctorate in Life Sciences/Healthcare, Business Administration, Engineering or Information Technology

  • Certification in Project Management and/or Lean Six Sigma and/or Continuous Improvement would be preferable


  • Excellent knowledge of English language (spoken and written)

Why choose us?

  • Bring the miracles of science to life alongside a supportive, future-focused team

  • Discover endless opportunities to grow your talent and drive your career, whether it’s through a promotion or lateral move, at home or internationally

  • Enjoy a thoughtful, well-crafted rewards package that recognizes your contribution and amplifies your impact

  • Take good care of yourself and your family, with a wide range of health and wellbeing benefits including high-quality healthcare, prevention and wellness programs and at least 14 weeks’ gender-neutral parental leave

  • Our Budapest site is easily accessible and you can find our modern office in the heart of our capital in 13th district

Pursue Progress . Discover Extraordinary .

Progress doesn’t happen without people – people from different backgrounds, in different locations, doing different roles, all united by one thing: a desire to make miracles happen. You can be one of those people. Chasing change, embracing new ideas and exploring all the opportunities we have to offer. Let’s pursue progress. And let’s discover extraordinary together.

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