Regional Director of U.S. CQV Operations

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Location
San Francisco, California
Salary
Competitive
Posted
30 Nov 2016
Closes
08 Jan 2017
Ref
LS 00008L
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Position Summary: Oversees Regional U.S. Operations of Commissioning, Qualification and Validation operations, supporting Jacobs growth in the sector & full solution delivery of small, medium and large Life Sciences capital projects.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Establishes credibility throughout the organization as an effective developer of solutions to business challenges.
  • Provides leadership and management to ensure that the mission and core values of the company are put into practice.
  • Spearheads the development, communication and implementation of effective growth strategies and processes for CQV and the company as a whole.
  • Collaborates with the executive management team to develop and implement plans for the CQV operational infrastructure of systems, processes and personnel designed to accommodate the growth objectives of the company.
  • Motivates and leads a high-performance CQV management team; attracts, recruits and retains required members of the team not currently in place including SMEs, Project Managers & CQV Specialists.
  • Acts as a partner for the Business Development team to meet sales, growth and market share objectives.
  • Design and implementation of appropriate CQV marketing strategies.
  • Fosters a success-oriented, accountable environment within the company.
  • As a trusted advisor & leader represents the firm with clients, and business partners.
  • Work collaboratively with management and staff to identify new clients and growth opportunities including acquisition of CQV vendors / competition.
  • Support project proposals.
  • Develop, monitor and report on operating costs within functional areas. Alert Sr. Management of cost and labor over run. Make recommendations and implements solutions to problems related to same.
  • Manage and support CQV Leads.
  • Maintains knowledge about the external environment as it relates to Life Sciences and Consumer Goods.
  • Presents at conferences and networks throughout the industry to promote Jacobs expertise in this field and the sector as a whole.


  • BS/MS in Engineering, Technical or Life Science Discipline.
  • Minimum 15 years Operations experience in managing line of business or office in the biotech / pharmaceutical industry.
  • Minimum 10 years' experience in Commissioning, Qualification, Validation and Compliance in pharmaceutical industry; additional experience in goods and manufacturing industry a plus.
  • Extensive project management experience of small to large capital and international life sciences projects.
  • Demonstrated effective leadership, financial management and collaboration skills.
  • Sound technical CQV knowledge.
  • Experience working with organizational development for large operations in large organizational and/or functional business unit.
  • Must be results driven.
  • Must have excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact with all levels of management / staff and clients.
  • Must be flexible and willing to travel, domestic and international, as necessary.
  • Competencies: Strategic Thinking, Business Acumen, Leadership, Technical CQV knowledge, Results Driven, Financial Management, Problem Solving/Analysis, Collaboration Skills, Presentation Skills, Interpersonal Skills
**Alternate locations within the region may be acceptable**