Vice President, Corporate Quality Management

Category:  Quality Assurance, Quality Compliance & Quality Co
Country/Region:  DK

Odense, DK, 5260

Are you an experienced leader with a passion for quality management and a deep understanding of the pharmaceutical industry? Do you have a proven track record of success in GMP environments and have an excellence in strategic planning? If so, join Orifarm as our Vice President of Corporate Quality Management.


About the job 

As Vice President of Corporate Quality Management, your primary objective will be to develop, implement, and maintain a robust Quality Management system at Orifarm. This role requires you to ensure our products and processes meet Orifarm's strategic goals and customer expectations, maintain compliance with both internal and external standards, and foster transparency regarding product quality. You will also be responsible for continuously enhancing our processes to support these objectives.


In addition, your responsibilities will include:

  • Quality Management: Developing and implementing a robust quality system that aligns with business strategy and compliance requirements.
  • Audit Management: Managing internal and external audit programs to assess compliance and identify areas for improvement.
  • GxP Training: Creating and implementing effective training programs to ensure and maintain proper GxP, quality management, quality systems and continuous improvements knowledge.
  • QA Process Support: Providing guidance in implementing and maintaining quality assurance processes, as well as collaborating with cross-functional teams to advance quality initiatives and improve processes.
  • QA Leadership: Develop and lead a high-performing team, setting strategic objectives, and fostering a culture of quality excellence.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Staying current of evolving regulations and industry trends, and collaborate with RA to ensure compliance.
  • Continuous Improvement: Identifying opportunities for process enhancement and implementing best practices to elevate quality performance.


In this role, you will also take an active part in implementing initiatives supporting the four (3, 8, 12 and 13) Sustainable Development Goals in UN Global Compact that Orifarm aligns with.  Furthermore, you will lead through direct managers and employees, promoting high engagement, open communication, and commitment to Orifarm’s core values.


Who are you?

We expect you to have a relevant master's degree, over 10 years of experience, and a solid background in pharmaceutical quality assurance and management in a GMP environment. Furthermore, your track record demonstrates that you are successful in developing and implementing effective Quality & Compliance strategies, with experience in fast turnaround situations.


In addition, you should have:

  • A deep understanding of the European pharmaceutical market, along with strong insight and judgment when evaluating complex or uncertain options, including assessing the associated risks.
  • High level of insight in health economical mechanisms, substitution, reimbursement and public stakeholder insight.
  • Fluent in English.


Your personal competencies include:

  • Strategic thinking skills.
  • Strong leadership qualities and 5+ years of leadership experience.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven commercial acumen and a genuine interest in cross-organizational collaboration.
  • The ability to act, think and work in a holistic way.


Who are we?

As Vice President of Quality Management, you will be part of the Compliance Leadership team, working with colleagues in Quality Operations, Product Quality, Product Safety, and Regulatory Affairs. You will be managing our Audit, QMS and process support teams where you will have a group of highly engaged leaders to support you in leading an organization of approximately 25 people.


About Orifarm

Everyone should have access to modern medicine. High costs or lack of access to pharmaceuticals should never impact our possibility to receive treatment or relief and live a healthy life. In Orifarm, we aim to bring healthy days by making modern healthcare a better deal for the people and the societies we serve. Working towards our vision, we create access to affordable high-quality pharmaceuticals and healthcare products by challenging markets and always seeking new opportunities. With our core values paving the way, we always act responsibly and constantly with our customers in the center of our attention. And everything we do is driven by our sole purpose:


For as many as possible, as healthy a day as possible.


Our history goes back to 1994 where Orifarm was founded in Denmark by Hans and Birgitte Bøgh-Sørensen. Since then, Orifarm has grown from a small nine-person company into an international company operating globally in 13 countries. Today, Orifarm is Europe's largest parallel importer of pharmaceuticals and Denmark's largest supplier of pharmaceuticals with more than 2,200 employees.


We operate within seven different business areas: Over the Counter (OTC), Consumer Healthcare, Generics, Promotional Rx, Unlicensed Medicines, Parallel Import and Clinical Trials Supplies (CTS). Further, we focus heavily on new business opportunities and synergistic M&A to expand our offerings


We offer

At Orifarm, we know our growth comes from the growth of our employees. We are an ambitious organization with an entrepreneurial culture, and we celebrate can-do attitudes, smarts and hearts. Our secret to success? Valuing how different skillsets join forces to make our journey happen. Whether you play a direct or an indirect part of fulfilling our purpose, you get to contribute and use your skills, personal as well as professional. Indeed, at Orifarm your personal growth journey is shaped only by your contribution towards making healthy days for as many as possible.


We regard our feedback culture as a fundamental element in the individual employee’s opportunities for learning and development. And when we have good results, every employee, including student workers, are a part of our bonus scheme.


Job Location

The job is located in Odense, close to the highway convenient for commuters. During your first year, you will be expected to work at the office a minimum of three days a week. However, we offer the flexibility to work from home for 1-2 days a week.


Need further information?

If you need further information about the job please contact our Chief Compliance Officer Birgitte Røddik via e-mail at


We are often looking for new employees to help us grow and therefore, we may have other interesting opportunities for you. Follow us on LinkedIn to receive updates on our business activities and job opportunities:


Application deadline 

As soon as possible – no later than 20th of May.