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Associate Director/Director, Quality Systems

Fusion Pharmaceuticals

Fusion Pharmaceuticals

Quality Assurance
Massachusetts, USA · United States · Boston, MA, USA · Remote
Posted on Saturday, January 13, 2024

Fusion Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: FUSN) is a clinical-stage oncology company focused on developing next-generation radiopharmaceuticals as precision medicines. Fusion connects alpha particle emitting isotopes to various targeting molecules to selectively deliver the alpha emitting payloads to tumors. Fusion’s clinical portfolio includes: FPI-2265 targeting prostate specific membrane antigen (PSMA) for metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer currently in a Phase 2 trial; FPI-1434 targeting insulin-like growth factor 1 receptor currently in a Phase 1 trial; and FPI-2059, a small molecule targeting neurotensin receptor 1 (NTSR1), currently in a Phase 1 trial. In addition to a robust proprietary pipeline, Fusion has a collaboration with AstraZeneca to jointly develop novel targeted alpha therapies (TATs) and combination programs between Fusion’s TATs and AstraZeneca’s DNA Damage Response Inhibitors (DDRis) and immune-oncology agents. Fusion has also entered into a collaboration with Merck to evaluate FPI-1434 in combination with Merck’s KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab) in patients with solid tumors expressing IGF-1R. To support Fusion’s growing pipeline of TATs, the company has signed strategic actinium supply agreements with TRIUMF, Niowave, and BWXT Medical.

Position Summary

Fusion has opened the role in Quality Assurance for a Associate Director/Director, Quality Systems (QS). The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the development, design and maintenance of the Quality Management System with the goal of maximizing efficiency, effectiveness and compliance with all appropriate quality regulations and standards of practice. This role will report to the Head of Quality Assurance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure compliance with cGXP regulations while overseeing the continual evaluation and advancement of quality standards and requirements.
  • Oversee the design, development, roll-out and maintenance of a Global GxP e-Quality Systems in alignment with current business processes.
  • Oversee the corporate cGxP training program and training records. Work with department heads to develop training curriculums for all GxP personnel.
  • Drive the corporate cGxP document management program. Ensuring the workflows and documents are aligned in the Veeva Quality Vault.
  • Ensure the e-QS Veeva Vault is maintained in accordance with current regulatory compliance requirements and meets current corporate quality and business objectives.
  • Determine drug development phase appropriate quality system program elements.
  • Will define and generate quality performance and compliance metrics.
  • Develop, establish write and implement QA SOPs and supporting documentation as necessary.
  • Promote Quality and GxP awareness across the organization including training initiatives.
  • Facilitate the development and maintenance of quality systems supporting pre-clinical, clinical, manufacturing and distribution activities.
  • Represent QMS in departmental or team meetings.
  • Interact effectively with company management, internal departments and other sites to effectively implement and maintain the company QMS.
  • Foster a culture of accountability with progressively increased empowerment.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences, or related field
  • Experience with Veeva Quality Vault eDS/eQS and Compliance Wire eLMS required
  • Worked in an FDA regulated environment and familiar with Health Authority regulations and guidance
  • Minimum of 6 years with increasing levels of responsibility in cGMP/Quality Systems
  • Highly Proficient in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint – Smartsheet and SharePoint are a plus
  • Ability to work effectively on multiple projects simultaneously with minimum supervision
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to design and implement global business processes/policies with a critical thinking approach and enterprise mindset
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Effective/concise communicator with management and internal teams
  • Experience with working in start-up environments moving in rapid growth/manufacturing

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.