Senior Validation Expert – Derks & Derks – Haarlem

Derks & Derks


  • a challenging job within a global pharmaceutical company
  • an operational role in an international environment
  • a temporary contract till 11-08-2025
  • Position

    As a Senior Validation Expert you will play a pivotal role in upholding the highest standards of quality and regulatory compliance within the pharmaceutical industry.

    Your expertise in equipment/system validation and re-qualification, coupled with your in-depth knowledge of steam sterilizers/autoclaves, lyophilizers, depyrogenation tunnels, smoke studies/air flow visualization studies, and validation practices, will be instrumental in ensuring the consistent production of safe and effective medicines.

    You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and implement comprehensive validation plans, ensuring adherence to regulatory requirements and industry standards. You will also play a key role in managing project work, changes, CAPAs, and deviations, ensuring timely resolution and maintaining operational efficiency.

    You will also have the opportunity to mentor and train junior validation team members, sharing your knowledge and experience to foster a culture of excellence within the organization.


  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in a relevant scientific or engineering discipline
  • Experience in validation/CQV within the pharmaceutical industry
  • Knowledge in GMP including V-Model & SDLC methodologies
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, organizational and project management skills
  • Team player with attention to detail and strong can-do mentality
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to effectively collaborate with multidisciplinary teams
  • Organisation

    Our client is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world’s largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Their employees are at the core of their success, with colleagues in over 80 countries, delivering the world’s largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. They offer a unique, diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and they have built a promising pipeline centred around their core therapeutic areas. They are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both their generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how they improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives.


    Interested? Please send your resume and motivational letter by e-mail, with reference to MSP/24-254-DD, to Annerien Peters: . For more information, please call, text or Whatsapp Annerien via .

    Our client has chosen Derks & Derks Secondment & Interim as recruitment agency for this assignment. We request therefore to send any application or other response to Derks & Derks.

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