Position:  Global Third Party Compliance Manager
Location:  Toronto, Ontario
Job Id:  1619
# of Openings:  1

Global Third Party Compliance Manager -  Toronto, Ontario
Tilray is a federally licensed producer of medical cannabis. We are committed to setting the gold standard of care and excellence in our industry. We believe that commitment starts with a great work environment and benefits for our associates.
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Reporting to the Sr. Manager, Global Quality Systems and Compliance, the Global Third Party Compliance Manager is responsible for the establishment, implementation and maintenance of the policies and procedure for third party management. This position will collaborate with essential key internal partners/stakeholders to ascertain Quality/business requirements to establish effective and timely Quality Agreements with various types of suppliers/service providers, customers and strategic alliance/marketing partners.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Under the direction of Global Quality Systems and Policies, develop and maintain the global Third Party Management processes
  • Develop and implement Third Party Quality Risk Assessment tools
  • Own performance monitoring program for global suppliers and service providers
  • Develop and standardize QAG templates for use with a wide range of contracted services
  • Perform risk assessment of proposed terms/quality provisions in QAGs (or other Commercial Agreements) and develop recommendations to minimize their potential risk to the business
  • Ensure the completion of applicable reviews of QAGs by key stakeholders (Site Quality Managers, Production/Operations, Supply Chain Management, Legal/Compliance and/or other applicable Subject Matter Experts), obtaining leadership approvals, as required, to ensure corporate quality goals are operationally correct and accurately reflected in the QAG
  • Ensure QAGs are in alignment and not conflicting with the primary, business agreement and clearly delineate responsibilities
  • Respond to requests and enquiries related to QAGs (content/statuses, etc.) from internal stakeholders
  • Assist in the development and implementation of policies, standards, SOPs, work instruction/job aids for the management of Third Parties and compliance monitoring thereof
  • Manage external communications related to manufacturing, specification, personnel or other business changes that affect QAGs, and execution of required QAG changes
  • Perform audits of suppliers and service providers as assigned
  • Report on the performance of critical and strategic service providers to senior management

Qualifications and education requirements

  • 8+ years of relevant experience in the pharmaceutical industry and a BS or BA
  • Minimum 3 years direct third party management experience in a quality function in a regulated industry
  • Technical knowledge for managing global quality agreement processes for various types of suppliers and service providers
  • Auditing experience in pharmaceutical, food or equivalent
  • Experience in Cannabis industry is a plus
  • Knowledge of the Canadian Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations, Cannabis Act and Regulations, Food and Drugs Act and Regulations, Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and Regulations
Tilray welcomes applications from all qualified individuals and is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace.

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