Global Artwork Operational Specialist

Basel, Switzerland

Posted:36 days ago
Location:Basel, Switzerland
Job Ref:BH-33234-1
Job Type:Contract
Salary:CHF30 - CHF40 per hour
Expiry date:12/6/2022
Contact:Jason Batzofin
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Xplore Life Sciences are recruiting for a Global Artwork Operational Specialist to work for a global leader in Pharmaceuticals based in Basel Switzerland. You must be able to work on site in Basel, exceptions may be discussed for residents of Switzerland. **Only EU/EFTA Citizens or those who possess a valid Swiss work permit will be eligible for this role

Major Accountabilities:

Job Purpose:  The Global Artwork Operational Specialist – Junior SME develops, designs, supports  and maintains regulatory compliant artwork for digital and printed material and provide  support in mock ups for submissions, notifications letters, non-production artwork  designs, Artwork trackers updates and documents for all AAA marketed portfolio, as well  as products under development (clinical supply labelling for clinical trials sponsored by  AAA or by investigators (IMPD/IND) and IITs), pre-clinical supply labelling for preclinical  studies), Geographic Expansion (Rest of World/RoW), Validation Tests and Managed  Access Program (MAP) as needed.  Closely works with Regulatory Affairs team and Project related Sub-teams, IT  Department, Manufacturing sites, Supply Chain/Logistics, External Manufacturer, to  ensure regulatory compliance with regard to artwork documentation. 

Major Activities: 
Artwork Design independently of the level of labelling package (I-II-III-IV-V) for the  entire AAA portfolio, in all the pertinent fields (marketed, development, validation test,  MAP products) in line with regulatory requirements for the geographical region of  destination. 
  • Improve, sustain and maintain Design Library (product illustrations, logos...) and  corporate standards (colours, images, text styles and layout) are applied across AAA  portfolio into regulatory submitted and approved artworks.  
  • Incorporate labelling changes into mock up representations according to corporate  needs as well as local needs.  
  • Provide, communicate and release approved artwork versions for each project.  
  • Closely collaborate with Regulatory, Labelling, cross-functional project teams,  manufacturing sites and external vendor to ensure full regulatory compliance with  regard to approved artwork for marketed products as well as any other pertinent field.  
  • Support, update and track internal documentation for any mock up and artwork design  request impacting specific items.  
  • Artwork Development for international labelling package according to the RoW  Expansion strategy for specific products identified in AAA portfolio.  
  • Coordinate independently end to end Implementation of Artwork Change Requests  with External stakeholders  
  • Perform Proofreading Activities within designed items and ensure conformity of the  document.  
  • Review designs for errors prior printing or publishing. 
  • Actively support Global Artwork supply infrastructure (SOPs) and capability of building  Work Instructions.  
  • Assist during regulatory agency inspections.  
  • Building subject matter expertise, constantly optimizing processes with stakeholders.  
  • Sustain and Maintain relevant documentation in regards of artwork topics.  
 Key Performance Indicators
  1. Appropriately design mock ups/artwork and edit documentation, in full compliance  with applicable regulatory requirements.  
  2. Implementation of all needed changes in a correct (quality) and timely manner for all  the necessary languages according to production and distribution of the product.  
  3. Full control over implementation of approved versions of the artwork IDs.  
  4. Strong communication with Stakeholders to harmonize activities prior releasing mock  ups, according to the planned activities.
Ideal Background  Education: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Graphic Design   Languages: Professional proficiency in both spoken and written  English; French and/or Italian nice to have   Experience / Professional  Requirements:
  • Minimum 2 years of labelling/artwork experience in the pharmaceutical/biotechnology/life science industry including both development and commercial pharmaceutical products. project management skills required. 
  • Knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Power Point. 
  • Knowledge in Printing processes and systems 
  • Strong formatting skills. Ability to work under appropriate supervision with extended, cross cultural project teams and deliver, under pressure of time and workload. 
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills. 
  • High attention to detail, excellent capability to follow up projects through to completion.
  • Effective planning, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Capability to apply with methodical approach, the structure in each given tool, keeping high standardization while performing tasks across applications, avoiding personalization

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