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External Quality Systems-QA Vendor Lifecycle Management (Contract)

Vir Biotechnology is a commercial-stage immunology company focused on combining immunologic insights with cutting-edge technologies to treat and prevent serious infectious diseases. Vir has assembled four technology platforms that are designed to stimulate and enhance the immune system by exploiting critical observations of natural immune processes. Its current development pipeline consists of product candidates targeting COVID-19, hepatitis B virus, influenza A and human immunodeficiency virus. For more information, please visit .

We believe the success of our colleagues drives the success of our Mission. We have an ongoing commitment to creating a company passionate about equality, inclusion, and respect. When everyone feels supported and encouraged to give at their best, we will collectively deliver outstanding results.

Vir Biotechnology is seeking an experienced Quality professional to be responsible for day-to-day activities of External Quality Systems including vendor management and external audit program.


    • Responsible for External Quality Systems (vendor management and external audit program) day-to-day activities, including driving vendor qualification and re-evaluation, drafting/approving vendor forms, supporting vendor audits by scheduling of audits, reviewing audit agenda, audit report, findings and ensuring closure of audits according to established timelines.
    • Review quarterly generated controlled logs and metrics for vendors, external audits and quality agreement to ensure accuracy.
    • Support implementation of vendor management life cycle process improvements as needed.
    • Ensure controlled and working logs are accurate and current.
    • Support inspection readiness and regulatory inspection activities as it relates to vendor management.
    • Support other functions and responsibilities as required.


    • BS with 8+ years, MS with 6+ years of experience in the pharmaceutical or life sciences industry
    • 5+ year demonstrated experience related to Quality Systems and Compliance
    • Previous experience in vendor management and auditing required.
    • Working knowledge using electronic document management systems
    • Current and working knowledge in interpretation/implementation of regulations (including but not limited to United States of Code of Federal Regulations, ICH Guidelines and other local government regulatory requirement, etc)
    • Ability to deal with ambiguity, creative and pragmatic approach to problem solving


This role may be performed remotely if VIR can support remote work arrangements in the state where you currently reside. This includes most states within the US. If you move forward in the hiring process, VIR recruiters will discuss options with you.


Vir's compensation and benefits are aligned with the current market and commensurate with the person's experience and qualifications. All full-time employees receive a package that includes: compensation, bonus and equity as well as many other Vir benefits and perks such as: health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance benefits, non-accrual paid time off, company shut down for holidays, commuter benefits, child care reimbursement, education reimbursement, 401K match and lunch for all lab essential personnel!

Vir is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform critical job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact Human Resources to request accommodation.

Vir Human Resources leads recruitment and employment for Vir. Unsolicited resumes sent to Vir from recruiters do not constitute any type of relationship between the recruiter and Vir and do not obligate Vir to pay fees should we hire from those resumes. We ask that external recruiters and/or agencies not contact or present candidates directly to our hiring manager or employees.

External Quality Systems-QA Vendor Lifecycle Management (Contract)

Remote, OR 97458
Full Time

Published on 06/18/2022

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