R&D Quality Assurance Professional, Clinical Trials Auditor, Root Cause mapping specialist and Risk-based thinker looking for QA leadership and/or Auditing opportunities in Europe or North America.
• Expertise in clinical trials QA and auditing ; CAPA implementation and follow-up, RCA, SOPs development (ICH-GCP, FDA & EMA regulations, including 21 CFR Part 11)
• Expertise in Lab Quality (GCLP, ISO 15189, GLP)
• Experienced Auditor, detail orentied, with great problem solving skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills and able to communicate effectively at all levels to influence and make recommendations fr improvement.
• Knowledge in related fields to improve Quality and Safety : RCA, root-cause mapping, 6 Sigma, Risk Management, Behavior-Based Safety, Research Ethics Evaluation
• 10 years of experience in Life Sciences Research, 7 years of experience in Quality Assurance
• Experience in working with people from different cultures and backgrounds, strong capability of adaptation to new environments
QA Manager Burkina Faso
Since July 2011
QA Manager: Set up, development and management of the QA Department, responsible for ensuring compliance of the quality system with the international standards, in the context of Malaria vaccine and drugs clinical trials and Ebola vaccine trials.
Redaction of the institution Quality Policy and the Laboratories Quality Manual and Biosafety Manual. Coordination of the development and review of SOPs to ensure GCP compliance at clinical research sites. Set up of the Quality Management System for the laboratories. Regular clinical research sites inspections. Providing regulatory and GxP compliance advice and support for clinical trials investigators to improve the quality of the activities.
Lead auditor: Internal audits based on the risk to identify areas of quality and compliance vulnerability during the conduct of clinical trials and research activities. Audit Report. Preparation of CAPA plan, support of CAPA implementation, management and effectiveness follow-up. Second party audits (referral laboratories, suppliers).
Trainer: Coordinator and Main Trainer of internal QA and GxP training program
Key Achievements: dramatic reduction of non-conformities during internal audits; improvement of the workflow on clinical research sites; improvement of the safety and well-being of clinical trials subjects; strong improvement of the lab’s QMS with a selection by EDCTP as one of the 3 best institutions in West Africa for the development of the clinical laboratories QMS. The CNRFP was also recognized in 2015 as a Centre of Excellence in Malaria Drugs and Vaccines Development by the African Network for Drugs and Diagnostics Innovation (ANDI).
December 2009 --- April 2011
Pharmacists Without Borders - Ivory Coast is a little structure involved in the development of health systems and the quality of health care.
Project for the St Michel Health Center (located in the central west of the country). The center was specialized to support Buruli ulcer patients; design and start of a research project on Buruli Ulcer, abandoned because of the Ivorian crisis (late 2010/early 2011).
Set up of QA and Biosafety program in the health center including the medical laboratory (Development of SOPs, implementation of internal QC, improvement of sampling quality, etc.) HIV/AIDS and malaria prevention & improvement of sanitation in urban areas (Abidjan).
September 2006 --- October 2009
GICC is a research unit of the CNRS - Genomics, Immunology, Chemistry and Cancer
PhD: Study of the DNA dynamics with transposable elements to design a non-viral vector for gene transfer. Discovery of inhibitors of eukaryotic transposases, some working on HIV-1 integrase. 4 scientific articles in peer-review journals, participation to 4 national and international conferences. Lecturer at Bsc and Msc level in Genetics.
AdaptabilityAttention to detailCommunicativeCreative thinkingOptimismOrganizationProactivityProblem solvingResult OrientedSelf-disciplineAnalytical thinkingFlexibility
GXPAuditingQuality ManagementGCPGood Scientific PracticesGCLPSOP development21 CFR Part 11TrainingCAPARoot Cause Analysis (RCA)Cause mappingISO 15189ISO 9001Risk-based ThinkingSix Sigma R&DBiosafetyBehavior-Based Safety
Skills and Expertise
Develop ICH/GCP compliant processesEnsure good clinical practice (GCP)Implement and Maintain Quality Management SystemPerforming Root Cause AnalysisAssess site feasabilityProvide staff trainingImplement and monitor KPISOP developmentConduct GxP and ISO AuditsConduct research auditsRisk-based audit planification
PhD in Molecular Genetics & Genomics from Université François Rabelais de Tours in 2009
Master in Infectious disease & Vaccinology from Université François Rabelais de Tours in 2006
Training and Certification
Root Cause Analysis in 2017 Certification
Good Clinical Practices in 2016 Certification
Business Risk Management in 2015 Certification
Decoding ISO 15189 in 2015 Certification
ISO 9001 QMS Auditor / Lead Auditor in 2015 Certification
Six Sigma Yellow Belt in 2015 Certification
How to conduct GCP inspections/audits in 2014 Certification
Basic QC Practices in 2012 Certification
Good Clinical Practice in 2012 Certification
Protecting Human Research Participants in 2012 Certification
Secrets of Method Validation in 2012 Certification
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