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CEP Planning and Process Manager

EDQM/Council of Europe
Strasbourg (Ville), Strasbourg-Ville (FR)
Closing date
19 Aug 2024

Job Details

Grade: A1/A2    
Salary: from €5536 (Grade A1) or €7074 (Grade A2) per month (gross)    
Location: Strasbourg (France)
Reference: Vacancy Notice n° e38/2024    
Deadline for applications: 19/8/2024

Do you have a scientific background combined with excellent communication and project management skills? Is anticipating/ identifying problems and then helping to design and implement solutions one of your strengths? Do you think you could help colleagues apply standard tools, project management processes and new ways of working consistently across the Department? If so, this vacancy may be the right opportunity for you.

Let’s work together for better health, for all! 

As CEP Planning and Process Manager, you will focus on improving the performance, co-ordination and delivery of our services, including: 

  • planning and co-ordinating Certification of Suitability (CEP) dossiers compliance according to the European Pharmacopea monographs (‘CEP dossiers’) and other activities, with the aim of improving efficiency by assigning them to assessors and tracking progress and helping to resolve and balance conflicting priorities and timelines;
  • monitoring results against performance indicators by producing regular reports on progress and identifying when workload re-adjustments may be needed;
  • supporting the Department in project management, including planning, implementing, and reporting on the Department’s contribution to the strategic objectives of the EDQM;
  • supporting project managers in the Department;
  • acting as a change agent within the Department; communicating with colleagues about potential future changes as well as their impact;
  • co-ordinating continuous improvement initiatives within the Department with the aim of eliminating inefficiencies and streamlining processes and proposing new ways of working, new processes or IT systems;
  • communicating with colleagues and foster intra- and inter-departmental collaboration.

What we offer

  • International Working Environment   • Holidays, wellbeing and work-life balance
  • Private Health Insurance                       • Sustainable working environment
  • Flexible Working/ Teleworking           • Attractive tax-free salary

If you meet the eligibility criteria and are a citizen of one of the 46 member States of the Council of Europe, please submit your application using our online recruitment website and click here to find out why you should join the EDQM.


With over 2000 staff representing all its 47 member States, the Council of Europe is a multicultural organisation. We all strive towards protecting human rights, democracy and the rule of law and our three core values - professionalism, integrity and respect - guide the way we work.

The European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare is a leading organisation that protects public health by enabling the development, supporting the implementation and monitoring the application of quality standards for safe medicines and their safe use. For medicines, the European Pharmacopoeia’s quality standards are legally binding in 38 European member States and used in over 100 countries worldwide. To apply these standards the EDQM stocks and supplies around 3000 different reference substances mainly for the tests and assays to be carried out in accordance with the official methods prescribed in the European Pharmacopoeia. Similarly, the guidance and standards in the areas of blood transfusion, organ, tissue and cell transplantation, pharmaceutical care and consumer health issues such as cosmetics and food packaging materials are recognised throughout the world.

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