QA Manager


We seek a skilled QA Manager to lead our fantastic QA team within the QA Operations department, as manager for one of the QA Bulk teams. The QA team plays a crucial role in setting the direction for quality in the area in close cooperation with bulk manufacturing and QA Operations. Your success will depend on your ability to excel as an inspiring, supportive, and motivating leader, while effectively managing stakeholders in a complex and dynamic organization. The QA Operations organization currently consists of +50 employees.  

The position is new within QA Operations at our Kvistgaard Manufacturing site, and you will be the leader of 5-6 experienced QA employees and become part of the QA Operations Management Team. You will report to the QA Kvistgaard Site Head.

Are you our next pioneer?

On a personal level, you are open-minded and independent with an outgoing and confident attitude, acting with natural decision-making skills. You are diplomatic and understand the value of good teamwork. You will

  • Provide leadership and inspire continuous development of the team members through coaching and dialogue.
  • Lead the quality team and ensure high motivation and work-life balance.
  • Ensure effective resource allocation and planning.
  • Communicate effectively across the organization, through direct and transparent feedback.
  • Ensure performance meets the quality, project, and organizational goals.


You enjoy developing and growing people to their potential and seeing them thrive. You can motivate your team toward what is best for both the operational objections and the business needs. Ensuring the team understands your prioritization and adapts to changes and new priorities is key to success in this position. You have solid experience from a QA set-up, and maybe even looking for a leading role as the next step in your career. To be a success in this position you must have the following qualifications:

  • You hold a scientific master’s degree.
  • You have a minimum of 5 years of experience with GMP from a QA position combined with min. 2 years of leadership experience.
  • You are fluent in English both written and verbal and you understand Danish.
  • Experience with managing diverse teams is an advantage.
  • You need to be able to be physically present at our manufacturing site in Kvistgaard, Denmark. We offer the flexibility to work from home for up to 2 days pr. week.

Our employees can now use our bus route, 70E, which runs from Humlebæk Station directly to our production facilities in Kvistgaard. The bus has four departures every morning and afternoon with scheduled stops at Hørsholmvej and Kvistgaard St. The new service improves the commuting experience to and from Kvistgaard, where some of our employees can now benefit from a significant time savings of almost 40 minutes each way, making their daily commute more efficient and convenient.

Contact and questions

We are interviewing on an ongoing basis and look forward to receiving your CV (a cover letter is not mandatory). We cannot wait to get to know you better! Please contact Charlotte Kehlet Godt, Talent Acquisition Partner at +45 3137 2437, if you have any questions.

For us, it is all about improving and saving lives

You will be part of a global and fully integrated vaccine company committed to improving and saving lives through innovative vaccines. Our vision is to become one of the largest pure-play vaccine companies in the world. In Bavarian Nordic, we believe in the power of the team – we are a global team of +1600 dedicated people with diverse backgrounds and viewpoints bound together by our commitment to protect lives every day. We operate in a world in constant flux and always explore new opportunities. So, if you are open-minded and have the willpower to succeed, you might be a perfect fit.

Founded in 1994, we have more than 25 years of experience in developing life-saving vaccines. We are a global leader in smallpox and mpox vaccines. Our commercial product portfolio contains market-leading vaccines against rabies and tick-borne encephalitis and an Ebola vaccine. We are a global company headquartered in Denmark with a state-of-the-art production facility and sites in Germany, Switzerland, and USA. Our values – our Bavarian Nordic DNA, as we like to call it – are what guide our actions every day. We act as persistent pioneers, embrace change, value being boosted by the team, and believe in protecting lives every day. If that is also a part of your DNA, we invite you to join us in Bavarian Nordic! Bavarian Nordic is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Join Bavarian Nordic a fully integrated vaccine company focused on the development, manufacturing and commercialization of life-savings vaccines.

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Ansøgningsfrist: 28/06/2024

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Charlotte Kehlet Godt 
Talent Acquisition Partner
+45 31372437