Shire Lead, Distribution & Supply Chain Quality, Greater China in Beijing, China


Shire is one of the world’s leading biotech / biopharmaceutical companies. The company researches, develops, manufactures, markets and advises physicians in areas of highly specialized medicines, including rare diseases.

Its portfolio includes:

  • Global No.1 in Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) medication.

  • Global No.1 in Hereditary Angioedema (HAE) medication.

  • Recently launched a Dry Eye product that is regarded by many as the best in the world .

  • The company’s Rare Diseases portfolio is the largest and most diverse in the world . The company’s commitment to serving patients, in particular in Genetic Diseases, where few patients have a voice and even fewer companies venture, is noteworthy.

  • Hematology franchise that even competitors have historically acknowledge as the most innovative in the world —not just because of its products but because of the unique ecosystem the company has developed, with an integrated approach to disease awareness, personalized treatment and patient self-monitoring, as well as support of (and collaboration between) patient groups and KOLs.

  • In development is a highly anticipated, paradigm changing, potential blockbuster for HAE that is one of the top 20 clinical assets in the entire pharma industry .


The Lead, Distribution & Supply Chain Quality, Greater China will have full accountability for Quality activities for a cluster of markets that includes arguably the two most exciting markets for Shire today in its International region. This role will serve as a member of the country leadership teams for China and Taiwan / Hong Kong.


  • Management of Quality operations for Shire in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau to ensure compliance with local regulatory and corporate global requirements for importation, local testing, repackaging, storage and distribution of Shire products.

  • Perform Quality Management Representative role for Shire in responsible countries to develop, implement and maintain a systematic, effective and efficient local Quality Management System (QMS) as per local regulatory authority and Shire’s global requirements.

  • Management of chemical reagents and reference standard to ensure its continuous supply for local product testing.

  • Perform/support quality activities and resolve quality issues for Shire in responsible countries to support the continuous supply of Shire products in these countries in compliance to local regulatory authority and Shire’s global requirements.

  • Ensure all relevant quality support are provided for all relevant post market activities for Shire in responsible countries are executed timely as per local regulatory authority and Shire’s global requirements so as to minimize any product supply interruption.

  • Manage relationship, relevant communication and inspection with local regulatory authority on Controlled Substances matters for Shire in responsible countries.

  • Ensure all quality support to local business projects and product launches in responsible countries are provided timely.

  • Supervision and development of local Quality resources for Shire in responsible countries.

  • Provide support to other APAC countries’ quality operations if needed.

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Shire is the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other highly specialized conditions. We strive to develop best-in-class products, many of which are available in more than 100 countries, across core therapeutic areas including Hematology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Ophthalmics, Lysosomal Storage Disorders, Gastrointestinal/Internal Medicine/Endocrine and Hereditary Angioedema; and a growing franchise in Oncology.

Our employees come to work every day with a shared mission: to develop and deliver breakthrough therapies for the hundreds of millions of people in the world affected by rare diseases and other high-need conditions, and who lack effective therapies to live their lives to the fullest.