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Fernando Pedeconi


Last update: 18.03.2020

Information Systems Risk and Compliance Consultant, Computer Systems Validation Consultant, Computer Systems Validation Consultant

Graduation: not provided
Hourly-/Daily rates: show
Negotiable based on market rates
Languages: k. A.




GMP, GLP, SAP, SAP/4 HANA, JD Edwards, Oracle, GCP, Serialisation, LIMS, ERP, Documentum, IVR, database, system configuration, IT quality assurance, software quality assurance

Project history

09/2019 - 03/2020
IT Compliance Manager
Seqirus ( )
Serialisation: US, Australia and UK manufacturing deployments.
Serialisation regulatory reporting as required by DSCSA, European Union and
Argentina's ANMAT requirements.
Legal Contract Management integration with SAP.

08/2018 - 08/2019
Information Systems Risk and Compliance Consultant
Astellas Pharma Europe
Astellas Pharma Europe ( )
Chertsey (United Kingdom)
Implementation of the corporate-wide Quality Management System for IS
Harmonisation of IS Quality Framework across three regions (JP, EMEA and US)
Revision of Risk based Computer Validation Approach procedures for internal
customers covering GCP, GLP, GMP and GDP

08/2006 - 08/2018
Computer Systems Validation Consultant
GlaxoSmithKline ( )
Brentford, Middlesex (United Kingdom)
Main achievements:
* SAP rollout to commercial Latin American markets (FI/CO, Supply Chain and
integration with local systems). Applications developed on SAP S/4 HANA.
* Integration of the Novartis Consumer business into GSK Consumer as result of
the three-party M&A deal between NVS and GSK. Migration of applications
into the GSK's SAP S/4 HANA operating environment.
* Global Supply Chain Network Foundation, entirely developed on SAP S/4
* Supply Chain Serialisation, built on SAP OER and later on SAP ATTP.
* Global Learning Management System
* Global LIMS solution
* Global Chromatographic Data System
Responsible for the management of the validation lifecycle for the above mentioned
systems, which bear with a worldwide impact for my client.
Duties included: Preparation and review of Validation Planning, execution of the
respective validation projects, governance and transition onto Support.

05/2010 - 09/2010
Computer Systems Validation Consultant
General Electric Healthcare Italia
General Electric Healthcare Italia (Milan)
Responsible for the Compliance Assessment and remediation of the Italian ERP
and General Ledger system for the Diagnostics Division to meet both GxP and

Financial Regulations requirements.
Accountable for the assessment, planning and execution of the project.

02/2006 - 07/2006
Computer Systems Validation Consultant
Wyeth Europa
Wyeth Europa ( ) - now part of the Pfizer Group of companies
Maidenhead, Berkshire (United Kingdom)
Responsible for the rollout of the Wyeth Product Dossier Management System,
within their European Product Compliance initiative, across four countries in
Product was based on a front-end application using the Documentum engine for
management of product dossiers (CMC section for manufacturing plants and
promotional materials for Commercial affiliates)
Duties included: Business Change Management activities and Deployment: End
User Acceptance (Assessment, planning, Acceptance Testing script authoring,
users training in validation, site Validation co-ordination), SOPs regulatory
assessment, authoring and reviewing, local and regional Validation Reporting,
system handover.

01/2005 - 02/2006
Validation manager
Fisher Clinical Services
Fisher Clinical Services, UK ( )
Horsham, West Sussex (United Kingdom)
Responsible for the validation of the IVR (Interactive voice response system)
Customised Clinical trial database systems: From requirements through
commissioning systems to customers for clinical trial materials management.

Manager of a group of 5 software engineers and software testers.
Responsible for the validation of the IVR platform according to industry and
regulatory standards, acting as regulatory business owner.
Responsible for the implementation of Requirements Management System
software for traceability.
Representative of the IVR division of Fisher Clinical Services in customer and
regulatory audits.

01/2004 - 01/2005
Systems Analyst
Contemporary Solutions (Csols) PLC
Contemporary Solutions (Csols) PLC ( )
Runcorn, Cheshire (United Kingdom)
Responsible for the development lifecyle and deployment of a LIMS system
for Bristol-Myers Squibb, across two Italian manufacturing sites (one of them the
largest in Europe for that Company) and one in Spain. Role included: Technical
assessment of the QA structure, LIMS Business and Regulatory Requirements
Gathering, Software Requirement specifications, compliance assessment, site
project planning for deployment and budget, execution and monitoring, training

planning and execution, system configuration, legacy system decommission, data
migration (analysis, scrubbing, transformation and verification), and validation.

01/2002 - 01/2004
Computer Systems Validation Analyst
KMI, a division of PAREXEL International, LLC
Information Technology Consulting Services
KMI, a division of PAREXEL International, LLC ( )
Denham, Uxbridge
Responsible for computer system validation activities within the Pharmaceutical,
Biopharmaceutical, Medical Device, and other regulated healthcare industries to
support quality assurance activities and satisfy regulatory requirements.

Summary: Primary activities include Installation, Operational, and Performance
Qualification preparation and execution, compilation and analysis of raw data and
test results, and preparation of final reports. Additional activities include, but are
not limited to, the preparation and review of other validation deliverables such as
User Requirements, Functional and Design Specifications, procedures for the
design, development, implementation and maintenance of computer systems, 21
CFR Part 11 assessments, and software quality assurance and development
methodology implementation.
KMI/Parexel is a worldwide recognized company for delivering GxP compliance

Key assignments :

* Data Trial (U.K.) : Supplier quality assurance assessment and Compliance
achievement programme.
* Genta, Inc. (U.S.): Data verification and migration assessment for a clinical
trials multisite system (70 countries).
* AstraZeneca (Caponago, Italy) : LIMS upgrading and re-validation project.
Business, system and regulatory Requirements re-definition, compliance
assessment, Functional specifications, Qualification and testing planning
and execution, Validation report and release to production.
* Abbott Medisense UK : Review of the Quality Management System for
Software Development to ensure alignment to 21CFR820 and ISO 13485,
as well as company and industry standards.

01/2001 - 01/2002
Validation Scientist
Cilag AG
Validation and Compliance Services, S.r.l. on behalf of Cilag AG
Schaffhausen, Switzerland

Validation process and GMP-GLP compliance of Cilag AG Quality Control
Chemical and Research and Development laboratories responding to their
acquisition by the Johnson and Johnson Group of companies.
* Computerized Laboratory System Validation management and execution
* Compliance assessments and remediation.

Time and spatial flexibility

Flexibility to travel.

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