Head of Quality Assurance

Date Posted: 8/7/2017 Reference: VAC-1003402 Salary: £0 Location: NOTTINGHAM Job type: Permanent Sector: Science | Speciality: Pharmaceuticals Contact: Rowan Pill

Head of Quality Assurance
This is a superb opportunity to join a small, fast-growing company, offering formulation, development, and manufacturing services to the pharma and biotech industries. The role is based at our facility within BioCity, close to the centre of Nottingham.

The company is looking to recruit a highly motivated Head of Quality Assurance, to design and implement a Quality Management System to support the establishment of a cGMP manufacturing capability within our BioCity facility.

Key responsibilities will include –

• Designing and implementing a QMS for the company’s cGMP activities, which complies with the relevant regulatory requirements, and meets the needs of the business.

• Ensuring that all of the company’s cGMP activities are carried out within the framework of the QMS.

• Fronting regulatory inspections and client audits.

• Designing, implementing, maintaining and monitoring QMS systems for change controls, CAPA management, internal and external audits, supplier/subcontractor approvals, and quality issues/investigations.

• Working with the GMP production manager to define, document, and implement cGMP manufacturing procedures (facility, equipment, and operations) in compliance with regulatory requirements.

Qualifications and experience

• Significant experience of managing quality systems in the pharmaceutical industry.
• Thorough knowledge of the regulatory framework around cGMP and the manufacture of investigational medicinal products
• Experience of managing change and implementing systems and procedures across an organisation
• A relevant degree, ideally in pharmaceutical or biological sciences
• Experience of regulatory inspections and audits

We Offer:

• Competitive salary
• Full time permanent position
• Flexible working
• Company pension plan
• 33 Days annual holiday (including bank holidays)

Applicants must have the right to work in the UK upon being offered employment.