Reference Number: JO-2001-444467
Director, Quality Assurance
Rate: Negotiable
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Central London / West End

Director, Quality Assurance
Central London
Salary details available on discussion + excellent benefits package

My client are a leading global CRO based in Central London who are currently seeking an experienced Director, QA to join their business on a permanent working basis. The company have over 2500 employees globally.

If you are looking for the opportunity to develop yourself, a team and a department then this could be just the role for you. With excellent internal progression opportunities and the opportunity to be part of the global QA senior leadership team with commercial and operational oversight, now really is the time to get in contact to explore further.

The Director, Quality Assurance will act as a leader in the QA Department and will assist in overseeing all global QA processes and functions. You will oversee the development and growth of the GCP QA Department and will support the Executive Director in the management of QA employees. The ideal candidate will have 8+ years of experience in Quality Assurance, and will possess strong knowledge of global GCP regulations and guidelines, including experience with GCP CAPA programs and application of Part 11 to computerized systems used in Clinical trials. This position will be full-time.

Other key responsibilities will include:
Development and execution of QA strategy, audit program (to include; site, vendor, process, systems, regulatory submission, clinical trial documents, directed and for cause audits) across GXP.
Promote proactive, continuous quality improvements, lead strategic and proactive thinking as well as provision of strong input and guidance to situations that arise that require in-depth knowledge of SOPs, GCP and ideally PV regulations and guidelines globally.
Drive interactions with global QA colleagues at other locations to ensure consistency in the application of the QA strategy and to promote standardisation of the auditing approach within QA.
Effective leadership of complex, large-scale CQA initiatives with significant business impact with minimal oversight, provide training and mentorship to less experienced CQA staff and develop and deliver awareness sessions on various GCP and PV topics both internally and externally.

Successful applicants must be able to demonstrate management experience as well as strong understanding of pharmaceutical QA, GCP and PV experience within a clinical trial/clinical operations environment ideally as well as experience of both developing audit procedures, to include hosting and conducting across local and global regions.

You must also be able to show:
The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
Extensive/demonstratable knowledge of clinical pharmaceutical procedures.
Demonstrated knowledge, understanding and application of GCP and PV guidelines and regulations.
Fluent English communications skills (written & spoken).
Ability to interpret complex data and present key findings.

To apply for this role, please call Bob Beevers at Clinical Professionals on +44 207 822 1710 or send an updated version of your CV via email to bob@scientificprofessionals.com

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