Reference Number: JO-2010-456677
QA Manager
Rate: Negotiable
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Surrey

Senior QA Manager/Head of Quality
Salary details available on discussion + Car Allowance and full flexible company benefits

My client are an exciting global R&D based Pharma who specialise in both human and animal health. They are a leading global pharmaceutical company based in Surrey who are currently seeking an experienced Senior QA Manager/Head of Quality, to join their business on a permanent working basis. The company have over 30,000 employees globally and currently have a real focus on handful of therapy areas with a number of exciting products in both the human and animal businesses.

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 QA senior leadership team with commercial and operational oversight, now really is the time to get in contact to explore further.

The role will be responsible for reporting directly to the Site Director and will take responsibility for leading and managing the strategic and operational performance of the QA Department, ensuring the successful delivery of business strategy, KPIs and objectives whilst adhering to regulatory compliance. You will also be held responsible for ensuring the efficient and effective day to day running of the department. .

Other key responsibilities will include:
Ensuring appropriate preparation, conduct of and follow-up of regulatory inspections, consistent with a quality culture.
Ensuring QA involvement is targeted to business needs.
Assist QA Director with compilation of GXP audit plan
Conduct internal audits of QMS elements and selected GMP processes
Co-host Competent Authority inspections by GMP Inspectorates
Represent QA at site Operations project meetings
Responsible for GMP aspects of the QMS
Supports overall company vision, strategic direction and leadership to employees in the organisation, supports communication within the organisation, collaborates with other senior leaders and aligns cross functions to ensure appropriate exchange of information and a culture of continuous improvement.
Provide GMP QA input into Change Controls, Deviations, investigations and CAPAs related to GMP activities
Deliver GMP training
Other QA tasks as required
Support formal training programmes by highlighting QA training requirements and act as a trainer on QA issues and regulations.

Successful applicants would ideally be able to demonstrate strong biologics experience as well as strong understanding of pharmaceutical QA, GMP and QMS experience within a bio-pharma operations environment as well as experience of both developing audit procedures, to include hosting and conducting across local and global regions. Candidate will also ideally have animal health experience and or understanding.

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 manufacturing pharmaceutical procedures.
Demonstrated knowledge, understanding and application of GMP guidelines and regulations.
Fluent English communications skills (written & spoken).
Ability to interpret complex data and present key findings.
A Commercial QP qualification is highly desirable but not a pre-requisite

To apply for this role, please call Bob Beevers at Clinical Professionals on +44 7890 551 627 or send an updated version of your CV via email tobob.beevers@cpl.com

If this role is not for you, we do operate a bonus referral scheme should we go on to successfully place someone that you recommend to us so please feel free to share these details within your network.

Candidates must be eligible to work on a permanent basis within the UK without sponsorship.

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