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Quality Manager

Company: Thornshaw Recruitment
Reference: TD9392
Closing Date: 21 Oct 17
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Negotiable

Job Summary:

Our client, a very successful pharmaceutical company now have an opportunity for a Quality Assurance Manager to join the organisation.


Our client, a very successful pharmaceutical company now have an opportunity for a Quality Assurance Manager to join the organisation.

Reporting to the Head of Quality, the Quality Assurance Manager will be responsible for the implementation of the Pharmaceutical Quality System. Working as a key member of the wider Quality Department, the Quality Assurance Manager will create short, medium and long term objectives / plans for the Quality Assurance function. 

Areas of responsibility will include, but are not limited to  
•    Conducts, manages and co-ordinates the activities of the Quality Assurance function making sure a high level of motivation and qualification is maintained with the team.  
•    Drive the optimisation of the Quality function while ensuring the smooth running, performance and productivity of the Quality Assurance Department.   
•    Participate in management reviews of process performance, product quality and of the quality management system in order to identify and action opportunities for continual improvement.  
•    Ensure adequate systems are in place for the control of outsourced activities and material suppliers.   
•    Ensure the initial and continuing training of quality assurance personnel is carried out in an effective manner.   
•    Approve written procedures and other documents including amendments to those documents (e.g., SOPs, WISOPs, Manufacturing records, Technical Agreements, Quality Policy and other quality related documents). 
•    Ensure a robust system for the control of documentation and record retention is in place. 
•    The candidate will work collaboratively with all site departments to ensure high levels of GMP, providing quality expertise and oversight of GMP activities across the site. 
•     Act as the QP in relation to product release 
A minimum of five years’ experience in a similar Quality role within the Pharmaceutical/Medical Devices Industry is required.  

Candidates should hold a Degree level qualification in a scientific or relevant discipline.
This is a dynamic role where the applicants must be able to demonstrate “subject matter” expertise in their area along with a strong understanding of cGMP, compliance systems and processes.  
 In order to be successful in this demanding role candidates will be expected to be qualified as a QP, demonstrate proven leadership ability, and management skills.  
Solid communication and interpersonal skills are also required.   
Strong attention to detail, refined planning and organisation abilities with a proven track record of multi-tasking, working to tight deadlines and delegating successfully are essential.  
A hands-on, proactive approach will be required.  Experience in the management of change would be a strong advantage. 
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Tel:  00 353 (1) 278 4671
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