Global Systems Auditor

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
  3. United Kingdom
Reading, Berkshire
Posting date: 20 Aug 2019

A leading global biopharmaceutical company is seeking to recruit a Country Clinical Quality Manager to its office in the UK. The company specialises in bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a company that continues to be at the forefront of research to advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and communities around the world.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Plan, prepare , conduct, report, and follow-up of system audits on a global level and for any of the processes owned by Research and Development, Medical Affairs and Pharmacovigilance, Clinical Sciences, and other interfacing departments within and outside of Pharma and Consumer Health e.g. Sales, Marketing, Product Supply).
  • Plan the budget and resources needed.
  • Travel and visit company sites on a worldwide basis.
  • Develop all relevant tools necessary for the collection of audit data in line with the approved audit plans.
  • Communicate system audit results (incl. identification of process improvement opportunities and proposed actions) to all relevant personnel.
  • Lead and drive audit activities, such as trending activities regarding to Pharmacovigilance, Regulatory, and other GxP activities.
  • Support Regulatory authority inspection activities as needed with focus on Pharmacovigilance and Regulatory topics.

Skills and Requirements:

  • BS in a biomedical science, or equivalent education, with at least 7 years of pharmaceutical industry experience, or a MS in a biomedical science, or equivalent education, with at least 5 years of pharmaceutical industry experience.
  • Minimum of 4 years of product development related activities and a 2 year proven record in Research & Development auditing activities.
  • Ability to assimilate large amounts of data efficiently, exercise sound judgement, and maintain composure to effectively handle sensitive issues, such as instances of serious process non-compliance.
  • Willingness to travel up to 40%.
  • Previous experience with tasks assigned to lead auditors in system audits (e.g. development of standards and tools, conduct, reporting and follow-up of system audits).
  • Knowledge and experience in the application of requirements relevant to the audited processes (e.g. FDA, ICH, EU-GVP) as well as familiarity with the essential documents related to those processes.
  • Familiarity with medical terminology, routine medical tests and procedures, computer systems used in the relevant areas and use of computerized databases.
  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, such as MS Office.

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Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.