QA Manager

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
  3. United Kingdom
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Posting date: 12 Aug 2019

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a specialty pharmaceutical company's Cambridge office as a QA Manager. The organisation specialises in developing and commercialising innovative drugs to be used in out-patient and hospital-based sedation, anaesthesia, and critical care services. This position is an exciting opportunity to bring expertise and skill to a highly prestigious organisation and bolster a career in the QA field.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide QA support to all other departments within the company.
  • Assist in the maintenance and management of the company's QMS.
  • Batch review for API, bulk and packed/labelled material and co-ordination and control of certification/release process together with QPs.
  • Write/review/approve internal Quality documents/records (deviations, CAPAs, Change control, SOPs, complaints).
  • Conduct Self-Inspections/internal and site audits.
  • Conduct supplier/vendor approval via different assessment methods including site audits.
  • Support QA team in maintain and manage Quality and Technical agreements including writing, review and approval.
  • Support QA team in monitoring and management of all QA aspects of contract manufacturing organisation (CMO) and contract laboratories with regards to API, bulk, and packaging.
  • QA review and approval of external documentation and records (deviations, Change Controls, specifications, master batch records QC methods, validation protocols and reports, FMEA etc).
  • QA support for licensees.
  • Prepare for any GxP inspection or Due Diligence by regulatory authorities and Licensees.
  • Support/host GxP inspection or Due Diligence by regulatory authorities and Licensees at both Cambridge and Aachen sites.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelors honours degree
  • Professional/industry experience: 0 - 5 years working within Quality in the Pharmaceutical and/or Research and development industries
  • Relevant skills and knowledge: o Supplier/vendor approval, including site auditing o Batch review
    • Practical use of EUDRA/FDA/ICH guidelines and regulations o Performing Self-Inspections
    • Deviation/CAPA writing, investigation, and approval
    • Change Control writing and approval/closure.
    • Document Control.
    • Artwork/Labelling o QC - including review/approval of; release testing, method validation.
    • Knowledge of Manufacturing Processes.
  • 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.

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