QA Officer

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
  3. United Kingdom
London, England
Posting date: 29 Nov 2019
This vacancy has now expired

A computer software company is advertising a vacancy for a QA Officer in their office in London. The organisation provides industry leading expertise in Real World and non-interventional studies whilst working with top pharma, CROs, and e-clinical platforms. This is an exciting opportunity to work with an organisation and provide real QA experience.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform due diligence checks and ensure that suppliers of services or software products are qualified.
  • Perform the quality activities associated with Computer System Validation (CSV) and Quality Risk Management for computerised systems in a software development environment.
  • Review and approve changes to computerised systems through the change control process to assess the impact on the validated state.
  • Ensure that, where required, software applications are validated according to current regulatory requirements.
  • Facilitate the drafting, approval, execution, and reporting of validation documentation as required.
  • To assist with the qualification of IT infrastructure, as implemented in a cloud computing architecture, according to current regulatory requirements.
  • To provide quality support during the definition of what qualification/validation stages are required for software applications and hardware infrastructure to ensure compliance with GxP rules, regulations, and guidance.
  • Provide quality support as required to facilitate investigation and resolution of testing deviations associated with the qualification and validation of company software and infrastructure solutions.
  • Assist in customer / regulatory audits as required.
  • To assist with performance of periodic reviews of the validation and qualification status of computerised systems.
  • Assist with the resolution of Corrective and Preventative Actions (CAPA) to ensure appropriate investigations are carried out and remedial actions implemented in a timely manner.
  • To assist with the generation of Quality Management System Indicator metrics for review by management.
  • To assist with the development of processes to facilitate the company obtaining a 'CE' mark status.
  • To maintain documentation associated with information governance in a current state.
  • To maintain documentation associate with HIPPA requirements in a current state.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Graduate in Life-Sciences subject (e.g. Chemistry, Biology, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmacy…) or a Computer Sciences discipline.
  • At least 3 years of experience in applying quality systems and computer system validation strategies in regulated software development industries.
  • Good Clinical Practice (GCP) knowledge.
  • Knowledge of Medical Device regulations would be an advantage.
  • 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 Staffing 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.