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Head of Quality Assurance, EssexRef: 23311


Added:12 Jun 2018

Region: East Anglia

Sector: Pharmaceutical

Sub Sector: Quality Assurance

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Head of Quality & Compliance to join a growing Pharmaceutical company based in Essex, specialising in the production of wholesale, hospital and pharmacy products. A strong QA, compliance and leadership background is essential for this role. Responsibilities: *To oversee, manage and lead the Quality and Compliance Department and service providers for the company and take lead to ensure the company is fully compliant with all appropriate regulatory authorities relating to all company activities. *To lead and promote joined up quality thinking and decision making across all company site operations. *To build a high performing, motivated and skilled Quality team *To lead by example, inspire the Quality team to outperform *To take full accountability for the Quality, Compliance, and RP activities for the UK business, liaising closely with the EU Quality team. *To take lead to ensure the company is fully compliant as an MA holder, meeting regulatory and quality standards whilst maintaining compliance to GMP, GDP, GCP and license commitments. *To take lead on and full accountability for the company's UK complete Quality Management System. *To assume the Site Subject Matter Expert role, liaising directly with internal and external customers on all subjects including batch certification. *To oversee the Regulatory Authority Inspections. Experience Required: *Strong leadership qualities: to embody the culture and values of the business, to be highly effective as a team motivator *and coach *First rate interpersonal skills (both written and verbal): an ability to assertively represent the business at the highest level on *the one hand, and to communicate and be approachable to all members of the team on the other *Resilience: an ability to remain calm and organised under pressure *Methodical and process orientated *Granular approach to planning, execution, detail focused, clear thinker *Excellent documentation skills *A strong team player with the ability to respond to others in a supportive and flexible manner *Continuous Improvement of all Quality operations: an ability to self-audit Desirable: * An outstanding and credible reputation within the industry * A first- rate strategic skill set. * Registered QP For further information about this role, please contact Tim Barratt on +44(0)1727 817 626 or email

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