Head Of Quality Assurance

Location: London, England Salary:
Sector: Pharma & Biotech Type: Contract

Real Pharma has partnered with a leading CRO that provides analytical testing services to Pharmaceutical / Biotech organisations.

Due to an increase in work demand, our client is seeking an interim Head Of Quality for 6 months.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the day to day QA activities for the site
  • Ensure compliance to GLP, GCP and GMP regulations
  • Management of QMS - CAPAs, deviations, Root Cause Analysis, non-conformance
  • Hosting internal/external audits
  • Being the main POC for regulatory inspections
  • Ensuring QA documentations is reviewed
  • Performing supplier approvals
  • Maintenance of client Quality Agreements
  • Liaise and advise senior management on process improvements
  • Manage and perform OOS and investigations and non-conformity investigations
  • Inspecting plans, analytical phases and reports for projects including those requiring GLP compliance

The ideal post-holder will need:

  • A BSc (or equivalent) in a Chemistry / Pharmaceutical (or related) subject
  • Excellent background in GMP with GCP/GLP experience
  • Proven experience in a QA management or HOQ role within the life sciences industry
  • Previous experience working within a contract testing/ UKAS accredited facility
  • Ability to advise/train/mentor a small QA team and relevant departments on QA related activities and compliance

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