QP / Technical Director


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United Kingdom,West Sussex,West Sussex,

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Regulatory, Quality, Technical, Pharmaceutical, Strategic, QP, GMP, Qualified Person, Batch Release,

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21 Jan, 2019

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West Sussex

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Pharma Manufacturing Jobs

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A brand-new opportunity has emerged to work for a rapidly expanding pharmaceutical company, who are wholly owned by a global pharma organisation with presence in over 40 countries and currently 8 manufacturing plants. Our client specialises in the manufacture of generic medicines and are gaining an increasingly strong presence in the UK market. They operate within retail pharmacy, whole sale and hospital sectors and stand on the principles of providing high quality prescriptive medicines at an affordable price.

Internationally, the company are ranked one of the best in the therapeutic segments of cardiovascular and central nervous system but are aiming towards expanding its presence in the therapeutic segments of oncology and rheumatology.

Job Title: QP / Technical Director

Reference No: 243290

Location: West Sussex

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: Depending on Experience - TBD

This role has become available due to company growth, and with a turnover of nearly £17 million this year, they are looking to expand even further. The position will offer lots of autonomy and flexibility to allow you to make decisions and grow as the business does.

With a main focus on Quality Assurance, this position will be heading up all technical departments and will be responsible for Technical Projects and Strategic programs worldwide.

Job Responsibilities:

* Manage technical teams (RA, QA, PV) and communications with Contract Manufacturing Organisations (CMOs).
* Qualified Person (QP) to release batches
* To finalise regulatory and manufacturing strategy for Technology Transfer with each CMO
* To mentor, train and develop Technical Operations team
* To keep abreast of the regulations of the Medicines and Healthcare Regulatory Agency
* To agree department budgets and ensure spend is within agreed limits
* To identify and report key milestones status in all product launches
* To scope and make recommendations to management for potential vendors for new product opportunities

This is just an outline of the roles' responsibilities.

Person Specification:

* You must be QP Certified

* Good understanding of European regulatory guidelines, regulations and procedures
* Experience in the manufacturing and technology transfer of oral solids to CMOs
* Sound knowledge of GMP and GDP
* Ability to manage conflicting priorities
* Understanding of the drug development and manufacturing process
* Experience working within QA and regulatory Affairs

Please apply to Danni Arnold, Consultant; danni@rhl.co.uk; 01233 658037

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