Technical Director


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United Kingdom,West Sussex,West Sussex,

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Regulatory, Quality, Technical, Pharmaceutical, Strategic, QP, GMP

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27 Dec, 2018

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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: 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.

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).

Act as a 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:


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;; 01233 658037

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