Associate Director of Quality

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£0 - £80000 per annum
24 Dec 2020
23 Jan 2021
Chris Carey
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for an Associate Director of Quality to join a leading pharmaceutical company based in the Berkshire area. As the Associate Director of Quality you will be report in to the Quality Director with a dotted line to the Site Director, and will take accountability for the leaderships of the quality function covering Compliance and Analytical Services for this manufacturing site. This is a leadership level role working closely with multiple international regulatory authorities with a key focus on improvement and continuous improvement.


Your duties as the Associate Director of Quality will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. To define, lead and manage all aspects of our clients business by leading an appropriately formed management team across all Quality functions (Compliance, Chemistry and Validation). In doing so you will lead the strategic direction and business objectives across Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs and take the lead responsibility for site Quality Systems.

2. Some of your key objectives will be to ensure a reduction in regulatory hurdles in the application of new technologies, you have a well trained / motivated workforce as well as the ingoing he enhancement of our client's reputation with the private sector and others.

3. You will liaise and interact positively with appropriate regulatory authorities to ensure company compliance as well as promoting and upholding the highest standards of professionalism in order to create, maintain and enhance the reputation of the business, division and wider company amongst its customers and stakeholders both nationally and internationally.

4. As the Associate Director of Quality you will deliver continuous improvement in all areas of the business to enhance the quality, delivery, rate of growth and competitiveness as well as to promote and facilitate cross project collaboration with the objective of enhancing the outcomes of projects and programmes


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Associate Director of Quality we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree in a scientific field (i.e Chemistry, Biological Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Technology) with a PhD or MBA being desirable (not essential) with proven industry experience in a management / leadership role of a quality function in a GMP environment. It is expected you have led a successful quality function interacting with the MHRA, FDA and experience with other global authorities would be an advantageous but not a must.

2. This role will offer long term career development to become the Quality Director and therefore an ambition for career development and exposure to working on a side leadership team would be advantageous. Those who work in the Biologics field will be of great interest however through effective and proven matrix management smaller molecule experience is still also considered.

Key Words: Quality Assurance / Director of Quality / GMP / Biologics / Life Sciences / Associate Director of QA / GMP Compliance / Validation / Compliance Manager / Analytical Services / FDA / MHRA / Regulatory Authorities / Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance / Biological Compliance

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer that is happy to welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors and is made up of a collaboration of scientists supporting science. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.

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