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Head of Quality Control

Hyper Recruitment Solutions
South West England
Not specified
Closing date
12 Oct 2023

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We are currently looking for a Head of Quality Control to join a leading Biopharmaceutical company based in the South West of the UK. As the Head of Quality Control you will be responsible for the management of Analytical QC, and Microbiology departments; ensuring the governance of QC procedures meet regulatory requirements and implementing business improvements.


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

1. You will act as the SME and lead QC methods, manage the capacity for cross-functional projects to deliver analytical and microbiological verifications in support of the US BLA.

2. You will direct in-process, raw materials, finished product and stability testing, method transfer and validation ensuring compliance to cGMP standards, whilst maintaining audits for departments.

3. You apply your knowledge and understanding of FDA, and MHRA regulatory requirements in relation to QC, manage QC budgets, and drive continuous improvements in Quality Control.

4. You will be responsible for the direct, and indirect line management of several members of different teams, and ensure sufficient training practices are implemented to a high standard.


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

1. Relevant degree in a relevant life sciences discipline.

2. Extensive industry experience working in a Pharmaceutical QC laboratory, with direct line management responsibilities.

3. A working knowledge and practical understanding of FDA, and MHRA regulatory requirements in relation to QC

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Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for talent development. We therefore welcome applications for any interested parties 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 recruitment professionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.


Hyper Recruitment Solutions is a specialist and highly compliant recruitment consultancy dedicated to the Science and Technology sectors.

Hyper Recruitment Solutions (HRS), founded and run by Ricky Martin and in partnership with Lord Alan Sugar, has a wealth of recruitment expertise as well as compliance and commercial awareness. We offer a range of permanent, temporary and contract staff.

Our vision is to provide recruitment solutions which will assist in the improvement and quality of life for all. To do so, HRS will focus on the support of sectors whose primary focus is in making the world a better place. This could be working for a Pharmaceutical company who is developing new and existing therapeutics or an FMCG business who is making the latest consumer products in a sustainable and efficient way. We want to provide a service to those areas of actual need which will have an impact on us all.

We provide services across a broad range of industries including the following specialist sectors:

• Biotechnology
• Pharmaceutical
• Medical Device
• Clinical Research
• Food / FMCG
• Engineering
• Science

With all jobseekers we are looking to form close relationships where we can offer you the most accurate and useful advice. We intend to not only find and present the most ideal career options to you, but we want to provide advice on the entire recruitment process. We are a business who listens and advises and as shown on our website we have a clear ‘candidate commitment’ to ensure your search is in the most professional and capable hands. Some of the key areas we focus on include:

• Quality Assurance (including Qualified Persons)
• Clinical Research (all phases and therapeutic fields)
• Bioinformatics
• Research & Development
• Consumer Insight and Sensory
• Lean and Continuous Improvement
• Engineering (all disciplines)
• Manufacturing, Scale up and Technology Transfer
• Packaging and Sustainability 
• Medical Affairs
• Sales and Business Development
• Information Systems & Technology
• Executive Appointments

HRS has been awarded membership to the REC (Recruitment and Employment Confederation) and APSCo (Association of Professional Staffing Companies). This is to assure all clients and candidates that our processes and practices comply with all relevant government and recruitment industry regulations.

Lord Sugar, Ricky Martin and everyone at HRS look forward to working with you. Please do not hesitate to visit our website or contact us via
Telephone: 02032 255 120

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Company info
0203 910 2980
Amshold House
Goldings Hill

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