QA Consultant

Hobson Prior
£70.80 - £74.96 per hour
Closing date
5 Oct 2020

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Quality, QA / QC
Full Time
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Hobson Prior are recruiting for a QA Consultant to join an international healthcare organisation who are focused on offering medical solutions in order to transform patients' lives. This position will be responsible for quality assurance involved primarily with the review of bulk or packaged commercial drug products, raw material batches if required, and maintaining working relationships with QA departments at contract facilities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • You will support the design of Master Batch Records for bulk or packaged commercial drug products.
  • Accountable for the review "on the floor" (if applicable) of executed batch records and associated QA samples (API, raw materials, bulk, semi-finished and finished products).
  • Handles deviations, CAPA, and Change Control related to the client and to ensure the execution and the follow up of escalation processes up to both the client local and global level.
  • Handles in cooperation with partners for GMP activities.
  • Writes new, revises and makes recommendations for SOP and quality documents for Quality department and supported departments of Couvet manufacturing site.
  • Handles qualification and validation documentation for QA review of relevant documents / reports (DQ, IQ, OQ, PQ, Cleaning Validation, Process Validation) and supports execution.
  • Supports in cooperation with Corporate Quality the approval and qualification of suppliers of bulk drug products, quality control laboratories, packaging services and packaging materials including participation to auditing and establishing Technical/Quality Agreements.
  • Supports in collaboration with the client, the approval of GMP.
  • Material suppliers for the client's production site and ensures periodic evaluation of GMP Material Suppliers as required in collaboration with the clients GMP/GDP audit function.
  • Supports the internal GMP-audits process including the yearly internal audit plans, the writing of audits reports (paper or electronically) and the follow up and the implementation of the internal audit CAPAs.
  • Any other assigned tasks.

Key Skills:

  • Strong written & oral communication skills in both French and English.
  • Works independently, yet effectively in a team environment, makes proposals and facilitate decision when escalation is needed.
  • Excellent investigational skills and QA problem solving skills.
  • Ability to focus attention to details.
  • Excellent interpersonal collaborative, organizational and training skills.


  • A minimum of 3 years' experience in Quality Control and/or Quality Assurance in a pharmaceutical company or other related industry.
  • BSc/BA or MSc in Science or relevant discipline.
  • In-depth understanding of cGMPs and Swiss, EU, and FDA regulatory requirements.
  • Good understanding of solid oral dosage form packaging and warehousing, or bulk and QC processes.
  • Knowledge of most common office software.

Apply now:

If you are interested in learning more or applying to this exciting opportunity then please click "Apply" and upload a copy of your CV. Alternatively, for further details or to talk directly to a life sciences recruitment specialist directly, please select "Contact me" at the top of this page.

Hobson Prior is a leading life sciences recruiter focused on finding exceptional people and matching them with the finest positions across the globe. Hobson Prior is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Providing recruitment solutions across the life sciences industry

Hobson Prior is a leading specialist life sciences recruiter focused on finding and placing outstanding candidates across Europe and the Asia Pacific. We work proactively and with integrity, communicate in a professional and honest manner and invest time to understand and match the exact requirements of our clients and candidates.

Our highly selective clients trust us to source and secure interim and permanent candidates who’ll make a real difference to the success of their business. Our candidates, the best in the industry, often choose to work with us exclusively because we offer the best opportunities in their specialist field.

Representing who we are and what we stand for, our values influence the way we serve our clients and candidates and the way we interact with each other.

We identified them collaboratively – as a team – and so feel 100% invested in them. Together, we think they provide the best possible outcomes all who work with us.

Our standards are set high. We work to a rigorous set of processes to ensure that our conduct is professional, ethical and delivered with integrity at all times.

We are dedicated to finding the very best solutions for our clients and candidates, always going the extra mile to deliver measureable value.

We are guided by our experience and knowledge to provide the best possible service and support to our candidates, clients and colleagues. Our approach is consultative and collaborative.

We focus solely on our chosen market, developing expert consultants who know their industry in depth and specialise within it.

We find great candidates, developing relationships with them regardless of whether they are actively looking. This means we are able to provide both candidates and clients with unique opportunities.

Driven by results, we have plans to expand across different global regions and markets and have confidence in our ability to grow successfully through our core focus.

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  • 7-9 Church Rd
  • TN1 1HT
  • GB
  • 01892 612 612
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