Validation Specialist

Hobson Prior
England, London
£40000 - £50000 per annum
Closing date
12 Oct 2020

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Manufacturing, Validation
Full Time
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Hobson Prior is currently working with a gene therapy organisation who are determined to develop possible curative treatments for patients who are living with serious illnesses. This pioneering company is looking for a Validation Specialist to work within the Facility Engineering department to support GMP manufacturing activities and ensure compliance with regards to the Validation program.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Accountable to support the qualification activities of various equipment and systems for the manufacturing, quality control and engineering departments.
  • Overseeing the execution of validation protocols.
  • Completion of validation summary reports.
  • Reviewing and approving external validation documents.
  • Responsible for writing validation documents IQ/OQ/PQ.
  • Working closely with the Engineering, Production, QC and QA departments to ensure a timely delivery of the qualification reports and the effective closure of quality records, as well as the completion of CAPAs and non-conformances generated during validation/qualification activities.
  • Assisting system owners with system/equipment URS and DQ documents and using a risk-based approach to determine the appropriate validation requirements.
  • Managing validation reviews, re-qualifications and revalidations to ensure maintenance of the 'validated state' and ongoing GMP compliance.
  • Assist with CSV and GAMP compliance where required.

Key Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Good organisational and planning skills.
  • Good written communication and report writing skills.
  • Problem solving.


  • Qualified to Degree/H.N.C. in an engineering/validation/QA discipline.
  • In Gene Therapy/Pharmaceutical background would be desirable.
  • Additional languages would be an advantage but is not essential.

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.

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