QA Director (home-based)

£80000 - £90000 per annum
19 Apr 2021
05 May 2021
Jacob Tutt
Quality, QA / QC
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Senior Management

Hobson prior are seeking a QA Director to join a pharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and affordable treatments for diseases with significant unmet need. This role will be on a permanent basis and will require you to be fully home-based.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Accountable to maintain a Quality System that ensures GMP, GLP and GCP compliance.
  • To set the QA strategy in accordance with Company objectives.
  • Set and manage the annual QA budget.
  • Ensure the QA department is appropriately resourced at all times.
  • Direct and manage the QA team to ensure continued professional development and motivation.
  • Provide QA expertise and guidance to the Research, Development & Supply Chain teams.
  • Ensure an effective change control system is in place.
  • Ensure all vendors contracted by organisations for R&D activities are GXP compliant.
  • To host Regulatory Authority inspections at organisations sites.
  • Maintain an up to date knowledge of all applicable FDA/EU/other international regulations and laws pertaining to Quality Assurance.
  • Training and/or information sharing with colleagues to ensure the organisation implements appropriate processes to maintain compliance.

Key Skills:

  • Good understanding of GMP requirements as they relate to both clinical trials and commercial product supply.
  • Good communicator who is comfortable to challenge the status quo.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of GLP is an advantage.
  • Knowledge of Veeva Vault is an advantage.


  • Minimum BSc or equivalent.
  • At least 7 years' experience working in Quality Assurance.
  • At least 5 years' experience managing Quality Assurance in a pharmaceutical drug development company.

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