Senior Quality Assurance Officer GMP

Apex International Recruitment Ltd
Hybrid working - 2 days office Surrey, 3 days WFH
Competitive salary and benefits
Start date
13 Mar 2023
Closing date
12 Apr 2023

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  • Full-time permanent position
  • Hybrid working - 2 days office (Surrey), 3 days WFH
  • Competitive package



As one of our Senior Quality Assurance (QA) Officers you will provide vital QA support and experience to our Operations teams in the UK and EU, allowing them to optimise the performance of their respective Quality Management Systems. You will provide GMP expertise, allowing the consolidated team to strengthen its GMDP capabilities and reducing the dependency on external service providers. In doing so, increasing harmonisation between our QMS’s.

  • Ensure day-to-day QA activities across the business entities are performed to assure compliance
  • Proactivity to ensure that the company is in a permanent state of inspection-readiness
  • Support the RP/RPi and Director QA with all functions needed for the smooth running of such functions, liaising with the RPs in other regions to harmonise systems wherever possible. 
  • Reduce the dependency on third parties, by internalising QA functions and tapering workload away from contract service providers
  • Ensure that the performance of the quality management systems in each business entity is optimised by monitoring the timely execution of change controls, deviations, risk assessments and CAPA

Full job description available on application



  • Life science degree; including pharmacy, chemistry or other equivalent qualification required
  • Minimum 2-3 years UK Quality Assurance experience within pharma
  • Demonstrable understanding of GMP
  • GDP experience desirable but not essential
  • Experience of having carried out, or been exposed to, the key activities/responsibilities listed above
  • Only candidates with existing right to work in the UK/EU will be considered


Please complete the details below to apply. For further information or a discreet discussion regarding your recruitment requirements, please call Alex on 01227 844466 or email

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Apex Recruitment are a specialist agency providing opportunities within the pharmaceutical, biopharma, biotech and medical device industries recruiting in the areas of medical affairs, drug safety, clinical and quality.


Apex are a specialist recruitment agency who supply permanent, contract and interim staff to pharma, biotech and CROs across the UK

Our core specialist fields include:

  • Medical Information / Medical Affairs (including Med Info, Scientific Advisors, Medical Advisors, Final Signatory pharmacists and Medics, MSLs, medical directors)
  • Pharmacovigilance / Drug Safety (including QPPVs)
  • Regulatory Affairs

Other specialist fields we recruit for include:

  • QA & QC (including QPs)
  • Healthcare Compliance
  • Clinical Research (including CTMs/CSMs/CRAs/CTAs, CRPs)
  • Health Economics / Market Access
  • Pharmacy (Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians and Dispensers)

We have the ability to recruit for the areas above from junior level through to Director level.

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01227 844466
Clover House
John Wilson Business Park

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