Site Head of Quality - Pharmaceuticals - South East

Location Kent
Discipline: Pharmaceutical
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££60000 - £100000 per annum
Contact name: Paul Mears

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Job ref: PM-QA00009_1618848373
Published: 26 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

A senior vacancy exists to fill a prominent position for a Site Head of Quality with remit over strategy as well as day-to-day quality and Here is an opportunity for senior scientist from GMP laboratories with a solid background in areas such as solid dosage batch release, or development of GMP-compliant HPLC methods, to step up into a Head of Quality position at a prominent pharmaceutical firm based in the South East region. The Head of Quality role has senior operational leadership duties, as well as direct team management on a daily basis.

Your day to day duties as the Head of Quality will be:

  • Senior level management as analytical subject matter expert
  • Directing the lab-based analytical team leaders
  • Full management of budget strategy and costings
  • Building a close team of analysts through to QPs around a culture of continuous improvement

You will be an ideal candidate with this background:

  • A track record in pharmaceutical product release within the EU
  • In-depth knowledge of GMP issues pertinent to pharmaceutical manufacture
  • A good team-working approach and excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • An ambition to build a team of brilliant scientists around a culture of continuous improvement

Please apply immediately with a CV (Word document format, 4 pages maximum) so as to not miss out on the opportunity as this firm are screening applications currently.

Note my client is unable to sponsor visas for those without eligibility to work in the UK.

When choosing your scientific recruitment specialist, why should it be Dr Paul Mears, Head of Chemical recruitment, at Science Solutions?

The team I manage here focus solely on matching scientists to positions in the UK speciality chemical industry, and related areas such as drug discovery and agrochemicals, which is where my own experience and network position me best for clients and job seekers alike. Supplemented by a background working in the speciality chemicals and fragrance and flavours sectors, I completed academic studies with a PhD in organic chemistry at the University of Manchester, which came after graduating with a BSc at the University of Leeds' famous Colour & Polymer Chemistry department. Following a short post-doctoral research post I built up six years' experience in recruiting scientists into new jobs. Full references and testimonials of successful assignments such as Technical Directors, Heads of Operations and quick turnarounds for urgent laboratory needs can be found on my LinkedIn profile - search Paul Mears.