Head of Quality

  • Location:

    Reading, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Pharmaceutical & Healthcare

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  • Salary:

    £100000 - £110000 per annum

  • Contact:

    James Ivall

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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  • Consultant:

    James Ivall

An exciting, rapidly expanding, brand-leading pharmaceuticals manufacturing business is currently looking to hire a Head of Quality to support the Quality Director across multiple functions and lead a large QA team at their state-of-the-art facilities based in the Reading area.

The Quality Director has specifically stated that this is a critical position needed to grow and shape the direction of a developing organisation to meet commercial demands. The Head of Quality will need to design a strategy plan to drive the evolution of the business and create a QA structure to support this. The business is already a leader in their field and provides a hugely in-demand product range to a global customer base, so this is an unrivalled opportunity for a high-calibre Senior QA professional and Qualified Person to have a huge impact on market expansion and patient safety.

The hugely commercially successful business has grown its output and turnover rapidly year on year and is now expanding to grow a network of customers internationally. Each department is evolving and the business promotes a culture of innovation and entrepreneurial attitude so is always looking to hire someone who is driven, ambitious and embraces change.

Reporting into the Quality Director and managing a large, expanding QA department and team of Qualified Persons within the business, this opportunity will suit a vastly experienced QA professional looking to join an evolving business that has a global reach and ability to promote quickly to a more senior level.

To be eligible for interview you must have the following experience:

  • Strong background in pharmaceutical QA with the ability to take full ownership of a business stream
  • Strong background and experience within sterile product manufacturing
  • Ability to assume the responsibilities of a Quality Director when needed
  • MUST be eligible to act as a Qualified Person under Directive 2001/83/EC for Medicinal products for human use

A salary of £100,000 is on offer for this position with an excellent benefits package.

This Head of Quality position is a critical hire to support business growth so interviews will begin within the next couple of weeks. Please apply direct or contact James Ivall at Goodman Masson on 02073 240538.


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