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QC Manager

Wiltshire - Salisbury
up to £54000 per annum, 38 days holiday, pension, training
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RHL has a long-standing relationship with a leading UK based biopharma manufacturing company, which focus on unique life-saving vaccination products. Based on ongoing expansion they are recruiting for a QC Microbiology Manager to join them to support the new Director of Quality in taking the business forward into their next phase of growth. This is a fantastic opportunity for a strong Manager to closely collaborate with the Leadership team to impact upon quality of life across a number of specialist pharmaceutical products. On top of that is a generous base salary and a very generous package to include 38 days holiday.

Since being established in 2015, the company has doubled in size and is now looking for someone to lead the Microbiology Department to successfully deliver quality products on time in full. This role will provide Line Management for 4 area managers supervising established teams within the microbiology department. The overall team equates to approximately 30 quality professionals. You will be joining the Quality Division, who are responsible for ensuring that the manufactured product is safe, efficacious, and fit for patient use as a pharmaceutical material.

Key responsibilities

  • Lead the QC Microbiology Group and ensure all quality activities are performed in compliance with regulations and other requirements including: The Rules & Guidance for Pharmaceutical Manufacturers' and Distributors, cGMP guidance, and other regulations governing activities;
  • Lead projects and deliver required outcomes in their own specialist area;
  • Lead, motivate, coach, mentor and manage the performance and output of the Microbiology Team (including direct managerial reports) and ensure that all team objectives are met in agreed timescales;
  • Maintain and develop the local standard operating procedures to secure effective working practices as well as compliance with relevant national, European and US legislation;
  • Monitor the performance of the systems under area of responsibility using KPIs and report to management;
  • Develop and implement an ongoing Quality Improvement Plan related to the systems under area of responsibility;
  • Lead the development and implementation of an ongoing Health & Safety Plan for the team to secure the right level of performance, highlight failures and make recommendations for solutions;
  • In line with overall responsibilities, perform additional tasks assigned by the line manager. 

You will need

  • Have a degree, or equivalent, in an appropriate scientific discipline;
  • Strong Microbiology experience;
  • Demonstrable experience with managing and leading trained industry professionals;
  • Experience of managing and operating quality systems for compliance, to regulatory requirements;
  • Experience with dealing with internal customers, negotiating and agreeing work programmes, reporting progress and dealing with issues to ensure delivery and customer satisfaction;
  • Substantial practical experience within a GMP environment, particularly in the context of biologics and steriles manufacture;
  • Knowledge and experience of aseptic manufacture;
  • Knowledge of EU/US pharmaceutical regulatory requirements for biologics and sterile products.

Please apply to Kosh Santra below - kosh@rhl.co.uk

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