Director of Quality Management

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United Kingdom
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About the role…

As the Director of Quality Management, you will support the Executive Director of Quality Management in ensuring quality remains high profile globally throughout the organisation.

This position will have responsibility for a broad Quality Management System, focused on driving compliance across MRN, by following a defined methodology, as well as specific compliance with regulations relating to GXP and clinical trials in general.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Direct line management and development of a talented global Quality Management team
  • Being the Process owner for the Quality Management System
  • Partnering with the Executive Director of Quality Management, providing input to the Quality Management strategy and supporting implementation of the strategy
  • Leading Quality Management projects utilizing personal expertise, experience and knowledge and supporting projects sponsored by other functions based on technical and regulatory expertise
  • Conducting, leading and supporting internal MRN and external Vendor Audits as required
  • Hosting audits of MRN by MRN’s clients
  • Liaising with internal and external regulatory experts
  • Accessing and reviewing all issue management processes in the organisation, all metrics and quality gate activity to provide analysis of corporate weak points and priorities for action
  • Representing the company externally to all stakeholders, including customers and regulators.
  • Stand as Deputy Chair of MRN Regulatory Board
  • Attendance of regular CAPA and associated operational meetings
  • Development of Quality Metrics to provide insights into corporate and departmental priorities
  • Ongoing reviewing of processes to support continuous improvement

Skills, Experience, and Qualifications…

We are looking for a talented, highly experienced and commercial aware quality and compliance leader who is results driven, solution focused and has the passion, knowledge and expertise to drive QM across the organisation.

It is essential you have:

  • A Degree level education in science or related subject, or have equivalent experience
  • Significant quality management experience at a senior level within Pharmaceutical or the CRO arena
  • Extensive knowledge of ICH-GCP and guiding principles
  • Prior experience of QMS methodology and implementation
  • Line management experience, including remote and overseas management
  • Quality audit planning and oversight
  • Experience of managing CAPA’s and Issue management


Where: United Kingdom (Remote options available)

Contract type: This is a full-time, permanent position


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