Lead QP

Lead QP

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  • Sector:

    Quality & Validation

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    Market related

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    Joe Lane

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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Vacancy Details

My client, a global CMO are looking for a Lead QP on a short term 6-12 month contract.

Title: Lead QP

Salary: Competitive

Location: Swindon


  • To provide leadership to the Qualified Person team, providing guidance and direction on the priorities for release, resolution of technical and compliance issues.  Acting as a QP within the group, in balance with line leadership duties.
  • To act as key point of contact for Operational, Customer Services and Development personnel with regard to the release of batches, providing regular updates on release status. Ensure release of product to meet CRD schedule.
  • Membership, in conjunction with other Qualified Persons, of Development and Technical Project teams providing guidance on GMP, regulatory compliance and Quality matters.
  • Manage and develop the QP team, including performance reviews and assessments.
  • Excellent leadership skills – including the ability to embrace and lead change projects
  • Ability to communicate at all levels with both internal and external customers
  •  Ability to work well under pressure with competing priorities and deadlines
  • Credible with both customers and Regulatory Agencies from a technical and managerial perspective
  • Constantly review systems within the QP team to ensure compliance, business effectiveness and     improvements are made.

Looking but this isn’t the right position for you?

If you are interested in a new opportunity but your experience doesn't fit this role, please email your CV to joe.lane@catalystcareers.com or call 0203 589 9282 for a confidential discussion about potential opportunities.


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Catalyst Life Sciences are a global recruitment company operating in the Life Sciences space, with specialist consultants working within the technical and regulatory areas. This includes the following markets;

  • Pharmacovigilance/Drug Safety
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Quality Assurance
  • Quality Control
  • Medical Information
  • Medical Writers
  • Medical Affairs
  • Compliance
  • Audit
  • Validation
  • Production
  • Manufacturing
  • Clinical Trials
  • Clinical Research
  • Project Management
  • Finance

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I personally specialise in recruiting QA and validation professionals for roles globally so please do get in touch should you be considering new roles, or looking to fill ones at your current company!