Qualified Person (QP) - Part time / Full time

Qualified Person (QP) - Part time / Full time Skipton, England

Dechra Pharmaceuticals PLC
Full Time Skipton, England 29200 - 32038 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

Job Introduction

Thanks for checking out our vacancy, we’re delighted you want to learn more about Dechra Pharmaceuticals PLC.

Dechra are a growing, global specialist within the world of veterinary pharmaceuticals. Our expertise is in the development, manufacture, marketing and sales of high quality products exclusively for veterinarians worldwide.

Here at Dechra, our values are embedded within our culture and thrive within our family of almost 2000 colleagues globally. From manufacturing to marketing, (D)edication, (E)njoyment, (C)ourage, (H)onesty, (R)elationships and (A)mbition are at the heart of our everyday operations and the way we do business

The Opportunity

Based out of our manufacturing site in Skipton, we are recruiting for an experienced Qualified Person to join our growing Dechra family. The Skipton manufacturing site manufacturers a variety of dosage forms including medically necessary animal drugs for the US, UK, Europe and other markets. Reporting to the Head of Quality Assurance, the successful candidate will drive the quality culture at site and at the divisional level in addition to batch certification activities.

Main Responsibilities

The Challenge

So, what will you be doing? This role has a broad and varied remit and the successful candidate will have responsibility for duties including:

  • Driving the transformational quality culture initiatives across the site across the site by liaising with cross functional teams
  • Through active engagement with the divisional Quality team and external stakeholder groups, define GxP practices and standards for the site and lead gap assessments and improvement projects as required.
  • Provide Quality leadership to cross-functional teams working on FMEA, root cause analysis, and other investigative tools to ensure an holistic and systemic quality approach is imbedded in everything we do.
  • Escalate to the Head of Quality and SLT any trends and quality issues that are detected during batch review, systemic in nature or observed in operations.
  • Performing QP batch certification of licensed medicines (per applicable regulations) and providing QP support as required for factory issues, expert reports, annual product reviews and documentation to support license applications/variations and product release
  • Work with Group Regulatory Affairs by providing expert GMP advice regarding new submissions and variations / supplements.
  • Participating in internal and external audits, and support vendor quality management activities both at site and divisional level.
  • Provide leadership and participate in internal and external, and other regulatory agency inspections (UK, US, EU,etc.)
The Ideal Candidate

About You

Here at Dechra we pride ourselves on being an inclusive employer and we embrace candidates from all walks of life. We’re particularly keen to hear from those who have/are:

  • Eligibility to perform the duties of a Qualified Person under the provision of Directive 2001/83/EC, Directive 2001/82/EC, Directive 2001/20/EC and Statutory Instruments (SI) 2012 1916, SI 2004 1031 and SI 2013 2033.
  • Extensive experience in Pharmaceutical quality department
  • In depth knowledge of licensed products, processes and legislation
  • Previous experience working with MHRA/VMD, FDA and participating in regulatory agency inspections
  • Strong project management and time management skills
  • Excellent knowledge of global pharmaceutical legislation
  • High impact and influencing skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • High levels of attention to detail, with the ability to work accurately in a busy and demanding environment
About The Company

About Your Application

All applications received are reviewed by our internal talent acquisition team and we will get in touch if your skills and experience match what we’re looking for. Should you not hear back from us within 28 days please don’t be too disappointed – we may keep your CV on our database for any future vacancies which may be suitable and we encourage you to keep an eye on our careers site. For any questions or queries, please contact us at [email protected]

Qualified Person (QP) - Part time / Full time
Dechra Pharmaceuticals PLC

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Ian Page
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