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Quality Operations Executive

Up to £40k bonus car allowance | South East |  Quality Assurance and Supply Chain, QA |  Permanent  | Ref:889969

The Role

Quality Operations Executive - Pharma - South East - £Competitive *interviewing & onboarding remotely*


The Company

Our client is a global pharmaceutical company that develop treatments for addiction and serious mental illnesses. They are passionate about providing education, new scientific understanding and knowledge to the treatment community in order to address the opioid crisis. They are looking for an experienced QA professional to join their team and are offering:

  • Competitive salary with 10% bonus, car allowance and flexible benefits that include 10% pension contribution, flexible working hours and share scheme options
  • Virtual interviews and remote onboarding
  • Autonomous working and excellent career development opportunities


The Role

Responsibilities include:

  • Liaise with external suppliers to close out CAPAs with supporting evidence following audits
  • Provide QA support and SME knowledge and guidance to operational supply projects including new product and new market launches within the EMEA region
  • Support the maintenance of operational Authorisations in the region, including WDAs and MIAs that facilitate product supply, both internally and externally
  • Manage and Maintain the master Quality Technical Agreement templates for different vendor types in line with industry standards
  • Ensure distributor market partners are supported from a QA perspective facilitating effective due diligence, qualification and relationship maintenance throughout the product life cycle within each market
  • Raise deviations as necessary and contribute to EMEA supply and distribution functions in investigations, root cause analysis and CAPA
  • Liaise with external suppliers and internal functions to chase and close out CAPAs with supporting evidence for investigations



  • Life Science degree ideally in Chemistry or a Pharmaceutical science.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Good knowledge of Quality Management Systems and their application in the Pharmaceutical or similar industries
  • Knowledge and familiarity with the virtual Supply Chain environment and the management of commercial product through the supply chain
  • Experience within a Pharmacovigilance (PV) department or working with PV systems is an advantage
  • Experience in audit management and or vendor / supplier management programs is an advantage
  • Fully understanding of typical regulatory requirements relevant to a European regulated product e.g. EU GMP &GDP, and basic understanding of US and other market regulations such as CFR 21 Part 210/211/820


What should you do next?

This Quality Operations role is one not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to work for a passionate company with excellent career development. To discuss further, please submit your current CV.Unless otherwise stated, if applying for a job within the European Union, you must ensure that you are already authorised to work there.Carrot Pharma Recruitment Ltd acts as an Employment Business and an Employment Agency on behalf of our client in recruitment for this role.



Nadya Libecans

Which team and area do you work/specialise in?

I work on the Drug Development team specialising in Quality (QA) and Supply Chain roles within the pharmaceutical, medical devices and consumer healthcare markets.

What are some of the typical roles you cover?

I cover all levels from Administration to Director level within QA, QC, Supply Chain, Procurement and Logistics.

What are the hot issues in your sector currently?

For both Quality and Supply Chain, Brexit is a huge topic at the moment. Clients and candidates I work with have been working extensively to organise contingency strategies to minimise the effects to cost of manufacture and speed of product delivery.

What’s makes you #DistinctlyDifferent?

I believe knowledge is power and I strive to learn as much about people and the industry as possible to build lasting relationships and produce the best results for candidates and clients. 


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