Head of Quality & Compliance Job (CMC Services) – Cambridge, UK

As the Head of Quality and Compliance you will ensure the departments in the division are operating in accordance with appropriate GMP standards and review procedures to identify and implement changes to achieve continuous improvement in quality and compliance. This role is based in Cambridge, UK.



By working with Heads of Departments you will review operational procedures, SOPs and training in each department and identify and implement changes to improve quality and compliance. You will evaluate whether departmental errors have the potential to occur across the Division or Company and ensure they are investigated thoroughly and appropriate actions put in place to prevent a reoccurrence. You will also ensure that all GMP services provided by the Division meet current and future world-wide regulatory compliance and internationally recognised quality standards.

Key responsibilities of this Head of Quality & Compliance will include reviewing department and divisional quality metrics on a monthly basis and identifying trends and potential issues, reviewing departmental QC procedures and evaluating their effectiveness and robustness, training staff in GMP regulations and quality standards and Identify regulatory and quality training needs. You will also review all CAPA investigations and act as a source of advice for regulatory/quality queries from any member of staff within the Division.

The key aim of this role is to build, lead and motivate an effective quality and compliance team and to co-ordinate and respond to quality queries for both internal and external clients.


Person Specification:

The ideal candidate will have a thorough working knowledge of GMP, good communication skills and will be trained in LEAN or Six Sigma. Significant experience of quality management systems is essential as is experience in CMC and commercial drug manufacture.


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For more information, or to apply for this Head of Quality and Compliance position, please contact Jason Johal at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or email jjohal@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference ST20961 in all correspondence.

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