Head of Quality

  • Salary: £75,000 - £85,000
  • REF Number: 00049306
  • Consultant: Naynesh Mistry
  • Contact: 01246 457703
  • Date Published: 20.11.2020
  • Sector: Pharmaceutical
  • Location: Surrey, London, South Coast, South East
  • Discipline: Biotechnology

CK Group is recruiting for a highly experienced QA Manager or Head of Quality who is currently part of a Senior Leadership Team, to join a long established global manufacturer of pharmaceuticals and vaccines spanning a very wide range of indications(human and animal). This is a full time permanent role based near Guildford and Woking.


This role comes with a strong salary, bonus, car allowance or company car, pension, health and other benefits.

The Role:

  • You will be an active member of the Senior Leadership Team
  • Leading and managing the strategic and operational performance of the QA department, and efficient and effective day-to-day running of the department.
  • Responsible for leading direct reports and the QAdepartment, including QA professionals, EU Qualified Person(s) in accordance with EU Directive 2001/82/EC

Your Background:


  • Scientific degree, ideally Pharmacy, veterinary medicine, pharmaceutical chemistry, biology with extensive QA industry background
  • Significant practical experience of aseptic manufacturing and filling operations, ideally including biological products.
  • Strong leadership/team management skills (you must currently be part of a Senior Leadership/management Team)
  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience of EU Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and Quality Assurance, including products and processes used in the manufacture of licensed Animal Health medicines


  • Preferably EU Qualified Person, or eligible to be QP in accordance accordance with EU Directive 2001/82/EC


For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Naynesh Mistry on 01246 457703 or email nmistry@ckgroup.co.uk, quoting job ref 49306.

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK.

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