Quality Assurance (Computerised Systems)


Quality Assurance (Computerised Systems)

Location: Craigavon

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: Competitive

Business Unit: Clinical Services

Open To: Internal and External Applicants

Ref No.: HRJOB9540

(Please note this is a re-advertisement, if you have applied for this position within the past 6 months, we will be unable to accept your application at this time)

The Role

Working as a ‘Validation Officer’ in the Quality department, you will be responsible for providing documented assurance that computerised systems, used within Almac Clinical Services, meet the requirements of the business. This will include working on exciting projects such as the validation of new technologies and systems as our business continues to develop and expand.

As part of the Quality department, the main objective of this role is to coordinate validation activities for computerised systems across any Almac Clinical Services site. The post holder will ensure compliance with quality, regulatory, and GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) requirements throughout the validation process and maintain the validated status of the systems during their operational lifetime.

Responsibilities include assessing new computerized systems, developing and managing validation strategies, compiling and coordinating the approval of validation documentation, supporting the execution of validation testing, addressing issues and escalating them in a timely manner, and maintaining project tracking tools.

The role also offers development opportunities, where more experienced Validation Officers to take on additional responsibilities related to delivering complex system projects, facilitating validation risk assessments, identifying process enhancements, providing input into SOPs and Forms, and supporting customer audits and regulatory inspections when requested.

Key Requirements

  • Have eligibility to work in the UK OR possess a valid work permit that will allow you to take up full time employment in the UK
  • GCSE (or equivalent) in English Language at Grade C or above


  • ·Degree level qualification


  • A minimum of 2 A Levels (or equivalent) plus previous experience gained from working within either a QA, Validation or Software Testing role

Desirable Requirements

  • Experience of working within an established Pharmaceutical Quality System
  • Degree level qualification applicants: Previous experience gained from working within either a QA, Validation or Software Testing role

Further Information

This role is based on a flex working pattern between the hours of 07:00 – 19:00 with core hours of 10:00 – 16:00.

This role will be based from our Craigavon site. You will be eligible to apply for hybrid working following the successful completion of probation.

This role may require coverage beyond normal working hours and international travel as and when required.

Apply Now

Apply online and tailor your CV to outline how you meet the role criteria. Please upload your CV in PDF format where possible.

Closing Date

We will no longer be accepting applications after 5pm on 30 May 2024.

RECRUITMENT AGENCIES PLEASE NOTE: Almac will only accept applications from agencies/business partners that have been invited to work on this role by our Talent Acquisition team. Speculative candidate CV’s received or submitted directly to Hiring Managers will be considered unsolicited and no fee will be payable. Thank you for your cooperation.


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