Global Quality Team Lead (External Quality)


Location: Craigavon

Hours: 37.5 Hours per week

Salary: Competitive

Business Unit: Pharma Services

Open To: Internal & External Applicants

Ref No.: HRJOB9530

*Please note if you have applied for this role within the past 6 months and have been unsuccessful, your application cannot be reconsidered*

The Role

Working as part of the Pharma Services Quality Assurance department, the Global Quality Team Lead will be responsible for the management of the External Quality Team within Almac Pharma Services supporting the supplier and material management process across all global sites. The post holder will also be responsible for the global external audit schedule and will plan, audit, execute and report on the compliance of this program.

For a full list of job specific responsibilities, please see attached Job Description.

Essential Criteria

  • 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) at Grade C or above including English Language and Maths
  • Level 5 qualification (or significant relevant experience)
  • Significant experience working within an established Quality System (e.g. GMP, ISO)
  • Must have a minimum 5 years GMP experience.
  • Previous Line Management Skills
  • Auditing Experience
  • Demonstrable experience in Quality Risk Management Principles.

Desirable Criteria

(The following criteria may be applied if a large pool of applicants exist)

  • Bachelor’s degree (or above) in a scientific (Chemistry, Biology or Pharmacy) or technical (Engineering) discipline
  • Previous experience in writing and producing detailed reports.
  • Previous experience in a role involving supplier or service provider approvals.
  • Lead Auditor Certified


For the successful candidate, we offer an attractive benefits package which will include a competitive salary, annual bonus, employer pension contributions, 34 days paid annual leave, healthcare benefits and much more. Please see further details on the Benefits Tab.

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 Sunday 16th June 2024


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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