Associate Director – QPs


Associate Director - QPs

Location: Craigavon

Hours: 35 Hours per week

Salary: Competitive

Business Unit: Clinical Services

Open To: Internal and External Applicants

Ref No.: HRJOB9856

The Role

The QP Services department works closely with our customers to ensure the timely delivery of QP Services activities, ensuring regulatory requirements are met and product is not released until the safety and quality of the product has been satisfactorily assessed by the Qualified Person (QP).

The QP is legally responsible for certifying batches of Medicinal Product prior to use in a Clinical Trial ensuring technical, ethical, and professional obligations are met to safeguard patient safety.

The Associate Director-QPs is integral to the success of the QP Services Department in ensuring that the Qualified Persons (QPs) have the required technical knowledge to support certification of all dosage forms and that sufficient QP resource is available to meet business needs and customer timelines.

The role will involve leading and motivating the team of QPs to support their personal development, and to proactively monitor output and performance to ensure the needs of the customer and business are met.

The role will involve close liaison with the Director- QP Services to ensure continuous improvements are in line with the strategy of the department and the continued growth of the organization and to assist in the implementation of strategic initiatives to further enhance the services delivered to Clinical Services customers.

Key Requirements

  • Have eligibility to work in the UK OR possess a valid work permit that will allow you to take up full time, permanent employment in the UK
  • Honours Degree in Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacy or related subject
  • Extensive experience in leading and managing teams to deliver on budget, within a quality, customer focused and target driven environment
  • Experience in GMP within the pharmaceutical industry

Desirable Requirements

  • Eligible to act as a QP
  • Experience in a customer facing role
  • Knowledge of Clinical Trials

Further Information

This role is based on a flex working pattern with core hours of 10:00 – 16:00. This role will also be eligible for hybrid working following the successful completion of probation.

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 Monday 8th July 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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