Head Of Quality

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary: Competitive, Dependent on Experience
Status: Permanent
Ref: TKheadqu
Benefits: Excellent Benefits

Head of Quality

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced quality professional to join a growing pharmaceutical company as Head of Quality at their site in Newcastle on a permanent basis. Responsible for embedding a common Quality Culture everyday business behaviours to support collaborative working relationships between operations and quality teams, this is a crucial appointment for a rapidly growing site.

Some of the main aspects of the role will be:

To ensure current and future EU/UK GMDP requirements are met and that an effective Pharmaceutical Quality system is maintained

To effectively lead the site Quality team in maintaining and continuously improving GMDP standards at the Newcastle site

Build in house know-how, capacity and capability within the quality team to support business growth

Lead site inspections and communications with Regulatory Authorities related to GMDP

Lead the Quality Management Review process and report the site quality performance to senior management

To perform the Qualified Person duties in accordance with current guidelines

To carry out the routine duties of a Responsible Person in accordance with the EU GDP Guidelines

Departmental budget management responsibilities

This is a key role for the client at an important time in the Newcastle site’s development. As such, the successful candidate will have a wealth of experience as a senior manager in Pharmaceutical Quality based roles working to EU GMP. As well as having a practical approach to developing and implementing procedures and processes within a regulated environment, the successful candidate will be able to work within a global matrix organisation and realise a global quality strategy.

If this sounds like you, if you are a Quality manager or Qualified Person and looking to make the step up into a Head of Quality role, apply now with your CV. Feel free to contact Tom Kirkpatrick at CY Partners for a confidential chat.


The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove that they are legally entitled to work in the UK. CY Partners Recruitment Ltd, trading as CY Partners is an Employment Business/Agency.

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