Head Of Quality And QP

Hiring By - Biostaffic


United Kingdom

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Mid-Senior level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details

The Head of Quality and QP will be responsible for ensuring the highest levels of quality, safety, and loss prevention. The individual in this position will be in charge of developing, implementing, and maintaining comprehensive quality management and loss prevention initiatives in order to safeguard pharmaceutical products, streamline operations, and minimise risks.


  • Develop and oversee a robust quality management system in line with pharmaceutical industry regulations, including Good Distribution Practices (GDP) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).
  • Establish quality policies, procedures, and guidelines to ensure the consistent and compliant handling, storage, and distribution of pharmaceutical products.
  • Implement quality assurance programs, including audits and inspections, to identify and address quality issues proactively.
  • Monitor and analyse loss data to identify trends and root causes, and implement corrective actions to reduce losses.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to implement security measures, such as surveillance systems and access controls, to safeguard pharmaceutical inventory.
  • Stay up-to-date with relevant pharmaceutical industry regulations, quality standards, and best practices.
  • Ensure that the company’s operations comply with all applicable local, national, and international regulations.
  • Lead training programs for employees involved in quality control and loss prevention, ensuring a well-trained workforce.
  • Foster a culture of quality and safety awareness among all staff members.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field; advanced degree (e.g., MBA, MSc) preferred.
  • Eligible to act as a Qualified Person
  • Extensive experience (8+ years) in quality management and loss prevention, preferably in the pharmaceutical or logistics industry.
  • Strong understanding of pharmaceutical regulations and quality standards (GDP, GMP).
  • Proven track record of successfully implementing quality management systems and loss prevention strategies.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to make data-driven decisions.
  • Certification in quality management (e.g., Six Sigma, ISO 9001) is a plus.
  • Knowledge of supply chain and logistics management is advantageous.

***Hybrid working on offer (3 days per week on site)***

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • United Kingdom


  • Mid-Senior level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 15, 2024
Company Overview

Current Openings: 0

AssureBio is a recruitment consultancy for the Pharmaceutical and Biotech industries, exclusively focused on hiring Quality Assurance and QP professionals across the UK. Through our extensive network of industry professionals, AssureBio has established a vast talent pool of Quality Assurance and QP professionals, allowing us to tap into talent resources and ensure that we find the perfect fit for your specific recruitment needs. We can provide expert interim, permanent, and executive search support, working with national and multinational organisations across the UK. AssureBio’s five-star reputation reflects the quality of our work, our commitment, and our versatility in delivering the right solution each and every time. Organisations we support- -Pharmaceutical Manufacturers, Importers and Distributors -Biotechnology -Cell & Gene Therapy -Contract Manufacturing Organisations (CMO/CDMO’s) -Contract Research Organisations (CRO’s) Skill set expertise- -Senior Leadership (Vice President, Director, Head of Quality) -Qualified Person (Commercial and IMP) -Responsible Person -Remediation Team -Inspection Readiness -Quality Management System -QA Specialist (GMP/GDP/GLP/GCP) -Auditors (Internal/External) -Validation -CSV
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