Sr. Manager / Associate Director, Quality Control

Source: Talent GB

We are building a state-of-the-art end to end Biopharm capability which delivers efficient discovery of antibody molecules that are selected and engineered for rapid development so that, together with our therapy area partners, we discover, develop and manufacture novel portfolio of exciting medicines to benefit patients around the world. If you aim to be part of a global cutting edge drug development and discovery organization and are motivated to contribute towards bringing lifesaving drugs to patients , join us!

Click to know more about GSK Biopharm.


The Sr. Manager / Associate Director, Quality Control is responsible for leading the Quality Control function at GSK in support of CMC development activities and providing guidance to the Quality Control staff. The Associate Director will oversee operations pertaining to QC testing at contract testing laboratories and contract drug substance and drug product manufacturing sites. This responsibility includes vendor oversight, project management, data review, and exceptions management. The individual will interact with internal multidisciplinary teams to ensure successful delivery schedules of analytical test reports or certificates. This position includes assisting with QC checks and preparation of regulatory filings (INDs and NDAs).

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following:

  • Development and implement cGMP compliant procedures crucial to the successful operation of the Quality Control function.

  • Provide both technical and operational chemistry expertise for training, product investigations, deviations, CAPA, quality and operational improvements, etc. to ensure continued compliance with regulations.

  • Provide leadership and direction to development project teams to ensure product quality guidelines are consistently met.

  • Manages and develops the performance of direct reports by setting clear expectations, as well as resolving conflicts.

  • Manage drug substance and drug product analytical testing at contract laboratories including investigation and resolution of analytical test failures (OOS and atypical results)

  • Review QC raw data and assist in batch release.

  • Monitor contract laboratory activities to ensure compliance and timeliness of certificates of approval and reports

  • Assemble data packages in support of specification and method changes associated with GSK products

  • Represent QC in cross-functional teams with internal and external customers

  • Contributes to appropriate sections of IND/IMPD and NDA/BLA/MAA filings, and approves various quality documents (internal and external) associated with GSK products

  • Participate in vendor and internal audits as needed

  • Contribute to company quality systems

  • Why you?

    Basic Qualifications:

    We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:

  • Requires minimum MS in Biochemistry, Chemistry or related field with 10+ years of supervisory experience in an analytical testing laboratory (including in a commercial environment) (Ph.D preferred).
  • Experience building relationships and working with CMOs
  • Experience with analytical testing concepts and current cGMPs including laboratory controls and good documentation practices
  • Experience managing and directing team of Quality Control managers
  • Experience with managing projects and working with cross-functional teams comprised of internal and/or external contacts
  • Ability to travel (includes international), 10%
  • Preferred Qualifications:

    If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:

  • Working knowledge ICH quality guidance, EU and FDA drug manufacturing regulations
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Competency in MS Office Products and Adobe Acrobat
  • Independently motivated and detail oriented with good problem-solving ability.
  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule to accommodate program priorities and international activities as needed

  • 3 days ago

    Brentford, Null


    Full Time

    Apply at Melga
    By registering, you are giving consent for melga to inform you of jobs by email according to your search. I declare that I have read and accept the Terms of Service , Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy of beBee Affinity Social Network SL

    Related Jobs


      Associate Director, GMP Quality Assurance

      Orchard Therapeutics is a leading global fully integrated commercial-stage company dedicated to transforming the lives of patients with rare diseases through innovative gene therapies. Orch

      Orchard Therapeutics - London, England - beBee S


      Associate Director / Project Management Director


      Capstone Recruitment - London, England - beBee S

    • of England&v=024

      Director - Supervisory Risk Specialists (SRS), PRA

      Job description The role holder reports to the Executive Director, SRS, and together the Director and the ED support the decision-making of the Prudential Regulation Comm

      Bank of England - London, England - Talent GB

    • Corporation of America Holdings (Covance)&v=024

      Sr Accounting Associate

      Job Overview: Covance is recruiting for a Sr Accounting Associate in Maidenhead. Job Summary Responsible for ensuring complete, accurate and timely accounting, reporti

      Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (Covance) - Maidenhead, England - Talent GB