Quality Assurance

Principal Quality Officer GDP


  • Full-time contract position
  • ASAP start for minimum 9 month contract
  • Office based in Maidenhead
  • Competitive daily rate of pay
  • Global pharma company

The Role

Reporting to the Global Transportation Quality Leader, the Principal Quality Officer will provide expert support for the development and implementation of a Global Quality Management System (Processes, procedures) and Operations distribution model for commercial pharmaceutical distribution from Global manufacturing plants to Clients network locations. The position has the purpose of developing and maintain systems and Quality Operational decisions that support Transportation Quality Assurance compliance and product continuity of supply.

The Principal Quality Officer will be an individual contributor to a cross functional team, be a technical expert in both Good Manufacturing and Distribution Practices for Intercompany Operations, lead and support the management vendor assurance activities, complex logistics change management, investigations and competent authority inspections.

Full job description available on application

The Candidate

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related scientific discipline with relevant experience (Preferably Biology / Chemistry/ Pharmacy/Life Sciences)
  • QA experience in GMP and GDP
  • Advanced practical experience in pharmaceutical transportation, digital technologies, vaccine manufacturing, and control measures
  •  Experience in Quality administered systems. Previous use of SAP and Trackwise® QMS providing a significant advantage.
  •  Ability to apply technical knowledge and understanding to making appropriate and timely risk-based decisions.
  • Only candidates with existing right to work in the UK/EU will be considered


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