Chief Compliance Officer (QA, QC, Regulatory, Training) - Harwell Campus, Oxfordshire UK - Executive Leadership - Competitive Salary (£)
The Vaccines Manufacturing and Innovation Centre (VMIC) has been established to provide the UK's first strategic vaccine development and advanced manufacturing capability. VMIC will fast track development and manufacture of early stage vaccine products, as well as serve as the UK's response capability to produce vaccines against emerging infectious diseases. They have already taken a leading role in the Government's national response to COVID-19.
New starters can expect to join an exciting fast paced organisation, with ambitious growth plans. With a flat structure, employees will have exposure to senior leaders and be part of an organisation that has a start-up mentality but is backed by UK Government, and industry and academic founders.
Working through collaborative ventures with industry, academia and NGOs, VMIC will ultimately strengthen and innovate the UK's vaccines sector. Their state-of-the-art vaccines manufacturing facility will be located on the renowned Harwell Science and Innovation Campus near Didcot in Oxfordshire.
The position will be responsible for maintaining, developing, and improving the company's QMS to GMP compliance whilst ensuring its licence to operate. This person will lead, recruit, develop and train existing/new staff in a fluid environment and act as a key opinion leader. The post-holder will establish 'new-to-business objectives' and be accountable for keeping the company in a ready and steady state throughout change as milestones are achieved.
SME for Quality & Compliance related issues.
To be Point-of-Contract (POC) for Regulatory Authorities. (MHRA, EMEA, FDA, etc…)
Establish and evolve the strategy that will support business growth.
Establish relationships with the entire business including the Executive Leadership group.
Oversee Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Regulatory and Training business units.Personal Specification
In order to be considered for the role candidates will need to have extensive Quality and Regulatory experience ideally in a Vaccine and/or Biologics environment with thorough exposure to Regulatory Authorities including the MHRA, EMEA, FDA, etc… Previous working knowledge of 'steady state' organisations and it will be advantageous if small firm/start up experience is held. You will need to be excellent communicator and leader of teams thriving on an opportunity to play a pivotal role in VMIC's establishment, and its mission to serve as the UK's vaccine accelerator.
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If you are interested in this opportunity then please send your CV and/or Cover Letter to or call Craig Bridgland on (phone number removed).
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