29 days old

Quality Assurance Manager

Callaghan Innovation
  • Job Status
    Full Time

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About the role

GlycoSyn have a great opportunity for a Quality Assurance (QA) Manager to join our team, head up the QA function and manage a small team of skilled individuals. Reporting to the General Manager, GlycoSyn, the QA Manager will be an integral part of the team ensuring compliance to national and international standards, particularly current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) as they pertain to Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients.

This position is a key part of the GlycoSyn leadership team that works closely with the wider leadership team to ensure client and regulatory quality requirements and expectations have been accurately identified and met. The QA Manager is responsible for maintaining an effective working relationship with the New Zealand regulatory authority, MedSafe, and jointly for ensuring that GlycoSyn holds a current Licence to Manufacture Medicines.

To be successful in this role you will have the following:

  • A great track record as a QA Manager (at least five years' experience in the Pharmaceutical industry), ideally with a background in Science, Engineering or Quality and in a commercial environment
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of cGMP, ideally in API manufacture
  • Proven experience in leading a team, and developing and fostering a quality-centric organisational culture
  • Sound decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • The ability to identify and manage risk

About us

GlycoSyn is a commercial business unit within Callaghan Innovation which undertakes the chemistry development and prototype manufacture of non-sterile active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) for use in clinical trials as well as the manufacture of other high-value small molecule process ingredients used by the pharmaceutical industry. This includes process development, scale up and manufacture of client compounds under fee-for-service contracts (CRO model) as well as the manufacture and supply of GlycoSyn's own portfolio of compounds.

Callaghan Innovation is New Zealand's innovation agency. We activate innovation and help businesses grow faster for a better New Zealand. To do this we partner with ambitious businesses of all sizes, delivering a range of innovation and research and development (R&D) services to suit each stage of their growth. Our staff - including more than 200 of New Zealand's leading scientists and engineers - empower innovators by connecting people, opportunities, and networks, and providing tailored technical solutions, skills, and capability development programmes, and grants co-funding.

A career with Callaghan Innovation - GlycoSyn will challenge you and provide you with opportunities to showcase your skills and abilities. For driven high achievers, you will be working with committed, like-minded people, giving you the support to help you reach your full potential.

Callaghan Innovation provides a healthy and safe environment which encourages inclusiveness, diversity, and collaboration, putting our people and the heart of what we do.

If this sounds like you, then APPLY NOW!

Please contact recruitment@callaghaninnovation.govt.nz if you have any questions.

You must have the right to live and work in NZ to apply for this job.

To apply for this job, please go to our job site http://www.callaghaninnovation.govt.nz/ and enter the job code 13705ISPE.


Posted: 2021-05-18 Expires: 2021-06-17

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