CSV Specialist

£50000 - £55000 per annum
  1. Permanent
Hertsmere, Hertfordshire
  1. Technical Operations

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Hobson Prior are looking for an CSV Specialist to join a top pharmaceutical organisation who are involved in the manufacture of human blood plasma products. This is a permanent position located in Elstree, Hertfordshire. This is a great opportunity to develop your level of experience and expertise with the aim of developing towards a more senior role.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Site Subject Matter Expert for Computerised Systems Validation.
  • Accountable for developing and managing the site strategy towards CSV.
  • Ensure that computerised systems lifecycle requirements are embedded within computerised systems projects.
  • Develop and manage risk-based testing strategies for computerised systems, to ensure that potential risks to product quality are appropriately managed.
  • Support vendors to ensure adherence to, and application of GAMP is aligned with the organisations expectation.
  • Manage risk-based execution to ensure test data may be leveraged from commissioning testing into qualification.
  • Work cross-functionally to ensure site alignment with lifecycle requirements.
  • Generate and execute VMP, VP, DQ, IQ, OQ, PQ, RTM.
  • Support development of CSV competencies within both Validation and across the business.
  • Ensure you and the personnel (internal and external) operating under your remit comply with all applicable Environment, Health & Safety requirements.
  • Collective responsibility for the ongoing compliance of all assets at the Elstree facility within your remit, ensuring that the equipment meets regulatory requirements at all times with a target of zero impact to routine operations.

Key Skills:

  • A willingness to engage in self-directed learning.
  • Ability to assimilate new information into their routine working practices.
  • A natural tendency towards continuous improvement is required.
  • Excellent documentation skills.


  • Degree level qualification, science or engineering discipline or equivalent.
  • Experienced at leading teams to deliver compliant computerised systems.
  • Good understanding of the implementation of the requirements of GAMP 5, adherence with 21CFR Pt11, EU GMP Annex 11.
  • Significant experience of validation within a parenteral (bio) pharmaceutical or blood products manufacturing environment (API and/or fill/finish).

Apply now:

If you are interested in learning more or applying to this exciting opportunity, please complete the form below and attach a copy of your CV. Alternatively, for further details or to talk directly to a life sciences recruitment specialist, please request a call back at the top of this page.

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