GCP QA Manager

£60000 - £65000 per annum
  1. Permanent
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
  1. Quality Assurance, Quality Systems

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Hobson Prior have an opportunity for a GCP QA Manager to join a clinical-stage biotechnology organisation based in Stevenage. Our client concentrates on developing pioneering gene therapies to enable people living with chronic diseases live a better life.

Job Responsibilities:

  • You will work with the clinical development functions to ensure that the organisations clinical trial operations are conducted in accordance with the relevant GCP requirements.
  • Monitoring and approval of GCP service providers.
  • Work alongside the Clinical Operations team and provide GCP QA support and guidance as required.
  • Assist QA Director with compilation of GXP audit plan.
  • Conduct external audits of GCP service providers.
  • Conduct internal audits of QMS elements and selected GCP processes.
  • Co-host Competent Authority inspections by GCP Inspectorates.
  • Represent QA at Clinical Operations project meetings.
  • Accountable for GCP aspects of the QMS.
  • Review clinical SOPs, protocols, investigator brochures, informed consent forms, patient information leaflets and other participant and trial related documentation for consistency and compliance with GCP.
  • Provide GCP QA input into Change Controls, Deviations, investigations and CAPAs related to GCP activities.
  • Deliver GCP training.
  • Facilitate Sponsor release of ATIMPs.

Key Skills:

  • You will have excellent working knowledge and understanding of GCP requirements.
  • Strong verbal and written communication and computer literacy skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and time management skills.


  • Educated to degree level or equivalent.
  • Competent Authority (e.g. MHRA, US FDA) inspection experience.
  • Previous experience in the pharmaceutical industry, minimum seven years GCP QA experience of which at least five must be working with IMPs.
  • Prior experience auditing GCP service providers.
  • Familiarisation with Microsoft Office applications (specifically Word and Excel).
  • Ability to travel to work partners in Europe and US as the role requires.

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