Head of Quality Assurance

£85000 - £100000 per annum
  1. Permanent
London, England
  1. Quality Assurance, Auditing
Posted: 13/05/2024

Hobson Prior is currently collaborating with a CRO, who are actively seeking a Head of Quality Assurance to oversee and uphold the highest standards within our clinical research processes.

In this pivotal role, you will lead a dedicated team committed to maintaining excellence and driving continuous improvement. Your responsibilities will include ensuring that our operations align with the rigorous standards outlined in Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines and regulations.

Please note that to be considered for this role you must have the right to work in this location.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create and put into action a quality assurance strategy to make sure we meet Good Clinical Practice guidelines and regulations.
  • Lead the Quality Assurance team, promoting a culture of excellence, responsibility, and ongoing improvement.
  • Regularly check clinical trial processes, documents, and systems to find areas that don't comply and make necessary changes.
  • Work with different teams to develop and maintain quality management systems that support Good Clinical Practice compliance throughout the organization.
  • Prepare for and manage regulatory inspections, ensuring readiness and compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Stay updated on changes to Good Clinical Practice regulations and industry standards, and proactively assess the impact on our clinical operations.
  • Train and guide internal stakeholders on Good Clinical Practice requirements, quality standards, and best practices.
  • Act as an expert on Good Clinical Practice compliance matters, providing guidance and support to internal teams and external partners.


  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant scientific discipline.
  • Experience in a quality assurance role within the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Deep understanding of Good Clinical Practice guidelines, regulations, and standards.
  • Relevant certifications such as RQAP-GLP, RQAP-GCP are desirable.
  • Leadership experience along with excellent communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills.
  • Detail-oriented with strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Proven ability to drive quality assurance initiatives and ensure compliance in a clinical environment.
  • Experience leading regulatory inspections and audits is highly desirable.

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