Qualified Person - QP - Biologics - Dublin

Location: Ireland

EUR 70,000 - 80,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Biotech-Pharma-Medical-Device-Jobs

Job ID: JO-1901-12489

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you a QP with pharma experience in sterile manufacturing ?

Would you like to work for a multinational Biopharmaceutical company based in Dublin? 

Qualified Person - QP - Biologics - Dublin


JobContax is a preferred supplier to one of the world's leading BioPharma companies. 

With major capital investment happening in their plant, this is an exciting time to join the team. 

Job Description

The Qualified Person (Biologics) will assume the role of Qualified Person for the release of ATMP in accordance with EU Directive 2001/83/EC.

May assume responsibilities in any work area of the Quality Department.

Management of batch disposition and material status control activities associated with Advanced Therapeutic Medicinal Product acting as a Qualified Person.

Management of review of Batch Manufacturing Records (BMRs).

Assisting in, and facilitating, investigations as part of the site Deviation Management System, ensuring effective root cause analysis and assigning of appropriate CAPAs.

Management of the Change Control process associated with ATMP manufacture and testing, ensuring controlled implementation of all GMP changes.

QA oversight of routine manufacturing, testing and relating activities to ensure on-going cGMP compliance.

Ensuring effective participation of the Quality Assurance team in production and other site meetings.

Implementation of Key Performance Indicators within the Quality Assurance area to align with company and global quality objectives.

Participation in the site Internal Audit programme.

Participation in the preparation of, and hosting, external cGMP audits, e.g. from Regulatory Authorities and Global Quality.

Participation in the preparation of documentation for regulatory submission and participation in regulatory affairs discussions.

Taking a leadership role in promoting a culture of Compliance, Right First Time and Continuous Improvement. 

Implementing efficiency improvements in Quality Dept on a continuous basis and participating in site projects and initiatives.

Communication and liaison with other departments on Quality issues (as required), providing guidance and support to others.

Acting as a designee to the QA Manager as required.

Supervisory duties for Quality Assurance personnel may be part of the role.

Participate fully in any cross functional training initiatives.

Actively foster, in cooperation with other staff, an ethos and culture of safety awareness where safety is accepted as an integral part of the overall business. 

Ensure that Accident Reports / Near Miss Forms are completed in a timely manner after an event.

Ensure timely completion of all SOP reading, training and assessment.

Other duties as required and directed by the relevant Manager or other Officer appointed by the Board of Directors.


Primary Degree in a scientific discipline

Must meet the educational requirements of a Qualified Person as per EU Directive 2001/83/EC.

Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry in a Quality role.

Experience of sterile manufacture is essential.

Experience of biologics manufacture is desirable. 

Excellent knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practice for Advanced Therapeutic Medical Product (ATPM).

High level of initiative.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Strong project management and organisational skills.

Ability to adapt to changing priorities.


Base Salary circa €75k

Excellent benefits package

Performance Related Bonus

Health Insurance



Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave

Educational Assistance Programme

Zero Absence Award

Talent & Development Programme

Occupational Health & Wellness Programme


Karen McHugh is the consultant managing this position.

If you have any queries about this role, you can contact Karen by e-mail karen@jobcontax.com or phone +353-1-7978720


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