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Quality Assurance Manager

Callaghan Innovation
Job Category:
Science and Environment
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Callaghan Innovation is New Zealand's Innovation Agency. We activate innovation and help businesses grow faster, for a better New Zealand. We work with businesses of all sizes providing world class expert science, technology, business innovation and networking support.

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.

We have a great opportunity for a Quality Assurance Manager (QA manager) to join our team responsible for heading up the QA function and managing a small team of skilled individuals. Reporting to the General Manager, GlycoSyn the QA Manager will be 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 role will form a key part of the GlycoSyn leadership team and will work 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 must be an experienced 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. You will have a 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 and the ability to identify and manage risk.

A career with Callaghan Innovation 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.

If this sounds like you, then apply now!

Callaghan Innovation is committed to our Home Safe Everyday policy. Successful candidates will be required to undergo pre-employment drug and alcohol screening.

To apply for this job, please go to our job site and enter the job code 10062GOV.

Applications close on Monday, 28 February 2019.

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