Head of Production

Job Title:Head of Production
Location UK ~ Alnwick
Type: Full Time, Permanent

Head of Production

Company Overview

Quotient Sciences is a drug development and manufacturing accelerator providing integrated programs and tailored services across the entire development pathway. Cutting through silos across a range of drug development capabilities, we save precious time and money in getting drugs to patients.

As a growing and successful business, we employ more than 1,100 talented individuals globally, located at state-of-the-art development, manufacturing and clinical facilities in the UK and USA.

Science, Agility and Culture are the core components that define Quotient Sciences, enabling us to do what we do in the way that we do it. People join Quotient Sciences because we are a respected member of the drug development community, driven by an unswerving belief that ideas need to become solutions, and molecules need to become cures, fast. Because humanity needs solutions, fast.

The Role

An opportunity has arisen within for a Head of Production to join the Drug Product department, managing a team of scientists engaged in the manufacture and supply of clinical products. This is a permanent position reporting to the Head of Drug Product and Scientific Direction.

Main tasks and responsibilities: 

  • Provide scientific and administrative guidance to a team of manufacturing scientists
  • Work directly with potential clients and the rest of the organisation to formalise the scope of work requests and to maximise the number and value of awards
  • Ensure that awarded work is progressed and reported to the expected quality standards/schedule. As required act as the client’s main point of contact for awarded studies
  • Discharge the responsibilities of the 'Head of Production' on the site MIA (IMP) licence
  • Support the conduct of client audits and those from regulatory agencies bringing wider regulatory/ local system knowledge to bear
  • Ensure work is conducted in compliance with relevant regulatory requirements, internal policies/procedures and client requirements where appropriate.
  • Work with due regard to health and safety of self and others.
  • Work flexibly across the site to meet business needs.

The Candidate

The successful candidate will have an extensive knowledge and experience of pharmaceutical GMP product manufacturing and the drug development process, full awareness of the current regulatory environment and have experience in the management of professional/technical staff

Other skills and experience required:

  • BSc (hons), or equivalent in a relative Scientific subject
  • Good written and oral communication skills. 

Company benefits:

In return, you will receive a competitive salary, a generous benefits package, excellent training and development, as well as an exciting career within a fast paced and dynamic business. 

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

Quotient Sciences business are advocates for positive change and conscious inclusion. We strive to create a diverse Quotient family by remaining committed to the development of our culture, equality, mindset, diversity & inclusions in the workplace.

As a global employer, we recognise the value in having an organisation that is a true reflection and representation of our society today. All applicants welcome.