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Job Description

A Head of Quality Control is required by Careerwise recruitment to work with our Dublin based pharmaceutical client.

Role of this position

  • Management of the Quality Control (Cell Therapy) team ensuring that QC laboratories operating in compliance with current Good Laboratory Practice / Good Manufacturing Practice.
  • Maintain standards of GLP and analytical practice consistent with current regulatory expectations.
  • Manage real-time review of QC data and trends associated with materials release and batch disposition associated with the Cell Therapy product. (The management of these activities will take place on a shift rota and the future state may be asked to take place 24/7).
  • Management of testing schedules adherence to support the release of material to support manufacturing and disposition of the final product.


  • Degree in Science or another relevant field.
  • More than 10 years' experience in the pharmaceutical/Biopharma industry and minimum of 5 years QC Laboratory Management experience
  • Experience in Cell Therapy product testing would be advantageous
  • Experience of both chemistry and microbiological testing
  • Experience in budgetary control and audit preparation
  • Knowledge of GMP and current FDA & EMEA regulations

Please call Michael O'Connor today for further information on 091-452410 or email
CareerWise Recruitment (In Search of Excellence) Established in 1999, CareerWise Recruitment specialises in recruitment of management and technical professionals for the life sciences, ICT, engineering, food and agri sectors. We operate out of multiple locations in Ireland and have offices in Cork, Shannon, Galway, Mayo and Dublin. By applying for this position, you are consenting to allow CareerWise Recruitment to process and retain your data in accordance with our Privacy Policy, contained on our website for the purposes of providing career opportunities. CareerWise Recruitment accepts that you do not wish your personal data, including your CV, to be forwarded to any client company without your prior consent and gives an absolute assurance that this wish will always be respected. Please feel free to contact us if you have any queries or wish to withdraw or amend your consent.

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Scientific & Laboratory

Cork Office

CareerWise Recruitment. EastGate Village, EastGate, Little Island, Cork.

Phone: +353 (0) 21 206 1900