Quality & Compliance Manager (Pharmaceuticals)

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Health, Safety
South East
South of England
£45,000 to £51,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£45000 - £51000
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Sodexo are currently recruiting for a number of brand new opportunities due to growth in our Corporate Services segment. Sodexo is the 19th largest employer worldwide, operating in 80 countries and employing 427,000 employees worldwide, we are the leader in Quality of Life services. Sodexo is not only a growth company; it is also a people-oriented company that places quality of life of its 100 million consumers at the center of its mission. Join our teams and experience their passion and the unique Sodexo spirit!

Sodexo is looking for a Quality and Compliance Manager to look after pharmaceutical client sites in South of England. You would be looking after 2 sites with some work to be done for additional 10 sites. The role would involve around 30% of travel and it would be highly beneficial for the successful candidate to be located in Berkshire, Hertfordshire or West Sussex  - near one of the main sites.

You must have recent and practical experience in quality and compliance management in pharmaceutical environment. Solid experience in auditing and report writing is also a must.

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Package descriptionThis vacancy offers great flexibility as it can be home based as well as a fantastic, stable team – this opportunity has become available due to internal promotion. The salary on offer is £45k - £51k per annum, a bonus, a company car and flexible benefits fund.
Main responsibilities
Support mobilisation of new sites from a quality, compliance perspective.
Review due diligence reports highlighting specific quality, compliance and business issues
Develop and roll out resources in order to ensure full compliance with Sodexo’s quality management system (QMS)
Participate & drive the Sodexo risk management program
Maintain communication with key Sodexo and client personnel.
Provide guidance and assistance to quality, compliance and relevant (Sodexo and client) associates
Conduct training in GxP and QMS topics, to the wider Sodexo operations team.
Assist the Business development teams in bidding / securing new business for Sodexo.
Execute various processes (e.g. QMS / documentation control, change control, risk management, risk assessment, non-conformance and CAPA management, 3rd party management) in compliance to relevant standards.
Trending and analysis of KPIs and any other relevant performance data
Produce monthly reports to regional management teams highlighting successes and hot spots
Manage the data required to implement the existing monthly reporting & governance programme
Undertake extensive data analysis as requested by the Q&C Global Lead Skills, Knowledge and Experience

Ideal candidateEssential

Solid grounding and practical experience in working in the Pharmaceutical environment, particularly in a Quality function, laboratories and facilities management areas.  The candidate should have an in-depth knowledge of working in a Pharmaceutical regulated environment, and the standards which must be met to assure patient safety and product quality.
The candidate should also have a good background in auditing.
Reporting: Ability to write persuasive and effective reports and communications, which clearly define findings and their causes, and recommendations made.
Analytical Skills: Must possess strong analytical skills. The ability to systematically gather information from a variety of sources, analyse information, identify implications of data, draw appropriate conclusions, generate viable alternative solutions to a question or problem and have the ability to apply Quality Risk Management processes to evaluate the consequences of choosing each alternative.
The candidate must have an engaging style in order to successfully deliver  training across the region
As this role interacts with senior client representatives, and senior Sodexo staff, excellent communications skills (verbal and written) are required, with an ability to recognise the values within different cultures and acknowledge different ways of working.
Commercial awareness and judgement with an understanding of wider implications of their actions
Skilled in driving ongoing improvement, ideally qualified in business improvement methodology or prepared to be trained in this area.


Fluent English + other relevant major languages is an advantage
Project management experience
Membership of professional ‘Quality’ institutions or other Professional body.
Qualifications in Quality & Compliance or Scientific subjects, including Science Degree or Auditing .

About the companyIn the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process

Contact Details:
Tel: 01276 687 000
Contact: Magita Lauder

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