Category: Job Adverts

NSF 18/03/2021

NSF International

Executive Director, Pharma Biotech Consulting

Internal title: Senior Pharma Biotech Consultant

Competitive Salary + Benefits

Permanent, Full Time

UK or Ireland

The expert team at NSF Health Sciences is on a mission to protect and improve human health around the world. We work with leading manufacturers of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, dietary supplements, cosmetics and clinical research throughout the product lifecycle. Our services include training and education, consulting, regulatory guidance, corporate compliance as well as auditing, testing, certification and R&D services. NSF Health Sciences is part of NSF International, a global public health and safety organization focused on the food we eat, the water we drink and the health care products we use. Headquartered in Michigan, USA, with +3000 employees worldwide, NSF offers an exciting opportunity to play a pivotal role in public health at an exception time. Learn more at

To support, establish, develop, and manage the business interests of NSF Health Sciences we are currently looking for an Executive Director, Pharma Biotech Consulting, who will have a particular focus on operations emanating from the UK office.

In this role you will design, deliver, and maintain a range of bespoke training courses together with the provision of auditing and consultancy services to new and existing NSF Health Sciences Pharma Biotech clients. Whilst managing a team of associates engaged by NSF Health Sciences Pharma Biotech in the delivery of services.


  • Bachelor’s degree with QP experience within the Pharma industry
  • Expertise including Biotechnology, sterile products and IMP would be an advantage
  • Ability to interpret and present highly complex and strategically significant information
  • Mastery knowledge of regulations and guidance related to the products within the portfolio of services
  • Documented successful experience within industry or regulators
  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 50% of the time



If working in an environment that promotes creativity, thought leadership, close collaboration and importantly mitigates risk to human health, then NSF can offer you the chance to make a difference. With its commitment to diversity and gender equality, let NSF help you to build your career aspirations in a multi-cultural setting where everyone’s voice is heard.  


Through working alongside highly experienced colleagues you will learn and develop to become an expert in the provision of state of the art solutions to client needs, by developing and protecting the supply of medicines to patients and end users. 

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Senior Qualified Person

University of Oxford

Nuffield Department of Medicine, Jenner Institute

Clinical Biomanufacturing Facility, Old Road, Headington, Oxford OX3 7JT

Grade 10: £55,750 – £64,605 (with a discretionary range to £70,579 per annum)

Applications are invited for a Senior Qualified Person to join the Clinical Biomanufacturing Facility at the Jenner Institute, led by Associate Professor, Catherine Green.

We are looking for an experienced and motivated eligible QP, prepared to rise to the challenges of delivering novel innovative medicinal products to first in human trials for the University of Oxford, and other sponsors.

The CBF was at the forefront of delivering the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine against Covid-19 in record time, and our QPs worked closely with the trials teams, MHRA, CMOs, AstraZeneca and other stakeholders in this project, ensuring quality was maintained throughout. Previously the CBF was also instrumental in the rapid delivery of Ebola vaccines to UK trials, and we have manufactured imported and released a broad portfolio of IMPs to trials in the UK and globally over the past 20 years. The CBF is looking forward to continuing to support a broad range of vaccine and other biologics manufacturing, with plans for expansion and diversification in the short- to medium term.

You will join our close knit, experienced and passionate team, to make a truly significant contribution in the fight against disease with global impact. Due to the diverse nature of working in an academic environment the role will cover an exceptionally broad range of responsibilities, and so will suit a candidate willing to think creatively and to acquire new knowledge while in post.

You will be eligible to be a Qualified Person who can be named on the CBF’s MIA (IMP) with an experience in the manufacture of biological, sterile medicinal products, with proven experience in managing all aspects of Quality Assurance within a GMP regulated environment; experience of leading qualification/validation of assays, manufacturing process and equipment and facilities. You will also have sound knowledge of EU GMP guidelines (EudraLex Volume 4) and evidenced ability to interpret these for early-phase IMPs and ATMPs.

The post is fixed-term for 5 years, in the first instance and funded by the Department.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online here

You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application, potential applicants are encouraged to make informal enquires to the Head of Facility: Professor Catherine Green (,  for further details.

Only applications received before midday on Monday 22 March 2021 can be considered. Please quote reference 149423 on all correspondence.


Qualified Person (QP) – Romford, Essex

Competitive salary plus benefits

Permanent full time

Ethypharm is a European-based specialty pharmaceutical company with global reach and is a committed player in the treatment of pain, addiction, and critical care.

In the UK we are recognised as a key partner to both the NHS and the private hospital sector.

We are looking for an experienced Qualified Person to join our quality team to support the batch release of products manufactured on our site. This role is pivotal not only in the batch release but also in helping the team to drive a quality culture across the organisation.

The position will be responsible for the release of a complex portfolio of products centred around the treatment of pain, addiction, and critical care. At Ethypharm we manufacture oral liquids, sterile ampoules, and pre-filled syringes.

To be successful for this position you will have the following experience:

  • Eligible to act as a Qualified Person under Directive 75/319/EC (2001/83/EC)
  • A minimum of 3 years previous experience as a certifying QP
  • Proven experience working in a manufacturing environment, within a sterile and/or aseptic environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills is essential
  • Previous experience supporting regulatory inspections (MHRA, FDA)
  • Operational experience within a Pharmaceutical manufacturing or laboratory setting is desirable

There is a lot of opportunity for you to make a real difference quickly.

Why join Ethypharm?

  • We offer attractive rewards, employment, and training opportunities to enable you to develop your career
  • We are a large international multi-cultural team
  • We foster an agile and entrepreneurial exciting work environment
  • Our employees are trusted and rewarded for their talent, their positive mindset, and their capacity to collaborate
  • Kindness and mutual respect form the basis of our personal relationships

If this sounds like a role that interests you, please send us your CV together with your contact details to

We look forward to hearing from you.