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Quality Lead

Cheshire East
Full time
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AstraZeneca UK
Healthcare & medical
10,001+ employees
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Job Title: Quality Lead

Introduction to Role:

Join us at AstraZeneca as a Quality Lead, where you will be tasked with leading and overseeing routine quality management and improvement. You will also be responsible for developing a longer-term operating model for quality management within Oral Product Development and New Modalities and Parenteral Development organisations at our Macclesfield site.


As a Quality Lead, you will represent NMPD/OPD UK on quality committees and co-lead the OPD/NMPD global quality team. You will manage quality management review activities and associated quality improvement plans, oversee internal and external audits, and provide expert consultation on routine GxP related issues. You will also oversee quality change management, contribute to the preparation and updating of global and Standard Operating Procedures, and own Quality metrics for Tier and NMPD/OPD Scorecard.

Essential Skills/Experience:

- Degree level education

- Experience of senior stakeholder management

- Well-informed understanding of drug development and associated GLS/GMP activities

- Experience across a broad range of Development Quality Assurance activities

- Expert Knowledge of Development Quality Assurance procedures and guidelines

Desirable Skills/Experience:

- Previous experience in drug development and development quality assurance

At AstraZeneca, we take Quality seriously. Our work is important and valued, and we are always innovating, trialling the latest models and technologies to improve reliability and excellence in our processes. We are a team of ambitious people who want to go far, and we're all here to achieve. We follow evidence to reach outcomes that benefit patients and AstraZeneca. We adapt to get new medicines out quicker, focusing on scaling and introducing new technologies. We are an inclusive and friendly community where each voice matters, and it instils a real sense of camaraderie.

Are you ready to pioneer a new Quality way? Develop your expertise by being both challenged and supported to apply a modern Quality mindset. Join us at AstraZeneca, where you can make a real-life difference to patients. Apply now!

Date Posted


Closing Date

11-Jun-2024Our mission is to build an inclusive and equitable environment. We want people to feel they belong at AstraZeneca and Alexion, starting with our recruitment process. We welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of characteristics. We offer reasonable adjustments/accommodations to help all candidates to perform at their best. If you have a need for any adjustments/accommodations, please complete the section in the application form.