Posted by: Mark North
17 Mar
16 May expires

Senior QA Manager (GCP) - Europe – Home based

Job Description

From small start-up organisations to Top 10 global pharmaceutical and biotechnology giants, our clients rely on Zig Zag to provide a variety of quality assurance services across a range of GxP areas.

We’re looking for someone who is:

  • Specialised – within GCP as minimum, with experience of performing Investigator Site Audits (+5yrs), vendor/supplier audits and other types of audits such as eTMF or CRO.
  • Organised – able to plan, conduct, report and follow-up contracted audits (including CAPA plans) within agreed budget and timelines.
  • Supportive – conducting peer reviews, giving feedback on client deliverables and strategic advice to clients on WMS development and change.

This is an immediate, full-time employment opportunity.

We could be a great fit for you if you are looking for:

  • Genuine variety. Our team relish the change of pace of working different sizes of clients, the variety of different sites and types of audits and gaining experience of a variety of different systems and processes.
  • A team that grows together. Although we work remotely, we are firm believers in fostering collaborative working relationships amongst our colleagues, sharing insights, knowledge.
  • New experiences – our auditors work internationally across different types of organisations and audits.  We also enable training and development into another GxP area for auditors.    
  • Travel opportunities. We’d typically expect you to undertake approx. 20-25 audits a year which could require up to 50% travel. That doesn’t mean you’ll be away from home for months at a time. We work hard to schedule assignments to provide you with a fair work/life balance.
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Desired Skills & Experience

Skills required:

  • Thorough knowledge of GCP and/or other applicable regulatory requirements
  • Excellent attention to detail, organisation, and prioritisation skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, verbal and written skills, and the ability to communicate confidently at all levels.
  • Self-motivation and ability to function independently and within a team. 
  • Ability to function calmly under pressure.
  • Practical and enquiring approach to problem-solving
  • Dedication to quality and reliability in all aspects of work
  • Responsiveness to customer needs and focus on customer satisfaction.


Education or Equivalent Experience

  • Life science degree, or equivalent qualification or experience preferred.
  • Extensive auditing experience in GCP (as a minimum)
Zigzag has offices located in the UK, USA and Singapore as well as a consultant network that extends our team to more than 70 experienced QA professionals based around the world. Our global QA team has worked in over 80 countries across all major continents and we have experience in all GxPs (GCP, GVP, GMP, GLP, GCLP, GDP and CSV).