Batch Release Manager

3+ months agoDublin, Ireland

Site Name: Ireland - Dublin
Posted Date: Feb 5 2021

We are currently hiring for a Batch Release Manager to be based in our Dublin office.

The Batch Release Manager has responsibility for the Batch Document Review and Release processes and for management of the batch release specialist team.

This is a Permanent position.

As Batch Release Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Provide effective leadership of the batch release specialist team, to ensure that products released for sale have been manufactured and packaged in accordance with cGMP and licence requirements.
  • Ensure that Batch Documentation Review and Release operations are managed to deliver customer service and production schedule requirements.
  • Liaise with External Supply Quality, Planning and manufacturing sites to ensure that planned activity reflects Supply Chain requirements.
  • Provide support and coaching on GMP, documentation errors, root cause analysis and CAPA for deviations.
  • Support Quality System management activities within the broader QP Importation Operations team.
  • Manage the team of Batch Release Specialists including coaching, development planning, performance reviews, recruitment etc.
Why you?

Basic Requirements:

We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:
  • Third Level Degree in a Science related subject.
  • Experience in pharmaceutical manufacturing, ideally in a Quality role, although strong experience in Production or Engineering roles would also be relevant.
  • Knowledge and application of quality management systems.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to influence others outside own immediate area.
  • Knowledge and application of principles of root cause analysis.
Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize workload.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to enable and drive change.
  • Problem identification and solving skills.
  • Experience of working with multi-functional teams.
Why GSK?

Our values and expectations are at the heart of everything we do and form an important part of our culture.

These include Patient focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity along with Courage, Accountability, Development, and Teamwork. As GSK focuses on our values and expectations and a culture of innovation, performance, and trust, the successful candidate will demonstrate the following capabilities:
  • Operating at pace and agile decision-making - using evidence and applying judgement to balance pace, rigour and risk.
  • Committed to delivering high quality results, overcoming challenges, focusing on what matters, execution.
  • Continuously looking for opportunities to learn, build skills and share learning.
  • Sustaining energy and well-being.
  • Building strong relationships and collaboration, honest and open conversations.
  • Budgeting and cost-consciousness.
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As a company driven by our values of Patient focus, Transparency, Respect and Integrity, we know inclusion and diversity are essential for us to be able to succeed. We want all our colleagues to thrive at GSK bringing their unique experiences, ensuring they feel good and to keep growing their careers. As a candidate for a role, we want you to feel the same way.

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