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Quality Manager

JOB TITE: Quality Manager

LOCATION: Newport

Our Client is on the frontline of fighting Covid-19.

Their complete workflows with standardized equipment and kits are available to help labs address their SARS-CoV-2 testing challenges.

We are recruiting an ISO 15189 or ISO17025 accredited Quality Manager for a 9 month FTC at an established greenfield, PCR laboratory.

Your primary responsibility will be to drive forward the lab accreditation, developing the accreditation from the pre-assessment stage.  We require an experienced Quality Manager who has been heavily involved in quality processes from within the scientific /Laboratory sector and can take the lead in delivering UKAS accreditation.

You will be part of global quality, regulatory and medical affairs team that drives a culture of quality and ensure the promotion of awareness of customer and regulatory requirements throughout the organization.

Role Description:


  • Ensure the Quality Management System complies with regulatory requirements and corporate policies
  • Maintain needed regulatory compliance and certifications (ISO15189)
  • Ensure risks are properly managed and change effectiveness assessed
  • Review service process quality issues and work with service managers towards improving the quality of services throughout their life cycle
  • Organize management and process reviews as well as internal and supplier audits
  • Provide training, tools and techniques to enable others to achieve quality standards
  • Managing a team of 4 Quality Specialists
  • Working closely with the site director

Role Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree in life science, engineering, or other technical discipline
  • Previous experience working in quality in clinical molecular biology or infectious disease testing labs with management experience
  • Positive, people-oriented, energetic attitude and able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to hit the ground running and confident in their ability to deliver
  • Working knowledge of implementing quality management system under ISO 15189 is a must, would consider ISO 17025
  • Expertise in risk management, root cause investigation, corrective/preventive action, and data analytics practices, tools and principles
  • Experience establishing operational objectives and work plans

What We Offer:


  • Fixed term contract with competitive remuneration package
  • 25 days annual leave + 8 bank holiday days (pro-rata)
  • Free on site parking
  • Excellent pension and life assurance package
  • Access to private medical cover
  • Online learning platform to assist with continuous professional development
  • Stimulating role in COVID PCR lab
  • Purposeful & inspirational environment
  • Access to cutting-edge expertise and solutions contributing to the wellbeing of the local community
  • Being part of a highly qualified team that is committed to excellence 



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*For a confidential discussion please apply or call Tony on 0203 750 0575

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