Qualified Person

  • Department: Quality
  • Location: Hampden Park, Eastbourne
  • Education Level: University degree
  • Employment Type Level: Full Time
  • End Date: 27-Apr-2018

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Have you got a background in Quality backed up by experience gained in the industry?  Then you might be just what we're looking for at Teva....

We are looking to recruit a Qualified Person for our highly successful quality team, the successful QP will be based at our Eastbourne site. Reporting to the Head of Quality, you will ensure that products sold by the Company meet the required quality standards to ensure patient and company safety.

As the Qualified Person (QP), you will be able to fulfill the requirements in respect of a Qualified Person: Taking responsibility for and on behalf of the company as the holder of a manufacturing authorisation by certifying batches for release, intended for commercial sale. In doing so, the QP must ensure that a product is fit for its intended use, complies with the requirements of the relevant Manufacturing License, the Marketing Authorisation (MA) and does not place patients at risk due to inadequate safety, quality and efficacy. 

About us...

We touch the lives of over 200 million patients every day, and billions every year. After all, everyone needs healthcare or medication at some point. Yet until today, you may not have heard of us.

We’re Teva and we’re the company that supplies more medicines to the NHS than anyone else. We’re a fundamental part of the UK healthcare system.

We have the largest medicine cabinet in the world, but these days, people know more and expect more from their healthcare provider. People are taking a more active role in managing their health, through technologies such as smartphone apps, sensors and monitors.  They are looking to us for solutions, better health outcomes, information and support.


Eastbourne is the home to our Packaging Operations facility, where Teva packs over five billion pharmaceutical tablets and capsules a year.  Every second of every day over 350 tablets and capsules are taken by patients in the UK, so if you join us you’ll be working for the biggest supplier of medicines to the NHS.

Skills & Experience

To be considered for the role of Qualified Person you should be educated to degree level (as a minimum) and should hold previous experience as a Qualified Person with a current manufacturing license. Ideally you should hold previous experience of managing/releasing 7/8 batches per day.

Main Responsibilities

  • Act as a Qualified Person in accordance with the duties as defined in Article 51 of the Directive 2001/83 EC, Annex 16 of EU GMP guidelines and the code of Practice for Qualified Persons
  • To ensure that the principles and guidelines of GMP have been met during manufacturing, packaging and testing operations for all products for which Teva UK Eastbourne is the named site of batch release
  • To verify that all batch related documentation is compliant with the requirements of the regulatory authorities
  • To review and release batches to market in a timely manner so as not to cause stock outs
  • To ensure planned changes or deviations are supported by appropriate sampling, inspection, testing and document review to ensure compliance with the requirements of the regulatory authorities (Audit, Investigations, Change Control and Deviations permit release of batches to market)
  • To liaise with the relevant Health Authorities in accordance with the Teva Notification to Management process
  • To ensure appropriate audits, self-inspections and spot checks are carried out by trained and experienced staff
  • To support Health Authority and Third party audits of the Eastbourne site
  • To provide guidance and support for the Eastbourne packaging operations