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Quality Project Specialist

Job Reference: 918-QM3947

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)
National - to be agreed on appointment
£42,414 - £49,969 pa

This post offers an exciting opportunity to join the national Quality Assurance team which provides support, advice and guidance on Quality Management Systems and regulatory compliance across the length and breadth of NHS Blood and Transplant.

This role, which will require travel as well as some time spent behind a desk, will also have a key people focus. With excellent communication and influencing skills you will be expected to build good working relationships with individuals working within the Manufacturing and Logistics Directorate to ensure product safety and compliance requirements are understood and adhered to.

While providing support for the planning and implementation of development projects, and being a point of contact for day to day advice and guidance, you will also be expected to respond to incidents meet with regulators and manage audits

Given the need for awareness and adherence to statutory requirements, previous experience of working in a Quality Assurance or a regulated life science / healthcare environment is required.

MSc Degree qualified, or equivalent, you will also have a working knowledge of relevant standards such as ISO 9000 series and EC guide to GMP.

You could be based, by prior agreement and providing office space is available, at any of the NHSBT’s National Centres.

For informal enquiries please contact Peter Senior at


NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) offers a dynamic and friendly working environment where teamwork is highly valued. Personal development is also considered a priority and is supported through extensive training and development opportunities open to all employees.

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