Careers

To apply for an advertised position please send your CV together with a covering letter or email stating your salary expectations to the person indicated.

For all recruitment enquiries please contact our HR department 01980 557009, or e-mail recruitment@gwpharm.com. Unfortunately we are currently unable to consider any speculative applications and so please do not apply for a position unless you believe yourself to be well suited to those advertised.

 

 

Regulatory Affairs Team Leader

 

An excellent opportunity has arisen within GW Pharmaceuticals at our Cambridge office.
Leading a small team, within this key role, you will be required to handle all aspects of GW’s global clinical development within the Regulatory department.

 

Key responsibilities

  • Ensuring that the planned GW trials program is efficiently supported by the regulatory submissions and follow up maintenance activity
  • Attending key project planning and relevant stakeholder meetings
  • Leadership of the Regulatory team at the Cambridge office
  • Ensuring regulatory compliance
  • Providing regulatory support and guidance within the regulatory team and to other functions where appropriate.

 

Essential skills

  • Degree in life science
  • Previous line management experience
  • Extensive working knowledge of clinical trial submissions in Europe and globally
  • Some knowledge of quality and safety disciplines
  • Well-developed organisation and commination skills
  • Good attention to details
  • Experience of US IND procedures would be desirable

 

This is a full time, permanent position based in Histon, Cambridgeshire.

 

 

Clinical Quality Assurance Administrator

 

An excellent opportunity has arisen to work in one of the most exciting areas of modern medicine within this innovative pharmaceutical company.  For details of GW’s current marketed product and international clinical research programme please refer to information on the company’s website: www.gwpharm.com .

 

Based in the GW Office in Histon, Cambridgeshire, the Clinical QA Administrator would have an ordered mind and organised approach to provide administrative support for the CQA team, in support of the expanding audit programme. 

 

The role will include the following duties:

  • Supporting the CQA team  and CQA Consultants with the scheduling and organising of audits
  • Production of audit certificates and filing audit documentation
  • Assisting with data entry for the SharePoint CAPA system comprising findings from all relevant audits, and assisting with CAPA follow-up
  • Organisation, preparation and scheduling for regular meetingsandgenerating meeting agendas / minutes.
  • Assisting with compilation of departmental metrics.
  • Assisting with diary coordination for CQA team and responding to email and telephone queries as required.
  • Ensuring departmental documentation is filed in a timely and organised manner to permit easy retrieval for inspections and audits
    • Other CQA administration tasks as required

 

Reporting to the Clinical QA Officer, this is an interactive role, requiring a degree of self-reliance, effective planning and the ability to operate successfully within a busy team and build good working relationships.

 

Together with excellent organisational skills and methodical approach, attention to detail, patience, determination, and the ability to finish tasks are also useful attributes. In addition, the CQA Administrator should have good communication skills, the ability to work with people at all levels and demonstrate a “can do” approach.

 

Qualifications/experience required:

  • Educated to GCE level (including Maths and English)
  • Computer literate in Microsoft packages and  knowledge of Sharepoint
  • At least five years working knowledge within a busy administrative environment
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills

 

This is a full time, permanent position based in Histon, Cambridgeshire.

 

If you believe that you have the skills and drive to succeed in this role, we can offer competitive remuneration and benefits.

 

To apply for this role, please send your CV with a covering note (via e-mail) to HR at recruitment@gwpharm.com 

 

Closing Date:  8th August 2014


Please note: this role is open for personal applications only, any CVs sent in from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

 

 

Preclinical Project Scientist - FT 24 month contract

 

An excellent opportunity has arisen to work within an innovative research-based pharmaceutical company specialising in unique medicines. We are seeking an experienced, motivated and talented individual, working within a busy and well established research group based in Reading.

 

The role will primarily entail designing and implementing the multi gram syntheses of cannabinoids by using synthetic routes currently being optimised. The post holder will liaise with collaborators on the epilepsy program, and will be responsible for the communication and/or presentation of data to GW, and to scientific conferences and peer-reviewed journals if required.

 

The role will also involve some day to day supervision of PhD students associated with the wider project and some general laboratory management duties consistent with the level of the post.

 

Duties

  • Optimisation and implementation of multi gram synthesis of cannabinoids for discovery preclinical work.
  • Day to day management and supervision of two PhD students based at the University of Reading and to give advice on cannabinoid synthesis and synthetic chemistry.
  • To update the GW Preclinical team on the progress of the study.
  • Review of current literature and appraisal of findings to wider research team.
  • To prepare manuscripts or provide technical writing for regulatory submissions if required.
  • Represent the Research Group / Company at meetings if required.

 

The successful candidate will have the following skills and attributes:

  • PhD in Synthetic Organic Chemistry, ideally with experience of cannabinoid or terpene/terpenoid chemistry.
  • Experience in organic synthesis, separation and purification techniques.
  • At least PhD experience in analytical techniques such as NMR, IR, MS and HPLC
  • Working knowledge of analytical spectroscopy
  • High level of numeracy
  • Communication skills including written and presentational
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Develops and maintains positive working relationships with others
  • Shares ideas and information
  • Assists colleagues as and when required
  • Demonstrates a ‘can do’ approach
  • Ability to reliably meet deadlines
  • A constant desire to drive the project forward

 

Closing Date:  31st July 2014

 

Please note: this role is open for personal applications only, any CVs sent in from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

 

 

Clinical Quality Assurance Officer

 

An excellent opportunity has arisen to work in one of the most exciting areas of modern medicine within this innovative pharmaceutical company.  For details of GW’s current marketed product and international clinical research programme please refer to information on the company’s website: www.gwpharm.com .

 

Based in the GW Office in Histon, Cambridgeshire, the Clinical QA Officer would have an ordered mind and organised approach to provide administrative support for the CQA team, in support of the expanding audit programme. 

 

The role will include the following duties:

  • Providing support to the CQA team, such as scheduling and organising audits
  • Updating and managing the corrective and preventative actions (CAPA) database arising from audits and inspections
    • Using your GCP expertise to understand whether CAPA actions are acceptable
    • Collaborating with the Clinical and Pharmacovigilance teams to reach a successful outcome and CAPA closure
  • Providing support during Regulatory Inspections (GCP and GVP)
  • Generating compliance metrics for discussion at management meetings
  • Using your GCP knowledge to provide advice to customer groups
  • Assisting with internal documentation audits, including management of the document audit programme
  • Supporting training activities provided by CQA
  • Other CQA tasks as required

 

Together with excellent organisational skills and an eye for detail, patience, determination, and the ability to finish tasks are essential attributes.

In addition, the CQA Officer should have good communication skills and be able to influence others whilst working collaboratively.

A knowledge and understanding of GCP and/or Quality Assurance within the pharmaceutical industry is also essential for this role. 

Experience in both GCP and Quality Assurance would be an advantage.

 

Reporting to the Clinical QA Manager, this is an interactive role, requiring a degree of self-reliance, effective planning skills, and the ability to communicate and operate within a busy team / high pressure environment, and build good working relationships both internally and externally. 

 

Qualifications/experience required:

  • A Biological Science Degree or Nursing qualification (or equivalent) is preferred
  • Experience of working in Clinical Quality Assurance / GCP environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft packages and Sharepoint
  • Strong communication skills both written and oral
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills

 

This is a full time, permanent position based in Histon, Cambridgeshire.

  

Closing Date:  13th August 2014

 

Supply Chain Director

 

Permanent, FTE
South East England

 

GW Pharma Ltd is the leading company in its field of research, development and supply of cannabinoid prescription medicines to meet patient needs in a wide range of therapeutic indications.

 

In parallel to the continued commercial roll out of key product Sativex® for patients with Multiple Sclerosis, the company is continuing phase three clinical trials in patients with advanced cancer, expanding activities in the field of epilepsy and about to embark on a significant period of internal investment and improvement.  Therefore we are looking to strengthen our busy and expanding Supply Chain operations with the appointment of a Supply Chain Director.

 

 The Role

The job holder will be comfortable reporting into Board level, and will be a key member of the company’s senior management team.  The job holder will lead a range of strategic and operational supply activities within the company to meet current and future business needs.  The role will be varied, involve significant internal and external stakeholder engagement and will head-up a complex supply chain delivering Clinical, Commercial and Controlled Drug temperature sensitive products to time-critical international destinations.

 

Key Responsibilities

The Supply Chain Director holds overall responsibility for all aspects of GW’s Clinical, Commercial and Investigational Medicinal drug supply operations.  These responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  •  Commercial Partner demand planning and commercial partner primary interface
  • Clinical Trial Supplies and investigational drug labelling, packaging and documentation governance
  • Commercial, clinical, and controlled drug pick/pack/dispatch operations
  • Inventory, replenishment, vendor and 3PL management
  • Overseeing all finished stock and raw material warehousing; inbound and outbound supplies
  • Cool-chain and ambient drug distribution including export controls and import / export licensing
  • Direct liaison with external Regulatory Authority and Legislative organisations for all supply matters
  • Responsibility for ensuring appropriate arrangements in place for compliance to the Single Convention on Narcotics Drugs and country estimate requirements (as administered by the INCB), for total commercial and clinical drug supplies
  • Demand planning and forecast modelling and lead of the company’s S&OP activities
  • Factory planning and manufacturing and testing work-flow scheduling
  • Packaging, artwork and printed literature management and development
  • Supply Chain function capital and operational expenditure budgeting
  • Direction, motivation, development and employee engagement of all Supply Chain staff, team c20
  • Establishment and performance management to appropriate pharmaceutical supply chain KPI’s

  

Essential Skills

The job Holder should

  • have worked alongside a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders including partners, suppliers, medical professionals, depots, distributors and international Regulatory and Legislative Authorities.
  • have a strong Clinical and Commercial Pharmaceuticals senior management background.
  • have excellent report writing skills.
  • have presentation and communication skills both orally and in writing.
  • be an experienced and senior Pharmaceutical Supply Chain professional with exquisite planning, project management, people management, inter-personnel and IT skills – all essential to succeed in this post. 
  •  be proficient in the utilisation of current ERP, MRP, IVRS and WM electronic systems and experience of working to MHRA and FDA requirements.
  • have a comprehensive understanding of GMP/GDP in both clinical and commercial drug settings,
  • have previous experiences of implementing Continuous Improvement and LEAN tools within a pharmaceutical supply chain are required.
  • be able to anticipate and identify areas of risk and inefficiency within the GW supply chain and to recommend and implement appropriate solutions to address.
  • have a strong understanding of operational Health and Safety within supply operations.

 

Please note: this role is open for personal applications only, any CVs sent in from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

 

Senior Pharmacovigilance Associate

 

GW Pharmaceuticals plc is listed on AiM and is licensed by the Home Office to work with a range of controlled drugs for medical research purposes. The Group’s lead programme is the development of a product portfolio prescription medicines including Sativex®, to meet the patient needs in a wide range of therapeutic indications.

Term

GW is now looking to recruit a full time permanent staff member to the Pharmacovigilance team which will be based at GW’s office in Histon, Cambridge.

Primary Duties

Working in our global Pharmacovigilance Department the candidate will responsible for and gain exposure to many different aspects of Pharmacovigilance.

  • Case processing from case registration through to submission.
  • Literature reviews.
  • Using and maintaining the global safety database.
  • Production and review of documents detailing PV processes.
  • Involved in the production and review of various safety documents.
  • Mentoring and supporting of new and existing departmental staff.
  • Attendance at cross functional meetings as PV representative, giving and receiving any PV specific information as required.
  • Researching and assessing the impact of new PV regulations/GVP information on department processes.
  • Reviewing and coordinating MedDRA and WHO drug coding in Clinical Studies.
  • Maintenance of the Pharmacovigilance System Master File (PSMF).
  • Share E2B submission testing process with national authorities as required.
  • Reconciliation of SAEs from clinical studies.
  • Maintaining a strong GPVP/GCP knowledge

 

Key Attributes/Skills/Education

  • The candidate should be life science degree qualified and demonstrate progressive professional development in Pharmacovigilance.
  • Requires a good operating knowledge of Pharmacovigilance databases including query by example searching.  Also strong Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat and Power Point.

Substantial experience of analysing and writing major pharmacovigilance safety reports, with extensive experience of case processing and assessment.

 

Please note: this role is open for personal applications only, any CVs sent in from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

 

Quality Assurance Officer

 

Due to the rapid expansion of the GW research pipeline an opportunity has arisen for a role that is an ideal first step into the QA department. This role will be based at our Manufacturing site, working in one of the most exciting areas of modern medicine within this innovative pharmaceutical company. 

 
As a Quality Assurance Officer within a multi-disciplined company, you will utilise your expertise and communication skills to support the QA department. The successful candidate will support the research areas and the expanding production facilities.

 

The main focus of the role will be to support the document auditing program, including batch record reviews, performing line clearances, in-process checks and completing internal audits. Within this fast paced department there are excellent opportunities to learn and develop your career within quality assurance.

 

Reporting to the Site GMP Quality Assurance Manager and working at GW’s manufacturing facilities in the south-east, this is a highly interactive role, requiring strong organisational, planning, and communication skills.  An understanding and ability to problem solve, and to be able to operate both independently and effectively within a busy team is important, whilst building relationships and trust within the organisation. 

 

Qualifications/experience required:

  • A Biological/Science Degree or equivalent is preferred
  • Experience at a pharmaceutical testing or manufacturing site
  • Proven experience in a GMP auditing role would be advantageous
  • Experience in the conduct of any of the following audit types:-
    • Quality Management System (QMS)  audits
    • Process audits
    • Documentation audits
    • A working knowledge of QMS non-Compliance handling would be advantageous
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Able to work independently or as part of a team
  • Good at multi-tasking and working to agreed deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail with the ability to identify the root cause of problems
  • A full driving licence would be beneficial
  • Proof of eligibility to work in the UK on a permanent basis will be required.  

 

This is a full time, permanent position.

 

If you believe that you have the skills and drive to succeed in this role, we can offer competitive remuneration and benefits.

 

Closing Date:  27th June 2014

 

Please note: this role is open for personal applications only, any CVs sent in from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

 

 

Materials Manager

 

Contract: Permanent
Hours of work: Full Time
Location: South East England

 

GW Pharma Ltd is the leading company in its field of research, development and supply of cannabinoid prescription medicines to meet patient needs in a wide range of therapeutic indications.

 

In parallel to the continued commercial roll out of key product Sativex® for patients with Multiple Sclerosis, the company is continuing phase three clinical trials in patients with advanced cancer, expanding activities in the field of epilepsy and about to embark on a significant period of internal investment and improvement.  Therefore we are looking to strengthen our busy Supply Chain operations with the appointment of a Materials Manager to support our investigational drug supply activities.

 

Reporting to the Supply Chain Director, the Materials Manager will support a range of day to day and longer term operational and improvement activities within the Supply Chain function to meet current and future business needs. 
The role is likely to be varied and involve significant internal and external stakeholder engagement including with suppliers, medical professionals, depots, distributors and international Regulatory and Legislative Authorities.

The successful candidate will support a complex supply chain delivering a controlled drug, investigational product to international destinations.

 

The Materials Manager holds day to day responsibilities for key aspects of GW’s end-to-end supply chain for specific investigational drug supply, including:

  • forecast modelling, demand planning, materials and inventory management and replenishment,
  • supply oversight and to oversee the troubleshooting and resolution of product supply and technical problems occurring within the supply chain.

 

This position is suitable for an experienced Pharmaceutical and Management professional with:

  • Excellent organisation, planning/project management, Continuous Improvement, problem solving and inter-personnel skills.
  • Strong report writing, presentation and communication skills both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with team and stakeholders
  • A comprehensive understanding of GMP/GDP and experience of working to MHRA and FDA requirements
  • Previous experience and a good understanding of LEAN and Supply Chain KPI’s within a pharmaceutical setting (desirable).
  • Excellent computer literacy with strong knowledge of MRP/ERP systems

 

Please note: this role is open for personal applications only, any CVs sent in from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

 

 

Supply Chain Packaging Co-ordinator

 

GW Pharma Ltd is the leading company in its field of research and development of cannabinoid prescription medicines to meet patient needs in a wide range of therapeutic indications.

 

In parallel to the continued commercial roll out of key product Sativex® for patients with Multiple Sclerosis, the company is continuing phase three clinical trials in patients with advanced cancer and is expanding activities in the field of epilepsy. Therefore we are looking to strengthen our Commercial and Research operations with the appointment of a Supply Chain Co-ordinator to provide support in the execution of these programmes.

 

The successful candidate will be responsible for co-ordinating a range of activities to support supply chain activities to world-wide destinations and to agreed timelines.

 

The Job-holder will have responsible for management and updating of printed packaging materials and will include the following activities:

  • Packaging component and material selection
  • Pack testing and evaluation
  • Packaging component specifications
  • Printing processes and controls
  • Artwork generation and control

 

The job holder will also have responsibility for pharmaceutical documentation, planning, storage, despatch, supplier liaison, customer contact and returns of product.

 

The nature of the position requires the successful Job-holder to work alongside a range of internal and external stakeholders including suppliers, partners, depots, distributors, Regulatory and Legislative Authorities. Previous experience of working to MHRA/FDA standards is desirable. Excellent report writing and communication skills both orally and in writing are required. At times the Supply Chain Co-ordinator will need to deputise for the

department manager at appropriate forums.

 

This responsible position would be suitable for an experienced Pharmaceutical / Supply Chain professional who can take a hands-on approach to co-ordinating the daily workload and product supply activities within the department.

 

Excellent organisation, project management, communication and inter-personnel skills are essential to succeed in the role. A good understanding of operational H&S, LEAN and Continuous Improvement techniques, cGMP and experience of employee supervision within a pharmaceutical setting is required.

 

We are seeking an individual with previous Pharmaceutical or similar industry experience- Previous experiences that are desirable include aspects of pharmaceutical packaging / labelling / storage / distribution / planning / materials control and ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) systems.

 

This is a full time, permanent position, based in South East England.

 

 

Please note: this role is open for personal applications only, any CVs sent in from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

 

Clinical Trial Supplies Material Coordinator - FT 18 Months

 

GW Pharma Ltd is the leading company in its field of research and development of cannabinoid prescription medicines to meet patient needs in a wide range of therapeutic indications.

 

Due to the continued commercial roll out of key product Sativex® for patients with Multiple Sclerosis, GW are looking to strengthen our Clinical Trial Supply (CTS) operations with the appointment of two CTS Material Coordinators to provide support in the execution of this important programme.

 

Reporting into the Head of Clinical Trial Supplies, the successful candidate(s) will support the material management packaging and labelling activities to support clinical trial supply to world-wide destinations and agreed timelines, ensuring clinical study requirements are met. The job-holder will have responsibilities for documentation, packaging and labelling in a GMP environment, the managements of returned material, providing input in to the departmental schedule, storage and despatch. This hands-on position requires a high level of flexibility and a can do attitude.

As a Clinical Trial Supplies Material Coordinator you may also be expected to liaise with external vendor for the management of components and sundries.

The nature of the position requires the successful job-holder to work within a team of Material Coordinators and so a people orientated person with a positive disposition who can interact confidently with a range of internal and external stakeholder would be desirable.

There may be opportunities to input in to process development and so a good level of written English is required.

This is a temporary post initially for 18months, based in the South East of England.

 

 

Please note: this role is open for personal applications only, any CVs sent in from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

 

 

Clinical Trial Supplies Programme Manager - MS
 

 

GW Pharma Ltd is the leading company in its field of research and development of cannabinoid prescription medicines to meet patient needs in a wide range of therapeutic indications.

 

Due to the continued commercial roll out of key product Sativex® for patients with Multiple Sclerosis, GW are looking to strengthen our Clinical Trial Supply (CTS) operations with the appointment of a Clinical Trial Supplies Programme Manager to provide support in the execution of these important programmes.

 

Reporting into the Head of Clinical Trial Supplies, the successful candidate will

  • support the planning and management of a range of activities to support clinical trial supply to world-wide destinations and agreed timelines, ensuring clinical study requirements are met.
  • have responsibilities for documentation, protocol planning, clinical labelling, forecasting and study demand management, packaging, storage and despatch.
  • have a high level of customer and physician contact and co-ordination globally.
  • coordinate all project related documentation while supporting the activities of internal operational departments and external vendors.
  • assist with remote Depot management and a degree of site management will be required in terms of liaising with site contacts to ensure continuity of supply.

 

The nature of the position requires the successful job-holder to work alongside a range of internal and external stakeholders including suppliers, partners, depots, distributors, Regulatory and Legislative Authorities. Excellent report writing and communication skills are required. At certain times the Clinical Trial Supplies Programme Manager will need to deputise for the department manager at appropriate forums.

 

This responsible position would be suitable for an experienced Pharmaceutical / Clinical Trial supply professional who can take a hands-on approach to co-ordinating the daily product supply activities.

Previous experiences that are desirable include aspects of pharmaceutical / clinical trial packaging / labelling / storage / distribution / planning / materials control and IVR (Interactive Voice Response) systems.

Experience of clinical trial supplies is essential, along with excellent organisation, project management, communication, and inter-personnel skills.

 

This is a full time, permanent position, based in the South East England.

 

 

Please note: this role is open for personal applications only, any CVs sent in from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

 

Senior Scientist – Pharmaceutical R&D

 

Contract: Permanent
Hours of work: Full Time

 

An excellent opportunity has arisen to work within our innovative research-based pharmaceutical company specialising in unique medicines.

GW is currently recruiting for a Senior Scientist to join our expanding Pharmaceutical R&D team located at our Manufacturing site in South East England on a full time, permanent basis.

Within this role you will develop isolation and purification processes for pipeline products with a focus on safe, cost-effective scale-up.

You also need to liaise with other functions to ensure timely provision of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) for Clinical and Toxicology studies and to provide supporting data and documentation.

 

What will you be doing?

  • Designing and executing experimental programs for the isolation and purification of intermediates and API in support of pipeline products
  • Ensuring timely supply of API and associated data / documentation for Clinical and Toxicology studies
  • Operating complex production equipment and analytical instrumentation.
  • Developing novel and utilising known techniques to prepare defined quality products
  • Providing technical support to the Production department when necessary
  • Jointly, with the Pharmaceutical R&D Manager, managing day to day activities within the laboratory
  • Supervising and training technical staff when necessary
  • Day to day line management of a small team of technicians


To be considered for this role you will need to:

  • Hold a relevant scientific qualification to degree level
  • Be able to demonstrate experience of working in a laboratory, ideally in the pharmaceutical or fine chemicals sector.
  • Understand and be able to apply Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP)
  • Be proficient with computers and computer controlled instrumentation
  • Have a high level of numeracy and literacy
  • Be able to present data clearly and accurately to a wide range of audiences
  • Analyse data and use scientific knowledge to provide meaningful results
  • Design experiments and procedures with the minimal supervision and use scientific knowledge to move these forward
  • Use complex production equipment
  • Be able to coach, mentor and share knowledge with others at all levels
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others at all levels and across all departments
  • Knowledge of EU and US regulatory procedures would be a definite advantage.

 

Please note: this role is open for personal applications only, any CVs sent in from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

 

Process Technician – Pharmaceutical R&D

Contract: Permanent
Hours of work: Full Time


GW is currently recruiting for a Process Technician to join our expanding Pharmaceutical R&D team located at our Manufacturing site in South East England on a full time, permanent basis.

Within this role you will be required to produce a final Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient, to GMP standards, through carrying out an in-house crystallisation procedure.

What else will you be doing?

  • Ensuring accurate records are kept which comply to GMP standards
  • Preparing samples for HPLC analysis
  • Producing and presenting data following HPLC analysis
  • Working collaboratively with other departments and within the team
  • Maintaining H&S knowledge and cGxP knowledge as applicable to the role 

 

To be considered for this role you will need to:

  • Hold a relevant scientific qualification
  • Have experience of working in a technical area, or laboratory environment either through work experience or education
  • Demonstrate an ability to follow instruction and keep accurate records
  • Have good communication skills including written and presentational
  • Be able to present data clearly and accurately to a variety of people

 Additionally, an understanding of the application of Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) would be a distinct advantage along with knowledge of crystallisation techniques.

 
Please note: this role is open for personal applications only, any CVs sent in from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

 

Preclinical Co-ordinator

Contract: Permanent
Hours of work:  Full Time
Location: Cambridge
Salary: Circa £20K dependant on experience

 
An excellent opportunity has arisen to work within our innovative research-based pharmaceutical company specialising in unique medicines. We are seeking an experienced, motivated and talented individual, working within our preclinical team. The role will support the preclinical team in document management and quality control to support pipeline development.

 

The job holder is responsible for:

  • Document Management and filing
  • Materials Forecast
  • Co-ordination of meetings, teleconferences and taking meeting minutes.
  • Document Quality Control.
  • Document formatting and referencing
  • Maintenance of preclinical teams SharePoint site

 

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:

  •  A degree or higher degree (BSc, MSc or PhD) in Pharmacology or another appropriate scientific discipline.
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to prioritise
  • Ability to use initiative and problem solve
  • Good communication skills
  • Good written and verbal presentation skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Working knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Endnote, search engines and databases used for literature searches.
  • Ability to work as a team, and as an individual.
  • Demonstrates a ‘can do’ approach to work
  • Shares ideas and information

 

Closing date: TBC

 

Please note: this role is open for personal applications only, any CVs sent in from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

 

 

Pharmaceutical Process Technician


Contract:
Permanent
Hours of work: Full Time
Salary: Circa 18K dependant on experience

GW Pharmaceuticals is an innovative British research-based pharmaceutical company and a world leader in its class, working at the cutting edge of medicine with many potential new medicines in development we are rapidly expanding our team.

 
An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Pharmaceutical Process Technician to join our Manufacturing team based in South East England, on a full time, permanent basis.

 
Within this exciting role you will be required to set up and operate manufacturing equipment in order to produce pharmaceutical products under current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) conditions.

The role will involve preparation and completion of batch documentation to cGMP standards and responsibility for day-to-day process operations including safety/security and environmental controls in their area. The successful candidate(s) will be part of the Production Team working in the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) manufacturing Area.

 

What you will be doing?

  •  Performing a wide range of tasks covering all aspects of drug substance productionfrom API and bulk solution manufacture.
  • Setting up and operating a number of pieces of processing equipment used for the above, according to relevant procedures.
  • Working in a cGMP pharmaceutical environment and adhering to the required quality and safety standards to ensure that patients receive a safe, effective and quality assured product.
  • Generating and following Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and completing batch documentation in accordance with cGMP, in order to complete the validated processes.
  • Maintaining the cleanliness of the manufacturing areas and equipment by adhering to the cleaning regime and following the relevant cleaning procedures.
  • Looking to input into the Continuous Improvement of all manufacturing and working practices across the API manufacturing areas.
  • Occasional flexible working hours will be required in order to complete manufacturing operations.
  • Occasional manual handling

 

 What are we looking for?

 You will have experience in a regulated production environment with a pragmatic attitude, preferably within the pharmaceutical or chemical industry. Experience in working to cGMP standards is essential as is a good standard of numeracy and literacy. We will also be looking for the following attributes:

  •  Diligent, good attention to detail
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work on own or as part of a small team.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Good working knowledge of standard Microsoft packages, i.e. Excel, Word

 

Please note: this role is open for personal applications only, any CVs sent in from agencies will not be accepted.

 

Commercial Contract Manufacturing Manager

 

GW is an expanding pharmaceutical company and we are looking for a Commercial Contract Manufacturing Manager to join our Manufacturing Operations group based in South East England.

 

The role is a key position within the company requiring management of commercial operations with our external contract manufacturers and suppliers.

You will also manage the outsourcing of activities associated with API Manufacture and Drug Product operations from both a Technical and Commercial perspective.

 

Reporting in to the Site Director you will be need to:

  • Deliver external manufacturing plans on time and in full to the quality specified in the technical agreements and on budgeted cost of goods.
  • Manage approved budget and expenses for external manufacturing operations. To manage the commercial contracts.
  • Ensure outsourcing and contract manufacturers are fully compliant with cGxP and support internal and external audits. Ensure facilities are ready to support regulatory inspections (FDA and MHRA).
  • Ensure contract companies meet the necessary standards and company policy requirements for Environmental, Health & Safety.
  • Develop Operational Excellence initiatives and adopt best practices to make productivity and cost of goods improvements with external suppliers.
  • To work with suppliers to develop Key Performance Metrics  
  • To act as the main point of contact between external partners and site functional groups. To ensure good and timely communication with all functional areas and management
  • To help manage change controls, alerts, deviations, complaints, OOS and ensure these are executed and closed out in a timely manner. To ensure we have a Quality and or a Technical Agreement in place with all our external suppliers and ensure compliance with the requirements.
  • To oversee troubleshooting and resolution of product quality and technical problems with external contract suppliers.

 

 Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:

  • A background in Manufacturing or Supply Chain is essential.
  • A science or engineering background would be preferable, qualification to degree standard would be an advantage
  • Will have a demonstrated track record with relevant experience working in a regulated industry.
  • Proven Commercial Operations experience.

  

This is a full time, permanent position, based in South East England.

 

 To apply for any of our roles advertised please send your CV with covering letter and salary expectations to:


Human Resources
GW Pharma Ltd
Building 114
Porton Down Science Park
Salisbury
Wiltshire
SP4 0JQ

or by email to:

recruitment@gwpharm.com

 

 

GW is fully committed to achieving equality of opportunity in all its employment practices, policies and procedures irrespective of their race, ethnic origin, religion, colour, age, gender, sexual orientation, nationality, disability, or marital status. The Company does not tolerate any harassment or discrimination and every employee is highly valued and their rights and dignity are respected. The equal opportunities policy covers all permanent and temporary employees (including non-executive directors), all job applicants, agency staff, associates, consultants and contractors.