Validation Manager

Posted a week ago by VQ Life Sciences

Manchester, Greater Manchester
A week ago
VQ Life Sciences

VQ Life Sciences are recruiting for a Permanent Validation and Regulatory Manager in the Northwest. This is a client facing position with projects throughout the UK.

You will be required to provide Validation and Regulated support for the completion of projects including: CAPEX, New Builds, Facility Expansions, Cleanrooms.

This is very much a hands on management position, leading by example and clear communication is essential.


  • Implement validation systems and validation strategies
  • To work alongside project teams to provide validation and regulatory guidance
  • Provide validation and regulatory support throughout Design – Construction – Commissioning stages
  • Ensure company is compliant with industry regulations and guidelines
  • Creation of URS’s
  • Generation of protocols: DQ, IQ, OR and PQ
  • Manage validation team and validation activities related to projects and internal processes
  • Work closely with regulators/inspectors (FDA, MHRA)
  • Project relevant validation and regulatory training
  • Work very closely with Clients, Internal Teams, Suppliers and Sub-Contractors
  • Provide validation management for projects including but no limited to: Cleanrooms, HVAC Systems, Utilities, Sterilisers, New Builds.


  • Held a Validation Manager position previously within the Pharmaceutical industry for at least 5 years.
  • Degree qualified BSc/BEng or equivalent
  • GMP background within the Pharmaceutical industry
  • Knowledge and experience with Validation activities such as: Process, Facilities, Utilities, Equipment and CSV.
  • Strong communicator at al levels
  • Knowledge of regulatory guidelines and changes (FDA, MHRA), GMP, GAMP
  • Managed Validation and Commissioning teams
  • Happy to travel UK wide

If you’re a Validation Manager with 5+ years within the Pharmaceutical industry, live in the Northwest and looking for a new Permanent position, please get in touch with VQ Life Sciences for more information.

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