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Pharmaceutical Assessor in Pharmaceuticals/Quality Team

Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD)

Pharmaceutical Assessor in Pharmaceuticals/Quality Team

Addlestone, Surrey KT15 3LS 

www.gov.uk/vmd 

£38,751 - £43,847 per annum

+ 25 days Annual leave

+ Pension Scheme 

The Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) is an Executive Agency of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and is responsible for ensuring the safety, quality, and efficacy of veterinary medicines in the UK. 

We have a vacancy for a Pharmaceutical Assessor within the Authorisations section of the VMD. 

The primary purpose of this role is to authorise animal medicines for the UK market. You will be a member of the Quality Team and your work plays a major role in assuring the quality and, hence, the safety and efficacy of animal medicines. 

You must have a degree or equivalent in pharmacy, chemistry, pharmaceutical science, or another relevant subject. 

You must have extensive knowledge of pharmaceutical science and relevant experience within the human or veterinary pharmaceutical (or closely related) industry, or as an assessor within another regulatory body. 

The main duties and responsibilities will include:

  • to assess chemistry and pharmaceutical data submitted by companies in support of their applications for new marketing authorisations for veterinary medicines
  • to consider applications to vary existing authorisation
  • to consider applications to conduct clinical trials
  • to support the delivery of the VMD’s International strategy
  • scientifically assess pharmaceutical data submitted by companies in support of their applications to market veterinary pharmaceutical products - these applications will encompass new marketing authorisations, as well as variations to current marketing authorisations
  • undertake a detailed evaluation of pharmaceutical data and, in liaison with other assessors, formulate a recommendation to accept or refuse the application, based on the benefits and risks you identify during the assessment
  • produce a written report that forms the quality section of the overall VMD assessment report for the application
  • peer review assessment reports prepared by other Quality assessors
  • communicate your assessments clearly to internal decision-making groups – to enable them to decide whether the data satisfy regulatory requirements and to decide on a course of action
  • deal with enquiries and represent the Quality team at meetings with internal and external stakeholders.
  • develop and maintain a thorough working knowledge of your own specialism and of the relevant legislation and guidelines
  • manage and develop junior assessors in the team
  • support the delivery of the international strategic objectives, including delivery of training and other projects
  • collaborate with members of the Authorisations Division to achieve the Division’s overall objectives and
  • contribute to wider VMD initiatives, such as training and education, and our publicity programme. 

You must make your application via the Civil Service Jobs website where you will find a full job description including salary details. 

The closing date for applications is 5th September 2022 

The Veterinary Medicines Directorate is an Equal Opportunity employer

No Recruitment Agency, Newspaper or Publication calls please

Location: Addlestone
Salary: £38,751 to £43,847 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 5th August 2022
Closes: 5th September 2022
   
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