Are you looking for an opportunity to develop your career as a pharmacopoeial scientist? A fixed term vacancy has become available within the Inspection, Enforcement and Standards (IE&S) Division at the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA). The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency enhance and improve the health of millions of people every day through the effective regulation of medicines and medical devices, underpinned by science and research.
Inspection, Enforcement and Standards is a key operating division in the Regulatory Centre of the MHRA, which focuses on the quality of medicines in the UK and includes: a comprehensive surveillance, inspection and enforcement programme; the licensing of pharmaceutical manufacturers and wholesalers; defective medicines reporting; unlicensed imports, borderline products; medicines testing and the British Pharmacopoeia (BP).
This is a varied role that would be ideal for you if you are looking to develop yourself both technically and professionally and would like to contribute to public health at national and international levels. The BP is a dynamic and engaged team which is implementing an exciting programme of activities to build on its respected reputation as a forward thinking and innovative organisation.
The successful candidate will have an in-depth knowledge of the work of pharmacopoeias and the content of quality standards for medicines, as well as demonstrable experience of providing concise written reports and/or briefings to senior colleagues. You will have proven knowledge and understanding of a range of relevant biological/chemical/physical laboratory techniques and the ability to analyse and interpret complex data. You will need to be a strong communicator, highly organised and able to deliver at pace.
This role may be filled at either Higher or Senior Level, depending on experience and demonstration of the necessary competencies.
As part of the Civil Service, MHRA offers a comprehensive range of employee benefits.
If you would like to find out more about this exciting role, please click on the Job Description and Person Specification.
Close date: 20 June 2019