Lead Investigator

Employer Information


E: recruit@almacgroup.com

T: 02838332200

W: https://www.almacgroup.com/

Lead Investigator: Maternity Cover (9-12 Months)  

Hours: 40 hours per week
Salary: Competitive
Ref No: HRJOB6663
Business Unit: Pharma Services

Location: Craigavon
Open To: Internal and External Candidates. (Secondment opportunity may be considered for internal candidates)

The Company
Almac is an exceptional, award winning, drug development solutions provider at the forefront of the pharmaceutical industry.  We are a privately owned organisation that has organically grown over 50 years and now employs in excess of 5,600 highly skilled personnel worldwide.  Our Global headquarters is located in Craigavon, Northern Ireland with additional operations throughout Europe, across the US and in Asia. 
Our drive and passion for the values championed by our Founder, and enshrined in the ethos of Almac, ensures that ‘Partnering to Advance Human Health’ is more than just a strapline – it is our way of life.

Advancing human health requires exceptional people – your talent, experience and passion will be the perfect match.  Together we will make an exceptional difference to the health of countless patients all over the world ………and this is just the beginning. 

Let’s be exceptional together

The Role
Working as part of the Lead Investigator team, the post holder will work closely with Quality Assurance to manage and support investigations in all business areas
Lead Investigators oversee and manage the timely investigation of deviations and CAPA’s. The successful candidate must ensure that investigations are performed and documented, with appropriate root cause determination and to ensure that CAPA actions are identified and implemented in line with procedural and regulatory expectations.
The post holder will also be aligned with operational areas and must work closely with the senior manager of that area to communicate, educate and ensure continuous improvement within those areas.

As part of a busy team within a rapidly growing organisation, operating within a challenging industry you will benefit from the numerous personal and professional developmental opportunities available throughout the Almac group.

Essential Criteria

  • GCSE English and Mathematics or equivalent (Grade C or above)
  • Degree (or equivalent) Qualification. (Significant, relevant work experience and knowledge will be considered in lieu of degree)
  • Industry experience within a Pharmaceutical GMP environment

Desirable Criteria
(The following criteria may be applied if a large pool of applicants exist)

  • Root Cause Analysis Training (Lean Six Sigma Qualification, 8D Problem Solving etc.)
  • Previous experience within a role involving investigation, data analysis and narrative report compilation is preferred
  • Knowledge on Root Cause Analysis technique
  • Previous technical writing experience preferred
  • Previous experience in supporting audits (customer and/or regulatory)

Competitive salary
Family friendly flexible working
Learning and development opportunities & support
Health promotions
Enhanced pension contribution
Long service awards
Annual Bonus
34 days annual leave allowance
Marriage leave
Free car parking
Moving house leave
Paid medical appointments
Bereavement Leave
Occupational sick pay
Enhanced maternity pay
Onsite Physiotherapist
Critical illness policy
Perks discount scheme
Death in service benefit
Westfield healthcare benefit

Apply online at www.almacgroup.com/careers
Closing Date: Wednesday 23rd June 2021 at 1700 hours

  • Contract
  • Craigavon
  • Closing date: Wednesday 23 Jun 2021
  • Salary: £100000
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