Governance, Risk and Compliance Specialist 

Aptus Clinical
Macclesfield, Cheshire
01 Aug 2019
29 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Governance, Risk and Compliance Specialist 
Alderley Park, Alderley Edge, Macclesfield (Potential to be Home Based) 

The Company 

Aptus Clinical supports life science companies and academia in their quest to identify and develop valuable new medicines. We have a passion for drug development and a belief in the power of collective knowledge and collaboration. 

We are now looking for a Governance, Risk and Compliance Specialist to support our Quality Framework and ensure our products and solutions are the best they can possibly be. 

Your Rewards 

- Competitive salary 
- Company performance-based bonus 
- Pension 
- 25 days’ holiday 
- Flexible working 
- Opportunity to be home or office based 
- On-site parking 

This is a rare and exciting opportunity for a quality management professional with an in-depth knowledge of GCP, governance, compliance and risk to take on a new challenge with our outstanding company. 

You’ll discover that we are fully committed to our staff and offer all the training and support you need to keep driving your career forwards. What’s more, whether you work best from home or an office, we’ll provide you with an incredible environment in which to work. 

So, if you are eager to join a growing company that looks to the future, supports their team and makes a real difference to clinical environments, we’re waiting to hear from you. 

Your Role 

As the Governance, Risk and Compliance Specialist, you will be tasked with maintaining a framework for the compliance of systems and processes to support all business functions including clinical operations. 

Working closely with the Risk, Governance and Compliance Lead, you will support our Quality Management Framework and a cycle of continuous improvement. Improvements will be identified via risk management processes, issue escalation and associated CAPAS, as well as feedback from internal and external audits and inspections. 

Your role will also involve: 

- Implementing and maintaining a compliant infrastructure, process and systems 
- Leading the development and maintenance of Standard Operating Procedures, quality processes and procedures and guidelines 
- Maintaining your understanding of GCP, ICH and data protection regulations 
- Ensuring working practices are compliant and consistent with regulatory expectations and industry best practice 
- Implementing training for new processes and maintaining oversight of training across the business 
- Building and supporting a risk awareness and risk management culture 
- Managing the company audit program and leading audits as required 

About You 

To be considered as the Governance, Risk and Compliance Specialist, you will need: 

- Proven relevant quality management experience, ideally in a clinical background 
- An excellent understanding of ICH GCP and Data Protection Regulation 
- Robust knowledge of the delivery of complex activities around governance, compliance and risk management 
- The ability to articulate quality management and risk management concepts to all levels within the company 
- The proven ability to manage multiple projects at a time while maintaining strict attention to detail 
- A working knowledge of MS office suite and the ability to generate business correspondence, create forms and generate reports 
- A degree-level qualification (or equivalent) 

Other organisations may call this role Compliance Specialist, Medical Risk Specialist, Clinical Risk Specialist, Clinical Risk and Compliance Specialist, Clinical Governance Specialist, or Clinical Compliance Specialist. 

Webrecruit and Aptus Clinical are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be. 

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