Quality Defects amd Recall (QDR) Inspector, Market Comliance - Compliance

Closing date for applications: 14/11/2021



Reporting to the Quality Defects and Recall (QDR) Manager, the QDR Inspector works within the QDR Programme of the Market Compliance section. The role involves performing risk-based technical evaluations and assessments of suspected and confirmed Quality Defect reports on medicines and active substances, and performing for-cause GMP and other inspections, as required, in relation to serious QDR issues. The Inspector reviews and/or recommends actions that are designed to remediate and correct the non-compliance issue at hand, to ensure patient and animal safety.


The QDR Inspector works closely with the other members of the QDR team, and provides technical support to the Scientific Officers in the QDR area, as well as to other members of the Market Compliance section and the Compliance department as a whole.


The QDR Inspector maintains effective working relationships with colleagues in other sections and departments of the HPRA and with external stakeholder groups, to ensure that QDR issues requiring cross-functional and external input are effectively investigated and followed up.


Please note that we are currently experiencing some issues with our recruitment portal. To apply to any listed vacancies please submit your CV and a HPRA Recruitment Portal Application Form to jobs@hpra.ie

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