Scientific Officer, Market Compliance - Compliance

Closing date for applications: 23/11/2021



Reporting to the Quality Defects and Recall Manager, the Scientific Officer works within the Quality Defects & Recall Programme of the Market Compliance section.  The role includes performing risk-based technical evaluations and assessments of suspected and confirmed Quality Defect reports on medicines.  The Scientific Officer reviews and/or recommends actions, which are designed to remediate and correct the non-compliance issue at hand, to ensure patient and animal safety.


The Scientific Officer works closely and maintains effective working relationships with the other members of the Quality Defects & Recall team, as well as with other members of the Market Compliance section and the Compliance department as a whole, to ensure that any required interactions are effectively implemented, and that the objectives of the Quality Defect & Recall programme are met.


The Scientific Officer maintains effective working relationships with colleagues in other sections and departments of the HPRA and with external stakeholder groups, to ensure that Quality Defect & Recall issues requiring cross-functional and external input are effectively investigated and followed up on.

For more information please refer to the role profile below.  Applications should be submitted via the HPRA Recruitment Portal.
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