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Qualified Person (QP)

Qualified Person (QP) 


Working hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 5:30pm.

Morningside Pharmaceuticals Ltd is a leading manufacturer, wholesaler and exporter of branded generic medicines and healthcare products throughout the world. We are proud to be a key manufacturer of medicines, supplying to the NHS, retail pharmacy sector and international markets, as well as being the UK’s trusted supplier to Aid agencies and NGOs.

As a company, Morningside has made a lasting commitment to patient safety, introducing new products to our portfolio whilst maintaining unrivalled quality and exceptional service to the pharmaceutical industry.

The Qualified Person Role:

We are currently looking to recruit a Qualified Person (QP) to work with the Quality Assurance Unit Manager (QAU Manager) and our existing Quality Assurance Unit (QAU). As a Qualified Person, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Perform the duties of a Qualified Persons in accordance with the provision of Directive 2001/EC/ EU Guidance on GMP, Annex 16 requirements.
  • Provide support on site improvements and issues; and provide subject matter expert reports as required.
  • Conduct Annual Product Reviews and document license applications and variations.
  • Involvement in New Product Introduction through to product release, including batch certification such as GMP declarations.
  • To work in tandem with the QAU Manager to ensure that that the Quality Management System (QMS) is maintained and operated in full compliance with all the current legislative requirements i.e. GMP, ISO and Medical Devices Directives.
  • To support and conduct all audits (regulatory/ client), prepare and respond with Corrective Action Preventive Actions (CAPA) and close out the same. In addition to this, support internal audits from planning through to closure of actions.
  • Continually monitor and maintain an awareness of GMP/ GDP / ISO requirements to assess their impact on the operations and ensure compliance within a timely manner.
  • Accountability for the liaison between departments in respect of documentation and procedures, problem resolution and conducting investigations associated with deviations, complaints and non-conformances.
  • Liaise with Contract Manufacturing Organisations (CMO) and Packaging Manufacturers with particular respect to suitability of report detail, deficiency clarification and suitability of auditors; and acceptance of proposed corrective actions.

Whilst there is no direct management responsibility, you will need to be seen as an expert on site for all Quality matters and assist as required.


  • Qualified QP eligible to release batches within the UK
  • Substantial proven experience as a Qualified Person within the Pharmaceutical industry.
  • Experience working within an environment with great technical depth and challenge.
  • Experience of involvement across all departments, working at a senior level.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practice and Good Distribution Practice.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.


Morningside offers a competitive pay package alongside other company benefits such as a pension scheme, private healthcare, 24 days holiday and an excellent reward scheme.

If you feel you are suitable for our Qualified Person role, please send your CV and covering letter to jobs@morningsidepharm.com

Notice to Agency and Search Firm Representatives: Morningside Pharmaceuticals Ltd is not accepting unsolicited resumes from agencies and/ or search firms for this job posting. Resumes submitted to any Morningside employees by a third party agency and/ or search firm without a valid written and signed search agreement, will become the sole property of Morningside. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral.

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