Higher Scientific Officer

Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD)
Addlestone, Surrey
£30,770 per annum + 25 days Annual leave + Pension Scheme
01 Nov 2017
15 Nov 2017
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The Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) is an Executive Agency of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and is responsible for ensuring the safety, quality and efficacy of veterinary medicines in the UK within the statutory framework of various EC Directives and Regulations, and the Veterinary Medicines Regulations.

We have a vacancy for a Higher Scientific Officer based in Addlestone, Surrey.  The core work of this post is to assess quality data submitted by companies in support of their applications for marketing authorisations for veterinary medicines, to consider applications to renew or vary existing authorisations, to consider applications to conduct clinical trials and to deal with applications for feed additive authorisations.

It is essential that you have a degree or equivalent in pharmacy, pharmaceutical science, chemistry or other relevant subject, and be prepared to extend your knowledge into areas of Quality assessment that do not already lie within your experience

Relevant experience, gained either in pharmaceutical practice, within the human or veterinary pharmaceutical (or closely related) industry, or as an assessor within another regulatory body is desirable as is knowledge of UK and European authorisation systems for veterinary medicinal products, and of the animal health and/or livestock industry.

The closing date for applications is 15 November 2017

No Recruitment Agency, Newspaper or Publication calls please

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