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RP jobs in Surrey

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RP/Responsible Person

The MHRA and the European GDP Guideline of 5 November 2013 require that, in order to gain and retain a Wholesale Dealer’s Licence (WDA) licence, wholesale pharmaceutical distributors must designate a Responsible Person (RP) for Good Distribution of Medicinal (GDP) who must be named on the licence.  The responsibilities and liabilities of the RP remain the same whether the Responsible person is employed directly by the licence holder or is an independent contractor. 

According to the MHRA, the RP is responsible for “safeguarding product users against potential hazards arising from poor distribution practices”.  The duties and responsibilities of a RP includeensuring that the provisions of the licence are fulfilled by means of GDP and GMP compliance and best practice within all regulated activities, a compliant quality system is established and maintained and a suitable document control system is in place to ensure that adequate records are maintained.  In addition, the RP will need to oversee the audit of the quality system, carry out independent audits and cooperate with the product licence holder and regulatory authorities with regard to drug returns and product recalls. 

In order to carry out his/her duties, the RP should have knowledge of the products being traded under the licence and the conditions necessary for their safe storage and distribution. The RP should have access to all areas and records which relate to the licensable activities and regularly review and monitor all such areas.

Skills and Experience required to become an RP

  • Degree in pharmacy (preferable) or Qualified Person status
  • Practical experience in Supply Chain, Production and Quality Assurance relating to the distribution of medicinal products
  • Extensive knowledge of GDP and GMP
  • Experience of hosting MHRA inspections, client audits and self-inspections
  • High level of accuracy 

Surrey

Surrey is a large county in South East England to the south of London.  Surrey’s location and excellent transport links make it prime commuter area.  However, towns in Surrey including Guildford, Surbiton, Redhill, Weybridge, Redhill and Farnham are also home to many companies offering more local employment opportunities.  Surrey is home to the headquarters of many global companies in information technology, telecommunications, biotechnology/Life Sciences and advanced engineering.    In addition to being a powerhouse of the British economy, Surrey is also has numerous places of interest to visit, from historically important sites such as Runnymede where the Magna Carta was signed in 1215 and numerous National Trust properties to Thorpe Park family theme park and beautiful, unspoilt countryside including Box Hill, the Devil’s Punchbowl and the Surrey Hills landscape of ancient woodland, chalk Downland and heathland.

Famous people born in Surrey:  Eric Clapton, musician and Tracey Emin, artist