Head Office

Regional Quality Assurance Manager – 6 month FTC

Tamworth, England
February 23, 2021

Fixed Term Contract (Salaried colleague – on payroll)

Regional Quality Assurance Manager – 6-month FTC

6 Month Fixed Term Contract

37.5 hours – Full Time

Competitive Salary



Do you want to raise the profile of quality and statutory compliance across the business? Do you want to build relationships with a huge array of stakeholders? Being a Regional Quality Assurance Manager here at McKesson UK, a leading healthcare company, means more than just driving compliance. It means supporting 9 million patients per year. At the same time, with opportunities to develop and progress your career, you’ll have everything you need to become more than you ever imagined.



McKesson’s vision in reinventing health is to be No.1 integrated healthcare provider of innovative and profitable healthcare solutions for our customers and patients. The Government Affairs Manager is an integral role in supporting to achieve this vision.


Reporting to the Head of Regulatory, you will work as part of the Quality and Regulatory team to ensure quality and statutory compliance is continually on the radar for AAH, you will raise the internal and external profile. You will be expected to support the day to day operational branch activities from both a quality and legal standards. You will ensure best practice is in line with defined procedures and expectations. Within this role, you will be expected to participate as the Responsible Person in order to meet our company objective and statutory requirements. This will involve ensuring compliance with the latest version of medicines for Human Use regulations, safeguarding product users against potential hazard’s arising from poor distribution practices and providing a communication link to the company; ensuring operational GDP compliance through effective implementation.

A key element of this role will involve building relationships with Internal & external parties, inclusive of customers, manufactures and third-party auditing bodies.



The successful candidate will be a Qualified Responsible Person (RP) and possess a recognised business or management qualification or be able to demonstrate experience of managing people. You will be well versed in ISO & GDP Standards and supporting/performing Quality audits.


Strong analytical skills and a clear understanding of process and controls coupled with experience of quality assurance within an operational environment are to be expected.


To succeed in this role the Regional Quality Assurance Manager will possess excellent organisational skills and the ability to plan, prioritise & manage their own time accordingly. Exposure to lean Six Sigma or a Green Belt/Yellow Belt accreditation would be highly advantageous.


We are looking for colleagues who share our passion for innovation and caring for people, who can help us to shape the future of healthcare and meet the constantly changing needs of our customers.

Please note that this role will also encompass travel to AAH Branches throughout the UK, so a valid full UK driving license will be required.


About McKesson

We’re McKesson – a Fortune Global 500 healthcare company that strives to break boundaries, challenge the status quo and support the changing healthcare industry. Bringing together six companies and 24,000 McKesson UK colleagues across pharmacy, pharmaceutical distribution and homecare services, we’re committed to offering the best advice and healthcare to our patients, customers and colleagues. As part of our Support Centre you’ll be able to use your passion, ambition and drive to build solutions and have experiences that transform lives for the better – starting with your own.


Our ICARE values, and ILEAD behaviours help us to define how we operate within our business. ​ILEAD stands for Inspire, Leverage, Execute, Advance and Develop. While our ICARE principles incorporate who we are and what we value as an organisation, ILEAD is about how we do it. Together, ICARE and ILEAD build our shared value system and are the key pillars of McKesson’s corporate culture.


RQAM Role Profile_Updated January 2021 Signed.pdf – 207KB


West Midlands