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Operational Quality Team Lead

£450.00 + per day
Closing date
1 Feb 2022

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An exciting opportunity has arisen, supporting a large NHS organisation as an Operational Quality Team Lead.

The post will be based in the Midlands area on an interim basis for 6 months, working on the government PCR programme. 

The post holder will supervise teams on site to ensure activities are completed accurately and on time.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Develop a system for reporting product performance data to identify trends and evidence conformity, liaising with the central quality team;
  • Document all processes and procedures required and report the effectiveness of the Quality Management System (QMS);
  • Act as a role model and create a working environment which acknowledges and pro-actively supports compliance;
  • Develop & manage key performance indicators to increase/ monitor departmental performance;
  • Assist in the development of individuals through coaching and provide guidance and training to employees within the department;
  • Support with the operational quality requirements of the end-to-end kitting process and coordinate with central quality group;
  • Contribute to the management of the ISO13485 quality system;
  • Promote awareness of regulatory and QMS requirements throughout the team;
  • Assist with the planning of shift schedules of operational quality personnel across sites to ensure appropriate staffing;
  • Build relationships with stakeholders and communicate with them effectively and clearly;
  • Drive efficiency by proactively looking at what can be improved, and sharing these opportunities;
  • Oversee root-cause analysis and implement corrective and mitigating actions to resolve problems;
  • Support the long-term relationship between DHSC and external partners and colleagues, aligning to a common goal and approach;
  • Assist in ensuring adherence to quality metrics;
  • Maintain compliance of PCR kits to ISO13485;
  • Ensure end to end kitting is operated to all approved work instructions and required documentation is completed in full;
  • Oversee new kit introduction and approvals and validation of new processes.
A successful candidate will have:
  • Experience of supply chain and logistics;
  • Ideally working knowledge of ISO13485 would be advantageous;
  • Experience in operating within a quality system environment;
  • Demonstratable experience of managing a team;
  • The ability to be adaptable to a complex and changing environment, and prioritise accordingly;
  • Excellent analytical, time management, and problem-solving skills;
  • The ability to build strong relationships and work closely with several different stakeholders and teams in various capacities;
  • Self-motivation, organisation, and the ability to manage their own projects.

For further information on this role please contact Donna Larder on 0161 241 9674 and send a copy of your CV to


Put simply, we help our clients to recruit the best possible people to lead, manage and direct their organisations. Since launching in 2005 we have become an award winning, market-leading consultancy focusing on both public and private sector Healthcare recruitment. 

Leadership skills have rarely been at such a premium - as organisations across both public and private sectors attempt to improve services and standards at a time of widespread change and unprecedented financial constraints.

Like other leading executive recruiters, Finegreen has developed a pool of talent built up over many years, along with established networks, to ensure that right-match candidates get to hear about relevant positions. Where Finegreen differs from many others, is in its willingness to spend quality time with clients - to gain an in-depth knowledge of roles being filled and their importance to an organisation.

During just 12 years in the Healthcare market, Finegreen has developed into a Virgin Fast Track top 100 company - and was voted Recruiter of the Year 2013, 2014 and 2016 at the Health Investor Awards, Top small to medium sized business 2013 -1 2018 at the Best Business Awards, and featured in Recruiter’s Top 10 Public Sector Recruitment providers.


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