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Behind the Business With Claire Harrington: Head of Quality Assurance at Unimed

Head of quality assurance jobs require leadership, analytic skills and relevant experience to steer a company towards success. As Head of Quality Assurance, Claire Harrington is an integral part of the Unimed team. New to the business, Claire takes key responsibility for ensuring that the quality, safety and efficacy of all Unimed’s products remain at the heart of our procurement practices.

How did Claire's Quality Assurance Career Begin?

Beginning her career in laboratories, Claire spent 15 years in pharmaceutical quality control both in analytical chemistry and microbiology which resulted in gaining valuable knowledge of product quality management. After moving into the quality assurance field, Claire gained valuable experience in the application of GMDP, combining practical experience in manufacturing, distribution and post-marketing surveillance with continuous professional development by achieving Training and IOSH Managing Safely qualifications as well as exposure to the requirements of ISO 13485 and additional hands-on experience, such as with Specials.

The roles that Claire has had since beginning her journey in quality management have resulted in thorough experience that supports Unimed’s high demand for global business.

How Does This Impact Unimed?

When discussing her Head of Quality Assurance role at Unimed, Claire states: “I’m certain that good quality management comes from understanding the practical aspects and application. From my experience of managing products from development and introductory stages through to end user experience, it’s given me an insight into the different types of skills needed to maintain a robust and effective quality management system and to foster a company ethos which enables and promotes the expertise within the business teams.”

“I think that the range of industry experience at Unimed builds a wonderful array of professional knowledge that we need for humanitarian response missions and meeting all our customers’ needs proficiently.”

What's Next?

Claire aims to embed quality assurance processes to underpin GMDP compliance throughout Unimed’s operations. Head of quality assurance jobs play a crucial role within relevant businesses, which is why Claire is a cherished part of the Unimed team.

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