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Linthwaite, Huddersfield



AGILITY – do you have the flexibility and decisiveness to drive change?

ENTREPRENEURSHIP – will you thrive in one of the fastest growing pharmaceutical businesses in Europe?

INTEGRITY – we are driven by trust, respect and honesty, are you?

ONE STADA – communication and teamwork, it’s our path into the future together


About the Role:

As we continue to our progress as one of the fastest growing pharmaceutical businesses in Europe, we require an exceptional Legal Compliance and Risk Manager to lead, manage and further develop the Compliance Function in the UK Business. This will support 3 STADA UK affiliates and give you the opportunity to create a “best in class” function using your expertise as guidance.

Critically, you will need an in-depth, working knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry as you will be the point of contact for all compliance related topics, enquiries and activities whilst providing day to day advice and guidance to the business on compliance and risk management related matters.

We expect that you will keep up to date with regulatory and legislative changes that could impact upon the UK Business, particularly key changes to the ABPI Code of Practice, UK Bribery Act and FCPA as you will be the driver behind Implementing any regulatory changes within the UK Business.


This role will be an operational and will require you to investigate and report on compliance violations, managing the regulatory adherence to legislation by the UK Business, take the lead in stakeholder training and to ensure that procedures and records are up to date along with maintaining communication across our Global business,


About You:

Can you do it? Yes you can, if you’re keen to add value, thrive under pressure and want to drive innovation, help spearhead the business success by bringing these qualities, with the following:

  • Proven experience working in a compliance role in a pharmaceutical industry.
  • An understanding of UK legislations and internal auditing activities


What’s in it for you?

We are one of the UK's fastest-growing, leading producers of household pharmaceutical products, and own some of the country's most loved brands such as Covonia®Hedrin®Cetraben® as well as the leading disinfectant Zoflora®. Many people in the UK will have a product from Thornton & Ross somewhere at home.

We are also a trusted and reliable provider of prescription products, including emollients bone health products and generics, to the NHS with almost 100 years’ heritage behind us.

Based in the Colne Valley near Huddersfield and close to the dramatic Pennine moors, we offer opportunities to build a career in a company that values an entrepreneurial spirit combined with agility.

Thornton & Ross is part of the STADA group. STADA Arzneimittel AG is a German Stock Corporation with headquarters in Bad Vilbel, Germany. The company focuses on a two pillar strategy consisting of generics, including specialty pharmaceuticals and non-prescription consumer health products. Worldwide, STADA Arzneimittel AG sells its products in approximately 120 countries.

We want to make YOU the future of our business.

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