Norma was of a great help to our team facilitating our ISO 9001:2015 re-accreditation. She has a great expertise and knowledge of the pharma regulatory requirements, standards and best practices. Her recommendations were practical and easy to understand and implement. We greatly appreciate her valuable inputs and hope to continue our ongoing collaboration.
I had the pleasure of working with Norma in theJ&J EMEA development center. Norma was instrumental in defining best practices in quality and compliance within the organization. Norma’s vast experience in compliance& validation along with her team-centered attitude enabled her to guide what was then a new group in achieving the highest standards in quality while delivering the best product for our client
I worked with Norma in the J&J EMEA Software Development Centre. During her time here as a Software Engineering Excellence Service Delivery Manager, Norma was key to helping us define best practice in quality and compliance in software development. She is well versed and experienced in all aspects of validation, quality and compliance. She is diligent, hardworking, knowledgeable and a team player. I would highly recommend Norma for any role she may undertake.
Michelle Finnan: Senior Software Development Manager at Johnson & Johnson
Norma was part of the Software Quality Assurance (SQA) team in the EMEA region, working out of the Development Center in Ireland. She has the right knowledge, experience and pragmatism to be SQA into actual projects as well as the go-to person on location in Ireland.
In her time at J&J's EMEA Software Development Centre Norma brought a wealth of experience and knowledge with regard to the development of Healthcare Software and Technology in a heavily regulated industry. Norma always applied due diligence and best practise from a quality and compliance perspective while bringing new products to production or for the commercial market. She is a highly motivated individual who drives products to completion with an attention to detail that is vital to success in the Healthcare and Pharmaceutical industry.
Following many years working with Norma & Kayrn, @Wyeth/Pfizer, across multiple projects and many challenges, I cannot speak highly enough of their focus, delivery, flexibility, professionalism, breadth of capabilities, their excellent stakeholder management and their attention to detail. If I had the opportunity in the morning to hire Norma and her team again, I would without hesitation - it was a pleasure working with them.
Niall Hunt, Head of IT and Automation, Novartis
Kayrn is a professional project manager , great to work with and understands the requirements of the pharma industry. I would have no hesitation recommending or hiring her for future PM roles.
Paul Hawkins, Quality Director/ QP - Europe February 22, 2011, Paul was a client of Kayrn’s
I have worked with Kayrn now for many years. The quality of workis at the highest level. Attention to detail is impeccable. Projects are delivered on-time and in-budget. I have no difficultly recommending either Kayrn or her company.
Jim Lambe, Senior Director IT, R&D
February 9, 2011, Jim was a client of Kayrn’s
Kayrn is a great project manager/scheduler. With her wealth of pharma experience she needed little direction and achieved significant results. I would have no hesitation recommending Kayrn and I would hire her again if I was looking for a project manager/validation expert.
Áine Fleming, Director Of Engineering at Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
July 25, 2011, Áine was a client of Kayrn’s
“While operating as an independent / freelance Project Manager, I was introduced to an opportunity within a Medical Device Manufacturing Organisation by Norma. My experience dealing with Norma and subsequently working with her and Independent Solutions Ltd was one of high professionalism and expertise. I found her to be excellent to work and deal with and would have no hesitation in recommending Norma or Independent Solutions Ltd for relevant and appropriate business and Projects.”
Liam Rosney MSc, PMP
“I am delighted to recommend Norma and Independent Solutions Ltd. Through her company I was involved in my first Biotech project at Regeneron in Limerick. Once I was moving from a different country during that time there was continued support from the Independent Solutions team. Any queries or concerns were answered in a timely fashion. I have no hesitation in recommending Independent Solutions and look forward to perhaps working with Norma and the Independent Solutions team again in the future.”
“I have worked with Kayrn and the team at Independent Solutions on several key strategic projects for Pharma/ Life Science organisations. Kayrn has always demonstrated excellence in project execution with meticulous attention to detail. I have no hesitation in recommending Kayrn and the team at Independent Solutions.”
“I am delighted to recommend Norma and Independent Solutions Ltd. Through her company I was involved in numerous projects in the IT Department in J&J Vision Care facility in Castletroy, during that time there was continued support from the Independent Solutions team. Any queries or concerns were answered in a timely fashion. I have no hesitation in recommending Independent Solutions and look forward to perhaps working with Norma and the Independent Solutions team again in the future.”
“I have worked on many projects with Norma and can recommend her as an extremely efficient, competent and experienced Project Manager with extensive experience in IT, Validation and Quality. Norma, as Director of Operations at Independent Solutions, has had great success at managing complex projects at many of the leading Pharmaceutical and Medical Device companies in Ireland, ensuring compliance to international standards with a lean and efficient approach.”
“I worked with Norma in the Quality function at Wyeth Pharmaceuticals. Norma is Quality focused and demonstrated expert knowledge in Laboratory Systems, and supported the implementation of automated processes in the Manufacturing environment. Her extensive knowledge of validation, along with her superior project management skills, ensures the success of any project that she is leading. I have also worked with Norma, as part of Independent Solutions. Norma demonstrates great leadership, flexibility and integrity in how she interacts with clients and colleagues, at all times professional. I would sincerely recommend Norma and Independent Solutions.”
“When at TDS Norma ran our ISO certification programme and helped us achieve ISO 9001 certification and, more importantly, to retain it afterwards. Norma was great at managing and issuing the tasks to individuals who weren’t always available, or were too busy to participate. This was the biggest challenge for us and one that Norma was incredibly good at managing successfully.”