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New Post KZN – Durban – Springfield Park (5km from Umgeni Park):

A Responsible Pharmacist is needed for a Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Company:

    • Salary: Gross CTC is up to R80,000 per month (depending on experience) plus a performance based bonus.
    • Working hours: Mon-Fri: 7am – 4:15pm.
    • Requirements:
      • A min of 7 years of Responsible Pharmacist experience, with 7 years of production experience, with 5 years of Quality Assurance, with 3 years Regulatory experience all from a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.
      • A min of 7 years of staff management and leadership experience. Need to manage 18 staff (directly) 60 staff (indirectly).
      • Must have an excellent knowledge of pharmaceutical manufacturing, packing and Quality Control processes. Should know quality management systems, quality management reviews, risk management, and risk assessments.
      • Proficient in Afrikaans is advantageous
    • Start date: 1 July 2019
    • Leave days: 15
    • Job Purpose:
      • The Responsible Pharmacist is responsible to the CEO for directing a Quality Assurance system that ensures the continuous sale of safe, effective products consistent with approved procedures and standards.
      • Responsible for interfacing with Regulating bodies. The products cover scheduled products (originator and generics) and OTCs.
      • The Responsible Pharmacist will need to communicate with overseas and local manufacturers. And needs to interact with all departments including Regulatory, Sales, Marketing, Training, Production and Finance.
    • Role responsibilities:
      • Directing the Quality Assurance System of the company.
      • Pharmacovigilance – dealing with product complaints, recalls, adverse event reporting, and technical complaints
      • Managing 3rd Party Contracts in terms of service providers for pest control, testing and analysis, contract manufacturing agreements and distribution agreements.
      • Adherence to the sampling and testing protocol for all finished products and retention samples
      • Reviewing / evaluating batch documents for completeness, correctness, accuracy for the final batch release of all the company’s products.
      • Releasing or rejecting all finished goods to market
      • Setting up and approving test specifications, test methods, sampling methods
      • Proper control of disposal or destruction of medicines
      • Conducting annual product reviews
      • Conducting internal audits, supplier audits and 3rdparty audits
      • Providing Sales and Marketing support
      • Final approval and signing of printed promotional material, artwork for printed packaging material
      • Application of NAPPI codes, Single Exit Price for all new products and submission of Single Exit Price Adjustment annually
      • To handle medicines recalls according to the correct procedure and Guidelines of the South African Healthcare Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA)
      • To ensure that goods returned to the distributor are handled in a procedurally correct manner, that reasons for the returns are determined and any further actions followed through and recorded.
      • To take corrective action in respect of deficiencies regarding inspection reports of the SAPC or the SAHPRA. Must have handled at least 2 inspections from the MCC/SAHPRA inspectors
      • To ensure the disposal or destruction of scheduled medicines is correctly performed under proper control so as not to be a health hazard
      • To ensure that dossiers for registration are submitted to the Registrar of Medicines
      • To ensure that necessary updates are made to the CTD documentation according to the latest requirements of SAHPRA
      • To ensure that Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) are in place and correctly authorised
      • To ensure that all staff are suitably qualified and trained

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New Post KwaZulu-Natal – Durban:

A Senior Manager Role is needed for a Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Company as follows:

  • Gross Salary: Very market related salary
  • Working hours: Mon-Fri: 8am – 4:30pm
  • Start date: Feb/Mar 2019
  • Requirements:
    • Only a BEE candidate will be considered
    • A min of 10 years in pharmaceutical manufacturing company in a Senior Role.
    • BPharm and a MBA / MSc is advantageous
  • Skills required:
    • Insight into the product and quality requirements, safety requirements
    • Technocommercial acumen
    • Analytical thinking
    • Stakeholder management
    • Cross functional team leadership
  • Role summary:

    • Contribute to and deploy manufacturing strategy to meet manufacturing and product registration targets
    • Lead operational excellence at the site-level to meet OTIF and quality targets in a cost effective manner
    • Guide unit heads in adhering to safety standards and conduct periodic reviews to ensure compliance and provide a safe working environment
    • Direct CGMP compliance in all aspects of site operations through periodic review with unit heads to comply with customer & regulatory audit requirements
    • Lead the adoption of new technologies at the site to drive operations and cost optimization
    • Provide coaching and leadership to nurture and motivate the team to create an environment conducive to high performance
    • Aligning time and priorities across multiple stakeholders (CEO, GCMO, Unit Heads etc.) to discuss critical issues, as a delay in timelines could impact business results
  • Leave days: 24 days

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New Post KwaZulu-Natal – Durban CBD, Pietermaritzburg, Port Shepstone, and Richmond:

A Part time Pharmacist (ideal for a retired/semi-retired) is needed for an Independent Retail Pharmacy Group based in KZN – Durban CBD, Pietermaritzburg, Port Shepstone, and Richmond:

        • Days required: 2-3 days per week
        • Hours required: Mon-Fri: 8am – 5:30pm, and Sat: 8am – 5pm
        • Gross salary/hourly rate: Negotiable depending on experience
        • Requirements: A min of 1 year of retail pharmacy experience
        • Duties: All dispensing functions, stock responsibility for dispensary, and acting as RP if necessary
        • Start date: ASAP

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