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Production Manager + Responsible Pharmacist

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in South Africa. Johannesburg
SalaryR900k - R600k
Job TypePermanent
EducationB.Pharm or relevant Pharmacy degree
Experience5 - 10 Years

Job Description

A well renowned pharmaceutical company needs a Production Manager and Responsible Pharmacist to co-ordinate and manage Pharmaceutical Services.


B.Pharm or relevant Pharmacy degree is essential!

Must be registered with the South African Pharmacy Council

At least 5 years Production experience with extensive management expertise

Strong GMP and QMS knowledge

Ability to liaise with personnel on all levels and able to manage and delegate work load

Awareness/understanding of the global regulatory landscape

Attention to detail and high level of accuracy in work delivered.

Ability to work closely with operations staff, ensuring practicality of quality management processes and proposals.

Salary is very negotiable upon current salary, market related brackets as well as experience and qualifications


Ensure site wide compliance to GMP

Overall responsibility for Finished Product release.

Ensure that the manufacture of medicines complies with the requirements of the registration dossier

Departmental performance review.

Ensure Quality Management System continue to function robustly at FKMSA.

Co-ordinate process improvements.

Responsible for all communication with the relevant regulatory authorities.

Overall responsibility and management of medicine registration applications for imported and locally made products.

Overall responsibility and management of Quality Systems such as approved supplier list, printed packaging specifications and proofs relevant to product registrations.

Overall responsibility and management of the Stability Programme.

Participate on the FKMSA Executive Committee (EXCO).

Manage and review performance of Pharmaceutical Services staff

Budgetary forecasting and control.

Responsible for budgeting, capacity utilisation, manufacturing planning of factories

MCC Accountability

Responsible for staff development and succession planning

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV to or fax to 086 571 7307 or alternatively call one of our pharmaceutical consultants - Tara/Madelaine/Zelmari on 021 551 8638.

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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