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QA Manager (Pharmacist)

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in South Africa, Eastern Cape
SalaryR900k - R600k
Job TypePermanent
EducationB.Pharm or equivalent
Experience10 Years

Job Description

A senior post has become available within a renowned and ever-growing pharmaceutical company for a Quality Assurance Manager.


Must be registered with the South African Pharmacy Council

Holds a B.Pharm or relevant pharmaceutical degree

A minimum of 10 Years' pharmaceutical working experience

Must have worked in the capacity of Quality Assurance Manager for a pharmaceutical company

Qualification/training in Quality Systems Management (ISO)

Must have hands on product release experience

Experience in Quality Assurance Product Compliant

Experience in audits of external manufactures and distributors

Experience in Returns and Destructions

Knowledge of all aspects relating to the Quality Assurance of pharmaceutical products and FMCG products

Sound knowledge of packaging analysis / evaluation and in-process requirements / controls


Maintains and improves Quality Standards of the business through internal and external audits.

Evaluates and reports on audits, advises and recommends amendments / changes / adjustments / to systems and procedures.

Identifies and resolves quality problems, both internally and from outside suppliers, to ensure no negative impact on Customer Service levels.

Reports on and contributes actively to the quality improvement of existing products.

Performs final product release of all personal care, cosmetics and healthcare products

Ensures company retains ISO Certification

Co-ordinates and compiles all quality documentation

Manages the SOP's

Approves artwork of household products, personal care, cosmetics and healthcare products.

Performs Good for Sale Assessments for all new products (NPD’s) and Quality Assessments on all EPD’s.

Investigates the technical aspects of consumer complaints

Ensures appropriate communication of any significant risks to the business.

Performs Annual Product Quality Reviews on all Healthcare products in compliance with regulatory requirements.

Provides GMP support and expertise to Supply personnel through Training.

Reviews performance of direct reports and ensures their training, development and motivation.

Manages changes arising from NPD/EPD processes

Oversees the activities in the Pharmaceutical distribution warehouse

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV to or fax to 086 571 7307 or alternatively call Tara/Amy/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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