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Regulatory Affairs/Product Development Pharmacist

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A Ghanaian-owned pharmaceutical company seeks to hire a Regulatory Affairs/Product Development Pharmacist to assist and support in implementing the overall development of new products, reformulation/optimization of existing products to meet current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), and International standards.

Reporting Relationships;

  • Reports directly to the Product Development Manager.
  • Takes appropriate directives from senior management.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support and coordinate the development, production, packaging and repackaging of solid and liquid products to meet set targets
  • Ensure that all aspects of the development process on any new product in-house, products for reformulations/optimization and by contract manufacturers complies with cGMP and ISO requirements.
  • Assist in preparing information flow in product formulation/reformulation from conception to manufacture or purchase of contract-manufactured products for sale.
  • Ensure that all documents relating to development, packaging and repackaging of new or modified products are accurately and promptly filled, signed and delivered to the appropriate persons/places on time.
  • Perform development trials, in-process control (IPC) tests and report accurately for decision making.
  • Co-ordinate safety and housekeeping activities to ensure compliance with Food and Drugs Authority and company policies.
  • Assist in scheduling resources both materials and human needed to ensure maximum productivity/efficiency.
  • Assist in the preparation of Technical Dossier for product registration.
  • Assist in Pharmacovigilance activities.
  • Perform other regulatory functions.
  • Assist in departmental planning which involves setting departmental objectives and collating metrics on them, departmental budget preparation, and development costing of products
  • Assist in supervising subordinates in the area of daily scheduling of work, which includes; development of packaging materials such as; labels, jackets, alufoils, inserts etc.
  • Assist in with appraisals and in-house training of subordinates in the area of product development cGMP and ISO guidelines.
  • Assist in preparing product cost estimation (initial and final) in conjunction with accounts department.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the manager or senior staff.

Qualifications and Experiences

  • Bachelor Degree in Pharmacy (B.Pharm/BSc.). A Masters’ degree in any area of pharmaceutical sciences will be an added advantage.
  • 2- 5 years’ experience in a pharmaceutical or related industry OR equivalent work experience (minimum 7 years) in the pharmaceutical or related industry in lieu of formal education.
  • Must have technical experience and knowledge of equipment and machines in the production of solids, liquids, sterile preparations, etc.
  • Problem solving, leadership and delegation skills.
  • Must have good communication skills.
  • Must possess time management skills.
  • Ability to operate independently.

A Ghanaian-owned pharmaceutical company is looking to hire a Regulatory Affairs Pharmacist/Product Development Pharmacist to assist and support the Manager in implementing the overall development of new products, reformulation/optimization of existing products to meet current Goods Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), and International standards.

Reporting Relationships;

  • Reports directly to the Product Development Manager.
  • Takes appropriate directives from senior management.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support and coordinate the development, production, packaging and repackaging of solid and liquid products to meet objectives
  • Ensure that all aspects of the development process on any new product in-house, products for reformulations/optimization and by contract manufacturers complies with cGMP and ISO requirements.
  • Assist in preparing information flow in product formulation/reformulation from conception to manufacture or purchase of contract-manufactured products for sale.
  • Ensure that all documents relating to development, packaging and repackaging of new or modified products are accurately and promptly filled, signed and delivered to the appropriate persons/places on time.
  • Perform development trials, in-process control (IPC) tests and report accurately for decision making.
  • Co-ordinate safety and housekeeping activities to ensure compliance with Food and Drugs Authority and company policies.
  • Assist in scheduling resources both materials and human needed to ensure maximum productivity/efficiency.
  • Assist in the preparation of Technical Dossier for product registration.
  • Assist in Pharmacovigilance activities.
  • Perform other regulatory functions.
  • Assist in departmental planning which involves setting departmental objectives and collating metrics on them, departmental budget preparation, and development costing of products
  • Assist in supervising subordinates in the area of daily scheduling of work, which includes; development of packaging materials such as; labels, jackets, alufoils, inserts etc.
  • Assist in with appraisals and in-house training of subordinates in the area of product development cGMP and ISO guidelines.
  • Assist in preparing product cost estimation (initial and final) in conjunction with accounts department.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the manager or senior staff.

Qualifications and Experiences

  • Bachelor Degree in Pharmacy (B.Pharm/BSc.). A Masters’ degree in any area of pharmaceutical sciences will be an added advantage.
  • 5 years’ experience in a pharmaceutical or related industry OR Equivalent work experience (minimum 7 years) in the pharmaceutical or related industry in lieu of formal education.
  • Have a technical experience and knowledge of equipment and machines in the production of solids, liquids, sterile preparations etc.
  • Problem solving, leadership and delegation skills.
  • Have good communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively deal across different levels.
  • Must possess time management skills.
  • Ability to operate independently.

Job Summary

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Company: Pharmaceuticals

Location: Accra

Industry: Biotechnology/Pharmaceuticals

Job type: Full-Time

Job status: Open to new applicants

Years of Experience:

Educational Level: University

Deadline: 2018-04-19

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