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Head of Quality Assurance

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Our Client, a Ghanaian-owned pharmaceutical company is seeking to hire a Head of Quality Assurance. He/She will ensure that the company is abreast with current quality assurance practices and enable a smooth implementation in all spheres of its value chain.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the preparation of the annual budget of the department.
  • Plans strategies to achieve the vision, mission and Quality Policy objectives of the company, which is to produce high quality, safe and efficacious pharmaceutical products at affordable cost.
  • Co-ordinates the activities of the sections under the department (Quality Control and Microbiology, Investigation and Environmental Control).
  • Ensures that the operations of the company conform to the requirements of cGMP, Good Environmental Management Practices and Total Quality Management.
  • Advises on the design of buildings and structures to conform to Regulatory and Statutory requirements.
  • Responsible for and liaises with the relevant national and international regulatory/standard organization (through the Product Development and Regulatory Department) for the certification/registration of the company’s Quality Management system and products.
  • Administers the quality risk management program of the company
  • Ensures that, the facilities needed for manufacturing operations are in conformity with requirements.
  • Oversees the site facility units as well as the water and sewage treatment operations in line with Environmental Protection Agency requirements.
  • Serves as the authorized person for releasing the company’s products onto the market.
  • Responsible for employment and termination decisions (hiring, promotion, salary increase, termination, performance reviews, etc.) for the functional areas of the department.
  • Performs other related duties as may be assigned.

Qualification and Experiences

  • Must have a second degree in a related field with 7 years' managerial experience in Quality Assurance. ‘OR
  • Must have a second degree in a related field plus professional qualification with 5 years’ managerial experience in Quality Assurance. ‘OR
  • Must have a first degree with over 15 years’ experience in a similar role out of which he/she has 5 years’ managerial experience in Quality Assurance

Job Summary

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Location: Accra

Industry: Biotechnology/Pharmaceuticals

Job type: Full-Time

Job status: Open to new applicants

Years of Experience: 5

Educational Level: University

Deadline: 2017-05-25

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