QA Pharmacist

Position Title: Quality Assurance Pharmacist
Location: Johannesburg
Position type: Permanent – Onsite
Reference: QAP – JHB – MK
Requirement: QA Pharmacist experience gained in pharmaceutical production/manufacturing sector with 3rd party, internal and external audit experience  
 
Job Summary: As a Quality Assurance Pharmacist, you will play a pivotal role in maintaining and enhancing the Quality Management System. Your expertise will ensure the quality standards and procedures meet regulations. You will collaborate with various departments to foster a culture of quality assurance and continuous improvement.
 
Qualification and Experience Required, but not limited to:
  • Pharmacist Degree and SAPC active registration – non-negotiable
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years of QA Pharmacist experience gained in pharmaceutical industry manufacturing sector and knowledge of cGxP regulations
  • You will be proficient in SOP and master QA document compilation/control with an in-depth understanding of the SA Regulatory Environment
  • Oversee and update all departmental SOPs and manage QA document control, Site Master File, Quality Manual, and Quality Policy
  • Implement and monitor the Validation Master Plan
  • Approve and manage the list of approved suppliers
  • Responsible for good management of Technical Quality Agreements with 3rd party contractors and service providers
  • Conduct internal and external audits
  • Handle non-conformance documentation and investigations
  • Support Adverse Drug Reaction (ADR) cases
  • Conduct Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and Corrective and Preventative Actions (CAPA)
  • Implement Stability Master Plan and Quality Risk Management
  • Manage product quality complaints, recalls, returned/rejected goods
  • Ensure compliance with GMP/GWP/GHP regulations
  • Monitor and ensure comprehensive training for all employees in GxP and relevant SOPs
  • Bilingual: English and Afrikaans
  • Strong computer literacy 
Application Instructions:
  • Please send your detailed CV showcasing the extent of suitable QA experience to response@mvgrecruitment.co.za
  • Additional supporting application information required with CV submit: Forward copies of Qualifications listed on CV including Matric certificate, SAPC Registration and ID.
 

Head of Talent

Position: Head of Talent
Location: Pretoria
Ref: HT/BM/TB
Salary: Market related
 
Medical Scheme seeks to employ a Head of Talent with 8 to 10 years’ experience in Human Resource Management and 5 years in a managerial capacity.
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Design Talent Strategy. Design and promote the Employee Value Proposition through appropriate initiatives.  
  • Align strategic planning and budgetary cycle with talent management practices.
  • Establish and implement succession management including assessments retention, reward and development.  
  • Redeployment of resources and restructuring of organisation and departments.  
  • Facilitate team development for teams within the Scheme.  
  • Formulate Remuneration and Benefit Management practices as specialist including job evaluations, increases, bonusses, incentives and benefit such as pension and medical aid to ensure it is inline with industry and promote ideal EVP.
  • Ensure effective communication with all third parties the Talent Team interface with.  Build solid relationships with all managers and other key staff within the Scheme.
  • Continuous development and review of policies and procedures to be done to ensure that the Scheme remains complaint, stays competitive and addresses operational issues.
  • Internal audit facilitation and accountability of findings.
  • Monitor DOI and Ethics Committee within the Scheme and reporting to Social and Ethics Committee.  
  • Maintain risk register for all Talent related risks and mitigation plans.
  • Adherence to Procurement Process.
  • Ensure that all vendors have up to date contracts and that we comply with the provisions of the contracts.  
  • Maintain expenditure of Talent within the operational and salary budget set.  
  • Structure, task allocation and monitoring of HR competence within the Talent Team to deliver on strategic objectives.   
Key Requirements:
  • Grade 12
  • Post Graduate Degree in Human Resource Management
  • 8 to 10 years’ experience in Human Resource Management
  • 5 years in a managerial capacity
To apply, email copies of your supporting documents together with your CV to response@mvgrecruitment.co.za or call us on 0860 100 684.
 
Supporting documents required:
  • Copy of ID
  • Copy of updated CV
  • Copy of latest pay slip
  • Copy of qualification(s) and Matric certificate

Senior RA Pharmacist – Midrand

Senior Regulatory Affairs Pharmacist
Industry: Pharmaceutical
Location: Midrand
Equity Requirement: EE
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Manage work streams for- and report on the assigned portfolio of products
  • Conduct dossier due diligence to ensure all data gaps are addressed
  • Work in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders to assess regulator’s submissions requirements
  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant Acts, Regulations and Guidelines pertaining to the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with Regulatory Authorities, internal and external stakeholders
  • Formulate or implement regulatory affairs systems, policies and procedures to ensure that regulatory compliance is maintained or enhanced.
Key Requirements:
  •  Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy/Diploma in Pharmacy and Registration with the South African Pharmacy Council
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in Regulatory Affairs, preferably in human medicines
  • Demonstrable experience across the product development, commercialization and maintenance lifecycle
  • Sound project management capabilities
  • Proven ability to consistently deliver to quality, time and cost standards
  • Experience in use of CTD software builder and compilation of eCTD applications.
Key Competencies
  • Ability to cope with a high degree of complexity and change
  • Ability to network, liaise and negotiate with others
  • Ability to set standards and objectives and monitor progress
  • Complex problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Development of people  
 
(Full role profile available on application)
 
Apply to response@mvgrecruitment.co.za Subject: MP/SRA
 
Supporting documentation required:
  • Comprehensive CV
  • Copy of Matric Certificate
  • Copy of Pharmacy Degree
 

Marketing Manager – Trade and Brand

Marketing Manager – Trade & Brand
Industry: Pharmaceutical
Location: JHB
Equity Requirement: EE
 
To oversee and manage all aspects of the marketing and sales of a particular portfolio to ensure organisational commercial objectives are achieved.  
 
Key Responsibilities
  •  Achieve annual fiscal revenue targets for pharmaceutical and FMCG markets
  • Manage as part of commercial leadership the OPEX (cost centres, profit centres, Advertising TT, allocated A&P) for the portfolio
  • Approval of marketing and channel spend according to commercial objectives
  • Oversee channel strategy execution and customer conference preparations
  • Collaborate with cross-functional team
  • Manage new product launches & relaunch into trade
  • Liaising with creative agencies to develop above & below the line marketing  
Key Requirements
  • Business / Marketing Degree
  • 10+ years OTC pharmaceutical and FMCG experience
  • Proven experience as a Marketing Manager in the pharmaceutical industry, with a track record of successful marketing campaigns and business growth
  • Demonstrated strategy implementation across Trade and Marketing functions
  • Strong leadership and team management abilities  
(Full role profile available on application)
 
Apply to response@mvgrecruitment.co.za Subject: MP/MM
 
Supporting documentation required:
  • Comprehensive CV
  • Copy of Matric Certificate
  • Copy relevant tertiary qualification
 

Master Planner

Master Planner – Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
Location: Johannesburg
Reference: MP – MK – JHB  
 
[Note: Salaries not yet determined. Pharmaceutical experience is crucial.]
 
Are you an expert in planning and coordination, with a knack for strategic thinking? We’re seeking a highly skilled Master Planner to join our team in the dynamic world of pharmaceutical manufacturing. As a Master Planner, you will play a pivotal role in interpreting and shaping our sales forecasts into actionable plans, ensuring seamless operations and efficient production scheduling. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment and possess a keen eye for detail, we want to hear from you.
 
Key Responsibilities:
Interpretation and development of a rolling 24-month sales forecast to inform the Master Plan and Master Production Schedule.
Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to facilitate Sales and Operations Planning.
Lead the Master Production Scheduling process, optimizing resource allocation and production efficiency.
Conduct Material Requirement Planning to ensure timely procurement of raw materials, printed packaging, and components.
Manage inventory levels, balancing supply and demand to prevent shortages or excess stock.
Drive monthly forecasting and demand planning activities, anticipating market trends and customer demands.
Utilize and manage the Planning Module within the ERP system, ensuring data accuracy and integrity.
Liaise with suppliers, freight forwarders, and carriers to coordinate timely deliveries and shipments.
Monitor supplier shipments and open purchase orders, proactively addressing any discrepancies or delays.
Conduct costing analysis and identify opportunities for cost optimization and efficiency improvements.
Ensure compliance with configuration management standards and procedures.
 
Required Qualifications:
Proficiency in MS Office, particularly Excel, with advanced computer literacy.
Tertiary qualification in Supply Chain Management, Logistics Management, or Operations Management.
Understanding of accounting principles and procedures, with the ability to implement internal controls.
Postgraduate qualification in commerce-related fields (excluding MBA) is advantageous.
Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems is essential.
Previous experience in Master Planning within the pharmaceutical.
Proven production experience would be beneficial.
 
Key Skills:
Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
Strong planning and organizational abilities.
Deadline-oriented with a focus on customer satisfaction.
Ability to thrive under pressure while maintaining attention to detail.
Analytical mindset with a commitment to accuracy and precision.
Join us in shaping the future of pharmaceutical manufacturing. If you’re ready to make a meaningful impact and drive success in a collaborative environment, apply now!
 
Comprehensive CV applications can be sent to response@mvgrecruitment.co.za.
 
Supporting documents to accompany CV application:
Copy of relevant qualification/s including your Matric certificate
Copy of ID
 

Key Accounts Lead

Key Accounts Lead
Location: Johannesburg
Type: Full Time Permanent
Requirement: Experience gained in a similar role within the pharmaceutical industry or Biotech and the ability to travel as needed
 
Qualification / Experience Requirements, but not limited to:
 
    • Degree in Marketing, MBA, Customer Relationship Management, or similar qualification relevant qualification
    • Minimum of 3 years in sales, marketing, or product management within the pharmaceutical industry
    • In-depth understanding of government tenders and public sector pharmaceutical sales and procurement processes.
    • Strong knowledge of primary health care and the Extended Programme on Immunisation
    • Expertise in customer relationship management
    • Knowledge of pharmaceutical industry legislation, including pricing, marketing, and regulatory issues
    • Ability to interpret IMS market data.
    • Develop and implement plans to achieve sales targets for both private and public sectors
    • Collaborate with provincial authorities
    • Monitor and anticipate competitor activity in the industry.
    • Identify tender opportunities and manage the completion of state tenders.
    • Assist with sales forecasting.
    • Implement plans to achieve sales targets
    • Network within provinces to provide feedback that strengthens position in the public sector.
    • Develop and implement a Customer Relations Management Strategy
    • Understand customer values to achieve profitable key supplier status
    • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of the industry, customer footprint, operational capabilities, and market trends
    • Contribute to the development, implementation, and review of the company’s medium and long-term strategies in line with public sector strategies
    • Establish a data intelligence infrastructure and provide reporting on market trends and their impact
    • Provide recommendations for proactive stakeholder engagement and business continuity with healthcare partners
    • Represent the company at key industry events and promote the company through effective PR strategies targeting key stakeholders
    • Assist the department in improving systems and processes
    • Identify and recommend innovation and improvement initiatives to line managers
    • Manage cross-departmental expectations and influence deliverables to ensure sales targets are met
 
Applications can be emailed to response@mvgrecruitment.co.za  
 
Required supporting documents to accompany Comprehensive Detailed CV showcasing proven expertise gained:
* Copy of ID
* Copies of all required Qualifications, including Matric

Senior Scientist in Analytical Method Development (Immunology)

Senior Scientist in Analytical Method Development (Immunology)
Location: Cape Town
Type: Full Time – Permanent
Requirement: Proven AMD experience gained in pharmaceutical industry / biotech or medicine research – please note candidates who have not gained the relevant experience will not be considered
 
We are seeking a motivated, passionate, confident, proactive, and detail-oriented Senior Scientist specializing in Analytical Method Development with a focus on Immunology or Micro.
 
Qualification / Experience Requirements, but not limited to:
 
    • PhD or MSc relevant Science related qualification with minimum 2 to 4 years’ experience in Analytical Method Development discipline, experience gained in pharmaceutical industry or biotech or medicine research environment (Micro or Immunology) or equivalent. And competence to assist other Scientists in AMD as and when needed.
    • At least 1 to 2 years supervisory experience in product development or a cGMP environment.
    • Solid understanding of scientific principles governing the production of biologicals or vaccines.
    • Familiarity with quality and regulatory compliance, cGMP (SA, PIC, WHO) and GLP guidelines.
    • Proven experience in successfully facing local quality audits.
    • Exposure to the development and commercialization of pharmaceutical products.
    • Laboratory Administration: Assist with budgeting and cost control, promoting a cost-conscious culture within the department.
    • Service Delivery: Ensure services are provided to all internal and external stakeholders within agreed timelines.
    • Risk Mitigation: Ensure all work adheres to current standards/processes and assist in identifying risks impacting the team.
    • cGMP Compliance: Follow cGMP guidelines and manage Change Controls/NCRs to support QA processes.
    • Site Risk Management: Address facility issues/risks through the proper channels.
    • EHS Compliance: Meet all EHS committee deadlines for assigned actions.
    • Operational Support: Provide guidance, problem-solving, and input to operational departments as required.
    • Documentation: Generate documentation in line with current scientific, GMP, and GDP guidelines.
    • Method Development: Responsible for analytical method development (microbial and immunological).
    • Experimental Design: Plan, execute, problem-solve, and record experimental designs.
    • Project Deliverables: Ensure specified deliverables within projects are met according to timelines.
    • Technology Transfer: Assist with technology transfers from development to manufacturing, including clinical trial material production.
    • Innovation and Improvement: Drive innovation and continuous improvement efforts.
    • Quality Risk Management: Manage deviations, change controls, and CAPAs.
    • Quality Objectives: Promote and drive the achievement of quality objectives.
    • Communication: Ensure timely and effective communication and escalate quality issues to management.
    • Join us to make a significant impact in the field of immunology and vaccine development.
Application can be emailed to response@mvgrecruitment.co.za
 
Required supporting documents to accompany Comprehensive Detailed CV showcasing proven expertise gained:
* Copy of ID
* Copies of all required Qualifications, including Matric

Technical Services Manager – Durban

Technical Services Manager
Location: Durban
Salary: Market related
Ref: TSM/DBN/TB
 
Private Hospital requires the services a Technical Services Manager.
 
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree/ B Tech Degree qualification in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering equivalent to a NQF level 7.
  • A minimum of five (5) years applicable technical and managerial experience.
  • Experience in both the electrical and mechanical engineering in hospital and/or hospitality industry would be advantageous.
  • Experience in Asset Management and Financial Management.
  • Conversant with the principles of maintenance and asset management aspects.
  • Experience in Project Management.
  • Knowledge of building regulations.
Responsibilities:
  • Manage hospital facilities, clinical infrastructure, assets, technical related purchasing and expenditure and contractor’s performance.
  • Manage the Technical Department.
  • Plan resources in accordance with ISO 55000.
  • Train nurses, pharmacy, admin and management staff on technical related issues
  • Implement Group policy and procedures to manage and maintain the hospital facilities and assets.
  • Enforce Group policies and procedures to staff members as well as contractors to ensure the mitigation of all risks.
  • Ensure compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other related legislation.
  • Ensure quality and safety assurance during and after completion of contracts as the safety custodian.
  • Responsible for project management and engineering services of all small building projects at site.
  • Responsible for the financial performance and budget of the Technical Department.
  • Custodian of the asset management database.
  • Manage the maintenance management system, ensuring that all equipment risks are managed and that all repairs and maintenance is conducted, as and when required.
  • Prepare monthly reports and adhoc reports as requested – reports on staff, contractors, facilities and assets of the hospital.
  • Attend Hospital, Regional and National meetings as well as inter‐departmental interaction with a focus on nursing, health and safety and infection control.
  • Assist HR Manager with developing training and succession plans to ensure that staff are trained to the statutory competency requirements for their specific roles.
Please email CVs to response@mvgrecruitment.co.za or call Tarren 0860 100 684.

Technical Services Manager – North Coast

Technical Services Manager
Location: North Coast KZN
Salary: Market related
Ref: TechnicalServicesManager/NCKZN/TB
 
Private Hospital requires the services a Technical Services Manager.
 
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree/ B Tech Degree qualification in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering equivalent to a NQF level 7.
  • 1 Year Post Graduate patient care experience in an operational environment.
  • A minimum of five (5) years applicable technical and managerial experience.
  • Experience in both the electrical and mechanical engineering in hospital and/or hospitality industry would be advantageous.
  • Experience in Asset Management and Financial Management.
  • Conversant with the principles of maintenance and asset management aspects.
  • Experience in Project Management.
  • Knowledge of building regulations.
Responsibilities:
  •  Manage hospital facilities, clinical infrastructure, assets, technical related purchasing and expenditure and contractor’s performance.
  • Manage the Technical Department.
  • Plan resources in accordance with ISO 55000.
  • Train nurses, pharmacy, admin and management staff on technical related issues
  • Implement Group policy and procedures to manage and maintain the hospital facilities and assets.
  • Enforce Group policies and procedures to staff members as well as contractors to ensure the mitigation of all risks.
  • Ensure compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other related legislation.
  • Ensure quality and safety assurance during and after completion of contracts as the safety custodian.
  • Responsible for project management and engineering services of all small building projects at site.
  • Responsible for the financial performance and budget of the Technical Department.
  • Custodian of the asset management database.
  • Manage the maintenance management system, ensuring that all equipment risks are managed and that all repairs and maintenance is conducted, as and when required.
  • Prepare monthly reports and adhoc reports as requested – reports on staff, contractors, facilities and assets of the hospital.
  • Attend Hospital, Regional and National meetings as well as inter‐departmental interaction with a focus on nursing, health and safety and infection control.
  • Assist HR Manager with developing training and succession plans to ensure that staff are trained to the statutory competency requirements for their specific roles.
Please email CVs to response@mvgrecruitment.co.za or call Tarren 0860 100 684.

Technical Services Manager – North Coast KZN

Technical Services Manager
Location: North Coast KZN
Salary: Market related
Ref: TechnicalServicesManager/TB
 
Private Hospital requires the services a Technical Services Manager.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree/ B Tech Degree qualification in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering equivalent to a NQF level 7.
  • 1 Year Post Graduate patient care experience in an operational environment.
  • A minimum of five (5) years applicable technical and managerial experience.
  • Experience in both the electrical and mechanical engineering in hospital and/or hospitality industry would be advantageous.
  • Experience in Asset Management and Financial Management.
  • Conversant with the principles of maintenance and asset management aspects.
  • Experience in Project Management.
  • Knowledge of building regulations.
Responsibilities:
  •  Manage hospital facilities, clinical infrastructure, assets, technical related purchasing and expenditure and contractor’s performance.
  • Manage the Technical Department.
  • Plan resources in accordance with ISO 55000.
  • Train nurses, pharmacy, admin and management staff on technical related issues
  • Implement Group policy and procedures to manage and maintain the hospital facilities and assets.
  • Enforce Group policies and procedures to staff members as well as contractors to ensure the mitigation of all risks.
  • Ensure compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other related legislation.
  • Ensure quality and safety assurance during and after completion of contracts as the safety custodian.
  • Responsible for project management and engineering services of all small building projects at site.
  • Responsible for the financial performance and budget of the Technical Department.
  • Custodian of the asset management database.
  • Manage the maintenance management system, ensuring that all equipment risks are managed and that all repairs and maintenance is conducted, as and when required.
  • Prepare monthly reports and adhoc reports as requested – reports on staff, contractors, facilities and assets of the hospital.
  • Attend Hospital, Regional and National meetings as well as inter‐departmental interaction with a focus on nursing, health and safety and infection control.
  • Assist HR Manager with developing training and succession plans to ensure that staff are trained to the statutory competency requirements for their specific roles.
Please email CVs to response@mvgrecruitment.co.za or call Tarren 0860 100 684.