NWU Vacancies 2023 – Quality Assurance Manager

Website North West University

Job Description:

A Quality Assurance (QA) Manager position is available in the DSI/NWU Preclinical Drug Development Platform (PCDDP), North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa. The PCDDP is a national facility that contributes to building a vibrant pharmaceutical industry in the country by functioning as a national preclinical testing platform for qualitative and quantitative preclinical studies for research institutions and companies. The PCDDP holds OECD GLP compliance certification from SANAS and AAALAC International accreditation

Job Responsibilities:

  • Project Management of client-based studies
  • Financial management of projects
  • Management of the Quality Assurance Systems of the PCDDP

Job Requirements:

  • Management experience of QA Process and systems
  • Understanding the management and analysis of biological samples obtained from pre-clinical and clinical studies
  • Resource management and effective independent decision-making skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to function independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to critically evaluate existing QA procedures, improve and create new QA systems
  • Scientific project /study management
  • Functioning in a service environment with good client orientation

Qualification & Experience:

  • MSc in Pharmaceutical Sciences/ Pharmaceutics/ Life Sciences field (Desirable)
  • Business Management qualification (Desirable)
  • BSc Hons in Life Sciences or related field (e.g. Biochemistry, Pharmacy, Physiology, Biomedical Sciences etc.) (Essential)
  • 2 – 5 years’ experience in Implementation and /or maintenance of Quality Assurance (QA) systems i.e. OECD GLP and/or ISO17025 and/or GCLP and/or GCP etc.
  • 2 – 5 years’ experience in Leading audits and inspections by local and international quality assurance bodies.
  • QA related qualification / training (Desirable)

Job Details:

Company: North West University

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Potchefstroom, North West, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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