North West University Vacancies – Quality Assurance Manager

Website North West University

Job Description:

The QA Manager is responsible to assure test facility management (Director PCDDP) of compliance with the requirements of the quality management systems of the PCDDP based on the OECD Principles of Good Laboratory Practice and AAALAC standards. The QA manager must assist with the systems needed to comply with South African regulatory requirements prescribed by DALRRD, SAVC and the OHS act, etc.

Job Responsibilities:

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

Job Requirements:

  • Personnel management skills
  • Must be professional at all times
  • 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
  • Understanding the management and analysis of biological samples obtained from pre-clinical and clinical studies
  • Resource management and effective independent decision-making skills
  • Good leadership and managerial skills and qualities
  • Ability to function under pressure
  • Good time management skills
  • QA related qualification / training (Desirable)
  • Business Management qualification (Desirable)
  • BSc Hons in Life Sciences or related field (e.g. Biochemistry, Pharmacy, Physiology, Biomedical Sciences etc.) (Essential)
  • MSc in Pharmaceutical Sciences/ Pharmaceutics/ Life Sciences field (Desirable)
  • 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.
  • Must be able to function individually and as part of a team

Job Details:

Company: North West University

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Potchefstroom, North-West, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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