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Our client is a fast growing Pharmaceutical Manufacturing EPZ company. They are seeking to recruit an Assistant Quality Control Manager to handle their production Quality issues under the supervision of the Quality Control Manager


Position Summary

Position Title: Assistant Quality Control Manager

Reporting To: Quality Control Manager

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Salary Offer: 150,000 gross

Number of Positions: One (1) Position

Placement: Immediate

Key Role Accountabilities (Duties and Responsibilities)

    • Approval of all the departmental documents, including  written procedures and other documents including amendments
    • Ensure that the stability of the active pharmaceutical ingredients and products is monitored.
    • Take samples, develop procedures and participate in investigation of complaints related to the quality of the products
    • Ensure microbiology tests are carried out in the plant for monitoring of environmental conditions, qualities of the waters for use and other products
    • Approve and monitor suppliers of materials & designate and monitor storage conditions for materials and products.
    • Retain records and relevant QC documents
    • Monitor and ensure compliance with GLP and GMP requirements as per guidelines
    • Inspect, investigate and take samples so as to monitor factors that may affect product quality
    • Ensure microbiology tests are carried out in the plant for monitoring of environmental conditions, Qualities of the waters for use and other products.
    • Inspect, investigate and take samples so as to monitor factors that may affect product quality.
    • Conduct investigation for out of specifications and recommend corrective measures if necessary.
    • Participate in quality inspections/audits.
    • Ensure status label, storage and destruction of any rejected materials
    • Wear or use protective equipment or clothing provided for the purpose of preventing risk to personal safety and health.
    • Report any situation which would present hazard and which would be difficult to correct.
    • Report any accident or injury that arises in the course of or in connection with personal work.
    • To prepare weekly/monthly QC report and to submit to Company Pharmacist and CEO
    • Perform any others responsibility as may be assigned by the Company Pharmacist or Management.


Person Specification (Qualifications, Experience and Skills)

  • Bachelor's degree in Msc- Analytical Chemistry
  • Minimum 10 years work experience working in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing company
  • Exceptional analytical ability towards solving Quality-related concerns;
  • Proficiency in quality control
  • Good interpersonal skills, detail to work and knowledgeable in all matters pertaining to the profession
  • Excellent communication and reporting skills;
  • Preferably  local Asians but local Kenyans are also eligible to apply and be shortlisted

Application Procedure

If you meet the above criteria and are interested in making a meaningful career move in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, apply by submitting your CV in confidence to:

The Talent & Human Capital Lead,
Esquire Consultants Limited
P.O. Box 76883-00620,

Via our placement email

Please Note:

  • Do not attach certificates and testimonials in your application.
  • Kindly indicate your EXPECTED SALARY in your CV or application.
  • Closing date for applications is Thursday 27th October 2022.
  • Shortlisting will be carried on a rolling basis as applications stream in.
  • Only shortlisting candidates will be contacted.
  • If you do not hear from us by 5th November 2022, consider your application unsuccessful.
  • Our client is an equal opportunities employer.
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