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Our client in the veterinary (Animal / Poultry) drug manufacturing industry would like to hire a laboratory quality assurance officer to join their team, the role is to develop, monitor, and implement comprehensive quality assurance programs and processes that will ensure the maintenance of laboratory Quality Management Systems (QMS) to internationally recognized Good manufacturing Laboratory Practice standards.

 

Responsibilities

  • Develop, monitor, and implement quality assurance compliance objectives and programs and report on progress/ level of compliance.
  • Participate in the development, review, update, and implementation of quality policies, procedures, and monitoring tools.
  • Liaise with managers and operating staff within the laboratories to ensure that QA/QC procedures are continuously monitored with well-documented corrective action where appropriate.
  • Collate and analyze performance data and charts against defined parameters.
  • Organize internal audits as per identified auditable areas, train internal auditors, coordinate internal audits and ensure document all audit findings are documented.
  • Liaise with the external auditors, monitors, and inspectors in conducting audit activities including scheduling audits, facilitating audits, and working with relevant staff to implement actionable areas/findings.
  • Maintain laboratory staff training database, identify and coordinate quality-related training needs, develop training programs and materials, and conduct training.
  • Promote quality achievements and performance improvement within and throughout the laboratories.
  • Coordinate regular QMS performance meetings with designated personnel from each laboratory discipline to communicate objectives, discuss performance and identify areas of improvement.
  • Ensure maintenance and control of laboratory QMS records and documentation.
  • Prepare and submit reports as and when required.
  • Prepare research papers for presentation at conferences or publications.
  • Deputize and fill in for other qualified staff as may be required.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

 

Skills and Qualifications

  • Degree in Bio-Chemistry, Analytical laboratory technology, biomedical sciences, laboratory management, or equivalent.
  • At least 4 years experience in a research or medical laboratory/ medical lab QA role.
  • Professional qualification in laboratory quality assurance.
  • Training in laboratory quality management systems, quality assurance programs, or equivalent.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of lab QMS’s, GCLPs, and ISO standards.
  • Computer literacy with proficiency in Microsoft applications.
  • Strong analytical and follow-through ability; attentive to detail.
  • Ability to follow laid-down processes and procedures.
  • Confidentiality and integrity.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills.
  • Team working and ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.

 

Job Details

Level : Mid level
Industry : Veterinary
Salary : Confidential
Experience : 3 Years
Applications : 0
Locality : Nairobi, Kenya
Eligibility : Bachelor
Company : Kaziweza limite...
Posted By Kaziweza limite... / 12 Aug 2021

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