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  • Posted: Apr 26, 2024
    Deadline: May 10, 2024
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    HRLeverage Africa is an HR, Outsourcing and Recruitment Service Provider. As a company, we deliver excellent spectrum of HR Business Solutions through a custom-built approach for organizations. We are a premium professional service firm domiciled in Africa and with our partnership with global organizations, we are able to leverage on technology to provide strategic Business solution.
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    • We are seeking a skilled and experienced Microbiologist to join our Quality Control team at our pharmaceutical factory. The Microbiologist will be responsible for performing microbiological testing and analysis of raw materials, in-process samples, and finished products to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and quality standards.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Microbiological Testing:

      • Perform routine and non-routine microbiological testing of raw materials, in-process samples, and finished products using standard microbiological techniques and procedures.
      • Conduct microbial enumeration, identification, and antimicrobial effectiveness testing to assess the microbial quality of pharmaceutical products.
    • Environmental Monitoring:

      • Conduct environmental monitoring of cleanrooms, manufacturing areas, and utilities to assess microbial contamination levels and ensure compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).
    • Method Development and Validation:

      • Develop and validate microbiological test methods in accordance with regulatory requirements and industry standards.
      • Optimize test methods to improve sensitivity, accuracy, and efficiency while ensuring reproducibility and reliability of results.
    • Documentation and Record Keeping:

      • Maintain accurate and detailed records of all microbiological testing activities, including test results, observations, and data analysis.
      • Prepare and review technical reports, protocols, and standard operating procedures (SOPs) related to microbiological testing and analysis.
    • Quality Control and Compliance:

      • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements from agencies such as the FDA, EMA, and USP.
      • Participate in internal and external audits, inspections, and regulatory submissions as needed.
      • Investigate and resolve deviations, out-of-specification results, and quality-related issues through effective root cause analysis and corrective actions.
    • Continuous Improvement:

      • Identify opportunities for process improvements and efficiency gains in microbiological testing and analysis.
      • Implement best practices and innovative techniques to enhance the quality and efficiency of microbiological operations.


    • Interested candidates should possess a Bachelor's Degree in relevant fields.

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    Production Supervisor

    Job Summary

    • As a Production Supervisor in our pharmaceutical factory, you will oversee and coordinate the manufacturing operations to ensure efficient production of high-quality pharmaceutical products.
    • You will lead a team of production workers, monitor production processes, and enforce safety and quality standards to meet production targets while adhering to regulatory requirements.

    Key Responsibilities
    Supervise Production Operations:

    • Direct and supervise production staff to ensure adherence to production schedules and quality standards.
    • Coordinate and prioritize production activities to meet production targets and customer demands.
    • Monitor production processes, troubleshoot issues, and implement corrective actions as needed to optimize efficiency and minimize downtime.

    Quality Control and Compliance:

    • Ensure compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), and regulatory requirements.
    • Conduct regular inspections of production areas to ensure cleanliness, organization, and compliance with safety protocols.
    • Implement and enforce quality control measures to maintain product quality and consistency.

    Training and Development:

    • Train and mentor production staff on proper operating procedures, safety protocols, and quality standards.
    • Provide ongoing coaching and feedback to ensure continuous improvement and skill development among team members.
    • Identify training needs and coordinate training programs to enhance the skills and capabilities of production personnel.

    Inventory Management:

    • Monitor inventory levels of raw materials, packaging materials, and finished products to ensure adequate supplies for production.
    • Coordinate with procurement and warehouse teams to optimize inventory levels and minimize stockouts or overages.

    Performance Monitoring and Reporting:

    • Track production metrics, such as yield, efficiency, and downtime, and prepare regular reports for management review.
    • Analyze production data to identify trends, inefficiencies, and areas for improvement, and implement corrective actions as necessary.

    Safety and Environmental Compliance:

    • Promote a culture of safety and environmental stewardship among production staff through training, awareness, and enforcement of safety regulations.
    • Conduct safety audits and inspections to identify hazards and ensure compliance with occupational health and safety standards.

    Qualifications and Skills

    • Candidates should possess a Bachelor's Degree or HND with 2-7 years experience.
    • Proven experience in a production supervisory role within the pharmaceutical or manufacturing industry.
    • Strong knowledge of pharmaceutical manufacturing processes, equipment, and regulations
    • Excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire a diverse team.
    • Solid problem-solving abilities and decision-making skills, with a focus on continuous improvement.
    • Detail-oriented with strong organizational and time-management skills.
    • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and adapt to changing priorities.

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    R&D Assistant Manager

    Job Description

    • We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced R&D Assistant Manager to join our Research and Development team at our pharmaceutical factory.
    • The R&D Assistant Manager will play a key role in supporting the development and optimization of pharmaceutical formulations, processes, and analytical methods.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Collaborate with R&D team members to design and execute experiments for the development and optimization of pharmaceutical formulations, processes, and analytical methods.
    • Perform laboratory experiments, analyze data, and interpret results to support product development and process optimization efforts.
    • Assist in the preparation and review of technical documents, including study protocols, reports, and regulatory submissions.
    • Maintain accurate records of experimental procedures, results, and observations in accordance with Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) and regulatory guidelines.
    • Coordinate with cross-functional teams, including Quality Assurance, Regulatory Affairs, and Manufacturing, to ensure alignment and compliance with project timelines and regulatory requirements.
    • Stay informed about industry trends, scientific advancements, and regulatory updates relevant to pharmaceutical research and development.
    • Contribute to a culture of innovation, collaboration, and continuous improvement within the R&D team and across the organization.


    • Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related field. Advanced degrees (e.g., Master's or PhD) are preferred.
    • Minimum of [3] years of experience in pharmaceutical research and development, with a focus on formulation development and process optimization.
    • Strong knowledge of pharmaceutical dosage forms, drug delivery systems, and analytical techniques commonly used in pharmaceutical R&D.
    • Experience with laboratory equipment, instrumentation, and software for formulation development, characterization, and analysis.
    • Familiarity with regulatory requirements from agencies such as the FDA, EMA, and ICH guidelines.
    • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to effectively communicate technical information to cross-functional teams.
    • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Applications to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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