Validations Manager in Gauteng - National Appointments

National Appointments

National Appointments (with Golden West Employment Agency, Esb 1971, which was incorporated into National Appointments in 2008) is a generalist recruitment company that has many top companies on its books, including leading mining, financial and medical organisations. We handle all designations and all industries. We are registered as Vendors with various large mining groups and large private hospital groups in South Africa and internationally. National Appointments is a level four contributor on the Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment status level. (Original Certificate can be viewed on our website on the home page) Recruiter from sector Human Resources, located in Gauteng, From 1 to 10 workers

    About this job ad 8 September


  • Negotiable
  • Province

  • Johannesburg, City of Johannesburg, Gauteng
  • Description

  • Our client, a leading international Pharmaceutical company is looking for and experienced and qualified Validations Manager at their head office in Aeroton in Johannesburg.
    Job Purpose

    To ensure that all validation systems including processes are qualified and validated to meet GMP requirements. To maintain all qualified and validated systems and to ensure that all controls are in place and adhered to. To properly manage departmental budget.

    Required Learning

    Degree / Diploma within Natural Sciences or Engineering preferred
    Minimum of 3 to 5 years in Pharmaceutical validation experience of which 2 years must be as a Validation Manager.
    Key Job Outputs

    Legal compliance to MCC/PICs, cGMP requirements and Pharmacy Council requirements.

    To ensure that all validation related audit points identified during audits are closed timeously.
    To ensure that new and updated Guidelines and Policies from MCC and other Regulatory bodies related to pharmaceutical industry are used at all times when developing internal documentation
    Qualifications and Validations
    Draw up a Validation Master Plan (VMP) and keep it current Ensure qualification of all areas as per Validation Schedule.
    Ensure qualification of all facilities as per Validation Schedule.
    Ensure qualification of all equipment and validate production processes as per Validation Schedule.
    Developing and determining validation criteria for new equipment/process or factory upgrades.
    Ensure Validation of new systems and periodic revalidation of existing systems.
    Determining test requirements and detection limits for validation samples to the Laboratory.
    Ensure that Review and capturing all results on Calibrations; Area Qualification;
    Samples Analyzed and report all non-conformances and failures.
    Ensure Validation of all existing and new equipment as per Validation Schedule.
    Recommend changes to manufacturing process, equipment or procedures to other Departmental Managers.
    Perform cleaning validations and ensure that the cleaning validation matrix for all departments is maintained, protocols and reports are prepared in time. Performing risk analysis where required in place of or to supplement validation
    Managing expenses to budget

    New Products
    Ensure Compilation of the Validation Report for all New Productions (3
    Validation Batches) – monitor and evaluate changes:
    1st Validation batch (capture all process amendments)
    2nd Validation Batch (deviation to include all the process amendments of the 1st batch)
    3rd Validation batch (deviation to include all the process amendments of the 1st batch)
    At the end of the 3 batch validation review capture all changes via a change control request.
    SOP’s and Guidelines
    Ensure drawing up of new SOP’s or amend current SOP’s based on validation data.
    Ensure all relevant SOP’s are updated.
    Study new guidelines and policies from MCC to keep abreast with developments and changes with regards to legal aspects and regulatory
    requirement pertaining to pharmaceutical, product manufacturing.
    Identify and communicate any skills/training requirements to help execute tasks efficiently.
    Time Management and Self Discipline
    To ensure time keeping at all times
    To ensure that tasks allocated to individuals are performed and presented in time as scheduled
    Core Competencies
    People management skills
    Attention to detail
    Verbal comprehension
    Interpersonal awareness / empathy
    Verbal and written communication skills
    Planning and organising
    Developing people
    Presentation skills
    Able to work under pressure
    Writing protocols and reports Meeting timelines

  • Number of vacancies: 1
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Diploma /Bachelor's/ N6
  • Years of experience: 5
  • Language(s): English ,Afrikaans
  • Driver's license: EB ,B
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: Yes


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Ad summary

  • Validations Manager in City of Johannesburg, Gauteng

  • Recruiter

    National Appointments
  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Salary


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