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World-class Healthcare Solutions

At Kiara Health, to be able to restore, preserve and advance health of all patients through the provision of World-class Healthcare Solutions, we regard the talent in the organisation very highly.

In so doing, not only do we seek to employ people eager to assist us to bring Our Vision to fruition, but we foster continuous development along the journey to Progressing African Healthcare.

We hold sacrosanct our Core Values of being committed to a culture of:

  • Trust
  • Respect
  • Agility
  • Quality
  • Accountability

These we believe are the guiding principles of Our Mission and actively seek out like-minded individuals to join our team.

Pharmacovigilance Pharmacist

We are looking for an individual who will ensure that Pharmacovigilance compliance is implemented and maintained as per the local legislation and in accordance with the requirements stipulated by the respective third parties.

The candidate will possess strong interpersonal and communication skills, a positive attitude towards teamwork and customer focus, and leadership skills. They will be part of a dynamic, collaborative, and productive environment where employees feel empowered to step up and make a difference.

  • Ensure that all adverse event reports are timeously reported to the relevant HA
  • Ensure all/any other safety documentation are timeously reported to the relevant HA and MAH
  • Ensure that all employees are appropriately trained in the identification, collection and reporting of adverse event reports
  • Assist in translation of PIs, PILs and other forms of artwork prior to printing
  • Prepare medical assessments in risk assessments for critical/ major incidents as required.
  • Receive, record and process customer complaints, assist in the investigation, preparation of investigation report, CAPA assignment and implementation and trending of both customer complaints and AEs
  • Ensure up-to-date SOPs for the management of all legal PV and related requirements
  • Ensure that an up to date DDPS document is maintained, and the continuous review of all PV related activities and requirements
  • Ensure that all local scientific literature is timeously reviewed for possible adverse events relating to own and customer products
  • Oversight of Marketing Activities with special reference to Patient Orientated Programs, ensuring that any possible program initiated by/via the marketing department is reviewed and appropriate measures are in place to collect any possible adverse event reports
  • Ensure that agreements that outline the PV responsibilities for each product and requirements are in place and adhered to
  • Ensure timeous submission of reconciliation documentation to all contractual partners in accordance with the contractual agreements
  • Ensure that new guidelines are monitored and implemented on site as per SAHPRA, WHO, ISOand PICS guidelines through creation, update of SOPS and training of staff
  • Monitor CEP status of all API suppliers on EDQM website and keep the vendor list current
  • DMF requests and review of processes to ensure current registrations valid and no non-compliances with regards to related substances, NDMA etc.
  • Ensure all staff are trained and refresher training conducted annually on AE and customer complaint reporting
  • Participate in self-inspections as lead/support auditor
  • A minimum of two (2) year’s work experience in a similar position within the Pharmaceutical industry addressing PVG matters
  • Working knowledge of GMP and safety standards
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Proven ability to ‘self-start’ and organise a complex workload and work to strict deadlines
  • A BPharm degree and registered with the South African Pharmacy Council
  • Proficiency in SAP and MS Office suite

Interested and meet the minimum criteria?
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Submit your application, motivation and supporting documents
Closing date: 12 March 2021
Email to: vacancies@kiarahealth.com

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