Facilitate the development of in-house training programs to ensure sustainability and transfer of knowledge within NAFDAC laboratories.
Advises on the interventions to address institutional development plans on the findings of WHO Global benchmarking assessment related to laboratory testing.
Leads the roll-out of risk based post marketing surveillance and the uptake and application of the MedRS tool
Provide technical assistance for ISO / IEC 17025 : 2017 accreditation and / or WHO prequalification by assessing, auditing in preparing and reviewing laboratory processes and procedures
Assist in preparation of quality control laboratories for WHO inspections, Including assistance in strengthening QMS procedures to prepare for WHO inspections, conducting of mock audits and preparations of laboratory information files to be submitted to WHO.
Assist laboratories during WHO inspections and in the development and implementation of CAPA plans
Provide oversight of local partners and consultants involved in laboratory activities.
Keep abreast of the latest regulatory trends and WHO guidance
Actively contribute to annual programmatic and resource planning process and to the development of quality and annual reports
Bachelors degree in Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Science, Chemistry, engineering or science related field or study required
Six (6) years of relative experience leading and providing technical assistance to quality control laboratories in medicine regulatory authorities (MRAs) to ensure the availability of quality medical products.
Direct experience implementing USAID-funded programs
Working knowledge and understanding of regulatory systems strengthening in Nigeria with an emphasis on Quality Assurance / Quality Control of medical product.
Strong written (especially technical writing) and oral communication skills
Willingness to travel to least 25% of the time
Two years people management experience and skills
Direct experience with an understanding of WHO global benchmarking tool
Experience in at least one of the following health areas : HIV / AIDS, Malaria, TB, NTDs, AMR, MNCH
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