Deputy Responsible Pharmacist - 038/2021
Applications accepted until:
Number of Openings

Employment Type



Responsible Pharmacist Office

Minimum Requirements

  • B Pharm
  • Registered with SAPC
  • 3 years€™ experience in a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment
  • Experience in an aseptic manufacturing plant is essential
  • Experience in a sterile environment
  • Understanding of fractionation principles
  • Thorough knowledge of cGMP principles
  • Computer Literacy (MS Office, SAP, etc.)
  • Previous Managerial experience in a GMP compliant pharmaceutical company

Additional Requirements


Specific Operational Requirements

  • The successful candidate will be required to work an 8 hour day between 08h00 to 16h00
  • The successful candidate may be required to work overtime to meet the business needs
  • Local travel may be required to meet business needs

Key Performance Areas

  • Batch documentation review for final product release
    • Facilitates timeous release of conforming batches based on the Projected Batch Release Plan
    • Evaluates batch notifications in order to establish compliance with validated parameters and company procedures.
    • Evaluation of rejects from produced batches
  • Initiate batch related investigations, as required
  • Compile Annual Product Quality Reviews per product
  • Supervision and performance management of Office of the Responsible Pharmacist support staff
  • Provide in-house training as per Office of the Responsible Pharmacist training programme
  • Deputise for the Responsible Pharmacist and acts as back-up for Responsible Pharmacist in their absence
  • Supports and assists the Responsible Pharmacist in maintaining a positive relationship with all relevant stakeholders internally and/or externally
  • Active participation in Multi-Disciplinary Team meetings
  • Assist the Responsible Pharmacist in ensuring continuous oversight of manufacturing processes
  • Assists the Responsible Pharmacist in maintaining a state of inspection readiness
  • Provide pharmaceutical support in decision making processes, cognisant of the regulatory landscape


  • Attention to Detail
  • Initiative
  • Good Communication & Interpersonal Skills
  • Analysis
  • Tenacity
  • Integrity
  • Computer Literate