Senior Validation Officer - 030/2020
Applications accepted until:
Number of Openings

Employment Type



Quality Assurance

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor€™s Degree or National Diploma in Chemical engineering or process engineering, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Chemistry, or related Science or Engineering background.
  • Five ( 5) years€™ experience in a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment
  • Three ( 3) years€™ experience in validation of equipment, manufacturing processes, cleaning, procedure, utilities and analytical methods
  • Two (2) years€™ supervisory experience.

Additional Requirements

If you have not had a response from us within 30 days after the closing date, kindly accept that your application has been unsuccessful.


Specific Operational Requirements

  • The successful candidate will be required to work an 8-hour day between 06h00 to 16h00 as rostered.
  • The successful candidate may be required to work overtime to meet the business needs.
  • The successful candidate must be prepared to work shifts when needed to support the companies validation activity requirements
  • Must have their own reliable transportation

Key Performance Areas

  • Lead Validation plan execution
  • Compile  Validation documentation
  • Compile Validation Reports
  • Management of the requalification programme
  • Facilitate technical and non- technical training
  • Facilitate impact risk assessments for qualifications
  • Sample management related to Validation
  • Provide support to internal customers and Validation Manager regarding validation requirements, problem solving, and investigations and reporting.
  • Adhoc activities related to validation and quality projects.


  • Good working knowledge of the technical concepts required for validation in a cGMP environment
  • Hands on experience with validation of equipment, processes, analytical methods, computerised systems and cleaning protocols
  • Good team leader and team player
  • Effective interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent planning, scheduling and organisational skills
  • Good written and verbal communication and strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Excellent technical writing skills is required
  • Ability to handle typical conflict resolution