Senior-Specialist Pharmaceutical Regulation South Africa

By | October 27, 2021

Senior-Specialist Pharmaceutical Regulation South Africa

Senior-Specialist Pharmaceutical Regulation, Johannesburg, South Africa

Senior-Specialist Pharmaceutical Regulation South Africa

Closing date: Saturday, 13 November 2021

Apply now : https://jobs.giz.de/index.php?ac=application&jobad_id=56416

Senior-Specialist (m/f/d) Pharmaceutical Regulation

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Our model for success is a better life for everyone and purposeful tasks for our employees. For more than 50 years, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), as a company of the German Federal Government, has been supporting the implementation of development policy goals worldwide. Together with partner organisations in more than 130 countries, we are involved in a diverse range of projects. If you want to make a difference in the world and develop yourself in the process, you’ve come to the right place.

  •  Job-ID: V000045753
  •  Location: Johannesburg
  •  Assignment period: 01/01/2021 – 08/31/2023
  •  Field: Public Health
  •  Type of employment: full- or part-time
  •  Application deadline: 11/14/2021

Job description

Expanding vaccine production capacity worldwide is essential for global pandemic prevention and control and equal vaccine distribution. Thus, during the COVID-19 pandemic, vaccine production on the African continent has become the top issue in global public health.The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) is committed to supporting local vaccine manufacturing in Africa. This includes engagement at global, regional and country level (e.g.South Africa, Ghana).

BACKUP Health contributes to improving framework conditions for local manufacturing in Africa. Building on the results of the African Union Local Vaccine Manufacturing Summit 2021 and acknowledging the leadership of the AU and the critical role of its institutions the program has joined the newly formed Partnership for African Vaccine Manufacturing in Africa (PAVM). It engages, among others, with the Secretariat of the Partnership at the Africa Center for Disease Control, the designated Africa Medicines Agency, the World Health Organisation, the Medicine Patent Pool, academia and the private sector.

This position will work with the African Medicines Regulatory Harmonization Initiative to enhance the regulatory environment for vaccines and medical devices in Africa and to support the transition from the initiative to the envisioned African Medicines Agency.The expert will be embedded in AUDA-NEPAD, Program Delivery and Coordination Directorate, Midrand-Johannesburg. The position is integrated in the GIZ Portfolio with the African Union based in South Africa.

Your tasks

  •  Advise on all regulatory and quality control aspects of vaccine Research and Development, licensing and post-market surveillance
  •  Contribute to the work of selected technical committees, RCORE and the initiative and advise the African Medicines Regulatory Harmonization Initiative (AMRHI) and the respective unit at African Union Development Agency-NEPAD
  •  Advise on organizational development from the current initiative towards the designated AMA
  •  Contribute to reporting, presentations, articles, case studies and other documentation, Monitoring and Evaluation
  •  Support implementation of AUDA-NEPAD regulatory workstream for PAVM
  •  Support linkages and alignment with other AMRHI/AMA entities, African CDC, Regional Economic Communities, other development partners and within German development cooperation projects and initiatives
  •  Contribute to requests from the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development, GIZ, internal knowledge management and to other tasks and events as requested

Your profile

  •  University degree in Medicine, Pharmacy or Biology, Master in relevant area
  •  Certified adcanced training in Regulation of Pharmaceuticals, Control of Infectious Diseases/Vaccinology,
  •  Excellent knowledge of the regulatory and vaccine production environment
  •  Familiarity with institutions, organization, actors, processes and mechanisms in the pharmaceutical sector and with the African Public Health systems cwkqcNV Dmluar
  •  Several years of relevant international professional experience including experience in the pharmaceutical industry and on various aspects of regulation
  •  Ability to engage in policy dialog and negotiations for added value to enhancing framework conditions for local vaccine manufacturing
  •  Ability to work in a multicultural environment
  •  Fluent in written and spoken English (Business level); French desired (but not required)

Location information

We are pleased to offer you a first impression on topics such as climate, shopping and services, the school situation and health care in South Africa.

In general, the security situation is calm. GIZ staff must adhere to security measures at all times. Please also check the county-specific information provided by the German Federal Foreign Office. GIZ runs a professional security risk management system in the field of deployment. GIZ does not impose any restrictions on life partners and family members to move with you to the country of deployment. We kindly ask you to inform yourself which forms of relationships are legally and socially accepted in the country of deployment.

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Notes

This job is suited to a full or a part-time position.

The willingness for frequent business trips is required.

For this assignment a personnel cooperation with African Union is intended.

We are happy to help accompanying partners discuss questions about benefits, residence permits and how to find your own job locally – feel free to get in touch with us during your application phase at map@giz.de.

A prerequisite for the conclusion of the agreement is the lifting of the restrictions currently in force in the company on the possibilities for travel and business trips in order to contain the worldwide spread of the Covid-19 virus.

The willingness to work reciprocally abroad and in Germany is required.

Please understand, that we can only accept and process applications via our E-recruiting system. Following the confirmation of your successful application, kindly check your spam / junk mail folder on a regular basis, since some provider classify emails from our recruiting system as spam.

Our benefits

  •  We are a provider of international cooperation services for sustainable development and work to build a future worth living around the world. We support projects in over 130 countries to achieve goals sustainably together with our partners.
  •  Everyone has the same opportunities in our company, regardless of gender, nationality, religion, sexual orientation or physical disability. We recruit based on specialist expertise and social skills. Transparency and fair opportunities for career advancement are just as much a matter of course for us as gender not being a barrier to taking up a management position.
  •  Your work will begin with an onboarding and preparation phase that will give you initial insights into GIZ and lay the groundwork for your upcoming assignment, establishing new contacts and building up your network.
  •  We provide opportunities for taking part in training and professional development to all our staff. Our Academy for International Cooperation (AIZ) will help you develop your skills.
  •  Ensuring the compatibility of career, family work and care commitments is part of our corporate policy. Flexible working hours and comprehensive preparation packages for families accompanying staff abroad are two examples of the opportunities that GIZ offers its employees. Our family-friendly philosophy also includes providing support for family members in need of care.
  •  Flexi-time and the possibility for mobile working gives staff maximum flexibility.
  •  We offer you various part-time working models to give you flexibility in planning your working and home lives.
  •  We allow our staff to accrue working time credits in a long-term working time account. This credit can then be used to take a lengthy leave of absence.
  •  Extensive check-ups and preventive measures (e.g. on appointment, before the outward journey, during the stay in a country of assignment, in an emergency) are provided to our staff and the family members accompanying them as a matter of course.
  •  We reward staff who achieve their agreed annual targets with a variable remuneration component.
  •  You will receive various additional benefits during your stay abroad that will depend on your country of assignment.
  •  We have put together an extensive package of benefits for family members accompanying staff abroad, including medical check-ups, language lessons and lump-sum allowances for the outward and homeward journeys. The Academy for International Cooperation (AIZ) also offers a range of preparatory courses on local culture, history and customs and on travelling with children.
  •  During your assignment abroad, we will largely reimburse you for the school fees incurred for sending your children to schools providing a general education.
  •  In many places, you will receive a subsidy towards the rent on your place of residence. If you have not yet found suitable accommodation at the time of your outward journey, you will receive a subsidy to put towards your hotel costs.

Ensuring the compatibility of career, family work and care commitments is part of our corporate policy. Flexible working hours and comprehensive preparation packages for families accompanying staff abroad are two examples of the opportunities that GIZ offers its employees. Our family-friendly philosophy also includes providing support for family members in need of care. Everyone has the same opportunities in our company, regardless of gender, nationality, religion, sexual orientation or physical disability. We recruit based on specialist expertise and social skills. Transparency and fair opportunities for career advancement are just as much a matter of course for us as gender not being a barrier to taking up a management position. Your work will begin with an onboarding and preparation phase that will give you initial insights into GIZ and lay the groundwork for your upcoming assignment, establishing new contacts and building up your network. We provide opportunities for taking part in training and professional development to all our staff. Our Academy for International Cooperation (AIZ) will help you develop your skills. We are a provider of international cooperation services for sustainable development and work to build a future worth living around the world. We support projects in over 130 countries to achieve goals sustainably together with our partners. During your assignment abroad, we will largely reimburse you for the school fees incurred for sending your children to schools providing a general education. Extensive check-ups and preventive measures (e.g. on appointment, before the outward journey, during the stay in a country of assignment, in an emergency) are provided to our staff and the family members accompanying them as a matter of course. You will receive various additional benefits during your stay abroad that will depend on your country of assignment. In many places, you will receive a subsidy towards the rent on your place of residence. If you have not yet found suitable accommodation at the time of your outward journey, you will receive a subsidy to put towards your hotel costs. We have put together an extensive package of benefits for family members accompanying staff abroad, including medical check-ups, language lessons and lump-sum allowances for the outward and homeward journeys. The Academy for International Cooperation (AIZ) also offers a range of preparatory courses on local culture, history and customs and on travelling with children. We allow our staff to accrue working time credits in a long-term working time account. This credit can then be used to take a lengthy leave of absence. We offer you various part-time working models to give you flexibility in planning your working and home lives. Flexi-time and the possibility for mobile working gives staff maximum flexibility. We reward staff who achieve their agreed annual targets with a variable remuneration component.About us

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Your professional and personal development is important to us. At GIZ, you will be offered global work opportunities and an atmosphere that is characterised by diversity, respect and genuine equal opportunities. Gender equality promotion is a matter of course for us. Our benefits are also impressive in terms of work-life balance and family friendliness. Flexible working hours that fit your life situation are an integral part of our corporate culture.

GIZ is a signatory of the Diversity Charter. Recognition, appreciation and inclusion of diversity in the company are important to us. All employees shall be valued – regardless of gender and gender identity, nationality, ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation.

GIZ would like to increase the proportion of employees with disability, both in Germany and abroad. Applications from persons with disabilities are most welcome.

Contact

Recruitment and Follow-on assignments Client Portal +49 6196/79-3200 kundenportal-rueckfragen@giz.de

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Senior-Specialist Pharmaceutical Regulation South Africa