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Quality Assurance & Pharmacovigilance Pharmacist


P&G has been proudly serving the consumer needs of South Africa since 1995 out of our locations in Sandton & our Plant in Spartan Kempton Park. Our team of 300 serves South Africa with our leading brands (including Ariel, Pampers, Always, Gillette, Pantene, Vicks, and Oral B), and our community engagement campaigns (learn more about our Always Keep Girls in School campaign by visiting

Our Quality Assurance employees play a critical role ensuring our products meet all internal & external requirements before reaching our customers & consumers. This role's main responsibilities include, but aren't limited to:

  1. Ensuring batches comply with release checks against approved specifications before release of product for sale.

  2. Deputizing as and when required for the Responsible Pharmacist.

  3. Reviewing and approving Master Batch Manufacturing & Packaging Records and specifications for starting and finished products, while updating the Contract Manufacturer.

  4. Evaluating and approving change controls from Contract Manufacturers.

  5. Evaluating and approving deviations from Contract Manufacturers and following up on CAPA.

  6. Evaluating and approving out of specification results.

  7. Reviewing APQR to check compliance.

  8. Compiling, training on and implementing departmental SOP’s.

  9. Collating data for Quality Management Review.

  10. Approving Temperature excursions.

  11. Liaising with DC to ensure timely release of batches.

  12. Acting & Implementing Pharmacovigilance activities.

  13. Promoting continuous improvement of the QMS System.

  14. Providing direct support during audits.

  15. Maintaining and improving quality standards of the business through internal and external audits, as required.

  16. Reviewing and approving stability & validation protocols and reports.

  17. Communicating significant risks to the business, reporting on and actively contributing to the quality improvement of existing products.

  18. Ensuring availability & control of relevant reference standards for contract labs.


- This role is for South African Nationals only.

- Bachelors in Pharmacy (or related field)

- 2-4 years of relevant Quality Assurance experience required

Job ID
QA 00000014
Sandton, Gauteng

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