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Regulatory Pharmacist Cape Town

  • Job Title
  • Regulatory Pharmacist
  • Purpose of position
  • Manage the registration process for allocated therapeutic categories for new and existing products, including liaison with the relevant Health Authorities and third parties
  • Reporting to
  • Senior / Regulatory Manager



Product registration

  • Conduct due diligence on new dossiers from overseas and local suppliers and compile for submission as and when required
  • Compile and submit all required dossier amendments
  • Identify and maintain updates on existing products based on MCC guidelines and allocated priorities
  • Interact on a regular basis with overseas affiliates, third parties and contractors on dossier related activities
  • Compile and submit all MCC recommendations within agreed and specified time limits
  • Assist with the identification of variations in neighbouring countries in line with South African dossier requirements
  • Manage and compile dossier conversions as per MCC guidelines


Technical / Compliance activities

  • Assist with annual product reviews
  • Assist with technical queries internally and with the guidance of line management, externally
  • Assist with pharmacovigilance activities as and when required
  • Manage and monitor the Change Control Process effectively


Packaging and marketing materials

  • Review and assist with approval of  printed packaging components and promotional material
  • Assist with compilation, review and approval of advertising material
  • Ensure all printed material (including web based), complies with the Marketing Code of Conduct and MCC requirements


Document management

  • Ensure the EDMS is current and up to date and in line with printed dossiers.



  • Perform any other duties as per changes in operational requirements of the department.
  • Perform any other duties as requested


  • B. Pharm registered with the SA Pharmacy Council or relevant B Sc. degree, preferably at post-graduate level
  • 3-5 years Regulatory experience
  • Able to perform all standard registration processes under specialist guidance



  • Experience of the pharmaceutical industry, preferably generics
  • Computer literate and able to effectively use Excel and Word
  • Able to perform all aspects of registration processes



  • Professional and presentable
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly organized and good planning skills
  • Self-discipline and effective administration skills
  • Highly accurate and has good attention to detail
  • Positive attitude
  • Self-motivated
  • Work well as part of a larger team

How to Apply

To apply for this position please send your CV to:

Chandre Andrews, Senior HR Officer

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The company reserves the right to adjust or modify the scope and / or level of the job based on applicant supply, operational requirements and/or prevailing market conditions

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