Head of Production

Kampala Permanent
  • Head of Production
  • Pharmaceutical or Biopharmaceutical manufacturing

About Our Client

Part of a leading African Conglomerate, our client is a leading biopharma company. They are expert in production of quality medicines using the latest innovative processes.

Job Description

The Head of Production will have the following responsibilities:

  • Build (GMP) quality systems and the compliance infrastructure. This includes the SOP system, training programs, and performing audits
  • Approve materials and product specifications
  • Make product disposition decision
  • Prepare product and process reports by collecting and analysing information and trends.
  • Lead inspections by FDA, other regulatory agencies, and partners
  • Represent quality function to achieve site goals and maintain compliance to corporate quality standards and the regulatory agencies around the world
  • Active & collaborative member of the site leadership team, operational leadership team, and support the management team where required
  • Establish the strategic plans and goals for the site production organisation by making final quality decisions on administrative and operational matters at the site
  • Engage in crucial conversations by providing and receiving feedback supporting the growth and development of team members
  • Demonstrate ability to engage and effectively influence team members across multidisciplinary teams while prioritising multiple projects and meeting deadlines
  • Drive curiosity, scientific rigour and excellent problem-solving skills across a fast-paced performance driven environment

The Successful Applicant

The Head of Production role will require the following attributes:

  • Understanding and likely expertise in recombinant protein manufacturing and mRNA vaccines
  • Familiar with the US, EMA, and ICH regulations and guidance documents
  • Experience production and manufacturing
  • Experience with Project Management and Analytics software
  • BA or BS degree in life science
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry

What's on Offer

This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking for an exciting challenge and ready for a transformation journey in Uganda with the ability to implement change and strategy.

Our Client is offering an attractive remuneration structure.

Pravina Ramessur
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Phone number
+230 460 55 92

Job summary

Industrial / Manufacturing
Job Type
Consultant name
Pravina Ramessur
Consultant phone
+230 460 55 92
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