Drug Analyst, Pharmacy Medicines and Poisons Board

PHARMACY MEDICINES AND POISONS BOARD (PMPB)

JOB TITLE: DRUG ANALYST

GRADE: 5

REPORTING TO: CHIEF DRUG ANALYST

MAIN DUTIES

  • Carrying out analytical laboratory assessments
  • Assigning samples to Technicians for various analysis
  • Ensuring that reagents, standards, glassware etc. are ordered in time
  • Ensuring that equipment is maintained in good working condition ( calibration, service schedule and records).
  • Performing method transfer/validation for new and compendial methods •
  • Conducting training of new laboratory methods for the technical staff
  • Preparing SOPs for analytical procedures, use of equipment, general procedures as required
  • Any other duties as assigned

Qualifications and experience,

A minimum of Bachelor’s degree majoring in Chemistry, Environmental Science and Technology or Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy with a good understanding of Analytical Chemistry and at least 3 years experience in an analytical laboratory or quality assurance department preferably in the pharmaceutical field..
Computer skills will be added advantage

The successful candidate should will undergo on the-the – job training and any other training as deemed necessary

Applications indicating the title of the job you are applying for should be sent to

The Acting Registrar

Pharmacy Medicines & Poisons Board

Box 30241

Lilongwe

Email info@pmpb.mw

Closing date 30th January. 2017. Only short-listed candidates will be acknowledged