Regulatory Associate Consultant - USP PQM in Lagos, Nigeria

at USAID USP

Industry
NonProfit Organization Management
Specialization
Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Gender
Male or Female

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provides technical assistance, as needed, in support of PQM activities to improve medicines quality regulatory activities in Nigeria, with specific work requested by program partners and approved by PQM.
  • Provides technical advice to NAFDAC management and staff, particularly on medicines regulation and pharmaceutical product assessment through the PQM program.
  • Maintains partnerships to ensure continuity of external technical advice and support, which includes the goal of establishing a forum of experts, and coordinates ongoing activities by major regulatory agencies in Nigeria.
  • Manages specific PQM project activities as assigned by the PQM Chief of Party-Nigeria.
  • Ensures that all program work for the PQM office is completed by country partners on time and on budget.
  • Provides assistance in the formulation of guidelines for medicines regulation to improve the safety and quality of medicines in line with the national regulatory system.
  • Prepares quarterly and annual activity reports (through COP) and submits them to USP PQM Headquarters, USAID/Nigeria, and other country partners within the set parameters of the contract.
  • Serves as liaison officer to partners and regulatory authorities such as WHO, NAFDAC, Federal Ministry of Health, and others. Performs other duties as requested.
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