Health -Medicine Jobs at National Breweries Plc and other Companies

Deadline of this Job: 02 December 2022
National Breweries Plc is Zambia’s leading producer and distributor of Traditional African Beer. Our affiliation to Delta Beverages gives our employees a sense of pride and that of belonging to one of the biggest international brewing companies in the world. The Company offers opportunities for all to learn develop and grow, whilst offering challenging career opportunities for lateral or vertical advancement.
We are inviting applications to fill the following vacant position:
Position: Safety Health and Environmental Officer
Location: Kitwe
Contract: Permanent
Reporting to the Maintenance Engineer, the successful candidate will be accountable for the following:
• Provide guidance in the planning and implementation of Risk, Safety, Health and Environmental management systems based on OHSAS 18001, ISO 14001, NOSA etc.
• Develop and maintain strategies to excel in the prevention of accidents and environmental pollution in liaison with the Plant Engineer.
• Formulate the agenda and carry out local periodic reviews of the safety, health, and environmental management systems.
• Immediate investigation of community environmental complaints to reduce recurrence.
• Ensure compliance with all applicable legislations.
• Maintenance of internal safety, Health, and environmental communication and management systems.
• Implement suitable safety, Health, and Environmental training programs such as induction.
• Conduct planned, special and routine safety, health, environmental audits, assessments, and inspections.
• Ensure the involvement of target departments for best practice and compliance with standards.
• Ensure that risk assessment is conducted on all new projects and operations beforehand.
• Maintain the accident, hazard and environmental aspects registers and prepare accident reports.
• Implement and periodically test an emergency preparedness plan and reporting on its performance.
This job is particularly suitable for candidates who meet the following minimum requirements:
• Degree/Diploma in Environmental Science and Health or equivalent
• Minimum 3 years work experience as a Safety, Health, and Environmental Officer or equivalent in an industrial environment.
• Good knowledge of safety, health and environmental monitoring technologies and auditing skills.
• Knowledge of industrial and environmental epidemiology and pest control.
(Only shortlisted candidates will be communicated to & all attachments should be in a single PDF File.

Deadline of this Job: 02 December 2022
ZAMRA wishes to invite applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons who are ambitious, innovative, energetic and performance-driven to be engaged on a short-term contract for a period of ten (10) months.
About Zambia Medicines Regulatory Authority
The Zambia Medicines Regulatory Authority (ZAMRA) was set up by the Medicines and Allied Substances Act (No. 3) of 2013 as a statutory body responsible for medicine and allied substances regulation in Zambia.
ZAMRA’s vision is to be a leader and centre of excellence in regulation of medicines and allied substances. Its mission is to protect and enhance public and animal health through the regulation of medicines and allied substances.

To undertake registration of medicines in order to achieve compliance to set standards of quality, safety and efficacy.

• Undertakes effectively, the registration of medicines for human use in order to authorize their use;
• Undertakes effectively, the maintenance of the medicines information management system in order to facilitate storage, processing, retrieval and dissemination of information;
• Undertakes effectively the screening of applications for registration of medicines for human in order to ascertain their completeness and validity; and
• Full Form V/Grade 12 School Certificate with five (5) ‘O’Levels with credit or better, including Mathematics and English;
• Bachelor of Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Engineering/Pharmacology/Biochemistry/Biotechnology/Biomedical Science;
• Must be a member of the Health Professions Council of Zambia (HPCZ) with valid practicing Certificate or any relevant Professional Body; and
• MSc in Regulatory Affairs and Pharmaceutics will be an added advantage

• Basic experience:
• Demonstrated experience in medicines regulatory processes.
Desirable experience:
• Experience in pharmaceutical manufacturing industry.
• Experience in maintenance of database.

• Interpersonal skills;
• Integrity;
• Confidentiality;
• Must be of sober character,
• Ability to write reports; and
• Able to communicate in English.