22 JOB POSITIONS AT RWANDA FOOD AND DRUGS AUTHORITY : ( Deadline : 03 January 2020 )

22 JOB POSITIONS AT RWANDA FOOD AND DRUGS AUTHORITY : ( Deadline : 03 January 2020 )

 

 

22 JOB POSITIONS AT RWANDA FOOD AND DRUGS AUTHORITY : ( Deadline : 03 January 2020 )

 

 

Director Food and Drugs Inspection & Compliance Unit AT RWANDA FOOD AND DRUGS AUTHORITY : ( Deadline : 03 January 2020 )

 

Job Description
Director (1)
Reports to : Drugs, Food Inspections & Compliance Division Manager
Direct Reports : Specialist, Officer
Salary Scale : To be determined later
Directorate : Food and Drugs Import Export Control Unit
Location : Head Office, Kigali

Job Purpose

– To ensure compliance to the Law No. 47/2012 of 14/01/2013 Relating to the Regulation and Inspection of Food and Pharmaceutical Products and applicable Regulations of the Rwanda FDA by all companies, businesses, individuals and institutions dealing with food and drugs through management of the Food and Drugs Import and Export Control Unit.

– To lead, direct and coordinate the functions and activities of the Food and Drugs Import and Export Control Unit.

Duties and Responsibilities

– To Control of the importation and exportation of all products regulated by the Rwanda FDA.

– To Coordinate inspection of consignments of medical products, processed foods and other products regulated by Rwanda FDA at ports of entry and exit to ensure that they comply with the applicable Regulations and Guidelines.

– To Receive and evaluate applications for import and export licenses for products regulated by the Rwanda FDA.

– To Process import and export licenses for applicants who meet the Rwanda FDA requirements.

– To Participate in the development, implementation and maintenance of quality management system to ensure that processes, systems and procedures needed for quality enhancement of the services offered by the Unit are established and implemented.

– To Coordinate the development of guidelines, manuals, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and other quality management system documents for the Unit.

– To Coordinate the development of activity plans and budgets for the Unit and ensure effective budget management with the objective of cost saving.

– To Identify, analyze and minimize risks to avoid negative impact on the achievement of objectives and targets of the Unit in particular and Rwanda FDA in general.

– To Manage, mentor, and develop the capacity of staff in the Import and Export Control Unit

– To Collaborate with other Units in furtherance of the vision, mission and strategic objectives of Rwanda FDA.

– To Perform any other duties as assigned by the direct supervisor.

Job Profile

Master’s Degree in Food Nutrition, Food Engineering, Chemistry, Pharmacy, Chemical Engineering,, Biotechnology, Microbiology and Veterinary Medicine with one (1) year of relevant working experience or Bachelor’s Degree in Food Nutrition, Food Engineering, Chemistry, Pharmacy, Chemical Engineering,, Biotechnology, Microbiology and Veterinary Medicine with three (3) years of relevant working experience .

 

Key Technical Skills & Knowledge required:

 

– Good understanding of national and international standards, norms and practices relating to drug regulation and control;
– Experience in good manufacturing practice;
– Understanding sector policies and strategies;

– Customer care skills;

– Knowledge of marketing methods and approaches;
– Ability to provide technical solutions to complex and critical technical issues, and provide innovative strategies and good options;

– High organizational, interpersonal and communication skills,

– High analytical skills;

– Time management skills;

– Advanced Computer skills;

– Time management skills;

– Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French language, knowledge of all is an advantage.

 

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Clinical Trials Regulation & Registration Specialist AT RWANDA FOOD AND DRUGS AUTHORITY : ( Deadline : 03 January 2020 )

 

Job Description

Job Purpose

 

– To be responsible for conducting GCP inspections of accredited clinical research sites to protect the rights, safety, and welfare of subjects involved in clinical trials in Rwanda.

Duties and Responsibilities

– To screen and carry out evaluation of application for authorization of conducting clinical trials,

– To supervise, control and coordinate clinical trials,

– To prepare and submit evaluation and progress reports on clinical trials,

– To advise the Director on matters pertaining to clinical trials,

– To maintain and update a register of clinical trials,

– To coordinate the development and review of regulations, guidelines, training manuals, SOPs, IEC materials and performance standards

– To review and make recommendations to approve/or refuse clinical trials applications (protocols) on medical devices and diagnostics.

– To assure the quality of clinical trials to be compliant with pertinent laws and regulations,

– To develop regulatory tools (review guidelines, review report templates, and SOPs) to improve the review process of clinical trials applications.

– To manage and develop capacity of the staff under his/her responsibilities.

– To develop and maintain good relations with customers in matters of clinical trials

 

Job Profile

Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine, Pharmacy, Biotechnology, Veterinary Medicine with 3 years of relevant working experience or Master’s Degree in Medicine, Pharmacy, Biotechnology, Clinical Trials, Veterinary Medicine, Epidemiology, Public Health.

Key Technical Skills & Knowledge Required:

– Knowledge in clinical trial investigations, public health, medicine, pharmacy, regulatory affairs;

– Good analytical and investigative skills;
– Leadership skills;

– Excellent Communication, Organizational, Interpersonal skills;

– Computer knowledge (Work Processing, PowerPoint and Internet);

– Knowledge in soft wares SPSS, STATA C12,Epi
– Info will be an advantage;

– Analytical and problem solving skills;

– High level of integrity and probity;

– Time management skills;

– Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French language; knowledge of all is an advantage.

 

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Director of Administration and Human Resources AT RWANDA FOOD AND DRUGS AUTHORITY : ( Deadline : 03 January 2020 )

 

Job Description

Job Purpose

 

– To oversee availability, effective and efficient use of Human Resources, compliance to Human Resources and administrative rules, orders and regulations and proper use of office and transport facilities and services
Duties and Responsibilities

– To Develop plan and budget of the directorate,

– To Manage the resources of the directorate,

– To coordinate the development of the budget for the Directorate and ensure effective budget management with the objective of cost saving,

– To ensure that processes, systems and procedures needed for quality enhancement of the services offered by the Directorate are established and implemented,

– To be responsible for the identification and minimization of risks to minimize negative impact on the operations of the Directorate in particular and Rwanda FDA in general,

– To collaborate with other Directorates in furtherance of the vision, mission, goals and strategic objectives of Rwanda FDA

– To Manage and develop the staff in the directorate,

– To Develop HR policies to ensure fair and equitable work place

– To Manage and supervise the best utilization of Human Resources in Rwanda FDA

– To advise the Director General on administrative and Human Resources development matters

– To Prepare and implement Human Resources development programmes for Rwanda FDA

– To Develop and institutionalize Rwanda FDA’s organizational culture

– To Manage Human Resources development, planning, welfare, promotion, motivation, staff relations, health and safety, performance appraisal and management

– To Manage the recruitment, retention and optimal use of Human Resources

– To Manage office facilities, buildings, transport, registry and security services

– To Manage staff discipline and adherence to staff regulations and code of ethics and conduct

– To Develop and review Rwanda FDA’s staff regulations, manuals/guidelines and standard operating procedures.

– To Perform any other duties as assigned from time to time by the Supervisor.

 

Job Profile

Master’s Degree in HR Management, Management, Business Administration, Public Administration with one (1) year of relevant working experience or Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management, Management, Business Administration, Public Administration or Administrative Sciences with three (3) years of relevant working experience.

Key Technical Skills & Knowledge required:

– Deep knowledge of Rwandan General Statutes for Public Service Law and Labour Law;

– Knowledge in Conflict Management;

– Knowledge of the regulations applying to payroll procedures;

– Knowledge of human resources concepts, practices, policies, and procedures;

– Leadership and management skills;

– Planning, organizational and budgeting skills;

– High communication skills;

– Complex Problem Solving Skills;

– Computer literacy;

– Judgment & Decision making skills;

– Time management skills;

– Interviewing skills;

– High analytical skills;

– Team working skills;

– Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French language, knowledge of all is an advantage.

 

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Director of Finance AT RWANDA FOOD AND DRUGS AUTHORITY : ( Deadline : 03 January 2020 )

 

Job Description

Job Purpose

 

– To provide overall leadership, oversight and management support for all financial management and business development aspects.
Duties and Responsibilities

– To Develop plan and budget of the directorate,

– To Manage the resources of the directorate,

– To Manage and develop the staff in the directorate,

– Overall control of income and expenditure and generally the financial administration of the Authority.

– To coordinate the development of the budget for the Directorate and ensure effective budget management with the objective of cost saving,

– To ensure that processes, systems and procedures needed for quality enhancement of the services offered by the Directorate are established and implemented,

– To be responsible for the identification and minimization of risks to minimize negative impact on the operations of the Directorate in particular and Rwanda FDA in general

– To collaborate with other Directorates in furtherance of the vision, mission, goals and strategic objectives of Rwanda FDA.

– To Oversee management of grants, assets and investments.

– To Ensure preparation of periodic management reports and timely submission of final accounts to the Auditor General as per the statutory requirements.

– To Coordinate the budgeting process of the Authority and consolidates departmental budgets into a corporate master budget.

– To advise management on viable investment options for excess funds or funds not required immediately,

– To Design and implement an appropriate system for revenue collection,

– To monitor closely and conduct regular financial analyses aimed at providing timely management reports for decision making at all levels of the organization.

– To Perform any other duties as assigned from time to time by the Supervisor.

Job Profile

Master’s Degree in Finance, Accounting with one (1) year of relevant working experience or Accounting Professional Qualification recognised by IFAC (ACCA, CPA); Or Bachelor’s Degree in Public Finance, Accounting or Management, Business Administration with specialization in Finance/Accounting with three (3) years of relevant working experience in a senior management position.

Key Technical Skills & Knowledge required:

– Knowledge of Rwanda’s financial management standards and procedures;

– Knowledge of Accounting principles and practices and financial data reporting;

– Knowledge of Rwanda Public Financial Law;

– Leadership and management skills;

– Planning and organisational, budgeting skills;

– Communication skills;

– Strong IT skills, particularly in Financial software (SMART IFMIS) is added value;

– Time management skills

– Interviewing skills;

– Judgment & Decision making skills;

– Complex Problem solving;

– Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French language, knowledge of all is an advantage.

 

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Director of Food and Drugs Import and Export Control Unit AT RWANDA FOOD AND DRUGS AUTHORITY : ( Deadline : 03 January 2020 )

 

Job Purpose

– To ensure compliance to the Law No. 47/2012 of 14/01/2013 Relating to the Regulation and Inspection of Food and Pharmaceutical Products and applicable Regulations of the Rwanda FDA by all companies, businesses, individuals and institutions dealing with food and drugs through management of the Food and Drugs Import and Export Control Unit.

– To lead, direct and coordinate the functions and activities of the Food and Drugs Import and Export Control Unit.

Duties and Responsibilities

– To Control of the importation and exportation of all products regulated by the Rwanda FDA.

– To Coordinate inspection of consignments of medical products, processed foods and other products regulated by Rwanda FDA at ports of entry and exit to ensure that they comply with the applicable Regulations and Guidelines.

– To Receive and evaluate applications for import and export licenses for products regulated by the Rwanda FDA.

– To Process import and export licenses for applicants who meet the Rwanda FDA requirements.

– To Participate in the development, implementation and maintenance of quality management system to ensure that processes, systems and procedures needed for quality enhancement of the services offered by the Unit are established and implemented.

– To Coordinate the development of guidelines, manuals, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and other quality management system documents for the Unit.

– To Coordinate the development of activity plans and budgets for the Unit and ensure effective budget management with the objective of cost saving.

– To Identify, analyze and minimize risks to avoid negative impact on the achievement of objectives and targets of the Unit in particular and Rwanda FDA in general.

– To Manage, mentor, and develop the capacity of staff in the Import and Export Control Unit

– To Collaborate with other Units in furtherance of the vision, mission and strategic objectives of Rwanda FDA.

– To Perform any other duties as assigned by the direct supervisor.

 

 

 

Job Profile

Master’s Degree in Pharmacy, Food Sciences& Technology, Chemistry, Biotechnology with at least one (1) year of relevant working experience or Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy, Food Sciences & Technology, Chemistry, Biotechnology with three (3) years of relevant working experience.

Key Technical Skills
– Knowledge Required:
– Good understanding of national and international standards, norms and practices relating to drug regulation and control;
– Experience in good manufacturing practice;
– Understanding sector policies and strategies;

– Customer care skills;

– Knowledge of marketing methods and approaches;
– Ability to provide technical solutions to complex and critical technical issues, and provide innovative strategies and good options;

– High organizational, interpersonal and communication skills;

– High analytical skills;

– Time management skills;

– Advanced Computer skills;

– Time management skills;

– Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French language, knowledge of all is an advantage.

 

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Director of Human Medicine and Devices Assessment & Registration Unit AT RWANDA FOOD AND DRUGS AUTHORITY : ( Deadline : 03 January 2020 )

 

Job Description

Job Purpose

 

– To ensure compliance to the Law No. 47/2012 of 14/01/2013 Relating to the Regulation and Inspection of Food and Pharmaceutical Products and applicable Regulations of the Rwanda FDA by all companies, businesses, individuals and institutions dealing with food and drugs through management of the Health Technologies Assessment and Registration Unit.

– To lead, direct and coordinate the functions and activities of Human medicines and Devices Assessment and Registration Unit.

Duties and Responsibilities

– To Prepare and control work plan and budget for the Unit

– To Manage the resources of the Unit

– To Manage and develop the staff in the Unit

– To Develop and maintain good relations with customers

– To Advise the Manager on matters pertaining to evaluation and registration of human medicines, herbal medicines, Health Technologies.

– To Coordinate the evaluation of the quality, safety and efficacy of human and herbal medicines before market authorization.

– To Control activities of the Unit with a view of ensuring they are consistent with plans

– To Coordinate the evaluation of the quality, safety and efficacy of Health Technologies before market authorization,

– To ensure timely update of the registers with approved variations, new products, suspensions and deletions,

– To Prepare, submit and implement business plan and budget for the Unit,

– To Coordinate operational research, programmes and projects within the Unit,

– To Coordinate development and review of regulations, guidelines, manuals and SOP related to assessment and registration of human and herbal medicines,

– To Coordinate development and review of regulations, guidelines, manuals and SOP related to assessment and registration of Health Technologies,

– To Maintain and update the national register of human and herbal medicines,

– To Maintain and update the national register of Health Technologies,

– Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

 

 

Job Profile

Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy, Human Medicine with three (3) years of relevant working experience or Master’s Degree in Pharmacy, Human Medicine with at least one (1) year of relevant working experience.

Key Technical Skills & Knowledge Required:

– Good understanding of national and international standards, norms and practices relating to drug regulation and control;

– Experience in medicines assessment;

– Proficient in MS Office programs (MS Word, MS Excel and MS Power Point);

– Good leadership skills;

– High degree of integrity;

– Excellent problem solving and decision making skills;

– Excellent communication skills;

– Excellent team building skills;

– Excellent interpersonal skills;
– Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and /or French language, knowledge of all is an added advantage.

 

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Director of Planning AT RWANDA FOOD AND DRUGS AUTHORITY : ( Deadline : 03 January 2020 )

 

Job Description

Job Purpose

 

– To oversee and coordinate all planning, M&E and Research activities of Rwanda FDA, as well as provide administrative support for daily operational activities of the Planning, M&E and Research Unit.

Duties and Responsibilities

– To coordinate and supervise the activities of the Unit,

– To develop and manage the planning and budgeting for Unit;

– To develop, coordinate and help implement Rwanda FDA strategic planning process;

– To support the initiation and developing of partnership projects for Rwanda FDA,

– To oversee and coordinate the development and implementation of annual work plans and M&E plans for Rwanda FDA,

– To provide support in the negotiation of collaboration agreements with stakeholders of Rwanda FDA,

– To coordinate capacity building of Rwanda FDA staff in the use and streamlining of M&E systems into the Rwanda FDA planning and reporting processes,

– To Prepare monthly, quarterly, mid yearly and annual progress reports.

– Perform any other duties as assigned from time to time by the Supervisor.

 

 

Job Profile

Master’s Degree in Project Management, Statistics, Development studies, Management, Economics, Business Administration, with one (1) year of relevant working experience or Bachelor’s Degree in Project Management, Statistics, Development studies, Management, Economics or Business Administration, with three (3) years of relevant working experience.

Key Technical Skills & Knowledge required:

– Knowledge of results based management, logical
framework approach, strategic planning processes and tools;

– Knowledge of Rwanda FDA’s mandate and strategy as well as national priorities and strategies in relevant sectors,

– Knowledge of drafting Action Plans and Operational Plans;

– Knowledge to conduct policy and analysis and draft proposals;

– Knowledge of Monitoring and Evaluation concepts, systems and tools;

– Strong leadership skills, including coaching, team
– building, problem solving, conflict resolution, consensus
– building;

– Strong communication and negotiation skills with ability to communicate with clarity and defend institutional priorities;

– Computer literacy;

– Leadership Skills;

– Strong Organizational Skills with ability to multitask and prioritise;;

– Judgment & Decision Making Skills;

– Time management Skills;

– Team working Skills;

– Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French language, knowledge of all is an advantage.

 

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Director of Vaccines and other Biologic Assessment & Registration Unit AT RWANDA FOOD AND DRUGS AUTHORITY : ( Deadline : 03 January 2020 )

 

Job Description

Job Purpose

 

– To implement measures aimed at ensuring compliance the Law No. 47/2012 of 14/01/2013 Relating to the Regulation and Inspection of Food and Pharmaceutical Products and applicable Regulations of the Rwanda FDA by all companies, businesses, individuals and institutions dealing with food and drugs,

– To oversee effective and efficient assessment and registration of biological and vaccines,

Duties and Responsibilities

– To Plan the execution of assessment and registration of Vaccines and Biologicals,

– To Coordinate, manage, control resources in the unit and to ensure the compliance of product registration review guidelines and to streamline the processes,

– To Ensure that processes, systems and procedures needed for quality enhancement of the services offered by the unit are established and implemented,

– To Ensure that all Vaccines and Biologicals are correctly evaluated for quality, safety and efficacy,

– To Ensure timely update of the registers with approved variations, new products, suspensions and deletions,

– To Develop guidelines, manuals and standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the Unit,

– To Prepare, submit and implement business plan and budget for the Unit,

– To Manage the resources of the Unit,

– To Manage and develop the staff in the Unit,

– To Develop and maintain good relations with customers,

– To Advise the Manager of the Division on matters pertaining to evaluation and registration of Vaccines and Biological

– To carry out any other duties as assigned from time to time by the Division Manager.

 

 

Job Profile

Master’s Degree in Pharmacy, Human Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Medical Engineering, Biotechnology, Regulatory Sciences with at least one (1) year of relevant working experience or Bachelor’s Degree Pharmacy, Human Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Medical Engineering, Biotechnology, Regulatory Sciences with at least three (3) years of relevant working experience.

Key Technical Skills Knowledge Required:

– Good understanding of national and international standards, norms and practices relating to drug regulation and control;

– Experience in medicines assessment;

– Proficient in MS Office programs (MS Word, MS Excel and MS Power Point);

– Good leadership skills;

– High degree of integrity;

– Excellent problem solving and decision making skills;

– Excellent communication skills;

– Excellent team building skills;

– Excellent interpersonal skills;
– Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and/or French language, knowledge of all is an added advantage.

 

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Director of Veterinary Medicine Devices and Assessment & Registration Unit AT RWANDA FOOD AND DRUGS AUTHORITY : ( Deadline : 03 January 2020 )

 

Job Description

Job Purpose

 

– To ensure compliance to the Law No. 47/2012 of 14/01/2013 Relating to the Regulation and Inspection of Food and Pharmaceutical Products and applicable Regulations of the Rwanda FDA by all companies, businesses, individuals and institutions dealing with food and drugs through management of the Veterinary Medicines and Medical Devices Assessment and Registration Unit.

– To lead, direct and coordinate the functions and activities of the Veterinary medicines and Medical Devices Assessment and Registration Unit.

Duties and Responsibilities

– To Plan the execution of assessment and registration of veterinary medicines and Medical Devices,

– To Coordinate, manage, control resources in the unit and to ensure the compliance of product registration review guidelines and to streamline the processes,

– To Ensure that processes, systems and procedures needed for quality enhancement of the services offered by the unit are established and implemented,

– To Ensure that all Veterinary medicines and medical devices are correctly evaluated for quality, safety and efficacy,

– To Ensure timely update of the registers with approved variations, new products, suspensions and deletions,

– To Develop guidelines, manuals and standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the Unit,

– To Prepare, submit and implement business plan and budget for the Unit,

– To Manage the resources of the Unit,

– To Manage and develop the staff in the Unit

– To Develop and maintain good relations with customers,

– To Advise the Division Manager on matters pertaining to evaluation and registration of Veterinary medicines and medical devices.

– To Carry out any other duties as assigned from time to time by supervisor.

 

Job Profile

Master’s degree in Veterinary Medicine, Pharmacy, Human Medicine, Pharmacy, Biotechnology or Biomedical Science or Bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Medicine, Pharmacy, Human Medicine, Pharmacy, Biotechnology or Biomedical Science with at least three years of relevant working experience .

Key Technical Skills
– Knowledge Required:

– Good understanding of national and international standards, norms and practices relating to drug regulation and control;

– Experience in medicines assessment;

– Proficient in MS Office programs (MS Word, MS Excel and MS Power Point);

– Good leadership skills;

– High degree of integrity;

– Excellent problem solving and decision making skills;

– Excellent communication skills;

– Excellent team building skills;

– Excellent interpersonal skills;
– Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and/or French language, knowledge of all is an added advantage.

 

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Drugs Import and Export Specialist AT RWANDA FOOD AND DRUGS AUTHORITY : ( Deadline : 03 January 2020 )

 

Job Description
Drugs Import and Export Specialist (1)
Reports to : Director, Drugs, Food Inspections & Compliance
Direct Reports : None
Salary Scale : To be determined later
Directorate : Food and Drugs Import Export Control Unit
Location : Head Office, Kigali

Job Purpose

– To control the importation and exportation of pharmaceuticals in Rwanda

– To coordinate activities for the Import and Exports of medical products in a timely manner so as to meet the set service delivery performance targets.

Duties and Responsibilities

– To Plan and implement measures aimed at controlling the importation and exportation of pharmaceuticals.

– To Prepare, submit and implement business plans and budgets.

– To Implement approved Rwanda FDA business plans.

– To Coordinate the delivery of quality services to customers on schedule, including the achievement of service delivery performance targets.

– To Receive and evaluate applications for import and export permits for pharmaceuticals.

– To Process applications for licenses and issue import and export permits for pharmaceuticals.

– To Prepare status reports on licenses, permits, imports and exports for pharmaceuticals.

– To Maintain and reconcile records for import permits and export certificates issued and consignments inspected for pharmaceuticals.

– To Support and supervise training activities related to the import and export control of pharmaceuticals.

– To Participate in the development of guidelines, manuals, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and other QMS documents for the Rwanda FDA.

– To Provide advice on policy and operational direction to enable effective regulation of pharmaceuticals.

– To Perform any other duties as assigned from time to time by Supervisor.

 

 

Job Profile

Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Pharmacy, Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology with three (3) years of relevant working experience in Drugs Import and Export Control or Master’s degree in Chemistry, Pharmacy, Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology with one (1) year of relevant working experience in Drugs Import and Export Control.

Key Technical Skills & Knowledge Required:

– Proven managerial and administration skills;
– Understanding sector policies and strategies,

– Customer care skills;

– Knowledge of marketing methods and approaches;
– Ability to provide technical solutions to complex and critical technical issues, and provide innovative strategies and good options;

– High organizational, interpersonal and communication skills;

– High analytical skills;

– Time management skills;

– Advanced Computer skills;

– Time management skills;
– Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French language,

 

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Food (Beverages, Dairy Products, Infant Formula, Packaged Products) Assessment &Registration Specialist AT RWANDA FOOD AND DRUGS AUTHORITY : ( Deadline : 03 January 2020 )

 

Job Description
Food (Beverages, Dairy Products, Infant Formula, Packaged Products) Assessment &Registration Specialist (1)
Reports to : Division Manager/ Food and Drugs Assessment and Registration
Direct Reports : Officers
Salary Scale : To be determined later
Location : Head Office, Kigali

 

Job Purpose

 

– To ensure compliance to the Law No. 47/2012 of 14/01/2013 Relating to the Regulation and Inspection of Food and Pharmaceutical Products and applicable Regulations of the Rwanda FDA by all companies, businesses, individuals and institutions dealing with food products

– To direct and coordinate the functions and activities related to food products registration.

Duties and Responsibilities

– To plan and execute the assessment and registration of food products,

– To coordinate, manage, control resources and ensure the compliance of product registration review guidelines and to streamline the processes,

– To improve food assessment standard by adopting and harmonizing international standards and best practices,

– To assess product variation applications and propose approvals on changes made to registered products to the Division Manager,

– Any other duty that may be assigned by direct supervisor.

 

 

Job Profile

Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science & Technology, Nutrition, Dietetics, Biotechnology with three (3) years of relevant working experience or Master’s Degree in Food Science & Technology, Nutrition, Dietetics, Biotechnology, Agriculture with one (1) year of relevant working experience.

Key Technical Skills& Knowledge Required:

– Good understanding of national and international standards, norms and practices relating to food assessment and registration;

– Experience in good manufacturing practice;

– Proficient in MS Office programs (MS Word, MS Excel and MS Power Point);

– Good leadership skills;

– High degree of integrity;

– Excellent problem solving and decision making skills;

– Excellent communication skills;

– Excellent team building skills;

– Excellent interpersonal skills;
– Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English, and/or French language, knowledge of all is an advantage.

 

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Food Import and Export Control Specialist AT RWANDA FOOD AND DRUGS AUTHORITY : ( Deadline : 03 January 2020 )

 

Job Description
Food Import and Export Control Specialist (1)
Reports to : Director, Drugs, Food Inspections & Compliance
Direct Reports : None
Salary Scale : To be determined later
Directorate : Food and Drugs Import Export Control Unit
Location : Head Office, Kigali

Job Purpose

– To control the importation and exportation of processed food in Rwanda,

– To coordinate activities for the Import and Exports of processed foods in a timely manner so as to meet the set service delivery performance targets.

Duties and Responsibilities

– To Plan and implement measures aimed at controlling the importation and exportation of processed food.

– To Prepare, submit and implement business plans and budgets.

– To Implement approved Rwanda FDA business plans.

– To Coordinate the delivery of quality services to customers on schedule, including the achievement of service delivery performance targets.

– To Receive and evaluate applications for import and export permits for processed food.

– To Process applications for licenses and issue import and export permits for processed food.

– To Prepare status reports on licenses, permits, imports and exports for processed food.

– To Maintain and reconcile records for import permits and export certificates issued and consignments inspected for processed food.

– To Support and supervise training activities related to the import and export control of processed food.

– To Participate in the development of guidelines, manuals, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and other QMS documents for the Rwanda FDA.

– To Participate in the development, implementation and maintenance of quality management system to ensure that processes, systems and procedures needed for quality enhancement of the services offered Rwanda FDA are established and implemented.

– To Provide advice on policy and operational direction to enable effective regulation of processed food.

– To Perform any other duties as assigned from time to time by Supervisor.

 

Job Profile

Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science& Technology, Food Nutrition, Food Engineering, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology, Pharmacy with three (3) years of relevant working experience in Food Import and Export Control or Master’s Degree in Food Science & Technology, Food Nutrition, Food Engineering, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology, Pharmacy with (1) year of relevant working experience..

Key Technical Skills & Knowledge required:

– Proven managerial and administration skills;
– Understanding sector policies and strategies,

– Customer care skills;

– Knowledge of marketing methods and approaches;
– Ability to provide technical solutions to complex and critical technical issues, and provide innovative strategies and good options;

– High organizational, interpersonal and communication skills

– High analytical Skills;

– Time management skills;

– Advanced Computer skills;

– Time management skills;
– Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French language, knowledge of all is an advantage.

 

 

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Drugs Inspection & Compliance Specialist AT RWANDA FOOD AND DRUGS AUTHORITY : ( Deadline : 03 January 2020 )

 

Job Description
Drugs Inspection & Compliance Specialist (1)

Reports to : Director, Food and Drugs Inspection & Compliance Unit
Direct Reports : None
Salary Scale : To be determined later
Directorate : Food and Drugs Inspection and Compliance Unit
Location : Head Office, Kigali

Job Purpose

– To implement measures aimed at ensuring compliance the Law No. 47/2012 of 14/01/2013 Relating to the Regulation and Inspection of Food and Pharmaceutical Products and applicable Regulations of the Rwanda FDA by all companies, businesses, individuals and institutions dealing with food and drugs.

– To coordinate inspections of medical products premises in a timely manner so as to meet the set service delivery performance targets.

Duties and Responsibilities

– To Prepare, submit and implement business plans and budgets.

– To Receive, evaluate and process applications for inspection and licensing of premises for the manufacture, sale of distribution of medical products.

– To Plan and implement good manufacturing practice (GMP) inspections for premises used for the manufacture of pharmaceuticals; and good distribution practice (GDP) inspections for wholesale and retail pharmacies.

– To Coordinate the delivery of quality services to customers on schedule, including the achievement of service delivery performance targets.

– To Carry out inspections to ensure that licences to practice pharmacy are valid, the required records are kept for the regulated products, dispensed prescriptions originate from duly qualified practitioners.

– To Conduct post
– marketing surveillance activities, including random sampling of medical products for quality control testing and to ensures that drugs on the market are registered by the Rwanda FDA.

– To Maintain a register of all wholesale and retail pharmacies.

– To Monitor the rates of consumption of Dangerous Drugs (narcotics) in all medical institutions and submit quarterly reports.

– To Prepare status reports on inspections carried out, and licenses and certificates issued.

– To Support and supervise training activities related to GMP and GDP inspections.

– To Participate in the development of guidelines, manuals, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and other QMS documents for the Rwanda FDA.

– To Participate in the development, implementation and maintenance of quality management system to ensure that processes, systems and procedures needed for quality enhancement of the services offered Rwanda FDA are established and implemented.

– To provide advice on policy and operational direction to enable effective regulation of pharmaceuticals.

– To Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

 

Job Profile

Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine, Pharmacy, Biotechnology, Veterinary Medicine with three (3) years of relevant working experience or Master’s Degree in Medicine, Pharmacy, Biotechnology, Veterinary Medicine with one (1) year of relevant working experience.

Key technical skills and knowledge required:

– Proven managerial and administration skills;
– Understanding sector policies and strategies;

– Customer care skills;

– Knowledge of marketing methods and approaches;
– Ability to provide technical solutions to complex and critical technical issues, and provide innovative strategies and good options;

– High organizational, interpersonal and communication skills;

– High analytical skills;

– Time management skills;

– Advanced Computer skills;

– Time management skills;
– Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French language; knowledge of all is an advantage.

 

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Food Supplement, Fortified Food Assessment & Registration Specialist AT RWANDA FOOD AND DRUGS AUTHORITY : ( Deadline : 03 January 2020 )

Job Purpose

 

– To ensure compliance to the Law No. 47/2012 of 14/01/2013 Relating to the Regulation and Inspection of Food and Pharmaceutical Products and applicable Regulations of the Rwanda FDA by all companies, businesses, individuals and institutions dealing with food supplements and fortified foods.

– To direct and coordinate the functions and activities related to registration of food supplements and fortified foods.

Duties and Responsibilities

– To plan and execute the assessment and registration of food supplements and fortified foods,

– To coordinate, manage, control resources and ensure the compliance of product registration review guidelines and to streamline the processes,

– To improve food assessment standard by adopting and harmonizing international standards and best practices,

– To assess product variation applications and propose approvals on changes made to registered products to the Division Manager

– Any other duty that may be assigned by the direct supervisor.

 

 

Job Profile

Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science& Technology, Pharmacy, Chemistry, Nutrition, Dietetics, Biotechnology with three3 years of relevant working experience or Master’s Degree in Food Science& Technology, Nutrition, Dietetics, Biotechnology, Agriculture with one (1) year of relevant working experience.

Key Technical Skills and Knowledge Required:

– Good understanding of national and international standards, norms and practices relating to food assessment and registration;

– Experience in good manufacturing practice;

– Proficient in MS Office programs (MS Word, MS Excel and MS Power Point);

– Good leadership skills;

– High degree of integrity;

– Excellent problem solving and decision making skills;

– Excellent communication skills;

– Excellent team building skills;

– Excellent interpersonal skills;
– Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English, and/or French language, knowledge of all is an advantage.

 

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Foods Inspection & Compliance Specialist AT RWANDA FOOD AND DRUGS AUTHORITY : ( Deadline : 03 January 2020 )

 

Job Purpose

– To implement measures aimed at ensuring compliance the Law No. 47/2012 of 14/01/2013 Relating to the Regulation and Inspection of Food and Pharmaceutical Products and applicable Regulations of the Rwanda FDA by all companies, businesses, individuals and institutions dealing with food and drugs.

– To coordinate inspections of processed foods premises in a timely manner so as to meet the set service delivery performance targets.

Duties and Responsibilities

– To Prepare, submit and implement business plans and budgets.

– To Receive, evaluate and process applications for inspection and licensing of premises for the manufacture, sale of distribution of processed foods.

– To Plan and implement good manufacturing practice (GMP) inspections for premises used for the manufacture of processed foods; and good distribution practice (GDP) inspections for wholesale and retail of processed foods.

– To Coordinate the delivery of quality services to customers on schedule, including the achievement of service delivery performance targets.

– To Conduct post
– marketing surveillance activities, including random sampling of processed foods for quality control testing and to ensures that the processed foods on the market are registered by the Rwanda FDA.

– To Maintain a register of all wholesalers and retailers of processed foods.

– To prepare status reports on inspections carried out, and licenses and certificates issued.

– To Support and supervise training activities related to GMP and GDP inspections.

– To provide advice on policy and operational direction to enable effective regulation of processed foods.

– To Participate in the development of guidelines, manuals, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and other QMS documents for the Rwanda FDA.

– To Participate in the development, implementation and maintenance of quality management system to ensure that processes, systems and procedures needed for quality enhancement of the services offered Rwanda FDA are established and implemented.

– To Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

 

 

Job Profile

Bachelor’s Degree in Food Sciences& Technology, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Microbiology and Immunology, Agro
– Processing with three (3) years of relevant working experience or Master’s degree in Food Sciences & Technology, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Microbiology and Immunology, Agro
– Processing with one (1) year of relevant working experience.

Key technical skills and knowledge required:

– Proven managerial and administration skills;
– Understanding sector policies and strategies;

– Customer care skills;

– Knowledge of marketing methods and approaches;
– Ability to provide technical solutions to complex and critical technical issues, and provide innovative strategies and good options;

– High organizational, interpersonal and communication skills

– High analytical skills;

– Time management skills;

– Advanced Computer skills;

– Time management skills;
– Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French language, knowledge of all is an advantage.

 

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2 JOB POSITIONS AT RWANDA FOOD AND DRUGS AUTHORITY : Industrial and Market specialists : ( Deadline : 03 January 2020 )

 

Job Description

Job Purpose

 

– To ensure compliance to the Law No. 003/2018 of 09/02/2018 establishing Rwanda Food and Drugs Authority (Rwanda FDA),

– To coordinate and technically support the industry dealing with the regulated products,

– To Promote industry collaboration and involvements.

Duties and Responsibilities

– To promote the Good Clinical Research Practices (GCP) by supporting industry and research institutions by providing training and through well
– coordinated inspections,

– To support the technical capacity of CROs, investigator and other clinical research professionals,

– To support the processed food industries for better improvement and performance,

– To support investigators to conduct clinical studies in Rwanda in compliance to local regulations and guidelines,

– To Carry out any other duties as assigned from time to time by the Supervisor.

 

Job Profile

Master’s Degree in Pharmacy, Biotechnology, Food Sciences & Technology or Economic Sciences with one (1) year of relevant working experience in industrial and market research or Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy, Biotechnology, Food Sciences & Technology or Economic Sciences with at least three (3) years of relevant working experience in industrial and market research.

– Key Technical Skills & Knowledge required:
– Good leadership skills,

– High degree of integrity,

– Excellent problem solving and decision making skills.

– Proficient in MS Office programs (MS Word, MS Excel and MS Power Point) and MS Vision.

– Excellent communication skills.

– Team working skills.

– Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and/or French language, knowledge of all is an added advantage.

 

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Legal Specialist AT RWANDA FOOD AND DRUGS AUTHORITY : ( Deadline : 03 January 2020 )

 

Job Description

 

– Receive and review documented issues, matters or correspondences (including notices of intention to sue Rwanda FDA) from the Director General, the Board, the Departments, Divisions or Units; and provide the required legal advice in a timely manner.

– Provide legal counsel and represent Rwanda FDA in courts of laws.

– Liaise with other national and international institutions on all matters pertaining to law, insurance and security matters affecting Rwanda FDA.

– Coordinate investigations on contravention of the laws and regulations of Rwanda FDA.

– Participate in the development, implementation and maintenance of quality management system to ensure that processes, systems and procedures needed for quality enhancement of the services offered Rwanda FDA are established and implemented.

– Lead, mentor, and develop the capacity of the Legal Officers.

– Coordinate the development of activity plans and budgets for the Unit and ensure effective budget management with the objective of cost saving.

– Carry out any other duties as assigned from time to time by the Supervisor.

 

Job Profile

Bachelor’s Degree in Law with at least three (3) years of relevant working experience or Master’s Degree in Law with at least one (1) year of relevant working experience.

Key Technical Skills and Knowledge required:
– High analytical and problem solving skills;

– Legal research and analysis in complex areas of law;

– Knowledge of Substantive Law and Legal Procedures;

– Decision making skills;

– Contract drafting and negotiation skills;

– Excellent communication skills ;

– Very effective organization skills;

– Team working skills;

– Computer literacy;

– Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and/or French language, knowledge of all is an added advantage.

 

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Pricing and market analysis Specialist AT RWANDA FOOD AND DRUGS AUTHORITY : ( Deadline : 03 January 2020 )

 

Job Description

Job Purpose

 

– To assist DG in market and pricing fluctuation assessment

– To coordinate and technically support the industry dealing with the regulated products.

– To Promote industry collaboration and involvements

Duties and Responsibilities

– To monitor the market and prices fluctuations

– To support the technical capacity of CROs, investigator and other clinical research professionals,

– To support the processed food industries for better improvement and performance,

– To support investigators to conduct clinical studies in Rwanda in compliance to local regulations and guidelines,

– To perform any other duties that may be assigned by the supervisor.

 

 

Job Profile

Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Mathematics, Statistics with at least three (3) years of relevant working experience in pricing and market analysis or Master’s Degree in Economics, Mathematics, Statistics with at least one (1) year of relevant working experience in pricing and market analysis.

Key Technical Skills & Knowledge required:

 

– Good leadership skills;

– High integrity;

– Excellent problem solving and decision making skills;

– Proficient in MS Office programs (MS Word, MS Excel and MS Power Point) and MS Vision;

– Excellent communication skills;

– Excellent team building skills;

 

 

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Regulatory Affairs, harmonization and Compliance Advisor AT RWANDA FOOD AND DRUGS AUTHORITY : ( Deadline : 03 January 2020 )

 

Job Description

Job Purpose

 

– To advise the Director General on harmonization initiatives for the regulations processed foods and drugs in the East African Community (EAC) and at international level.

Duties and Responsibilities

– To advise the Rwanda FDA on matters pertaining to harmonization of regulation of drugs and processed foods within the EAC and at international level.

– To align administrative policies and structures with those agreed upon by the EAC member states.

– To Participate in regional harmonization meetings and prepare reports.

– To Participate in the development, implementation and maintenance of quality management system to ensure that processes, systems and procedures needed for quality enhancement of the services offered Rwanda FDA are established and implemented.

– To Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Supervisor.

 

Job Profile

Master’s Degree in Pharmacy, Regulatory Sciences, Medicine, Food Sciences , Veterinary Medicine, Law with at least one(1) year of relevant working experience in regulatory affairs or Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy, Medicine, Food Sciences , Veterinary Medicine or Law with at least three (3) years of relevant working experience in regulatory affairs.

Key Technical Skills & Knowledge required:

– Knowledge in Global and regional regulatory harmonization;
– Proven managerial and administration skills;
– Good communication and interpersonal skills;

– Excellent report writing skills;

– High degree of integrity;

– Excellent problem solving and decision making skills;

– Proficient in MS Office programs (MS Word, MS Excel and MS Power Point);

– Team Work Skills;
– Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and/or French language:
– Knowledge of all is an advantage.

 

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ICT Officer AT RWANDA FOOD AND DRUGS AUTHORITY : ( Deadline : 03 January 2020 )

 

Job Description

Job Purpose

 

– To be responsible for the performance, integrity and security of all Rwanda FDA’s databases.

Duties and Responsibilities

– To design, implement and enforce comprehensive maintenance procedures for Rwanda FDA’s computer database systems.

– To manage database and file system and space usage.

– To perform data recovery in the event of disk crashes.

– To provide support to all existing software applications in use by Rwanda FDA.

– To monitor system logs and activity of all users within the system and provide solutions to database problems faced by the users.

– To run end
– of
– day (EOD) and end
– of
– month (EOM) processes.

– To perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Manager I.

– Perform any other duties as assigned from time to time by the Supervisor.

 

Job Profile

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Information and Communication Technology, Information Management System, Business Information, Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering or A1 in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Information and Communication Technology, Information Management System, Business Information, Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering with a Certifications in A+, N+ is required; Certifications in CCNA, MCSE, MCSD, MCTs (.NET),LAMP/WAMP Framework or MCITP are an added advantage.

Key Technical Skills & Knowledge required:

– Knowledge of Research and development ICT policies and strategies;

– Highly proficient with Microsoft Windows operating systems;

– Proficient in Microsoft Office products;

– Proficient in basic networking protocols and standards;

– Knowledge of AD, Exchange, VPN, routers, and wireless internet access;

– Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming;

– Interpersonal skills;

– Communication skills

– Negotiation skills;

– Problem
– solving skills;

– Analytical skills;

– Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French language, knowledge of all is an advantage.

 

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