Quality Control Manager

Our client is a leading animal health company in East and Central Africa since 1906; The Company has delivered high quality products and solutions for livestock farming that is unparalleled in the region. Our client is a principal supplier of tried, tested and trusted brands in animal health and crop farming sectors, all developed with the key objectives of increasing production and productivity on the farms. The quality of their Brands that make up the range of high quality products and solutions is unparalled in the region.
Are you a quality oriented professional who is confident, ambitious, resourceful and imaginative with the desire to challenge yourself? Are you interested in being part of a team focused towards transforming livestock farming in Kenya and beyond the East African region? If so, then this is the job you are looking for.
Our client would like to fill the position of Quality Control Manager who will be reporting to the Head of Quality Assurance & Regulatory Affairs.

Purpose Statement of the Position
The jobholder will ensure that quality control services meet current Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Ensure that internal and external customer requirements and expectations have been identified and that the organisation is meeting or exceeding these customer expectations.
• Oversee product quality control process for over 40 products.
• Liaise with pest control products board, NEMA and Pharmacy and Poisons Board.
• Coordinate out sourced quality control services.
• Champion, support or lead multi-disciplined quality improvement initiatives that support product or process improvements
• Ensure that all managers, process owners and supervisors develop and maintain their part of the Quality Management System by development and awareness.
• Monitor and advice on how the Quality Management System is performing, which often includes the publication of statistics to the senior leadership team regarding company performance against set measures.
• Continual enhancement of the quality culture and use of quality tools within the business to increase the rate of improvement.
• Determine how customers’ expectations will change over time (internal and external) and what the organisation needs to do to meet these changing expectations.
• Responsible for supporting the development and maintenance of a customer-focused culture within the organisation.
• Involvement in developing the quality goals and targets in the organisation strategic plan.

Key Outputs
• Supervise in-house quality control
• Coordinate with contract laboratory
• GLP implementation at the laboratory.
• Technical staff training
• Handle GLP and other technical documents
• Development and validation of
• Analytical methods.
• Participate in product development and trials.
• Responsible for laboratory
• Housekeeping and EHS programmes.

Minimum Requirement

• Degree in Bachelor of Pharmacy.
• Minimum 5 years’ experience in quality control
• Woking knowledge of the current GMP, GLP and QC standards and requirements in pharmaceutical industry.
• Proven quality control work experience preferably within a Laboratory set up.

Competencies and Skills required
• High interpersonal skills and ability to interact with people from all walks of life.
• Attention to detail
• Excellent communicator
• Team leader
• Strategic thinker
• Self-motivated
• Flexible
• Integrity
• Ethical
• Analytical


This vacancy is a full time position.

Educational Level
Bachelor / Graduate
Kshs.170, 000