Chief Analyst

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Chief Analyst

  • Post Date:February 17, 2022
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  • Career Level Analyst
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 5-10 Years
  • Industry Health Care
Job Description

The Medicines Control Authority of Zimbabwe (MCAZ) is inviting qualified, honest, self-motivated and experienced applicants for the post of CHIEF ANALYST, GRADE D2 (1 Post)

Reporting to: The Head, Chemistry (Chemistry)

The incumbent will be responsible for the following among other duties:

  • Supervise technical operations and ensure meeting of set timelines in laboratory analysis;
  • Assist the Head of Division in technical, operations administration and financial management in the laboratory;
  • Ensure timeous laboratory analysis as planned;
  • Ensure generation of accurate and analytical reports by subordinate staff;
  • Check and reviews analytical reports;
  • Provide monitoring and evaluation of laboratory processes , systems and programs;
  • Ensure effective implementation of QMS, SHE, and quality standards in all laboratory operations;
  • Develop and reviews laboratory staff job descriptions , performance contracts and performance appraisals;
  • Ensure laboratory training and competence programs are carried timeously as per schedule;
  • Ensure that maintenance, service, calibration of all equipment and internal verification are performed timeously as scheduled;
  • Lead in operational and process re-engineering activities for continuous improvement;
  • Ensure that all analytical methods are verified and validated for use in the laboratory and provide trouble shooting in all analytical issues; ‘
  • Develop and manages RCORE training programme. ;


  • Bachelor of Science Honors Degree in either Chemistry, Applied chemistry, Chemical Technology or equivalent.
  • MSc Analytical Chemistry /Pharmaceutical Sciences /Pharmaceutical Chemistry is an added advantage.
  • At least five (5) years post qualifying experience in Quality Control and/or Quality Assurance of medicines in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing or Regulatory environment.
  • Sound knowledge and proficiency in implementation of cGLP and understanding of cGMP requirements in pharmaceutical Quality Control and Quality Assurance.
  • Expert knowledge in laboratory instrumentation and equipment management.
  • Effective interpersonal skills, public communication skills and proficiency in English.

Applicants should send their curriculum vitae, certified copies of qualifications, experience and expected salary and benefits to:

The Director-General
Medicines Control Authority of Zimbabwe
106 Baines Avenue/ Corner Third Street
POBox 10559

Closing Date: 25/02/2022

Disclaimer: The Medicines Control Authority of Zimbabwe does not charge any fees to respondents to this advertisement nor to those who become successful. Applicants are advised to deal with caution if approached in regard to any offer to facilitate the applications process,