To develop and manage the production of medical devices, biopharmaceutical and other medical accessories in close liaison with industry, University hubs and other manufacturing business.
POST A: Chief Director: Biomedical Engineering, Biomedical Science
& Pharmaceutical /Biopharmaceutical Production
REPORTS TO: Secretary for Health & Child Care
STATION: Ministry of Health and Child Care-Head Office
Duties And Responsibilities
KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS
Provide policy and strategy for innovation in the production of Pharmaceuticals/Biopharmaceutical.
Oversee the production of medical devices and other accessories.
Liaises closely with the local Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical production industry.
Lead in designing, building, operating of Bio-manufacturing and production facilities.
Lead in designing of systems and models to produce medical devices, biopharmaceutical and pharmaceutical products.
Liaises closely with Technical Universities and Colleges’ Innovation Hubs
Provide technical guidance and oversight of the Biomedical and Laboratory research departments.
Provide technical support for the safety, efficiency and effectiveness of all manufacturing equipment/plant.
Prepare bills of quantity for Toll manufacturing of biopharmaceutical products.
Manage and facilitate the training of clinicians and other personnel on the proper use of equipment.
Prepare report on aggregate outputs from manufacturers of biomedical devices and biomedical products.
Qualifications And Experience
QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND COMPETENCIES
Bachelor’s Degree in Biomedical Engineering/Biomedical Sciences/Bio-Pharmaceuticals/ Pharmaceutical Sciences & Drug Discovery/ Honours in Pharmaceuticals Sciences or its equivalency.
Masters in Bio-Medical Engineering, Biopharmaceuticals, Medical Engineering and Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences/Ethno Pharmaceutical or its equivalency a must
A minimum of three (3) years’ experience in production management a must
Prospective candidates will be subjected to mandatory psychometric tests.
How To Apply
Candidates who meet the requirements of the post s are invited to submit their applications accompanied by CVs and certified copies of certificates not later than
18 March 2022 to:
The Executive Director
Health Service Board
Old Parirenyatwa Hospital
Bag A6104 Avondale, Harare
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
NB: ONLY DOCUMENTS ( SCAN CV AND CERTIFICATES IN A SINGLE PDF FILE INCLUDE COVER LETTER ) SUBMITTED IN PDF FORMAT WILL BE ACCEPTED.