Mkn Recruitment South Africa

Pharmaceutical Recruitment Service

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Mkn Recruitment South Africa - Pharmaceutical Recruitment Service

Welcome to Mkn Recruitment

Mkn Recruitment have been operating as a Medical recruitment agent for the past four years, we have built up an extensive database of registered Pharmacist, Pharmacist Assistants, Learner basic Pharmacist Assistants, Microbiologists, Doctors, Nurses, and Engineers (Medical sector). We specialize in the medical sector, thus Mkn Recruitment have managed to place themselves on the preferred supplier list with your top Pharmaceutical companies, Private Hospitals, and Retail Pharmacy groups around South Africa, we also deal with Pharmacies in Namibia. We dedicate ourselves in sourcing our clients the perfect candidate for their investment. We listen carefully and find you roles that match your requirements as closely as possible.

We always have an extensive range of current jobs but we can also proactively find tailor-made opportunities that suit your needs, giving you access to roles that may not yet be in the open market.

We follow industry best practice by only putting you forward for roles in which you are genuinely interested.

We always keep you informed of where your details have been sent.

Mkn Recruitment is proud to be defined by where we have been, who we have helped, and how we have earned our national reputation for uncompromising service. Our recruitment techniques, and around the clock support provide Mkn recruitment with a distinct advantage in the healthcare industry. From recruitment to replacement, Mkn realizes that the key to quality is in the details.

We at Mkn Recruitment offer a recruitment service around South Africa to all Pharmacies, Hospitals, and Industry sectors. Our recruitment service charge remains on a 10% once off fee, based on the annual basic salary. You our client will receive a 3 month guarantee on your investment, should the candidate walk out, or be dismissed within the first three months of employment. (Terms and conditions apply)

Our current database consists of Registered Pharmacists, Microbiologists, Nurses, Engineers, Doctors, skilled factory staff.

Contact Details:

Mkn Recruitment
Port Elizabeth South Africa
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Cell +27 (0) 83 566 9812
Fax. 086 571 6726


Quality Assurance Manager (Pharmacist) 55K p/m

Pharmaceutical giant seeks a Quality Assurance manager based in East London start asap 55K p/m…


Ÿ  B Pharm / BSc

Ÿ  Current registration with South African Pharmacy Council if applicable

Ÿ  3 – 5 years experience in Quality Assurance

Ÿ  At least 3 years experience as lead auditor is advantageous

Ÿ  Sound knowledge of GMP regulations and regulatory affairs

Ÿ  Knowledge and understanding of Quality Management Systems in pharmaceutical and related industries

Ÿ  Doc Compliance, Process Compliance, Plateau LMS and Baan knowledge an advantage

Ÿ  Sound knowledge of manufacturing Products and Processes

Ÿ  Management/supervisory experience

Ÿ  Exposure to international pharmaceutical practices is an advantage

Ÿ  Computer Literate

Key Responsibilities:

Ÿ  Develop implementation strategies for ongoing GMP improvements within site

Ÿ  Develop and maintain a relationship with local (MCC) and international regulatory bodies

Ÿ  Oversees and manages the Quality Management System

Ÿ  Ensures that Site is informed and aware of all Quality Management Systems policies

Ÿ  Manages and maintain adequate structures to ensure training in quality awareness and GMP.

Ÿ  Manage Quality Assurance reviews prior to approval for release to the market

Ÿ  Management of external audits conducted by contract givers and regulatory authorities.

Ÿ  Conducts internal audits – ongoing

Ÿ  Ensures compliance to procedures, GMP, GDP, Regulatory requirements

Ÿ  Ensure adequate Vendor Management Programme

Ÿ  Monitors Validation Master Plan (VMP), reviews and authorize VMP

Ÿ  Ensure sustainability of Pharmacist and Pharmacist Assistants within site

Ÿ  Assume responsibility as defined under GMP for Quality Assurance

Ÿ  Management of change control and deviations

Ÿ  Reviews processes to ensure compliance for audits

Key Behavioural Dimensions and Skills:

·         Integrity, Good time management, communication and Interpersonal, report writing, coaching conflict resolution skills

·         Strong Leadership within a team based culture.

·         Strong decision making, operational planning and problem solving skills.

·         Knowledge of business & processes, training interventions, basic finance knowledge, quality & pharmaceutical industry knowledge.

Contact Details:

Mkn RecruitmentMkn Recruitment
Port Elizabeth South Africa
Offices Tel. +27 (0) 41 379 5862

Cell +27 (0) 83 566 9812
Fax. 086 571 6726


Responsible Pharmacist needed based in Centurion (PTA) Clinical trial facility

Candidate must have relevant qualification and be registered with SAPC

Working Hours are from 8:30 to 17h00 Monday to Friday. Pharmacist must be available and willing to attend to afterhours emergencies when required.

Must be able to drive and have a valid drivers licence.

Must be able to work in a 2-8 digrees environment


The Responsible Pharmacist contemplated in regulation 25 (3) of the Pharmacy Act and the relevant sections of the Medicines Act must:

  • ensure that he or she in fact continuously supervises the pharmacy
  • experience in the warehouse pharmacy
  • ensure that persons being employed in such pharmacy and who provide services forming part of the scope of pharmacy practice of a pharmacist are appropriately registered with the Pharmacy Council
  • take corrective measures in respect of deficiencies with regard to inspection reports of the Pharmacy Council or in terms of the Medicines Act, and
  • in addition to the general responsibilities also
  • ensure that unauthorized persons do not obtain access to medicines or scheduled substances  or the pharmacy premises outside of normal trading hours
  • establish policies and procedures for the employees of the pharmacy with regard to the acts performed and services provided in the pharmacy
  • ensure the safe and effective storage and keeping of medicine or scheduled substances in the pharmacy under his or her direct personal supervision
  • ensure correct and effective record keeping of the purchase, sale, possession, storage, safekeeping, and return of medicines or scheduled substances
  • ensure that the pharmacy owner complies with all the conditions of ownership of such pharmacy business
  • registration of the pharmacy
  • to apply for and renew the licence
  • to ensure the name of Responsible Pharmacist is prominently displayed over entrance.
  • to ensure that all applicable fees as determined by SAPC in respect of the company are paid to ensure the continued registration of the company as a pharmaceutical business
  • to ensure registration of Responsible Pharmacist and company with the SAPC.


  • To handle any medicines recall according to correct MCC guidelines.


  • To ensure that goods returned are handled in the correct way.


  • To ensure that GWP is followed.
  • To ensure that all logs are completed by the distribution facility, eg. Temperature control, cleaning, equipment maintenance, etc.

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Contact Details:

Mkn RecruitmentMkn Recruitment
Port Elizabeth South Africa
Offices Tel. +27 (0) 41 379 5862
Cell +27 (0) 83 566 9812
Fax. 086 571 6726


Regulatory / Quality Assurance Pharmacist (Randburg JHB)

Multinational Pharmaceutical seek a Regulatory / Quality Assurance Pharmacist. Will be based in North Riding JHB (Westrand). Start immediately, ideal corporate Industry environment, with great growth potential. .

Self-motivation, problem solving skills, ability to work under pressure with good time management skills and attention to detail are essential.

Previous experience in pharmaceutical / medical device industry is advantageous but not an absolute requirement.

Must be registered with SAPC – minimum 5 years experience.

Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.

Working hours: 08h00 to 16h30 Monday-Friday (no weekends)

R40,000 per month

Client provide Medical Aid , pension fund, and also a non guaranteed performance based 13th cheque.

18 working days leave which increases on a sliding scale over a few years.


Contact Details:


Mkn Recruitment
Port Elizabeth South Africa
Offices Tel. +27 (0) 41 379 5862Mkn Recruitment
Cell +27 (0) 83 566 9812
Fax. 086 571 6726