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Recent Vacancies in a Pharmaceutical Company, 23rd July, 2019


A leading Pharmaceutical company based in Lagos is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Director of Manufacturing

Location: Lagos


  • We seek a Director of Manufacturing to lead the production operations of the company.

Job Summary

  • The Director of Manufacturing will lead the manufacturing functions within budget and output targets to consistently meet corporate objectives.
  • S/he will manage the manufacturing team using best practices and establish standard policies and procedures whilst also mentoring and leading members of the team
  • S/he is expected to be committed to the tenets of the company’s vision, shared values and also make significant contributions to improvement in profitability.


  • Must have Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy.
  • Master’s degree will be an added advantage.
  • 10+ years manufacturing/operations working experience in pharmaceutical company, Chemical or Food &Beverages
  • Demonstrable experience of leading a manufacturing function with a proven track record in strategic manufacturing leadership delivering effective manufacturing strategies, policies, processes and systems.
  • Age range: 40-50 years.
  • A Chartered Member of an industry related Professional Body will bean added advantage.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with a diverse team of professionals.
  • Ability to deal with industry regulatory agencies such as NAFDAC PCN, etc

Job Responsibilities
The Director of Manufacturing will:

  • Report to the MD/CEO.
  • Have overall responsibility for manufacturing activities in the company.
  • Develop manufacturing plans and establish procedures for high standards.
  • Develop and implement best practice manufacturing.
  • Ensure that manufacturing strategies and processes are in place to meet corporate objectives and operational needs.
  • Constantly evaluate the challenges faced by the business and take action to mitigate risks.
  • Contribute to overall business strategy and annual budget process.
  • Take ownership of the manufacturing policy guidelines and any associated documents.
  • Ensure proactive maintenance of machines and equipment to minimize downtime.
  • Effectively manage inventory (locally produced and outsourced) to abolish market gaps.
  • Ensure efficient handling and movement of Raw/Packaging materials and finished goods.
  • Drive new products discovery and early market entry
  • Relate effectively with industry regulatory agencies
  • Lead in new product development programs
  • Any other assigned duties.

Deadline: 6th August, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application Letter and CV to: hiringconsults@yahoo.com using the “Job Title” as the subject of the mail.


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