Pharmacovigilance Expert Review & Advisory Committee Members Jobs in Kenya

Pharmacovigilance Expert Review & Advisory Committee Members Jobs in Kenya

Job Description:

  • Participate in the assessment of the quality, safety and efficacy of medical products and health technologies and issue recommendations after evaluation of the safety information

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Offer scientific and technical expertise to PPB in the safety monitoring of Medical products and Health Technologies used in Kenya.

    Through and not limited to the following:

  • Advising on the risk management; the use of medicinal products including the detection, assessment, minimization and communication relating to the risk of adverse reactions, the design and evaluation of post-authorization safety studies (PASS) and pharmacovigilance audit/inspections.

  • Issue recommendations for urgent safety procedures

  • Assessing aggregate periodic reports and issue recommendations

  • Assessing post-authorization safety studies (PASS) protocols and their outcomes and issue recommendations

  • Evaluating and issuing recommendations on signals

  • Providing advice on the updating of medicinal products list requiring additional monitoring

  • Issuing advice for “cause” pharmacovigilance inspections

  • Issuing recommendations for Risk management plans (RMPs).

  • Issuing advice for safety issues for the medicines which undergo a retention and/or for safety variations.

  • Issuing advice on the timing and message content for individual safety cases requiring issuance of safety alerts

  • Issue advice for literature ADR monitoring

    Required Qualifications

    For appointment to this position, a candidate must have; –

  • A Master’s Degree in Pharmacy, Medicine or any Health-Related field from a recognized university (eg: Pharmacovigilance ,Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacology/Clinical Pharmacology, Toxicology/Clinical Toxicology, Pharmacotherapeutics ,Drug Development, Clinical Trials, Genetics/ ,Biotechnology Biostatics/Medical Statistics, Non-Communicable diseases, Immunology, Medical Devices, Clinical Pharmacy, Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Epidemiology, Immunology, Pathology ,Internal Medicine, Vaccinology , Tropical and Infectious diseases, Neglected Tropical Diseases, Oncology, Cardiology, Cosmetology, Biomedical Technology)

  • Preference will be given to applicants with a PhD in any of the above listed fields.

  • At
    least 5 years relevant safety and risk assessment experience in his/her field of expertise.

  • Excellent Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and internet

    How to Apply

    The candidates should submit the following documents:

  • Cover letter detailing the area and duration of expertise.

  • Detailed Curriculum Vitae

  • Copy of National Identity Card

    All shortlisted applicants shall be required to submit and satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 including:

  • Academic and professional certificates

  • Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations;

  • Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority;

  • Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board;

  • Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;

  • Report from an Approved Credit Reference Bureau;

    The application should be sent address their cover letters to;

    Chief Executive Officer
    Pharmacy and Poisons Board
    Lenana Road
    P.O Box 27663-00506

  • And submit their applications through the emails provided below with Subject of the email as “Application for Pharmacovigilance Expert Review & Advisory Committee (PERAC)


  • The closing date is on 3rd July 2020 at 4.00pm

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    NB: Pharmacy and Poisons Board is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity and gender equality. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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