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Apotex is a proudly Canadian, global pharmaceutical company that produces high-quality, affordable medicines (both generic and innovative pharmaceuticals) for patients around the world. We are the 7th largest generic pharmaceutical company globally with more than 12,000 employees and estimated sales of approximately $3 billion. Our fully integrated operation is comprised of four lines of business: Global Generics; Apobiologix; Global Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API); and ApoPharma (Innovative Products). With our worldwide manufacturing sites, Apotex can produce up to 24 billion dosages per year. We produce 300 medicines in 4,000 dosages and formats that are exported to 115 countries. Apotex will spend $2 billion over the next 10 years on research and development.

Post : Sr. Reviewer/Reviewer-APQR

Job Description
• Monitoring of timelines for compilation, review & submission.
• Review of APQRs – ensuring raw data is complete, correct & reproducible.
• Identify system improvement opportunities for data gathering, template content/format, process efficiency.
• Expert knowledge of SAP transactions used to support the Product Review process.
• Provide technical support, feedback and guidance to team members to ensure the timely completion of APQRs.
• Acts as liaison between internal groups providing supplementary information and international affiliates.
• Communicate findings to the Manager / PLs and escalate any critical issues arising from the Product Review.
• Ensure timely communication of findings to the key business areas.
• Maintain the tracking system for compilation & review of assigned APQRs.
• Generate and provide monthly activity reports to the Manager.
• Create training materials and programs to support the Product Review process.
• Ensure that the annual product reviews are performed in full compliance with current procedures.
• Assist in the development & review of procedures as required.
• Detailed understanding of Apotex & Site SOPs / document and data systems supporting the Product Review process.
• Expert knowledge of International regulatory requirements that apply to Product Reviews.
• Provide support to Apotex during regulatory/customer audits related to APQRs.
• Respond to queries related to the Product Review systems.
• Support corporate and departmental compliance initiatives.
• Ensure that all work is performed in compliance with GMP, SOPs, regulatory requirements & established safety standards.
• Work both independently & as part of intra/inter-departmental teams to ensure that all work is completed in a timely manner to meet both business & quality standards.
• Perform all work in support of the Corporate values
• Perform additional duties as assigned by the Manager, related to the function.

Candidate Profile
• Minimum Bachelor’s/Master Degree in Pharmacy or Master Degree in science
• Minimum 7-8 years of pharmaceutical experience.
• Responsible for the following aspects of the Annual Product Review program; monitoring of execution of APQRs as per due dates liaising with Project Leaders at Apotex
• Review of summary reports ensuring collected data is accurate & conclusions are appropriate.
• Accountable to ensure the compiled annual product reviews and supplementary reports are conducted in a timely manner as per established procedures.
• Responsible to escalate any critical issues arising from the Product Review.
• Acts as a technical resource and coach for the business units- internal and external stakeholders and affiliates in regards to the Annual Product Review quality system.
• Develop & mentor the APQR compilers to meet the compliance levels.
• Good oral/written communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.

Additional Information
Experience : 2-3 years
Qualification : M.Pharm, B.Sc, B.Pharm
Location : Chennai
Industry Type : Pharma/ Healthcare/ Clinical research
Functional Area : Sales
End Date : 15th October, 2018


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