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Pharmacist - Regulatory Affairs & Drug Supply Expediter

  • Job reference: BBBH3860
  • Location: Qatar
  • Salary: Attractive package
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Job type: Permanent
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We are working in partnership with the Sidra Medical and Research Center. Our client is an ultramodern, all-digital academic medical centre specialising in the provision of care for women and children. Based in Qatar, our client will focus on world-class patient care, medical education and biomedical research.

We are recruiting for a Pharmacist - Regulatory Affairs & Drug Supply Expediter.

Cavendish will be hosting interview days on behalf of our client. Upon enquiring, your dedicated consultant will brief you on the process, the organisation, Qatar and outline the next steps.

Job Summary:

The Pharmacist - Regulatory Affairs & Drug Supply Expediter is responsible for documenting and tracking all regulatory approvals processes for requested non registered medications and for following up on all purchased medications orders until Medications are released from the airport and/or received at Sidra Warehouses within the scope of Sidra Drug Supply - Pharmacy Division

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Manages regulatory affair process of SDS in coordination with MOPH drug control department and airport release department.
  • Verifies the Quality control process of the imported medications in coordination with airport release department.
  • Leads the transition between medication purchasing process and medication receiving process.
  • Manages the Sidra exported medication airport release process
  • Manages the expediting process on Lawson and leads related vendors' communication
  • Updates SDS committee with unforeseen delays that will impact the pharmacy operations and provides relevant mitigation plans.
  • Manages supplies delivery plan and coordinates with vendors to respond to Sidra consumption fluctuations
  • Serves as a member of the SDS committee
  • Examines, researches, enters data, files and gathers related information necessary to track the medication deliveries time line.
  • Ensures confidentiality is maintained at all times, for example concerning issues of business sensitivity, personnel information and patient confidentiality.
  • Undertakes any other duties applicable to the grade/post as required.
  • Adheres to Sidra's standards as they appear in the Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest policies
  • Adheres to and promotes Sidra's Values


Essential Requirements:

  • BSc Pharmacy
  • 7+ years' Experience in GCC in pharmaceuticals supply expediting and or in pharmaceuticals regulatory affairs
  • Licensed in Pharmacy in country of origin
  • Strong cultural intelligence and teamwork competencies
  • Strong knowledge of regulatory affairs in Qatar
  • Ability to keep and retrieve records.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
  • Fluency in written and spoken Arabic & English


Benefits- Highly competitive package including a Tax free salary in Qatar + benefits. Full details of the package will be discussed directly.

Please note the targeted start date for the position is dependent on the current timeline for the project. Likewise, the processing of licensing (if applicable)/ visas etc. also need to be considered. We will advise candidates specifically when we discuss the opportunity.

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