The Quality Control Manager's main role is to implement and assist in the development of a corporate compliance program across the facility. The Quality Control Manager will be required to co-ordinate with others where necessary, working to adapt/implement company policies and procedures as per the ACMPR and with respect to Operations, Quality Assurance and Facility Security Protocols. The Compliance Manager will develop and provide relevant training for employees and third parties on compliance related topics and will provide compliance guidance, advice and support to various departments and the management team. He/she will be expected to conduct compliance due diligence reviews of third parties and compliance vetting of specific transactions and to engage in risk assessment exercises and business projects to ensure compliance requirements are met. The incumbent will help to identify monitoring needs and perform monitoring activities to minimize compliance risks and will conduct reviews and investigations on specific compliance issues.
Thorough understanding about Health Canada requirements for Medical Marihuana Products in accordance with Access to Cannabis for Medical Purpose Regulations (ACMPR).
Strong and current knowledge with seed to sale system (ERP) and other computer applications.
Proficient in daily planning and execution of logistic and warehousing activities in a production facility.
General understanding about the operational controls and inventory movement of controlled substances.
Knowledge and compliance with GPP, GMP and GLP.
Strong Knowledge of Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, Pest Control Products Act, Fertilizer Act, Guideline for residual solvents ICH Topic Q3C (R5).
Duties and Responsibilities
Ensuring compliance with company policies and governmental regulations;
Create, implement and maintain appropriate policies, procedures and standards to mitigate compliance risk within the company
Provide guidance on Client' compliance expectations, reviewing both internal, ACMPR and third-party controls and standards and working with relevant teams to resolve any issues
Participate in the investigation and guidance for disciplinary actions
Identify compliance issues that require follow-up or investigation.
Disseminate written policies and procedures related to compliance activities.
Maintain documentation/record of compliance activities, such as complaints received or investigation outcomes
Prepare and maintain regular progress reports and updates on compliance reviews for the Management Team as well as identify gaps and pitfalls within current compliance controls to ensure those issues could be resolved or mitigated to prevent potential misconduct.
Provide employee training on compliance related topics, policies, or procedures.
Conduct internal compliance audits with QA Manager for the various departments within the facility
Manage compliance deviations, escalating matters appropriately to the QA Manager and to conduct ad hoc investigations into potential compliance issues
Work with Operations team on complex and significant matters, to develop compliance strategies incorporating business and operational considerations
Participate in the Health & Safety Committee
Accountable for being a key interface with the regulators and other government agencies regarding compliance matters.
Provide assistance to Health Canada auditors in compliance reviews.
Always maintain professional and friendly attitude
Other duties as assigned by QAP & Divisional Manager (RPIC).
RequirementsUniversity degree required; Science, Business or legal preferred.
2+ years in a lead/managerial role;
Strong experience in the Pharmaceutical, Healthcare or related industry;
Significant experience in a compliance role- establishing/running a corporate compliance program
Practical knowledge of at least one ERP application an asset
Strong ethics coupled with respect for the highest compliance standards
Ability to deal confidently with range of personnel including senior management
Experience in developing and delivering training
A/RPIC Status an asset
Problem-solving and decision-making skills;
Good knowledge of GDP
Computer proficiency including MS Office
Excellent communication and Organizational skills
Excellent interpersonal skills (dynamic, strong relationship builder and influencer)
If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply with an updated resume in MS Word Format.
Due to the volume of resumes we receive, only those applicants whose skill set match our requirements will be contacted.
All applicants must have legal authorization to work in Canada for an unlimited period of time.
Posted: October 18, 2018
Closes: December 17, 2018