Date Posted: 19/May/2016   Deadline: 24/May/2016

NEXTZON Business Services Limited on behalf of its client, a start-up mega drug distribution centre in the pharmaceutical sector situated in Anambra State - Nigeria is currently recruiting to fill the following positions:


Position 1: Quality Control Officer


Location: Anambra State - Nigeria.



Implementing and managing quality control systems designed to ensure optimal stock quality (consistent with established standards, customer specifications and production goals)


Key Roles and Responsibilities:

Ensure a high level of internal and external customer service

Investigate (and correct) customer issues and complaints relating to quality

Engage in inspection and testing activities to ensure high technical integrity

Carry out microbiological analysis on all stock to ensure optimal quality

Establish quality standards and reliability expectancy for stock

Provide technical and statistical expertise to stakeholders

Formulate, document and maintain quality control standards and on-going quality control objectives

Coordinate objectives with storage procedures in cooperation with other warehouse managers to maximize product reliability and minimise costs

Create, document and implement inspection criteria and procedures

Interpret quality control philosophy to key personnel within company

Apply total quality management tools and approaches to analytical and reporting processes

Interact with distributors to ensure quality of all purchased stock

Conduct environmental test functions and applications

Maintain active role on internal continuous improvement teams

Effluent management & discharge

Solid waste management and disposal

Environmental metrics collation.



Must have a First Degree in Pharmacology.

Registered with the pharmaceutical society of Nigeria

Professional Qualification - IPAN, ICCON is an added advantage

Strong Analytical & Problem solving skills

Microsoft office proficiency.

Use of High precision Analytical Instruments.

5 years minimum of experience

Required Skills and Competencies:

Technical Capacity

Organizational Skills

Problem Solving/Analytical

Customer/Client Focus

Time Management


Performance Management


Business Acumen


Position 2: Head Drug Distribution


Location: Anambra State - Nigeria.



Managing daily production, receiving, and shipping activities to ensure all standards of quality, safety, and productivity are achieved. Frequent independent judgments are essential. The incumbent is also required to perform all tasks in a safe manner consistent with corporate policies and state and federal laws.


Key Roles and Responsibilities:

Manage the daily achievement of the distribution expense, safety, quality, and production goals.

Monitor staffing and equipment levels to ensure adequate utilization of resources and production line balancing.

Enforce all work regulations and union contracts.

Monitor maintenance functions to ensure adequate material handling systems are utilized.

Anticipate the distribution operational needs and act accordingly to ensure all objectives are met.

Establish performance objectives for associates in the distribution team; analyze performance reports to find ways to improve operation





Results oriented


Capable of leading team

Committed approach to work and commitment to own professional development



Must have a First Degree in Pharmacology.

Registered with the pharmaceutical society of Nigeria

An second degree in a relevant course is required

Membership of relevant professional bodies

Minimum of Eight (8) years' experience in warehouse management systems and material handling equipment techniques;

Demonstrated proficiency managing analytically rigorous initiatives.

Track record in organisation management and leadership at a strategic level

Proven track record of delivering results in a company of comparable size, scope and complexity

Experience in distribution and management in Nigeria or abroad will be a distinguishing advantage

Required Skills and Competencies:

Experience in marketing and sales

Committed to providing customer service that makes both internal and external customers feel welcome, important, and appreciated.

Ability to preserve confidentiality of information.

Ability and willingness to move with purpose and a strong sense of urgency.

Ability to work extended days on a frequent basis.

Accuracy and attention to detail.

Ability to organize and prioritize a variety of tasks/projects.

Familiarity with industry/technical terms and processes.

Ability to work within strict time frames and resolute deadlines.

Ability to travel on an occasional basis.


Method of Application:

All potential job applicants should send their resumes (as an attachment), stating the reference code QCOFCR0019 as the subject of email, to:



All applications will be treated in strict confidence.

Only shortlisted candidates who apply correctly will be contacted.


Application Deadline: 24th May, 2016


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