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Location: Kempton Park
Job Posting Title: Compliance Specialist, Solutions
Time Type: Full time


Minimum Requirements

Grade 12

• SHERQ Management; and • ISO 9001:2015/14001:2015/45001:2018; and • 3-5 years relevant experience in FMCG / retail goods / consumer-health / healthcare / pharmaceutical industry with in-depth experience in all job-related requirements listed below; or • Logistics or SC Qualification + min 3 years’ experience.

Intermediate computor literacy level in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

• 3-5 year experience and highly effective working knowledge RECAP / CAPA (or relevant industry related software) • Proficient in Excel for data management and reporting


Job Related requirements

• Min 3 years relevant supervisory experience; • 3-5 year experience in product identification and compliant storage segregation by resultant UN Code and/or MSDS category; • 3-5 year experience in consumer-health and/or retail product; • 3-5 year experience in Specialized packaging for Consumer-health and/or Retail; • High value product requiring specialized processes and storage arrangements; • Value added services such as promotional bundling, kitting and re-labeling; • Problem Solving: Effective Root Cause Analysis, Problem Solving and implementation of Corrective and Preventative Measures; • Communication: Must communicate effectively (written and verbal) to manage and meet both internal and external customer expectations; • Compliance: Must ensure full warehouse compliance, including the following: DSV Policies, Regulations, Work Instructions, Maintenance Schedule and Local Authority requirements. Latter of which is informed by health statutes, regulations or similar; • Stress and Conflict Management: Must have effective techniques and/or skills to manage conflict, cope with stress and work effectively under constant pressure; • SHERQ: Internal measurement and auditing of all site processes to ensure stability and improvement in areas of Health and safety, environment and facility compliance/risk mitigation. Knowledge and experience of QMS such as ISO 9001, 14001, and 45001; and • Commercial: Must have effective commercial acumen and demonstrable experience to manage and/or co-ordinate Client and Supplier Contract expectations, SLA’s and Risk.


Added advantages for the role

• Prepare and implement necessary policies, procedures and codes of practice; • Ability to demonstrate a proactive approach and continuously develop & improve quality, and other related obligations; • Exposure to ASIB or similar fire prevention strategies; and • An understanding of quality assurance and audit processes in relation to the pharmaceutical industry and associated quality management systems


Main purpose of the role

The successful incumbent will be responsible for Quality, Safety, Health, and Environmental (QSHE) related training, implementation, support, monitoring and the control of its related requirements & processes, which align to the approved business management systems. Same applies to all legal and commercial requirements, where deemed relevant. Inclusive hereof is the maintenance of all QSHE protocols and site licenses / certifications and similar via frequent documented audits. The incumbent will advance and support the functions of the Quality Manager and its associated portfolio.


Duties and Responsibilities

• Ensure all shipments within DSV’s control are compliant with the current Quality, Safety, Health, and Environmental (QSHE)-, Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Policy, as well as standard operating procedures to mitigate any potential risks associated with the supply chain; • Ensure compliance to QSHE-, Pharmaceutical and Healthcare policy, standard operating procedure as well as statutory guidance documents; • Review, write, train and implement procedures / processes / workflows or other, as and when required to ensure compliance with adopted Business Management System (BMS) within the pharmaceutical warehouse; • Active participation in audits whether internal, client, statutory or other; • Active participation in non-conformance closure through appropriate implementation of remedial action to ensure robustness of adopted BMS; • Active participation in continual improvement; • Full participation in waste management whilst providing support to the operational management and / or other; • Manage all locally controlled contractors whilst coordinating training as and when required; • Proactive engagement within operational undertakings to ensure prompt escalation to relevant manager in the event of system failure and / or operational weaknesses or necessary enhancements; • Ensure prompt issue resolution and optimal consulting and support in respect of storage, handling and transportation such to ensure deliverance of sales orders, operational demands and other; • Support the Management team through the communication of current issues and continuous improvement opportunities identified at Branch level. Tasks include: o Report writing in respect of KPI’s; o Daily / Weekly / Monthly inspections aimed at QSHE; and o Active participation in security matters to mitigate stock loss, theft or misappropriation including associated report writing in respect of noted incidents; • Active participation in managerial tasks, including but not limited to: o Implementation and management of OHS standards; o Performance of stock takes, as and when required

o Management meeting attendance.


Disclaimer: Due to the high volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should an external candidate not hear from us within four (4) weeks following their application, they should consider their application unsuccessful. Strictly fair and non-discriminatory selection procedures will be followed. We use Affirmative Action (AA) measures in an endeavor to redress the disadvantages in employment experienced by designated groups. Where possible, preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act and in line with DSV’s Employment Equity plans. DSV reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time. 


Job area:  Compliance

Compliance Specialist

Kempton Park

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