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E-DRUG: Vacancy: USP Program Manager, Drug Quality and Regulatory Affairs
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Dear E-druggers,

The U.S. Pharmacopeia is recruiting for a Program Manager on Drug Quality and 
Regulatory Affairs, please see job description below. This is a senior-level 
position working with USAID-funded programs and other international 
initiatives.  

regards

Souly Phanouvong, Pharm. D., Ph. D.
Technical Advisor for Drug Quality Control
Global Assistance Initiatives
The United States Pharmacopeia
12601 Twinbrook Parkway
Rockville, MD 20852-1790, U.S.A.
Tel: +1 301- 816-8582 
Fax: +1 301- 816-8374
Email: sxp@usp.org
USP DQI website: http://www.uspdqi.org/
USP website: http://www.usp.org/
 
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Position: Program Manager, Drug Quality and Regulatory Affairs
Location:  Rockville, Maryland  USA
Work Schedule:  Full-Time  
 
1. Description of Duties: 
7       Develop, implement and manage specific health and pharmaceutical 
policies, strategies and programs in specific region and/or countries for USP's 
USAID cooperative agreements and other contracts, or grants for work in 
developing countries. 
7       Provide training and/or develop training materials for project 
participants in developing countries. 
7       Provide technical assistance in pharmaceutical policy and regulatory 
affairs for developing countries. 
7       Contribute to USP's global technical leadership in drug quality and 
collaborate with interagency initiatives such as Roll Back Malaria, Stop TB and 
the Global Fund for HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria.

2. Major Duties & Responsibilities: 

7                       Analyze pharmaceutical policies and in relation to 
health objectives of specific countries or region. 
7       Work with local counterparts on policy development. 
7       Facilitate implementation of policies and strategies for improving the 
quality and use of medicines. 
7       Manage country-specific or regional projects for USAID cooperative 
agreements as assigned. 
7       Provide technical assistance in drug quality assurance to countries or 
regional initiatives. 
7       Develop training materials related on drug quality and organize 
training workshops as required. 
7       Make presentations for internal and external meetings. 
7       Identify and supervise consultants if needed. 
7       Prepare work plans; quarterly progress reports. 
7       Explore and seek out new opportunities for work in the international 
arena and for collaboration with other international organizations. 
7       Performs other related duties as assigned by the supervisor and/or 
Director. 
7       Be willing to travel abroad 15-25%.
         
3. Requirements 
7       Education: Pharm.D.; a Masters Degree or PhD in Public Health or 
International Relations, preferred.  
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7       Experience: At least 5 years of experience in working in drug policy 
development and/or regulation. 
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7       The ability to develop appropriate and effective training strategies 
and implement training programs. 
7       The capability to work in multidisciplinary team environment. 
7       Demonstrated success in conducting and managing pharmaceutical or 
health projects in developing countries. 
7       Experience in health, pharmaceutical and/or drug quality data analysis. 
7       Highly developed written and verbal communication skills in English. 
7       Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills required. 
7        
4. Desirable Attributes: 
7       Sensitivity to varied cultural and economic environments. 
7       Foreign language proficiency such as French and/or Spanish.
7       Demonstrated networking and organizational skills. 
7       
Further details from and please send resumes or CV's to Harriet Josephi,
Human Resources, USP, 12601 Twinbrook Parkway, Rockville, 
MD  20832  USA.  or send via email to humanresources@usp.org 
Telephone: +1 301 881 0666; Fax: +1 301 816 8374



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