CAREERS AT AFT PHARMACEUTICALS

Our R&D, regulatory, sales, marketing, and administration teams are made up of people from Australasia and around the world. Interested in joining them?

Why you should work with us

Our people define us. Their skills, knowledge, and commitment to innovation are the key to the success of AFT Pharmaceuticals.

With offices in Auckland, Sydney, Kuala Lumpur, and Singapore, AFT Pharmaceuticals is a growing company.

Take a look at the opportunities currently available below and drop us a line if you would like to apply.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Regulatory Affairs Manager, S.E. Asia (POSITION FILLED)

Job description

Purpose and Scope of the Job

  • Product registration, regulatory related matters and dealing with government bodies in S.E. Asian and other Asian countries

  • Prepare applications for the permits, licences, certificates, authorisations, and other approvals that the organisation needs to conduct business activities; produce, sell, and distribute its goods and services.

  • These may include product licences, import and export permits. Prepare, submit and coordinate product registration and development of trademarks for the organisation's range of products

  • Preparation of correct labels and patient information / leaflets / health literature in conjunction with product registration.

  • Assist in providing consultation and accurate drug information services to customers, including advising health care professionals on matters pertaining to safe and effective medication use.

  • Monitor and supervise inventory of medicines with regular audit and monitoring of expiry dates and maintenance of required records.

Key Result Areas and Responsibilities

  • Fulfilling all governmental regulatory requirements as they apply to a pharmaceutical licence holding company in Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Philippines, Hong Kong and other countries as required.

  • Ensure successful and timely product registration approval in the above countries. And prepare periodic progress report to the management.

  • Document and maintain the product dossiers, certification applications and filings required to operate.

  • Communicate regularly with federal regulators and ensure company policies strictly adhere to statutory requirements.

  • Responsible for product release through proper co-ordination with the product manufacturer/supplier, company headquarters, distributors and marketing department.

  • Handling of the complaint and other related post-marketing activities i.e. adverse drug reaction (ADR), products recall and ensure proper documentation of all these activities.  

  • Assist the area in relation to processes of product development, qualification and certification with government regulatory agencies.

  • Assist the area in relation to tendering and marketing/promotional activities.

Authority Limits

  • The Regulatory Manager can make decisions concerning their allocated regulatory activities and associated allocated budgets.

Competencies (knowledge, skills, attributes)

  • The Regulatory Manager can make decisions concerning their allocated regulatory activities and associated allocated budgets.

  • At least 3 years of related experience in product registration, regulatory related matters and dealing with government bodies.

  • Working knowledge of ICH and ACTD files and ideally experience with both NCE and generics.

  • Good command of English and Proficiency in Bahasa Malaysia.

  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements in Singapore and Brunei will be a bonus.

  • Possess good interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Ability to communicate and team work with the regulatory group in Head Office.

  • Must be meticulous with a keen eye for details.

  • Must be results oriented, organized and able to meet tight deadlines.

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Takapuna, Auckland

Drug Development Project Manager (POSITION FILLED)

Job description

 AFT Pharmaceuticals is an NZX and ASX listed pharmaceutical company based in Takapuna in an attractive open plan and modern office.

The company has operations in Australia, New Zealand, Asia and Licensees in over 100 countries around the world. We work with a variety of regulators from US FDA to EMA to Cofepris Mexico.

The job reporting to our Head of Drug Development will involve working in coordinating designated R&D projects in order to successfully develop and register our proprietary products around the world. Additionally there will be setting up and management of QA systems for the developed products.

 Some travel will be required.

 A background in medicine, pharmacy or an alternative life science qualification is essential.

Experience in project management, research, technical writing and QA systems is an advantage. It is recognised that it is unlikely a candidate will have exposure to all these disciplines but extensive onsite training will be provided.

A strong grasp of written and spoken English is essential.

 The ability to work in a regulated scientific environment is also important.

The ability to work in both within the development team and across departments is also essential.

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Takapuna, Auckland

Clinical Scientist (POSITION FILLED)

Job description

AFT Pharmaceuticals is an NZX and ASX listed pharmaceutical company based in Takapuna in an attractive open plan and modern office.

The company has operations in Australia, New Zealand, Asia and Licensees in over 100 countries around the world. We work with a variety of regulators from US FDA to EMA to Cofepris Mexico.

The job has arisen due to expansion of our clinical research program and reports to our Head of Drug Development. Work will involve evaluation and review of clinical literature, design of clinical trials, protocols, writing study reports and regulatory submissions.

Some travel may be required.

A background in medicine, pharmacy or an alternative life science qualification is essential.

Experience in clinical research, statistical data analysis and report writing is a valuable attribute.

A strong grasp of written and spoken English is essential.

The ability to work in a regulated scientific environment is also important.

The ability to work in both within the development team and across departments is also essential.

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Takapuna, Auckland

Accounts Payable Officer (POSITION FILLED)

Job description

Key tasks:

- Processing invoices into creditors ledgers - both NZ and offshore

- Creditor account management

- Reconciling major suppliers

- Managing group cash flow for domestic and offshore bank accounts.

- Multi currency creditors and GL ledgers

- Monthly and weekly creditor disbursements in NZD and offshore currencies

- Processing GST and FBT returns for NZ and Australia

 - Fixed asset register maintenance and updating monthly

- Weekly FX maintenance and updates

- Month end accruals and reconciliations

- Provide backup for accounts receivable and customer service when needed

- Must be experienced dealing with multiple currencies

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Takapuna, Auckland

Inventory & Logistics Co-ordinator

Job description

AFT Pharmaceuticals is a fast growing company listed on both the NZX and ASX, and uses 3PL warehouses in its Home markets of New Zealand, Australia, Singapore and Malaysia.

The expansion plans will generate sales to customers in many new countries. With the growth of the business we are now looking for a new team member.

This is a broad role encompassing "hands on" activities, receipting goods, investigating stock discrepancy, co-ordinating with the 3PL, dealing with day to day enquiries, ensuring stock level are accurate, assisting with outbound logistics and generating reports in a timely manner.

Candidates will be required to demonstrate that they have a general understanding of freight forwarding and a willingness to learn. They will also be required to demonstrate that they have a good understanding of the particular requirements of a regulated industry. The successful candidate will have a focussed and positive attitude to providing intelligent solutions that will help the company with its growth ambitions and will have the capacity to grow with the role.

This is a full time role requiring accuracy, attention to detail, self-motivation and strong communication skills. Competence with MS Excel and Word is essential and experience with ERP systems and generate computer applications a major advantage. 

It is possible that we could consider a bright, less experienced applicant with a degree and the ability to learn quickly. Permanent NZ residency is essential for all candidates.

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What We Do

We develop innovative products that help people. We do this by looking at peoples’ healthcare needs, understanding how needs are changing, and how we can provide treatment options that work.

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Who We Are

Back in 1997, husband and wife team Hartley and Marree Atkinson hit the road selling products and AFT Pharmaceuticals was born. In Australasia, our product line now extends to over 55 products.

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