Expression of Interest Solicitation for Evaluation of Health Products

One of the critical priorities of SAHPRA, since its launch, has been the clearance of its backlog of new medicine registration and variation applications and to prevent the development of backlog in the Business as Usual (BAU) stream.

This document provides an overview of desired skillsets and how to submit your expression of interest to become one of the SAHPRA evaluators and/or a member of the advisory committee.


SAHPRA is specifically requesting submission of curriculum vitae by persons with experience in the disciplines of: pharmaceutical chemistry/organic chemistry, pharmaceutics and pharmaceutical development, bioequivalence, biological medicines, toxicology & medicine safety, biomedical & clinical engineering, biotechnology, virology & microbiology complementary, African traditional medicines, veterinary, clinical and clinical trials, vigilance, medical devise, good practices (Good Manufacturing Practice, Good Clinical Practice and other good practices), radiation control and legal related to health products. CVs will be considered for potential appointment as external expert evaluators and or a member of the advisory committee.

Interested individuals should explicitly indicate in the cover letter their area of expertise and interest in relation to disciplines above.

Open the document attached to find out more on the Competencies/ Applicable Skills and Desired knowledge & skills for the position, noting that candidates need not possess all of the above knowledge and skills to express interest.

Document can be downloaded here.

SAHPRA is compiling CVs for a variety of evaluator positions that require select knowledge and skills from the more comprehensive list above.

Interested persons should:

 Submit a comprehensive CV and qualification/s as well as a cover letter expressing your area of interest and motivation by email addressed to Ms. Shirona Naidoo, and copied to Ms. Portia Nkambule using the following contact details:

Email - and copy

 Further communication will be limited to candidates with appropriate skillsets

Deadline: 21 February 2020


Ms. Shirona Naidoo -

This solicitation of interest remains open until further notice