This department manages and monitors all laboratory activities and assuring they meet with the set up regulations and operate within frame work of national and international standards

  • Ensure implementation of Quality Management System and Laboratory Accreditation Requirements by all departments of the Agency;
  • Advise Chief Government Chemist on all matters related to Quality Assurance and management of risks and its internal controls;
  • Assess the departments risk analysis and implement mitigation measures accordingly;
  • Validate and review analytical methods and SOPs for analysis of chemical, chemical products, cosmetics, food, food products, pharmaceuticals, DNA samples, forensic samples, environmental samples and occupational health;
  • Facilitate and monitor Proficiency Testing (PT) program on matters relating to functions of the Agency;
  • Oversee preparation of technical specifications for purchase of equipment, glassware, reference standards, culture media, chemicals, reagents, and consumables;
  • Coordinate and conduct internal and external quality audits;
  • Coordinate periodic quality management reviews;
  • Manage quality management system documentation;
  • Monitor and review compliance with national and international standards and legislation;
  • Support development, implementation, approval and keep in custody the CGCLA standard Operating Procedures;
  • To Design and implement an overall risk management process with risk audit Standard Operating Procedures for the Agency;
  • Establish, maintain and update risk register; and

   Coordinate incorporation of Risk Management activities into other operational processes including Strategic planning, annual planning and budgeting

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Chief Government Chemist Laboratory
Bububu Road, Maruhubi Unguja
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+255 24 2238123 Unguja
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Chake Chake, Pemba
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