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How To Apply For NAFDAC Recruitment

How To Apply For NAFDAC Recruitment

All the information you need on NAFDAC recruitment is available here for free all you need to do is read carefully. This article contains information on NAFDAC recruitment and application guidelines and how to get the recruitment form. 

Brief Details About NAFDAC

According to the information available on NAFDAC website, The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) was established by Decree No. 15 of 1993 as amended by Decree No. 19 of 1999 and now the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control Act Cap N1 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria (LFN) 2004 to regulate and control the manufacture, importation, exportation, distribution, advertisement, sale and use of Food, Drugs, Cosmetics, Medical Devices, Packaged Water, Chemicals and Detergents (collectively known as regulated products). The agency was officially established in October 1992.

The NAFDAC’s organization consists of the Director General’s Office and fourteen (14) directorates overseeing the functions of the agency

The core mandate of NAFDAC includes:

  • Regulate and control the importation, exportation, manufacture, advertisement, distribution, sale and use of food, drugs, cosmetics, medical devices, bottled water, Chemicals and detergents (Regulated Products);
  • Conduct appropriate tests and ensure compliance with standard specifications designated and approved by the Council for effective control of quality of regulated products and their raw materials as well as their production processes in factories and other establishments;
  • Undertake appropriate investigation into the production premises and raw materials for regulated products and establish relevant quality assurance systems, including certification of the production sites and of the regulated products;
  • Undertake inspection of imported regulated products and establish relevant quality assurance systems, including certification of the production sites.
  • Compile standard specifications regulations and guidelines for the production, importation, exportation, sales, distribution and registration of regulated products;
  • Undertake the registration of foods, drugs, cosmetics, medical devices bottled water, Chemicals and detergents;
  • Control the exportation and issue quality certification of products intended for export;
  • Establish and maintain relevant laboratories or other institutions in strategic areas of Nigeria as may be necessary for the performance of its functions;
  • Pronounce on the quality and safety of Products after appropriate analysis;
  • Take measures to ensure that the use of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances are limited to only medical and scientific purposes;
  • Grant authorization for the import and export of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances as well as other controlled substances;
  • Collaborate with National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in the bid to eradicate drug abuse in Nigeria;
  • Advice Governments, the private sector and other interested bodies regarding the quality, safety and regulatory provisions on regulated products;
  • Issue guidelines, grant approvals and monitor the advertisement of food, drugs, cosmetics, medical devices, bottled water, Chemicals and detergents;
  • Compile and publish relevant data resulting from the performance of the functions of the Agency or from other sources;
  • Sponsor such national and International conferences as may be considered appropriate;
  • Liaise with relevant establishments within and outside Nigeria in pursuance of its functions and;
  • Carry out such activities as are necessary or expedient for the performance of its functions.

2022 NAFDAC Recruitment Requirements & Qualifications 

To be recruited by NAFDAC, there are some qualifications you need to posses. The national agency for food and drug administration and control have strictly outlined that applicants who do not qualify for this job should not apply as they will be automatically disqualified.

Shortlisted candidates will undergo a computer based test. Candidates who score high are those that will be shortlisted for the final screening exercise.

  1. Candidate must be a Nigerian by birth
  2. Candidate must not be less than 1.7 meters in height, for males and 1.64 meters for females.
  3. Candidate must have a fully expanded chest measurement of not less than 0.87 meters, male
  4. Candidate must be medically fit and must have a certified medical report from any government hospitals
  5. Candidate must not be suffering from any physical or mental disabilities
  6. Candidate must possess the WASSCE certificate with not less than 5 credit pass in the core subjects including mathematics and English language in not more than 2 sittings
  7. Applicants with higher degrees such as OND, HND, BSC etc can also apply

How To Apply For NAFDAC Recruitment

To apply for the national agency for food and drug administration and control you need to visit the application portal via www.nafdac.gov.ng, fill the application form, attach the required documents and submit.

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