Pharmacist Career Jobs – Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC)

Job Title:         Pharmacist
Organization: Joint Clinical
Research Centre (JCRC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Head of Pharmacy
About US:
Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC) is a National Ugandan
Organization that was established in 1991 as a Medical Institution and HIV/AIDS
Centre of Excellence specializing in Medical Research, Health Care and
Job Summary:  The Pharmacist is mainly responsible for
preparing drugs, give counsel on drugs to JCRC’s research and non- research
patients and provides information on drugs to Doctors, other health care team
and non- health care professionals at JCRC. The incumbent will process the
importation of drugs; do inventory management of drugs.
Key Duties and
The jobholder will dispense drugs and counsel
research and non-research patients on drugs.
Process the importation of the drugs for the
clinical trials.
Conduct inventory management of drugs i.e.
forecasting and monitoring of the drug stocks in order to avoid overstocking
and stock outs. 
Process and organize the destruction of
returned/ expired drugs with National Drug Authority.
The jobholder will prepare standard operating
procedures (SOP) for the pharmacy operations.
Supervise and coordinate of the pharmacy
Technicians to ensure efficient pharmacy operations.
The incumbent will correspond with the sponsors
of the clinical trials and Site principal investigators about study drugs
related issues (Legal & operational locally here in Uganda).
Actively participate in different planning
meetings for the organization where the pharmacist’s in-put is required.
Perform any other duty assigned by the head of
pharmacy or any other departmental head.
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should preferably hold a degree in
Pharmacy from a recognized University.
Must be registered with the pharmacy Council of
At least three years’ experience preferably in
an HIV&AIDS treatment or research organization.
Ability to work effectively and harmoniously as
part of a team with other staff and other stakeholders.
Strong interpersonal, communication, and
diplomatic skills, for building and maintaining good relationships with fellow
staff, patients and other stake holders.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications
and supporting documents including copies of academic qualifications and
Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating names and contacts of three professional
referees should either via post to: Manager Human Resource and Development
Joint Clinical Research Centre, Plot 101, Lubowa Hill, Entebbe road P.O. Box
10005, Kampala or via email with all documents combined in one PDF document on
Deadline: Monday, 5th September
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