3 Manager Regional Office Job Placements – National Drug Authority (NDA)

Organisation: National Drug
Authority (NDA)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head Regional Office
About US:
The National Drug Authority (NDA) is an autonomous body which was
established by the National Drug Policy and Authority Act Cap 206 , Laws of
Uganda (2000 Edition) to regulate Human and Veterinary Medicines and other
healthcare products. NDA’s mandate is to ensure quality, safety and efficacy of
human and veterinary medicines and other healthcare products through the
regulation and control of their production, importation, distribution and use.
Job Summary: The Manager Regional Office will implement
the NDA regulatory functions in the region working collaboratively with the
regional multi-functional teams and external stakeholders
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·        
Plan
and coordinate all operations of the region regarding Pharmaceutical regulation
in line with approved NDA strategic and business plans.
·        
Manage
and coordinate inspection of all premises for issue of certificates of
suitability and licenses.
·        
Take
action to curb all illegal activities in the region (liaise with the enforcement
department as required).
·        
Sensitize
stakeholders on the NDP/A Act, regulations and guidelines through workshops,
seminars and radio talk-shows.
·        
Ensure
proper, efficient and effective utilization of NDA resources in accordance with
laid down procedures within the region.
·        
Supervise
and manage all operations in the region.
·        
Provide
leadership to staff in the regional office by ensuring effective
support, capacity building, performance management and motivation strategies
are applied to enable delivery of effective services and results
·        
Prepare
annual budgets and work-plan for the regional office
·        
Perform
any other responsibilities, tasks or activities as may be assigned from
time to time.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The ideal candidate for the National Drug
Authority (NDA) Manager Regional
Office job placement should preferably hold a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Pharmacy, Health
Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Regulatory Sciences, Public Health
·        
Registration
with relevant professional body is a must.
·        
At least eight
(8) years relevant working experience in regulation
·        
Five years’
experience in a supervisory role.
·        
Strong
understanding of the pharmaceutical regulatory legal framework.
·        
Excellent
interpersonal and communication skills;
·        
Good
working knowledge of ICT applications
·        
High
degree of integrity
·        
Ability
and willingness to participate in field activities, frequently; and sometimes
beyond normal working hours
·        
Excellent
presentation skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
a cover letter, copies of your academic qualifications together with your
Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating three (3) referees of whom one (1) should be
your current or most recent employer either electronically to the e-mail
address- hr@nda.or.ug or hand delivered to National Drug Authority office,
1st Floor, Rumee, Plot 19 Lumumba Avenue opposite TWED PLAZA. Your application
should be addressed to the Head Human Resources and Administration, National
Drug Authority.
Deadline: 10th
January 2018

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