7 Regulatory Officer – Enforcement Career Opportunities – National Drug Authority (NDA)

Organisation: National Drug
Authority (NDA)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head Enforcement
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 Regulatory
Officer – Enforcement will participate
in enforcement function of NDA as laid down in the NDA Act Cap.206
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·        
Conduct
compliance inspections and conduct enforcement against violators of the NDP
Act.
·        
To
confiscate and remove for further assessment and or other action,
pharmaceuticals suspected to be in contravention of the regulation.
·        
Actively
participate in the development of guidelines, manuals and standard operating
procedures (SOPs) for the department
·        
The
jobholder will make reports on compliance and submit them to the supervisor
together with recommendations for enforcement Provide regulatory reviews of client complaints and feedback.
·        
Actively
participate in preparation of charge sheets as may be required
·        
Conduct
intelligence gathering about illicit drug dealers / outlets.
·        
Undertake
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) Regulatory Officer – Enforcement  should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy, Veterinary, Medicine,
Dental surgery, Biomedical sciences, or Law + Diploma in Pharmacy from a
recognized Institution
·        
At least three
(3) years working experience in a reputable pharmaceutical establishment.
·        
Previous
experience in regulatory affairs is an advantage
·        
Proficiency
in computer applications especially MS office packages
·        
High level of Integrity
·        
Keen
attention to detail.
·        
Excellent
communication and interpersonal 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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