Principal Regulatory Officer – Medicines Job Placement – National Drug Authority (NDA)

Organisation: National Drug
Authority (NDA)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Director Product
Safety
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 Principal Regulatory Officer – Medicines will
ensure that drug-related information is disseminated to ensure
appropriate use of medicines in accordance with the NDA Act
 Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·        
Collect
and coordinate drug-related information and disseminate to relevant
stakeholders
·        
Ensure
that drug promotional materials are vetted, approved and monitored to avoid
dissemination of misleading, biased and inaccurate information on medicines
·        
Provide
all relevant drug-related information for purposes of updating NDA’s website.
·        
Manage
the operations of a Call center.
·        
Sensitize
the public on drug and substance abuse.
·        
Maintains
working knowledge of regulatory changes for medicines and public healthcare
products through guidelines, articles, writings and courses.
·        
Coordinate
the reviewing of Standard Operating Procedures, guidelines, regulations
related to medicines information.
·        
Supervise
and develop the staff under their direct supervision
·        
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) Principal Regulatory
Officer – Medicines career placement should preferably hold a Bachelor’s
degree in Pharmacy, Human Medicine, Veterinary Medicine
·        
At least eight
(8) years relevant working experience in regulation
·        
At
least five years’ experience in relevant scientific area.
·        
Extensive
experience with clinical research sciences, regulatory affairs
·        
Excellent
interpersonal and communication skills
·        
Good
working knowledge of ICT applications.
·        
High
degree of integrity
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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