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

Organisation: National Drug
Authority (NDA)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Director Product
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:
and coordinate drug-related information and disseminate to relevant
that drug promotional materials are vetted, approved and monitored to avoid
dissemination of misleading, biased and inaccurate information on medicines
all relevant drug-related information for purposes of updating NDA’s website.
the operations of a Call center.
the public on drug and substance abuse.
working knowledge of regulatory changes for medicines and public healthcare
products through guidelines, articles, writings and courses.
the reviewing of Standard Operating Procedures, guidelines, regulations
related to medicines information.
and develop the staff under their direct supervision
any other responsibilities, tasks or activities as may be assigned from time
to time.

Qualifications, Skills and
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
least five years’ experience in relevant scientific area.
experience with clinical research sciences, regulatory affairs
interpersonal and communication skills
working knowledge of ICT applications.
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-
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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