Quality Assurance Officer (Pharmaceuticals) Job Opportunities – National Medical Stores (NMS)

Organization: National
Medical Stores (NMS)
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Report to:
Principal Quality Assurance Officer
About US:
National Medical
Stores is an autonomous Corporation that was established by an Act of
Parliament 1993. Our mandate is to procure, store and distribute medicines and
other medical supplies to public health facilities in Uganda.
Job Summary:  The Quality Assurance Officer (Pharmaceuticals) will be responsible
for ensuring that set standards for pharmaceutical and medical supplies are
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Evaluate tender bids and recommend for
    procurement of high quality products confirming to national pharmaceutical
    standards and NMS set specifications.
  • Inspect incoming pharmaceuticals and
    medical supplies and check for adherence to national pharmaceutical
  • Inspect at random and sample products in
    stores for conformity to national pharmaceutical standard
  • Inspect outgoing goods to minimize
    customer quality related complaints and return of goods
  • Establish base of customer product
    quality complaints and prepare customers sales data, which be required in
    implementing recalls of defective products, as a policy by the pharmacy
    statute to halt their sake and use
  • Transfer expired, damaged or
    deteriorating products into containers or disposals, to allow more storage
    room and policy by pharmacy statute to ensure halt in sale and use
  • Prepare an up-date of NMS supplier
    databank in line with NMS set guidelines
  • To identify any risk(s) noted during the
    course of execution of your duties and formally report to your immediate

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the National Medical
    Stores (NMS) Quality Assurance Officer (Pharmaceuticals) job must hold a
    Diploma in Pharmacy
  • Registered with allied Health
    professional Council
  • Three years of working experience in
    Quality Assurance
  • Computer literate with competence in MS
    Office Suite and statistical package
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their application letters with
updated CVs, copies of the academic documents/ transcripts, documents
supporting your work experience, names and contact details of three
professional referees addressed and delivered to the Head of Human Resource and
Support Services, National Medical Stores (NMS), Plot 4-12, Nsamizi Road, P.O
Box 16, Entebbe, Uganda.
Deadline: 24th May 2019
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