Business Development Officer – D2V Non-profit Jobs – Joint Medical Store (JMS)

Organisation: Joint
Medical Store (JMS)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to:
Director Business Development and Procurement
About US:
Joint Medical Store
(JMS) is a Church founded private not-for-profit organization whose mission is
to supply affordable Quality Health Solutions in an efficient manner assuring a
preferential position for Medical Bureaus and Sustainability of Member Health
Job Summary: The
Business Development Officer – D2V will coordinate the identification,
registration, market entry and market development of products in liaison with
the quality assurance, procurement and business development departments and the
biomedical engineering directorate.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Identify potential products for registration
  • Prepare documents for GMP applications and product registration
  • Coordinate review of dossiers for pharmaceutical product
  • Liaise with the Directorate of Technical Services to follow up and
    track the product registration process.
  • Provide the necessary technical and regulatory information and
    support to the marketing team.
  • Develop business and marketing plans for products in coordination to
    achieve revenue goals.
  • Research and identify new business opportunities for products and
    deliver the relevant product launches
  • Explain to prospective clients about the advantages of the products
    or services offered and follow up with them in order to close the business
  • Respond to the client queries regarding the products in a timely
  • Develop business proposals for new and existing customers.
  • Develop creative strategies to retain the clients including interviewing
    them to take their feedback and incorporate it into the growth plan.
  • Prepare the annual marketing budget and track the expenses against
    the budget.
  • Compile and submit to Management monthly performance and progress
Key Performance Indicators
  • Prioritisation of products for registration
  • Product registration
  • Product launch and market support
  • Monitoring progress and reporting

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Joint Medical Store (JMS) Business
    Development Officer – D2V job placement must hold a Degree in Pharmacy
    from a recognised institution
  • Member of the Pharmaceutical Society of Uganda with valid
    certificate of registration as pharmacist in Uganda
  • Training in dossier review, and business development or marketing is
    an added advantage
  • Post qualification experience in registration of medical products in
  • Post qualification experience in product dossier review
  • Post qualification experience in launching new medical products in
  • Thorough working knowledge of pharmaceutical formulations and the
    related clinical applications
  • Very good understanding of the pharmaceutical and medical device
    regulatory requirements in Uganda.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of the CTD format for product
  • Thorough working knowledge of the NDA product registration process
  • Ability to compile and submit the necessary information to the NDA
    for product registration.
  • Ability to meticulously follow up the product registration process
    and ensure successful resolution of emerging issues.
  • Ability to connect and collaborate with quality assurance and
    marketing teams.
  • Ability to develop training materials on products and deliver the
    same to internal JMS staff and health facility staff.
  • Ability to communicate with and prepare informative reports for
    management and collaborating departments.
  • Strong relationship management skills like communication and
    negotiation skills, customer service skills, marketing, and sales skills,
    being confident, building a trust, the ability to connect with diverse
    stakeholders, and strong attention to detail skills.
  • Business intelligence; ability for collecting and analyzing data;
    knowing which market segments respond to what types of campaigns, how
    large the market is, competitors’ edge and general understanding market
  • Project management; should have the ability to set goals, establish
    timelines, manage risk, create and stick to budgets, delegate tasks, and
    work with teams.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates should submit applications, resume, copies of academic
certificates, testimonials and three referees (who are not relatives) with
their day time telephone contacts. Only short listed candidates will be
contacted. Applications may be hand delivered to JMS Head office Reception Desk
or Email to
Please address your
applications to:
The Manager Human
Resource & Administration,
Joint Medical Store
P.O. Box 4501 Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: Monday 19th June, 2019 at 5.00pm.
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