Principal Quality Control Officer Jobs – National Medical Stores (NMS)

Organization: National
Medical Stores (NMS)
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Uganda
Report to:
Chief Pharmacist
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 Principal Quality Control Officer will
develop a set of activities that ensure quality medicines and medical supplies
within NMS supply chain are maintained
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • To support the development, implementation and maintenance of
    laboratory quality management systems.
  • To support the development and revision of quality guidelines,
    manuals and standard operating procedures for NMS Quality Control
    Laboratory
  • To participate in auditing NMS quality management systems for
    compliance with standards and advise on corrective measures.
  • To provide information to assist clients and stakeholders in all
    matters related to quality of medicines and medical supplies
  • To follow-up Departments / action holders for timely implementation
    and closure of corrective and preventive actions identified from LQMS
    audits.
  • To identify any risk (s) noted during the course of execution of
    your duties and formally report to your immediate supervisor
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned within the Department
    from time to time.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the National Medical Stores (NMS) Principal
    Quality Control Officer job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy or
    Chemistry
  • At least six years of experience in a pharmaceutical quality control
    preferably in medicines regulation, research or health institution
  • Good knowledge of ISO/IEC 17025 Standard and WHO Good Manufacturing
    practices relating to drug regulation and control.
  • Proficient in Computer especially computerized and automated
    laboratory equipment, MS office, MS Excel and MS Access.
  • Good understanding of national and international standards, norms
    and practices related to Pharmaceutical Quality Control
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: 29th July 2019
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