Data Jobs – Research Officers – National Medical Stores (NMS)

Job Title:   Research Officer
Organization: National
Medical Stores (NMS)
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Uganda
Report to:
Senior Research 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 Research Officer will provide assistance
for research by participating in research design and implementation as well as
participating in market surveys.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Designing research proposals
  • Conducting research on assigned topics
  • Analyzing research Data
  • Undertaking market survey of prevailing prices of pharmaceuticals,
    medical sundries and other supplies
  • To identify any risk(s) noted during the course of execution of your
    duties and formally report to your immediate supervisor
  • To perform any other duties assigned from time to time



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the National Medical Stores (NMS) Research Officer
    job must hold an Honours Degree in Statistics or Quantitative Economics
    from a recognized University
  • Additional training in Health related research
  • At least two years of experience in undertaking health related
    research in a reputable organisation
  • Computer knowledge including statistical packages for analyzing
    research data and specifically EPI data, EPI info and SPSS 
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: 9th September 2019
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