Entry Level Stores Officer NGO Job Careers – Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC)

Job Title:    Stores Officer (Entry Level Job Opportunities)

Organisation: Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: DBT Manager


About US:

Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC) is a Centre of Excellence that was started in 1990 to address the very serious problem of HIV/AIDS, which was at its peak by that time. The institution is a limited liability, not for profit, Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), which was initiated by a collaborative effort of: Ministry of Health, Ministry of Defence  and Makerere University Medical School (currently College of Health Sciences).


Job Summary: The stores officer will be responsible for inventory accounting, receiving and issuing of stock items.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Perform monthly and quarterly stock checks and prepare monthly inventory reports for project management.
  • Reconcile book quantities with physical quantities, analyze, Interpret and investigate the resulting variance.
  • Implement and improve internal controls relating to inventories, including setting and monitoring minimum and maximum levels and re-order levels.
  • Ensure that Purchase are raised for restock able items.
  • Ensures that all Goods Received Notes have been raised.
  • Ensure that goods received are matched with the actual invoices from the supplier.
  • Receives stock from vendors via procurement section; inspects supplies and accepts or rejects same depending on quality and specification given vis-a-vis purchase orders etc.
  • Provides effective technical support in the storage and timely distribution of stocks in order to ensure availability and safe custody of stocks to meet operational and maintenance requirements.
  • Maintain a data base of all stocks and piles reports on any shortages, losses, obsolete items and expired stocks for the attention of superior.
  • May be called to take on duties unique to the Institution e.g. invigilation; and
  • Perform any other duties as by the Supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Procurement and Logistics Management or Supply Chain Management.
  • At least two years of hands-on relevant experience working for reputable organizations preferably NGOs.
  • Possession of experience from a milt donor setting will be an added advantage.
  • Computer knowledge including, but not limited, to MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access
  • Knowledge of PPDA Act and PPDA Regulations.
  • High levels of integrity.
  • Good judgment and strong communication skills.
  • Good report writing skills.
  • Customer-focused and hospitable.
  • Attention to detail and quality.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Confident, decisive, and proactive.
  • Excellent Organization Skills.


How to Apply:

All candidates should send their applications addressed to;


Manager Human Resource & Development,

Joint Clinical Research Centre,

Plot 101 Lubowa Campus off Entebbe Road,

P.O Box 10005, Kampala-Uganda.

Email: jobs@jcrc.org.ug Please strictly submit  two documents combined in one PDF are required (Application letter and CV not exceeding 6 pages).


Deadline: Friday 6th August, 2021 by 12:00pm.


Note: JCRC is an equal opportunity employer. Any attempts of influencing the recruitment process will lead to automatic disqualification.


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