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Job Tittle: Quality Assurance Office.

Joint Medical Stores (JMS) is a church founded private not-for-profit organization whose mission is to supply medicines, medical equipment and related health care services of assured quality to the people of Uganda at affordable prices.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The QA Officer will inspect all incoming products and audit documentation to ensure that they conform to set quality standards and specifications
  • Inspect all stored products routinely and check that they are in compliance with the best pharmaceutical storage practices.
  • Take samples from received batches of products in line with the relevant Standard Operating Procedures and pre-defined criteria and analyse or submit them to the laboratory for analysis.
  • Offer technical support to quality assurance audits
  • Conduct training and sensitizations on quality assurance to both the JMS staff and the registered unit
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The QA officer should possess a diploma in Pharmacy
  • A minimum of two years experience working in a busy wholesale pharmaceutical outlet or manufacturing facility.
  • Extensive knowledge and exposure to the current challenges in the proper management of medical supplies.
  • Possess a valid practicing license from Allied Health Professional Council (AHCP) and training in the area of quality management systems
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good analytical ability, highly innovative and ability to identify strategies to improve on quality
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize workload, high self initiative and excellent team ethic
  • Computer literacy skills particularly proficiency in Microsoft Powerpoint, Excel, Internet use and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) applications
Deadline:  11th December, 2013
How to Apply for job:
All candidates interested in the above vacancy should send their applications together with their copies of academic certificates and Resume / CV to:
The Head of Human Resource and Administration,
Joint Medical Stores (JMS),
P. O. Box 4501, Kampala-Uganda


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