Job Title: Analysts – NDA Uganda Jobs 2017
Vacancies: Five (5)
Department: Laboratory Services
Reports to: Principal Officer
Direct reports: Lab Assistants and Technicians
Salary scale: NDA F
Location: National Drug Quality Control Laboratory-Mulago.
NDA Uganda Jobs 2017: The National Drug Authority (NDA) is an autonomous body which was established by the National Drug Policy and Authority Act Cap 206 , Laws of Uganda (2000 Edition) to regulate human and veterinary medicines and other healthcare products. NDA’s mandate is to ensure availability of efficacious and cost-effective drugs to the entire population of Uganda at all times, as a means of providing satisfactory health care and safeguarding the appropriate use of drugs
NDA Uganda Jobs 2017: To ensure timely and accurate quality control testing of samples submitted and report results.
Duties and Responsibilities
Tests daily, all allocated samples according to approved test methods and procedures
Participate, as required or requested, in bi-weekly meetings for planning and making schedules of samples to be tested and re-tested
Compute data and generate sample analytical test reports, as require or requested, and forward them to the Senior Drug Quality Analyst and also participate in bi-weekly planning meetings
Responsible for implementation of, and adherence to the required national and international standards and practices in the process of testing samples, management and control of data and test results.
Participate as required or requested, in analytical method validation and in writing and review of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), protocols, guidelines, specifications and other documents for NDA activities
Participate as required or requested, in the testing of international inter-laboratory proficiency samples, review and report results
Participate in preparing the annual activity plan and budget for the directorate
Participate as required or requested, in the initiation of procurements, drawing of specifications as well as the evaluation of bids and quotations
Review general and technical correspondences and queries, and advise on the appropriate response to particular situations
Participate as required or requested, in local and foreign cGMP inspection, write reports and present them to the Good Manufacturing Practice Peer Review Committee (GPRC)
Participate as required or requested, in workshops, seminars and retreats
Attend departmental, inter-departmental, general staff, technical committee meetings and any other relevant internal or external meetings as required or requested
Carry out Analytical method validation/ Verification as required or requested.
Carry out equipment calibration/ maintenance as required or requested by the supervisor
Train as required, new staff, intern students and intern pharmacists
Maintain weekly a database of allocated samples tested or activities performed
Carry out any other duties as requested or required by the Senior Drug Quality Analyst Head QC Department
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy, Chemistry, Microbiology and Biochemistry from a recognised university.
Proficiency in Quality Control testing of medicines, public health chemicals, medical devices and related products.
Knowledge of Good laboratory and analytical practices
Good analytical, reporting and communication skills
Proficient in computer applications MS word, Excel and Access
Works with minimum supervision
How to apply:
Please submit a cover letter, copies of your academic qualifications together with your Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating three (3) referees of whom one (1) should be your current or most recent employer not later than 5.00p.m on 10 January, 2018 either electronically to the e-mail address- firstname.lastname@example.org or hand delivered to National Drug Authority office, First Floor, Rumee, Plot 19 Lumumba Avenue opposite TWED PLAZA. Your application should be addressed to the Head Human Resources and Administration, National Drug Authority.
Please indicate the vacancy you are applying for in either the email subject or on the cover of the envelope for hand delivered applications.
Deadline: not later than 5.00p.m on 10 January, 2018