Job Title: Stores and Logistics Assistant (2 Positions)
Company: MRC/UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Entebbe & Kyamulibwa, Uganda
Application Deadline: Tuesday, 28th May 2024, 5:00pm

About the Company:
MRC/UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit is an internationally recognized center of excellence with dominant research themes in HIV, emerging infections, vaccines and immunity, chronic diseases, and cancer. The Unit, based at the UVRI Entebbe campus with outposts in Kalungu, Masaka, Wakiso, and Kampala Districts, contributes to health policy and practice in Africa and worldwide.

Job Purpose:
Support the Stores & Logistics Associate in accurately receiving, storing, and issuing the Unit’s supplies, ensuring adherence to approved Standard Operating Procedures for timely and efficient operations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Issue supplies to end users according to approved stores requisition vouchers.
  • Receive supplies from suppliers according to approved purchase orders.
  • Track items in storage and manage inbound/outbound movement documents.
  • Review, verify, and reconcile inbound/outbound shipping documents.
  • Repackage supplies, prepare dispatch notes, and initiate transfer orders in ERP.
  • Maintain clean storerooms with restricted access for proper storage.
  • Conduct monthly and quarterly stock takes for accurate recording of stock values.
  • Generate monthly purchase order fulfillment reports and forward to procurement team.
  • Address user queries regarding stock status, availability, and shelf life.
  • Identify operational needs and initiate purchase requisitions.
  • Monitor stock levels and advise on reorder in line with replenishment policy.
  • Prepare and submit monthly reports on stock utilization.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement and Supply Chain Management or related field.
  • At least 6 months of experience in a busy research or medical warehouse environment.
  • Membership in a professional body (e.g., CIPS).
  • Experience in stores and logistics management with the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Proficiency in MS Office programs and office equipment (printer, fax, copier, scanner).
  • Working knowledge of any ERP System and MS Dynamics – Navision.

How to Apply:

  1. Visit this link to fill out the application form.
  2. Combine all your application documentation (cover letter, CV, and certified copies of academic documents) into one PDF document.
  3. Submit the PDF document through the online application form.
  4. Ensure the position applied for is indicated as the subject of your email.
  5. Filling the form more than once will lead to automatic disqualification.
  6. Applications must be submitted by 5:00pm on 28th May 2024. Only online applications through the link provided will be accepted.
  7. You will receive a notification email confirming successful receipt of your application and documentation.


  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
  • This position is open to Ugandan nationals only.
  • Strictly follow the application procedure to avoid automatic disqualification.
  • If not contacted within eight (8) weeks after the closing date, consider your application unsuccessful.
  • Any form of lobbying at any stage will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • By submitting your personal information, you consent to the MRC/UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit holding and using it in accordance with its recruitment policy and procedure.
  • The Unit reserves the right to verify documents with the relevant awarding institutions to authenticate their validity.

Application Address:
The Head of Human Resources
MRC/UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit
P.O. Box 49
Entebbe, Uganda

About MRC/UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit:

  • Industry: Health
  • Location: Entebbe & Kyamulibwa, Uganda



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