4 Fresher Drug Assessment and Registration Officer Jobs - National Drug Authority (NDA)

Organisation: National Drug Authority (NDA)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:
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 quality, safety and efficacy of human and veterinary medicines and other healthcare products through the regulation and control of their production, importation, distribution and use.

Job Summary: The Drug Assessment and Registration Officer will tasked with the assessment, evaluation and recommendation for approval or disapproval of applications for registration of drugs.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Conduct technical assessment and evaluation of drug registration dossiers
  • Actively participate in the development of regulations and procedures of drug registration
  • The jobholder will implement quality management systems regarding drug assessment and registration in line with NDA quality management systems
  • Assist in drafting guidelines and procedures for drug registration within a Ugandan and Regional context ensuring compliance with WHO standards
  • Develop and maintain computerized database for registration applications and registered drugs
  • Ensure safe custody of applicants' confidential information
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor from time to time

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should preferably hold an honor’s Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy.
  • Registered and an active member of relevant professional bodies in Uganda
  • Previous experience in a reputable pharmaceutical or regulatory institution is an added advantage
  • Computer literacy i.e. proficiency in applications especially Ms office packages
  • High Integrity
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Ability and willingness to participate in field activities, frequently; and sometimes beyond normal working hours
  • Excellent analytical and presentation skills
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their handwritten or or electronically application letters with a detailed CV and copies of academic certificates and transcripts, contact addresses and day time telephone numbers of three (3) work related referees; should be submitted to:

The Executive Director,
National Drug Authority,
Plot 46-48 Lumumba Avenue,
P O Box 23096,
Kampala, Uganda.

E-mail to: hr@nda.or.ug

Deadline: 31st May 2016

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