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Head Enforcement Job Placement - National Drug Authority (NDA)

Job Title:    Head Enforcement
Organisation: National Drug Authority (NDA)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Director Inspectorate and Enforcement

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 Head Enforcement will ensure compliance to the National drug policy and Authority Act.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·         Carry out investigations and enforcement activities.
·         Carry out investigations in the following but not limited to: i. advertising of prescription only medicines to the public ii. the production and distribution of falsified pharmaceutical products iii. Un authorized importation and diversion of pharmaceutical products from and into legal distribution networks iv. false or misleading pharmaceutical claims for unlicensed products
·         The jobholder will recommend withdrawal of licenses of offenders and document cases for prosecution.
·         Plan and collaborate with other institutions regarding the enforcement of relevant legislation and regulations
·         Take lead and supervise enforcement operations in compliance with NDA regulatory standards.
·         The incumbent will partner and work with relevant stakeholders to build intelligence on illegal activities in the pharmaceutical sector.
·         Prepare reports and advise the Director on all matters pertaining to enforcement
·         Work and partner with the Manager Public Relations and Communications to sensitize the pharmaceutical sector and general public on matters of pharmaceutical regulation and compliance respectively.
·         Work closely with other Directorates to develop an online database for educating and informing the general public on all illicit, falsified and counterfeit medicines and products
·         Develop guidelines, manuals and standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the department.
·         Work closely with Local Government Authorities to ensure compliance with NDA Act.
·         Provide leadership to staff in the unit by ensuring effective support, capacity building, performance management and motivation strategies are applied to enable delivery of effective services and results
·         Undertake any other responsibilities, tasks or activities as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         The ideal candidate for the National Drug Authority (NDA) Head Enforcement job placement should preferably hold a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Law, Veterinary, Medicine
·         Possession of a Diploma in Law/Criminal Justice except those with a Degree in Law.
·         Registration with relevant professional body is a must
·         At least ten (10) years relevant working experience
·         Five ( 5) years as a manager or at Senior Management Level
·         Strong understanding of Criminal Law.
·         Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
·         Broad knowledge and understanding of the Uganda context of pharmaceutical supply and distribution channels.
·         High degree of integrity

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send 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 either electronically to the e-mail address- or hand delivered to National Drug Authority office, 1st Floor, Rumee, Plot 19 Lumumba Avenue opposite TWED PLAZA. Your application should be addressed to the Head Human Resources and Administration, National Drug Authority.

Deadline: 10th January 2018

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