Fresher Pharmacist Non-profit Jobs – UVRI-IAVI HIV Vaccine Program

Job Title:    Pharmacist
Organisation: The
UVRI-IAVI HIV Vaccine Program
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Reports to: Clinical
Trials Manager
Program (the Program), founded in 2001, is a not for profit organization with
offices and research facilities based at the Uganda Virus Research Institute in
Entebbe. The Program’s main activities are conducting research, building
capacity and providing advocacy for HIV/AIDS vaccine as well as molecular and
epidemiological work toward HIV prevention. The Program is mainly funded by the
International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI), USA but also receives funding
from other donors.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • To
    prepare and dispense investigational products according to the research
    protocol, aiming to ensure the safety of the volunteer and the viability
    of products at all times       
  • To
    ensure that the activities of the pharmacy comply with best local and
    international pharmaceutical practices; especially that the safety of
    volunteers and the security of investigational product are upheld at all
  • To
    dispense medicines and supplies according to UVRI- IAVI procedures,
    ensuring that the safety of patients and the security of medicines are
    upheld at all times
  • To
    manage the store of medicine and medical supplies ensuring that a full
    inventory is always in stock and that supplies are in good condition
  • To
    oversee the transport and storage of investigational product, ensuring
    that the expected quantities are delivered and are kept in good condition
    at all times
  • To
    ensure that cold chain is maintained for all pharmacy drugs and
    investigational products
  • To
    contribute towards the gaining of Approvals and Import Permits from the
    National Drug Authority
  • To
    supervise the pharmacy technician and other staff working in the pharmacy

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in pharmacy
  • GCP
  • Participation
    in a clinical trial is an added advantage
How to Apply:
All candidates are strongly
encouraged to send a written cover letter along with copies of academic certificates,
Curriculum Vitae, day-time telephone contact numbers and names of two
professional referees addressed to:
Administration Manager,
UVRI-IAVI HIV Vaccine Program
 P.O. Box 49, Entebbe.
E-mail to:
Deadline: 15th February 2018 by 5:00pm East Africa
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